Donohue Deals No-Hitter

It has been a challenging season for John Mangieri’s Dolphins, but the longtime Beach Channel manager is hoping the incredible performance from junior right-handed pitcher Nicholas Donohue can be the spark for another postseason run. On Apr. 25, Donohue tossed a no-hitter and struck out 15 over seven innings in a 5-0 win over Bryant High School, an effort that […]

Day Of Remembrance At Temple Beth-El

On Sunday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m., Temple Beth-El, co-sponsoring with West End Temple and the Jewish War Veterans, will take part in the nationwide effort to honor the victims of the Holocaust and Nazi persecution by holding a Days of Remembrance at Temple Beth- El. This coincides with the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust established by Congress. The […]

Heal Your Mind, Body And Spirit At NurtureU Wellness

If you’re feeling stressed, worn out or just need a mental reboot, you should reach out to Samantha Cintron, a Wellness Facilitator, Licensed Massage Therapist, and owner of NurtureU Wellness, Rockaway’s premier therapeutic massage and multidisciplinary center. Born in Manhattan and raised in the Bronx, Cintron—whose family is originally from Puerto Rico (“La Isla del encanto”)—lived in all the boroughs […]

Rotary Run Returns

The Rockaway Rotary started its Ocean Run in 1978, and the tradition is returning on Sunday, May 5 at 10 am, rain or shine. This annual event, now 41 years in the making, is a worthwhile cause for many reasons, not the least of which is that all the money it raises goes to charity. The Rotary is a non-profit […]

Rockaway Solutions Not Shelters

Dear Editor: As most of us are aware by now, we have a uphill battle to stop this proposed homeless shelter from opening at 226 Beach 101st St. We have officially formed a group called Rockaway Solutions not Shelters in order to accept donations to pay for legal council, architects and other associated expenses. Frank Santano, John Cori, Patrick Tubridy […]

From The Lawyer’s Briefcase

Can insurance blame a construction worker for his injuries?

  A 42-year-old immigrant construction worker sustained injuries after the collapse of a scaffold at a construction site in the Bronx. The worker suffered rib fractures and injuries to his neck and lower back that required extensive medical treatment, including injections and surgery. He was unable to return to work and filed a Workers’ Compensation claim with his employer’s insurance. […]

Opt to Adopt

Finding a “furever” friend

In an effort to end animal homelessness in NYC, Councilman Eric Ulrich partnered with the Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) to hold an adoption event at the Rockaway Freeway Dog at Beach 83rd Street on Saturday, April 20, The rainy weather didn’t prevent locals stopping by the ACC’s mobile unit, some of whom had hopes of finding their ‘furever’ […]


UFA Endorses Katz For Queens DA

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz has secured a key endorsement in her efforts to become Queens District Attorney, as the Uniformed Firefighters Association of Greater New York has made the decision to support her campaign. “Melinda has been a strong ally of the thousands of men and women we represent. She’s been a crucial ally of ours, pushing to get […]


Well, Actually… Striving for accuracy is our daily message here at The Wave, so we always make sure to make corrections when necessary. In last edition’s “The Little Church That Could,” we failed to make clear that Far Rockaway Church of Christ was completely rebuilt, and not remodeled. We’ve corrected the story online, which you can read here: that-could/ […]

Financial Sharktress

You got engaged, congrats! Here’s how you save for that picture perfect wedding: First things first…have you had the money discussion yet? In general, I feel that it is important for couples to open up their financial lives to one another so that they can do a real assessment of what is feasible based on their reality! If you can […]