Mark C. Healey


Latest Articles:

MISSING – Help Locate 16 Year Old Dylan Moore

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Dylan Moore, 16, who was last seen on Friday, May 10, at approximately 8 a.m. at a relative’s residence located at 3250 Broadway in Manhattan. He is described as approximately 5′ 10”, 190 pounds and was last seen wearing a blue/white hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and white... READ MORE >

FOUND: Wazeera Yasin Is Home

UPDATE: Eight year old Wazeera Yasin has been located and is home safe.    The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating eight year old Wazeera Yasin. It was reported to police that Wazeera was last seen on Monday, June 3, at approximately 7:43 a.m. at her residence at 12-13 Neilson Street. She is described as approximately 4’0″ inches... READ MORE >

Riis Beach Will Have Limited Closures

Due to extremely hazardous conditions,  Gateway National Recreation Area has restricted access to sections of Jacob Riis Park. Significant erosion has occurred recently along the eastern shoreline of the beach at Jacob Riis Park. This erosion has created unsafe conditions from Bay 1 through Bay 5, exposing deteriorating wooden groins, rockwork, and other structures. During high tide the erosion has... READ MORE >

Editorial: Memorial Day

Each year, The Wave looks forward to the unofficial summer opening with Memorial Day weekend’s arrival. The beach opening is the first step of the festive holiday weekend which will culminate with barbeques and other celebrations. However, sometimes the excitement of the summer can obscure what Memorial Day represents. According to a recent White House study, more than 70 percent... READ MORE >

Who’s Playing 

Each week, I take a look at some of the live music and performers in Rockaway, Breezy Point, and Broad Channel. So, if you are a musician or member of a band and want to share with our readers where you’re playing or what you’re up to, contact mhealey@rockawave.com. If you’re a local artist dropping new music or have something... READ MORE >

Crustinos Pizza To Open on Beach 116th Street

Beach 116th Street will be home to yet another pizza spot in the new year. After weeks of rumors and speculation, Chef Michael Fiore of The Meat Up Grill confirmed on social media last week that he will open Crustinos Pizza, a new pizzeria and restaurant, on the popular business block. “It’s my newest venture beginning in February [2024], right... READ MORE >

JBRPC’s November CleanSweep

As part of its November CleanSweep initiative, Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBRPC), organized seven cleanup events across multiple parks around Jamaica Bay, including Plumb Beach, Hamilton Beach Park, Broad Channel American Park, and Rockaway Community Park. Several community partners supported this effort – NYC Plover Project, US Naval Sea Cadets, the Natural Areas Conservancy, The Garden by the Bay, Hamilton... READ MORE >

Cops Seek Shooting Suspects

The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the media below in connection with a shooting that occurred within the confines of the 101st Precinct. Details are as follows: It was reported to police that on Sunday, Nov. 19, at approximately 8:45 p.m., two unknown males were walking in the vicinity of 410 Beach... READ MORE >

Who’s Playing 

Each week, I take a look at some of the live music and performers in Rockaway, Breezy Point, and Broad Channel. So, if you are a musician or member of a band and want to share with our readers where you’re playing or what you’re up to, contact mhealey@rockawave.com. If you’re a local artist dropping new music or have something... READ MORE >

Back To School

Wave reader Denise Jackson snapped this photo at the Broad Channel subway station. “It seemed like a Rockaway end of summer moment that should be captured [in The Wave], ” said Jackson. We agree! It’s a great photo and we wanted to share it with you.... READ MORE >