August 18, 2005 RSS feed / Community

B.C. Vollies Parade August 19

The Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department is in for a busy weekend with a four-day carnival that began Thursday and a parade honoring the department More...

Far Rock Man Pleads Guilty In Slaying

A Far Rockaway man pleaded guilty Monday to murdering his ex-girlfriend More...

A Plea For Mother Nature

A new sign More...

Please join the thousands of people who will attend this year More...

Fun Filled Family Day In Far Rockaway

Councilman James Sanders Jr. will host a Family Day Event with Eddie O More...

Learn How To Weather The Storm

Hurricane season is hitting its peak in the northeast and the city More...

Kite Festival Blows In To Riis Park This Weekend

Usually we pray for surf, but this weekend we pray for wind as a dazzling display of creepy nylon creatures and strange, soaring creations are set to blow into town when the fourth annual New York Kite Festival takes flight. More...

LIPA’s Simple Steps To Cool With Energy Star

As the Long Island region faces its fourth heat wave of the summer season, The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and the U.S. More...

Weiner Outlines Plans For Fast Ferry Service

Equipped with $15 million dollars in federal funding, Representative Anthony Weiner announced on August 13 his plans to expand ferry service in New York City. The first step is to have a ferry line from Rockaway to Brooklyn to Manhattan, he says. More...

Albert And Scerbo Engagement

James and Carol Albert of the Rockaways announce the engagement of their daughter, Kelly Albert, to Ryan Scerbo. A July 2006 wedding is planned. More...

Loftus Graduates From Binghamton

Sarah Loftus, a resident of Broad Channel, graduated in May 2005 from Binghamton University, with a Bachelor More...

Newest Generation Of The Benn’s

Michael Joseph Benn was born on August 14. Pictured are grandparents Michael and Christina Benn holding the newest member of the Benn family. More...

Barbara ‘West End’ Morris Takes A Bow

A local woman, who transformed herself into a no-nonsense real estate mogul while at the same time sponsoring popular local events and earning the title More...

Sanitation Campaign Rolls Out New Beach Cleanup Poster

Volunteers Needed For Beach Cleanup

Buses do it, taxis do it and a new agreement announced this week in Broad Channel lets garbage trucks do it too, but only for a special, beach-related cause. More...

Transportation Act Has More Money For Rockaway

The massive transportation spending measure signed August 10 by President George W. More...

Adult Home Residents Plead For Free A/C

The Coalition of Institutionalized Aged and Disabled held a community meeting in Far Rockaway on August 10 to demand free air conditioning for adult homes. More...

BBC Seeks Out Rocky Relationships

BBC U.S. More...

Woman Missing From Surfside Manor

Police are asking for the public More...

Bloods Tried To Prostitute Teen: DA

A female Bloods gang member and two male associates were indicted this week for kidnapping a 15-year-old runaway, imprisoning her in Far Rockaway and attempting to prostitute her in a scheme to raise bail money for another gang member. More...

Addabbo Center Celebrates Health Center Week

The Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center celebrated National Community Health Center Week with its second annual Legislative Breakfast on August 8 in the boardroom of their Far Rockaway site. Photo: Sandy Fogg; Chief Operating Officer, J.R. More...

Strands A Cut Above For Men And Women

Strands full-service unisex hair salon was founded by Diane, Gerri and Sal (pictured) in April 2004. They believed the Rockaways needed and deserved something more. Their services include complete hair care and facials. More...

PHC’s ‘Medical Exploring’ Program For Teens

Peninsula Hospital Center, partnering with the Far Rockaway Weed and Seed Program, Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation, the 1199 Mentoring Program and A Forum for L.I.F.E. Inc., recently More...

Hotels Of The Past Tell Story Of Yesteryear

These two black and white photographs, one of them held together by yellowed tape, are in The Wave More...

Neil Sedaka At The North Fork Theater

Special To The Wave In 1958, Neil Sedaka was busy playing his hits on the piano at the Esther Manor Hotel in Monticello, NY, while I was learning how to stay afloat in the Pine Lodge Hotel More...

Johnson – Murphy Wedding Set

Mr. and Mrs.. More...

Steinberg And Hurley Engagement

Eric Steinberg and Jennifer Hurley were engaged on May 20, 2005. Eric is a partner in Steinberg Communications and Jennifer is a high school English teacher in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts. More...

Soaring Heat Temps Set New Electricity Records

Two major power authorities in the area announced that scorching temperatures are breaking electricity demand records. Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Chairman Richard M. More...

Pataki Signs Legislation To Increase Boater Safety

You can hear their engines roaring, as jet skis slice through the waves in the Atlantic Ocean or Jamaica Bay. However, some younger thrill-seekers will have to wait a few more years to legally use these vehicles. More...

Theology Students Graduate From St. John’s Hospital

The Clinical Pastoral Education Program at St. John More...

Sanders To Host Health Fair

Councilman James Sanders Jr., the NYC Housing Authority NAACP Chapter, and the Ocean Bay Apartments Residence Association will host a Community Health Fair on Saturday, August 27 from 12 noon until 5 p.m. More...


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