January 6, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Beachcomber

The accident that occurred on Cronston Avenue and Beach 130 Street in the middle of December injured a young girl but could have been much worse. More...

Christmas Tree Collection And ‘Mulchfest’

The Sanitation Department has announced that they began its annual Christmas tree collection and recycling program on Wednesday, January 4, 2006. The program will run through Saturday, January 14. More...

DA: Queens Leads City In Crime Reduction

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown has announced that, according to preliminary statistics compiled by the New York City Police Department, Queens County leads New York City in violent crime reduction for a third consecutive year. More...

First Baby Of The New Year At SJEH

The first baby born in 2006 at St. John More...

DOH: Urges Risk Population To Get Shots

Daily monitoring of hospital emergency department visits suggests that flu activity is increasing in New York City. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... As previously reported Sanitation Department officials were busy increasing the number of trucks using the Edgemere landfill. More...

O’Connor Earns MSW At South Florida

William Michael O More...

Completes Specialist Course

Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. Alexander J. Medina, son of Evelyn Gomez of Rockaway Beach and Abraham J. Medina of the Bronx, recently completed the Electrical Equipment Repair Specialist Course. More...

Vincelli Earns Degree From SUNY New Paltz

Dawn Vincelli, a resident of Rockaway Beach, received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the State University of New York at New Paltz at the December Commencement ceremony, held on December 17. More...

Rotarians Present Donations To Locals

At the Rockaway Rotary More...

GOP Aspirant To Speak At Rockaway Republicans Meeting

Aspiring New York GOP gubernatorial hopeful Pat Manning will speak to the Rockaway Republicans on Wednesday, January 11, 8 p.m., at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club. More...

RAA Artists Share Their Talents With Seniors

Rockaway Artist Alliance artists Maryanne McEvoy, Janet Dever, Martha Killian and Maureen McGuire were invited by Senior Activity Therapist Beth Gutman to share their diverse multimedia artwork with the clients of DSSM-Neponsit Adult Day Health Care More...

St. Camillus School Tops In Stock Market Game

Last year, St. More...

PS 114 Hosts Famous Author Day

Acclaimed children More...

Rockaway History Series At Ft. Tilden

The National Park Service has announced that Gateway National Recreation Area More...

Weiner: More Money For Cops, Anti-Terrorism

According to a recent press release by Congressman Anthony Weiner, President George Bush has signed into law the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act. More...

Santa, K Of C Bring Cheer To Kids At SJEH

Santa and the Msgr. William Burke-Rockaway Council 2672 Knights of Columbus brought toys to the children of the pediatrics unit at St. John More...

Christmas Giving At First Congregational Church

Christmas spirit filled the First Congregational Church on Saturday, December 24, where over 100 volunteers came out to More...

Holiday Show At Neponsit Adult Day Health Care

The St. Camillus fourth graders, along with their teacher Ms. Deacy and Principal Sister Agnes White, joined the DSSM-Neponsit Adult Day Health Care clients on December 19 for an intergenerational More...

Local Disabled Students Visit ‘Little North Pole’

About 250 disabled public school children enjoyed a day of fun with Santa, Tigger, More...

Cell On Wheels To Roll Into Broad Channel

The owners of a Broad Channel property where a 30-foot cell tower was once proposed have obtained a new permit to park a mobile cell antenna there, The Wave has learned. More...

Two Rockaway Groups Take New Year’s Plunge

There were three separate New Year More...

Archer Leaves RDRC For Harlem Development Corp.

After seven and a half years of running the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC), Executive Director Curtis Archer will be leaving for a new post as President of the prestigious Harlem Community Development Corporation. More...

Broad Channel Bits

This is the first column in 2006. Happy New Year everybody More...

Blum Memorial Blood Drive

Some 40 odd years ago, Walter Blum was a regular blood donor for a number of organizations, which included the American Red Cross, Peninsula Hospital, The Knights of Columbus, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital. More...

CB14 Committee Approves Rezoning: Full Board Could Vote At January 10 Meeting

Contributing Editor The community board More...

RAA Artists Share Their Talents With Seniors

Rockaway Artist Alliance artists Maryanne McEvoy, Janet Dever, Martha Killian and Maureen McGuire were invited by Senior Activity Therapist Beth Gutman to share their diverse multimedia artwork with the clients of DSSM-Neponsit Adult Day Health Care More...

Get Ready To Be In The Dark

New York Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance (New York AREA), a local non-profit coalition of business, civic, environmental and labor leaders working to educate the public about the importance of a clean, reliable and inexpensive energy supply More...

Gift Drive For Hurricane Katrina Evacuees

The Winter Wonderland 2005 Gift Drive and Holiday Party, held at the Radisson Hotel in Queens on December 20, helped bring holiday cheer to displaced Hurricane Katrina victims that have been living in the metropolitan area. More...

Baby’s First Christmas

Giavanna, who will be four on February 20, spent Christmas with her new baby sister, Trinity Alexa Smiley, born on June 23, 2005. They live with their family in Nassau County, and have relatives in the Rockaways, who own Garas Auto Parts. More...

PHC, K of C Bring Toys To Tots

Continuing its annual tradition, the Rockaway Knights of Columbus Council 2672, delivered toys to the children hospitalized in the Angels on the Bay Pediatric Unit at Peninsula Hospital Center just before Christmas. More...

Rockaway History Series At Ft. Tilden

The National Park Service has announced that Gateway National Recreation Area More...

Ocean Bay Houses Seek Vols At Tax Assistance Site

On January 7 and January 14, Ocean Bay Community Development Corporation (OBCDC) will host a two-day training seminar for volunteers who wish to work as tax-preparers for the new Far Rockaway Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site. More...

Holiday Help Needed For Veterans

The Daniel M. O More...

Seaside Flea Market At The Rock To Open May 2006

A flea market that will launch in May 2006 promises to merge artistic sensibilities and business opportunities to create a cultural and economic mecca in the Rockaways, The Wave has learned. More...

Yeshiva Of Belle Harbor Celebrates Chanukah

The Yeshiva of Belle Harbor recently celebrated Chanukah with a very special trip on Tuesday to visit the residents of the Belle Harbor More...

Author To Speak To St. Camillus Students

Robert W. Kurkela, author of More...

Gallagher To Attend Presidential Classroom Summit

Casey Gallagher of Belle Harbor will attend the Presidential Classrooms Future World Leaders Summit from July 22 to July 29, 2006 in Washington, D.C. More...

Winter Concert At Beach Channel High School

Beach Channel High School will host a Winter Concert this Saturday, January 7, at 7 p.m., showcasing the musical talents of BCHS students. More...

To find out about Registered Sex Offenders in your neighborhood

go to www.criminaljustice.state.ny.us or call More...

Spotlight Business

Last Stop Gourmet More...

IRS Extends April Tax Returns Filing By Three Days

Over 8.8 million New Yorkers have until April 18 to file their tax returns, and more e-services than ever will be available this year for Empire State taxpayers and tax preparers, including a redesigned irs.gov website, improved online tools, and imp More...

Congressman Meeks Does North Pole Stroll

During the holidays, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks hosted several events throughout the district, which distributed over 2,000 toys to children of all ages. Pictured: Representatives from the Rockaway Development Revitalization Corp. More...

Irish Dancers ‘Rock’Philly

The Irish dancers from The O More...

Man Dodges Bullets,Police Seek Suspect

Police are investigating an attempted shooting in Far Rockaway in which one man opened fire on another Wednesday morning at the Redfern Houses. More...

A Chilly Dip In The Ocean For The New Year

The Rockaway Polar Bears, nearly 200 strong, celebrated the New Year with their traditional noon dip in the chilly ocean at the More...


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