May 26, 2006 RSS feed / Columnists

SJEH Hosts JASA Senior Fair

Hundreds attended the annual Senior Fair held on Wednesday, May 17 at 131 Beach 19th Street, Far Rockaway, sponsored by the Jewish Association for Services for the Aged (JASA) and St. John's Episcopal Hospital. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...

By an act of Congress, Memorial Day is being celebrated this year on Monday, May 26. More...

So, What's The Story?

Have a news tip or story for us? Need exposure for a community-based organization? Know someone who should be recognized for outstanding work in the community? Want us to provide coverage at a community event? Just give The Wave a call at 634-4000. More...

From The Artists Studio

Something's Coming - Something Good Rockaway Artists Alliance

Heads up! ARTSPLASH, RAA's annual multimedia fall arts festival will be here before you know it. The call to artists is here now. Dates: September 9, 2006 - October 15, 2006. Deadline for submissions: July 14. 2006. More...

Chatting with Chapey

Chapey's Trinity Services Luncheon

More than 800 people are expected to attend our Chapey's Trinity Services banquet on Thursday, June 1 at 12 noon at Russo's on the Bay in Howard Beach. More...

Postcard Views Of Both Broad Channel Churches From The 1930's

Today we have a nostalgic treat for churchgoers in the bay community of Broad Channel, Queens. The two postcards appear in a sepia-tone (brown tint) color rendition, published in the 1930's, during the Great Depression. More...

Spotlight On Elderlaw

Estate Taxes and Married Couples

Many clients who come to see us own real property that has appreciated greatly in value over the original purchase price. In some cases the value of the real estate brings the total estate value over one million dollars. More...

Chamber Chat

By Joanie Omeste, Executive Director, Rockaway Chamber of Commerce

The Rockaway Chamber held its annual Bravest & Finest Luncheon on a beautiful Thursday afternoon on April 20th. Attended by over 300 people, it was a heartwarming event honoring local EMS, FDNY and NYPD personnel who give their all every day. More...

Social Security And You

Understanding Citizen and Non-Citizen Requirements For Acquiring A Social Security Card And Number

While most American citizens now have Social Security cards issued at birth, anyone applying for his or her first Social Security card or number must prove both identity and citizenship. U.S. citizens can prove age and citizenship with a U.S. More...

Erin On The Rox

On Sunday, May 28, Tracy Rutter is putting together a special event "Kutting for a Kause" to benefit the charity Locks of Love and the Saint Baldrick's Foundation at the Irish Circle. More...

Broad Channel Bits

It is almost Memorial Day. It is a holiday, but more importantly it is a day to remember and honor the sacrifice made by our fallen troops. More...

Health & Harmony

The Risks Of Cell Phone Use

We all knew in our hearts that cell phones could pose some as yet unknown risk to our brains. We knew it when we spoke for a long time and the phone got so hot we had to stop. What was all that heat doing to our heads, our ears and our brains? More...

Drawing On Science

Global Warming II: Facts In Support Of Global Warming More...

Beachcomber

Possums have become a west end problem and some homeowners have addressed that problem by putting out poison nearby their garbage in an attempt to eradicate the pests. That has created a new problem. More...

It's My Turn

In July 2004 my husband and I, joining with many other residents, particularly those living in the buildings on the boardwalk, stood and witnessed the bulldozing of the natural Dunes on Beach 123 and 124 Streets. More...

The Brag Bag

Here are some recent graduates. Lauren Caiazzo (Christine and Joe) graduated from Sacred Heart and will be returning there for graduate school. She will become an occupational therapist. More...


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