October 19, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Brown Promises Drug Crackdown Will Continue

District Attorney Richard Brown: "We're Not Done"

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown this week assured residents of Rockaway's east end that his office would continue its assault on drug activity in Rockaway. The promise came during Brown's appearance at the Harry S. More...

Pheffer Announces Hearings On Traffic Congestion

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that the New York City Traffic Congestion Mitigation Commission will commence public hearings in all five boroughs. More...

Weiner Strengthens Railroad Safety

Responds To Queens' Accidents

Representative Anthony Weiner, a member of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, helped to strengthen railroad safety by voting to pass the Federal Railroad Safety Improvement Act of 2007. More...

Natures Island

Beach 116 Street's Premier Food Store

Natures Island's owner stands not only behind his food, but behind the counter as well, where you can find him and his friendly staff. The store can be reached at 718-945-6624. More...

Beautifying Rockaway Park

Following the example of Arverne by the Sea's beautification of Shore Front Parkway, Mary Dever Kelly, from the Rockaway Park Homeowners and Residents Association, met with Jill Weber, Parks Department Manager, More...

Gulluscio Awarded at City Hall

New York City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. presented a Proclamation to Frank Gulluscio at an Italian-American Award ceremony at City Hall. More...

New Council Initiative Spotlights Women's Health Issues

Breast Cancer Awareness Starts Off Program

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn kicked off a new initiative, Women First: Health Starts With You, at the beginning of October - just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More...

Milestones

Kaosen Lucas Takane Has Arrived!

Kaosen Lucas Takane was born on October 12 and weighed in at six pounds, 15 ounces. Kaosen is the child of Ahmed Takane and Susen Clancy, grandchild of Kathleen Clancy of Far Rockaway, and nephew of Christine Clancy of Arverne. More...

Smith and Klein Visits Washington,D.C.

New York State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith and Deputy Leader Jeff Klein met with Speaker of the U.S. House of Representative, Nancy Pelosi, on Thursday, October, 18, in Washington D.C. More...

Sarnoff Exhibit Draws Crowds To Fort Tilden Gallery

A Sunday opening for a retrospective exhibit by local artist and editorial cartoonist Robert Sarnoff drew crowds to Fort Tilden last weekend. More...

Family Diabetes Awareness Day

Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions on the Rockaway Peninsula. This disease affects all ages, races, and socioeconomic groups. There is no cure for diabetes. More...

Far Rockaway Swans

Far Rockaway resident Roger Pettinato sent The Wave these photos of swans that are frequent visitors at Beach 9 Street. Pettinato states that the swans can be seen between Beach 7 and Beach 8 Street all year long. More...

St.Francis de Sales 'Block Party'Draws 800 To Beach 129 Street

More than 800 parishioners and friends jammed the playground at St. Francis de Sales Church on Beach 129 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard for its annual "Block Party. More...

Sanders Summons Black and Latino Men To Take Back Edgemere Park

Councilman James Sanders Jr. is calling on black and Latino men to "Take Back Our Park" on Saturday, October 20, at 11 a.m. The event will take place at Edgemere Park, located at Beach 51 Street and Beach Channel Drive. More...

DOB: Stop Work Order Lifted

The Stop Work Order placed on the lot at Beach 108 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard has been lifted and work has now resumed on construction of a new Rite Aid Pharmacy. More...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Offers 'No Advertising' Cards

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer is pleased to offer residents "No Advertising" cards for their use in ac-cordance with Chapter 585 of the Laws of 2007. More...

LIRR Launches a New Campaign

State Senator Malcolm A. More...

Wanted For Grand Larceny

The two suspects shown above are wanted by 101 Precinct detective squad for a series of grand larcenies beginning on Aug. More...

New Bidding Opportunities for The Aging

Senator Malcolm A. Smith announced that the New York City Department for the Aging has released a new request for proposals (RFP) for case management services. More...

Weiner: Spitzer's Plan Needs Federal Regulation

The possibility of illegal immigrants receiving driver's licenses is becoming reality under Governor Spitzer's plan, but Rockaway's Congressman, Anthony Weiner, a mayoral hopeful, feels the federal government should intervene and regulate the contr More...

Weiner:NCLB Leaves City Billions Behind

When Congress passed the controversial "No Child Left Behind Act", it attempted to insure an education for each American child, to literally leave no child behind. More...

LWA Middle School helps break Guinness World Record

Middle School students at Lawrence Woodmere Academy helped break the Guinness World Record for the largest number of people to "STAND UP AGAINST POVERTY" in 24 hours. More...

Far Rockaway Man Sets Off Explosion

He wanted to destroy the bugs, not his windows. But that is exactly what happened when a Far Rockaway man placed insect killer under his kitchen sink and left the pilot light of his stove still burning. More...

Look Who Just Turned 5!

Vianna Peruciel of Rockaway celebrated her 5th birthday on Sunday, October 14. She had a grand celebration with her friends and family. More...

Bridget C.Firtle Graduates Binghamton

In last week's Wave, we reported incorrectly that Bridget C. Firtle, a Belle Harbor resident, received a B.A. in accounting from the School of Management at Binghamton University, State University of New York. More...

The Arverne Library to Host a Gala Auction

In conjunction with the Arverne Library Friends Association, the Arverne Library will host a gala auction on Friday, October 26 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Arverne community library, located at 312 Beach 54 Street. More...

Rockaway is Everywhere

While vacationing in Negril, Jamaica, British West Indies, Diana and Adam Funtleyder, owners of Busy Bee's Learning Store, spotted Rockaway (a bar and grill restaurant). More...

Roy Reuther Seniors Strolled

On Wednesday, October 10, JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center participated in the NYC Department for the Aging's "Senior Stroll." The 2007 Senior Stroll was at Orchard Beach in the Bronx. It rained, but the JASA seniors were not deterred. More...

PS 43 Students Walk Their Way To Jamaica Bay

Last week, teacher Dina Mongiardo's fifth-grade class from PS 43 in Edgemere walked their way to Bayswater Park to use seine nets off Jamaica Bay. More...

Tips On Keeping Your Pets Safe At Halloween

A pack of ghosts and goblins at your door can scare your pets, but ghouls are not the only thing to beware of on Halloween. More...


Email Us
Contact Us

Copyright 1999 - 2014 Wave Publishing Co. All Rights Reserved

Neighborhoods | History