December 14, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Beach Channel High School Students Visit Alvin Ailey

Beach Channel High School dance majors are participating in a program sponsored by Rockaway Music & Arts Council. More...

Clinton:Congressional Approval For Iraq Commitments

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has continued to express grave concern about the implications of President Bush's recently signed Declaration of Principles for a Long-term Relationship of Cooperation and Friendship with Iraq. More...

Commercial Growth Moving Along Smoothly

Despite delays in construction from a DOT temporary stop work order, the new Rite Aid Pharmacy on Beach 108 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard is shaping up nicely and is nearly completed. More...

Councilman Addabbo Praises Workforce Nonprofits

City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Chairman of the City Council Civil Service and Labor Committee, praised private and public organizations engaged in preparing our residents for job and promotional skills. More...

ExtraCare Home Care Agency

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer and Councilman Joseph Addabbo Jr. attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the ExtraCare Home Care Agency. More...

Far Rockaway Rapper Honored For Positive Hip-Hop

"True," a local rapper and ironworker from Far Rockaway, has been working hard with his "Rhyte Hitters" group to promote a new brand of hiphop that spreads peace and well-being, rather than violence. More...

In Quarters

Hello again, all my faithful readers. Happy holidays to each one of you! Well, I'm back after I had some oral surgery done; the doctor pulled 14 teeth from the top of my mouth! I know it sounds painful, but I really didn't feel any pain. More...

Keep your Residential Property Private

The New York State Department of State is in the process of updating its semiannual cease and desist lists for January of 2008. More...

Local Legionnaires Visit Walter Reed Medical Center

Several members of the American Legions Daniel M. O'Connell Post 272 traveled to the Walter Reed Army Medical Center to bring Christmas gifts to wounded soldiers. More...

Mild Weather Brings Out Crowds For 'Little North Pole'

With a mild evening and lots of hype, thousands of residents crowded Neponsit Avenue from Beach 144 Street to Beach 146 Street on Saturday evening for the annual lighting of the "Little North Pole" at the home of Joseph and More...

Milestones

Jennifer and Dominick are Engaged Mr. and Mrs. Charles Laine and Mrs. Francesca Consolazio would like to announce the engagement of their children, Jennifer and Dominick. More...

MovieScope

'Love In The Time Of Cholera' - Love Sick

Actor Javier Bardem is truly a chameleon. In the new Coen brothers film, "No Country For Old Men," he plays an emotionless psychopathic killer. More...

Scholars'Academy Applications are Available

Applications for the 2008-2009 school year at the Scholars' Academy will be available December 13. The application can be found on the school's website, http:// schools. nyc.gov/SchoolPortals/27/ Q323. More...

Holiday Trimmings Can Be Dangerous To Pets

Tree trimmings, lights and candles may set the perfect mood this holiday season, but ornaments, tinsel and other holiday items can be a recipe for disaster for our furry family members. More...

Rockaway Woman Is 'Saved'By Spitzer

Twenty-seven years ago, Cheryl Danto was walking across the street when she was hit by a car that sent her flying over the hood, broke her bones, ruptured her spleen, and caused her heart to temporarily stop. More...

Santa Visits PHC Pediatrics

More than 100 youngsters turned out last Friday afternoon for the Peninsula Hospital Center Children's Holiday party. More...

Greek Art at Public School/Middle School 43

Sabrina Abrams, of class 801 at PS/MS 43, stands in front of the life-sized amphora, or jar, that she created in art survey class with Mrs. Ellis. More...

Seniors Lack Food,CSCS Says

nutritious food. More...

NYPD:Holiday Customers Told,'Watch Your Colors'

It's that gift-giving time of the year. Maybe you're going to buy that sports fan in your life a New York Yankees cap. Perhaps you'll choose a red or yellow hat because that is their favorite color. 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? More...

Creating Educational Success

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith applauds the organizers and participants in his second educational conference, which was held on December 5. More...

Sanders Offers Free Anti-Foreclosure Program

Councilman James Sanders is bringing free foreclosure services to the community in an effort to prevent locals from losing their homes. More...

Beachcomber

The Wave has received many calls over the past two weeks about deteriorating mail service in all of the Rockaway post offices. More...

The Blue Bungalow

The Beach Theme Is Everywhere

Located at 113-20 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, this new shop has become a welcome success story since it made its debut in September. The store perfectly articulates the cachet of a coastal community. More...

Clinton To Bush:Rescind 9/11 Veto Threat

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday called on President Bush to rescind his threat to veto the budget measure providing $109 million in critical funding to healthcare programs to treat those who are now suffering from illnesses as a result More...

'Disney on Ice'Presents 'Finding Nemo'

Dive down under and experience a thrilling adventure with curious clownfish Nemo, his overprotective father, Marlin and their relentlessly optimistic pal, Dory! Nemo and friends will be at Nassau Coliseum from January 9 to January 13. More...

Far Rockaway Photos Of Yesteryear: Remembrances Of Things Long Past

Rockaway was a very different place in the 1950's than it is today. More...

Fort Tilden Was 'Our Town' for Two Days

A Wave Review

Last weekend, the Rockaway Theatre Company was pleased to present two very special performances of Thornton Wilder's "Our Town." Both performances were dedicated to the memory of a very special lady who donated a great deal of her time and resourc More...

The Inner Voice

The cold weather has arrived, and also the enjoyment of winter holidays. More...

It's My Turn

This article originally appeared online in the Gotham Gazette on November 26, 2007. David Bloomfield is the author of " American Public Education Law" (Peter Lang, More...

JASA Creates Corsages

JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center made holiday corsages for family and friends. The red, gold, silver, white, green and gold holly silk poinsettias were purchased by the senior center director, Sydney Lombardi. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... 20 Breaking automobile windows with an axe led to arrest on Tuesday, December 8, about noon, for David Rayside of 139 Beach 61 Street, Arverne. Mayor Edward I. More...

Thousands Enjoy Home Lighting,Food And Entertainment

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Howie Mandel At North Fork Theatre January 12

Live Nation presents Canadian comedian, actor, and game show host Howie Mandel on Saturday, January 12, at 8 p.m. He is best known for his role as Dr. Wayne Fiscus on "St. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Accepts Nativity Display

The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians (LAOH), Division 25, donated a new Nativity scene to Peninsula Hospital. The scene, which is being displayed in the hospital lobby, was blessed by Peninsula Hospital's Chaplain, Father Emmanuel. More...

NYPD Takes Pulse Of Complaining Citizens

In an effort to gauge citizen satisfaction with police, the NYPD today announced that the department is conducting a survey of New York City residents that have recently filed a police complaint. More...

PHC Chemo Department Hosts Holiday Party

Rosemarie Zapata, RN, and Janet DePaolo, RN, OCN, hosted the annual Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) Ambulatory Chemotherapy Holiday Party last week for the patients, graduates and families of the Ambulatory Chemotherapy Department, More...

Public School 256 Thanks Buckley's Restaurant

PS 256 at PS 831 thanks Christine Buckley of Buckley's Restaurant for the Thanksgiving meal. The gymnasium was transformed into a restaurant, where students enjoyed the food. The staff and students are very grateful. More...

Sanders Delivers Early Christmas Gift To Schools

Councilman James Sanders Jr., seen with Community School District 27 Superintendent Michele Lloyd-Bey, presents seven schools with a $315,000 allocation during an assembly at PS 197 in Far Rockaway on Tuesday morning. More...

Flu Season has Arrived; Get Vaccinated

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, Assemblywoman Michele Titus, city agencies, community-based organizations and UnitedHealth Group are working together, to ensure that Far Rockaway residents get flu shots this season. More...

Yeshiva of Belle Harbor Celebrates Chanukah

Pre-kindergarten students wore various symbols of Chanukah during their performance. More...


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