February 29, 2008 RSS feed / Community

New Schools Slated For City In September

Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein has announced that 52 new schools will open across New York City in September. At the start of the Administration, Mayor Michael R. More...

Paul Potts -March 6

Live Nation presents British opera singer and Britain's Got Talent winner Paul Potts on Thursday, March 6 at 8 p.m. More...

Birds Wander Along Rockaway's Waters

Numerous calls have come into The Wave over the past two weeks from people spotting birds in the hundreds near Beach 108 Street sitting on the shallow waters of Rockaway's shoreline. The birds are pictured here last week along our local waters. More...

CB14 A 'Victim'Of City's Budget Cuts

Mayor Bloomberg's preliminary 2009 New York City budget plans for citywide, across-the-board cuts in spending. More...

100 Precinct Awards Cops Of The Month

The 100 Precinct Community Council awarded two transit district officers, cop of the month honors after they put an 11-time offender back behind bars, arresting him near the Beach 67 train station on February 20. More...

CO:Drug Dealers Move To Seagirt Blvd.,OV

Even though crime in the 101 Precinct is statistically down for 2008, officers there face new problems as the drug trade has moved from its traditional Far Rockaway locations to Seagirt Boulevard in Wavecrest, as well as to Ocean Village in Arverne More...

Friday Snowfall Moves Rockaway Residents Indoors For Few Hours

The first measurable snowfall of the winter hit Rockaway on Friday, keeping many locals indoors for the day. More...

'Operation Protect Your Home'Helps Homeowners

Senate Democrats are encouraging all homeowners struggling to make mortgage payments or those who are at risk of defaulting on their mortgage, to participate in "Operation Protect Your Home." The workshop will take place on Saturday, March 1 from More...

Museum Of Modern Art Brings Black History To Far Rockaway Library

As part the Queens Library's monthlong celebration of Black History Month, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), brought the images of artist Jacob Lawrence to Far Rockaway last weekend with a lecture and slide show on his acclaimed Migration Series (19 More...

NYPD Sets Deal With Madrid To Fight Terrorism

New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. More...

101 Precinct CO Addresses Village Voice Article

Captain Brian McMahon, the commanding officer of the 101 Precinct, spoke with The Wave about a recent Village Voice article in which two young officers said disparaging things about Rockaway and its residents and indicated they were using the NYPD More...

Proudly Carry An Irish County Flag

For the first time this year, the Queens County Irish Parade will host all of the Irish county flags. More...

Bethel Mission Loving Day Care Center Celebrates Black History Month

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Ah,Yes.I Remember It Well:Central Avenue,Circa 1950

From Elfenbein's To Meyer's, Name Those Shops

The Far Rockaway website (www.farrockaway.com) has been looking for people to name the shops that operated in the community's central business district, along Central Avenue, Mott Avenue and Cornaga Avenue during the late 1940's and early 1950's. More...

Addabbo: Look At Alternatives To Pricing Plan

Anumber of supporters of the city administration's congestion pricing plan have stated that the opponents of the proposal really can't complain, because they have offered no alternatives to address the city's traffic woes. More...

At North Fork Theatre

'Pink Floyd Experience' - March 5

Without question, Pink Floyd remains one of the most influential rock bands of all time. Their record-breaking status is legendary. Now, get ready for THE PINK FLOYD EXPERIENCE! More...

Beachcomber

The incident at St. John's Episcopal Hospital was not all that unusual. The call came into police as an emotionally disturbed person (EDP in cop-speak) on the third floor. More...

FR Bank Teller Arrested For Stealing Money

A Far Rockaway vault teller was busted by Nassau County officials this week for allegedly taking $4,500 home from work in a series of separate incidents. More...

Buses Detoured During St.Patrick's Day Parade

In response to the St. Patrick's Day Parade, the MTA has re-routed the Q21, Q53, Q22 and Q35 bus routes on Saturday, March 1 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. The schedule is as followed: More...

Deerfield Area Association Awards Honorees

President of the Deerfield Area Association, Barbara Smith (left) with honorees Debbi Smith, Brenton Palmer, Luis Hernandez and Councilman James Sanders Jr. (center). More...

Driver In Three-Car Collision Leaves Scene

A driver involved in a three-car collision left the scene of an accident last Saturday afternoon, at the corner of Beach 20 Street and Seagirt Boulevard. A maroon car hit Nissan Maxima as it was stopped at a traffic light. More...

Operating Engineers Recruit Apprentices

The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 30, will conduct recruitment on March 6 and March 7 for 50 stationary engineer apprentices. Applications can be obtained at the local, 115-06 Myrtle Avenue in Richmond Hill, from 10 a.m. More...

Rite Aid Piecing Together Towards Completion

The new Rite Aid Pharmacy, located on Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 108 Street, pictured this week is near completion. More...

Milestones

Tubens Completes Coast Guard Recruit Training Coast Guard Fireman Apprentice Devon C. Tubens, a 2006 graduate of Beach Channel High School, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, New Jersey. More...

MovieScope

"Jumper" - Sci-FiLocation Shoot

The location scout for "Jumper" certainly must have had a major headache making this movie. More...

Official Numbers:West End Voted Hillary; East End Obama

Three weeks after the February 5 Super Tuesday primary elections, the city's Board of Elections (BOE) has finally certified the official results. More...

PHC Hosts Successful Blood Drive

Race to Give Blood at Peninsula Hospital Center

Staff of Peninsula Hospital Center, Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation (PCECR), and participants from the community lined up all day to donate much - needed blood in the Meditation Room of PCECR on Monday, February 25. More...

Queens'First Teen Library Opens In Far Rockaway

Billed as a place for teens to call their own, the first teen library in Queens County officially opened in Far Rockaway last week. More...

Looking For 'Youth Court'Participants

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that the Far Rockaway Youth Court is again looking for teen participants in their program. More...


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