October 24, 2008 RSS feed / Community

101 Auxiliary Mobilizes To Get Guns Off Streets

Auxiliary officers from the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway were joined by other auxiliaries from all over the Patrol Borough Queens South (PBQS) command on Friday evening, October 17, as they participated in a Gun Stop - Crime Reduction Initiative Mo More...

ATTAINing New Horizons In Far Rockaway

The ATTAIN Lab, a high tech, state-of-the-art computer facility located on the uppermost floor at 1526 Central Avenue, is an innovative educational initiative which functions under the aegis of State University of New York, Queens Educational Oppor More...

Beach 124 Street Residents Host Yard Sale

Beach 124 Street residents held a multi-family yard sale along with food, beverages and music on Saturday, October 11. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Honors 'Gert' Oltchick

Peninsula Hospital Center, an affiliate of the North Shore - LIJ Health System, is pleased to include Gertrude "Gert" Oltchick as one of its esteemed 2008 honorees. More...

Deerfield Civic Association Cleans Far Rockaway

The Deerfield Area Civic Association spent the day cleaning in Far Rockaway and around Beach 25 Street subway station. Pictured are board members Clement Southwell, President Barbara Smith, Valerie West, Kay Bernard and Joseph Groves. More...

2008 Herbert Johnson Lecture Series

"Jamaica Bay in Print" is the theme of the 2008 Herbert Johnson Lecture Series that begins on October 29 and runs November 5, 12, and 19. More...

Working New Yorkers Endorse Pheffer

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has a distinguished track record of serving our community. She has fought to provide the best possible education for our children, preserving quality healthcare and building a better life for our families. More...

Pheffer Endorsed By New York State SCOA

The New York State Supreme Court Officers (SCOA) have endorsed Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

RDRC Hosts Annual Job Fair

Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation hosted its Annual Job Fair on Thursday, October 16 at 1920 Mott Avenue. More than 100 job seekers completed applications and were interviewed on-site. More...

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Hosts Annual Bike Tour

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and Transportation Alternatives held their Second Annual Fall Bike Tour on October 18. The group traveled from Astoria to the western tip of the Rockaway Peninsula. More...

St. John's Episcopal Hospital Honors 'Employees Of The Month'

St. John's Episcopal Hospital recently honored its Employees of the Months of July, August and September. At St. John's patients - and coworkers - are encouraged to nominate staff members who provide excellent care. More...

'The G-Man' Gets Published

The work of Gary "The G-Man" Toms, former Wave editor and columnist, is being showcased in the newly released Read Herrings Literary Journal, among some of the world's best writers. More...

100 Pct., TD 23 Honor 'Cop Of The Month'

The 100 Precinct Community Council and Transit District 23 honored their "Cops of the Month" at a meeting held at the Knights of Columbus hall on Beach 90 Street on Wednesday night. More...

101 Precinct APOs To Hold Disaster Drill

disaster mobilization drills with its auxiliary officers tonight, Friday, October 17, The Wave learned on Wednesday. More...

Barrett Asks For Help

Captain Thomas Barrett, the commanding officer of the 100 Precinct in Rockaway Park is asking the help of the community in keeping down incidents of Halloween vandalism this year. More...

Coming Soon To Aqueduct: A Gambling 'Racino'

Rockaway gamblers will soon be able to put away their traveling shoes and cancel their trips to Atlantic City and Connecticut if Governor David Paterson has his way. More...

Concorde Sails Back To Intrepid Museum

The days when Rockaway residents could view the Concorde at Aviator Sports simply by driving southbound on Flatbush Avenue to the Gil Hodges Marine Parkway Bridge are over. More...

DOH: Flu Shots A Must For Those At Risk

Influenza season is arriving, and now is the time to arm yourself and your family - by getting vaccinated. More...

Local Promoted To Senior Marketing Manager

Rockaway Park resident Adrian Peele, business partner who distributes products for Symmetry, has been promoted to Senior Marketing Manager with the company. More...

NAACP Question Remains: Is Pastor Evans A Member?

The battle over leadership of the Far Rockaway chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) continues hot and heavy. More...

PHC To Honor Borough President Helen Marshall

Peninsula Hospital Center will honor Queens Borough President Helen Marshall as one of the esteemed 2008 honorees who will be celebrated at the 101st Anniversary Ball on Saturday, October 25 at El Caribe Country Club Caterers in Brooklyn. More...

Rockaway Walks To Strike Out Breast Cancer

It was cold, but hearts were warm as residents from Rockaway joined thousands of others throughout New York State to take part in the 15th Anniversary Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk last Sunday. Far Rockaway was well represented as St. More...

Sanders Hosts Far Rockaway 'Save Our Youth' Conference

How do we set our youth on the right path in life? That was the issue tackled during the "Save Our Youth Conference" last weekend at the Goldie Maple Academy on Beach 56 Street. More...


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