October 31, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Cross Bay Bridge Walkway Re-Opens

One of the first phases of the $56 million Cross Bay Bridge reconstruction is now complete. More...

Ghosties, Goblins And Superheroes Parade On Beach 116 Street Sunday

The annual Halloween Parade, hosted by City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo Jr., Brown's Hardware and Madelaine Chocolate, stepped off on Beach 116 Street on Sunday morning under cloudy and chilly skies. More...

Church Of Nazarene To Celebrate 22nd Anniversary

The Community Church of the Nazarene, located at 1414 Central Avenue, will celebrate its 22nd anniversary during the weekend of October 31. Under the leadership of Reverend Dr. More...

JASA Seniors Enjoy Staten Island Stroll

The New York City Department for the Aging recently sponsored its seventh annual "Senior Stroll." Seniors from all over the city got together to take a half-mile stroll in Midland Beach on Staten Island. More...

Hall Elected To Phi Beta Kappa

Marcella Hall, of Far Rockaway, has been elected to St. Lawrence University's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the national academic honor society. More...

PHC Cuts Ribbon For Hospice Unit

Peninsula Hospital Center, affiliate of North Shore-LIJ Health System, and Hospice Care Network dedicated their new "Butterflies by the Sea" Eisenstadt Hospice Center at Peninsula, located at 51-15 Beach Channel Drive on Monday, October 27, 2008. More...

SJEH Names Clayton Director Of Adolescent Services

Susan E. Clayton, MA, RDT, LCAT, is the new Director of Child and Adolescent Services at St. John's Episcopal Hospital. Ms. More...

Williams To Run Unopposed For NAACP President

Officials Rule Evans Not Eligible To Run

Ed Williams will run opposed in next month's election for president of the Rockaway chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), The Wave has learned, after Pastor Barrielevia Evans was declared ineligible by c More...

Volunteers Needed To Teach Health Literacy

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Connie Taylor Family And Friends Day

Healthfirst sponsored the Connie Taylor Family and Friends Day on Saturday, October 11 at the Ocean Bay Oceanside, formerly the Arverne Houses. More than 75 people gathered to socialize and enjoy the fun, food, and music. More...

Doggone It, It's Halloween Again At The Rockaway Dog Park

There were bumble bees, a spider, a lobster, a headless horseman and even a football hero as local dogs came dressed to celebrate at the third annual "It's My Bark Halloween Party" last Saturday at the Freeway Dog Park on Beach 83 Street. More...

Jenkins To Be Election Night Reporter

The Associated Press has selected Rockaway resident Kimberly Jenkins to be an election night reporter. As a reporter, located at the MS 53 polling site, she will monitor the closing and collection of numbers at each machine and report the results. More...

The Stillwells Named Hometown Heroes

In recognition of the services provided to their community, Jimmy and Jackie Stillwell of the Rockaways have been named Hometown Heroes by WABC. The Stillwell's are always willing to lend a hand to their neighbors and friends in need. More...

Fitness For Life Expo At Aviator

Seniors in Shape will host a Fitness for life Expo at Aviator Sports and Recreation, Hangar 5 in Floyd Bennett Field on Thursday, October 23 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... More...

Pheffer Sponsors Youth Drug Prevention Programs

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer (D-Queens) was happy to fund this year's "Red Ribbon Week: Proud to be Drug Free." October 27 kicked off a week of awareness of the dangers of drug abuse and promotion of the positive aspects of being drug free. More...

Rabbi Forman To Address West End Temple

Rabbi David Forman will examine the impact of both the American and Israeli elections upon the future of the Jewish State at West End Temple, 147-02 Newport Avenue, on Wednesday, November 5 at 8 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the community. More...


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