November 7, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Halloween Brings Ghosties, Goblins And Shaving Cream To West End

Halloween Evening was more crowded and less contentious than in the past, residents say, as crowds of young, costumed children and their parents roamed the streets looking more for treats than for tricks, although a number of young teens seemed more More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago...eports came in to The Wave office throughout the entire week complaining of problems throughout the peninsula caused by teens and adults alike during Halloween (Monday, October 31). More...

'Jamaica Bay In Print' At Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

The theme of the 2008 Herbert Johnson Lecture Series is "Jamaica Bay in Print." Charles Siebert, writer and frequent contributor to "The New York Times Magazine," will present a selection of readings from Wickerby: More...

National Grid Demo To Take Place This Weekend

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) held a second meeting last month to address community concerns regarding the former manufactured gas plant at Beach 108 Street between Beach Channel Drive and the Rockaway Freeway. More...

RBB Bike Lanes Written In Stone

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) has begun converting the right-hand driving lane along Rockaway Beach Boulevard into a bicycle lane, a move that is part of the mayor's NYC2030 Plan to provide more bike lanes in the city. More...

Election Day Provides Few Surprises For Locals

Rockaway residents went to the polls on Tuesday night to elect a new president and to decide some key local races that contributed to the shift of power in New York State's Senate and Assembly. More...

First Congregational Installs New Pastor

The First Congregational Church of Rockaway Beach officially installed Reverend Joseph F. Medlin, Jr. as the tenth pastor of the 123-year-old landmark. More...

Local Kids Featured In Stop Violence Video

Local children were given the experience of a lifetime as they took part in filming a music video last month. More...

NOW Celebrates Seneca Falls 1868 Conference

On November 7-9, NOW-New York State (National Organization for Women) will mark the first-ever women's conference with an annual conference of their own at Seneca Falls, NY. More...

Poetry . . .

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SJEH Observes Pastoral Care Week

The Pastoral Care Department at St. John's Episcopal Hospital celebrated Pastoral Care Week during October 20 to 26. More...


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