January 2, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Bloomberg Backs Stable Fare For Express Bus Riders

Many local commuters use the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) express service from Rockaway to Manhattan as an alternative to driving or to using the crumbling A Train service. More...

Senator Huntley Encourages NYers To Say Thanks

State Senator Shirley Huntley is getting out the word on "Let's Say Thanks," a program that gives citizens the opportunity to send a printed postcard free of charge to U.S. military personnel stationed around the world. More...

Winter Walking Tips From Specialist

With the first snow and ice having already hit the ground, it would seem a good time to review some basic tips on how to walk on slippery streets, sidewalks, train platforms and bus steps to help young and old alike avoid unnecessary injuries. More...

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Students Campaign Against Pollution

The Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Environmentor Environmental Education students at Ocean Bay Community Center have started a campaign on pollution and shore debris as a result of plastic bottles. More...

Dancers Tap Into Holiday Cheer At Local Nursing Home

A group of dancers from the Rockaway Theatre Company's Beginner and Advanced Tap workshop entertained residents of the Peninsula Hospital Nursing Home's Alzheimer's Unit on Saturday, December 20. More...

Sanders Hosts Obama Inauguration Celebration Watch Party

For those who can't make it to Washington D.C. for the inauguration (or are afraid to fight through the crowd for a good view of Obama), there is another option courtesy of Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

Department Of Health Says Diabetes Sufferers At Risk

A new study from the Health Department reveals huge gaps in the care that New Yorkers with diabetes receive. High blood pressure and high cholesterol pose extreme hazards to people with diabetes, increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke. More...

Mayor, PC Graduate New Police Officers

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly today presided over a graduation ceremony for 1,129 new police officers at Madison Square Garden on December 30. More...

Parish Volunteers Entertain Nursing Home Residents

Members of the Blessed Trinity Parish entertained residents of the Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation's 3- Ocean Dementia Unit on Christmas Day. More...

PHC Becomes Heart Attack Hospital

Innovative Treatment Now Available

It was once the conventional wisdom that the time it took for a heart attack victim to get to the hospital was the one crucial element for his or her survival. More...

PHC Hosts EMS For Holidays

The Emergency Department staff at Peninsula Hospital Center, under the direction of Michael Franklin, M.D. More...

Goldie Maple's Student Council Visits PHC

Under the leadership of Ms. Mastroserio, the Student Council of the Goldie Maple Academy put together and delivered Christmas gifts to the children in the Angels on the Bay Pediatric Unit at Peninsula Hospital Center. More...

"Operation Give Back' Spreads Cheer

Operation Give Back, a family-run organization whose goal is to giveback to the community, made Christmas a bit brighter for many in the Far Rockaway community by distributing clothes and toys over the holiday season. More...

MTA Buses A-train Riders IntoThe Night

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) buses lined Beach 116 Street late into the night on Tuesday, sometimes blocking all traffic from the northern end of the shopping street as well. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... More...

SJEH Celebrates Holiday Season

St. John's Episcopal Hospital was festive around holiday time thanks to the Knights of Columbus No. 2672, Monsignor William F. Burke Rockaway Council, and a Hanukkah celebration, among many other seasonal events. More...

Reenlists With Army National Guard

Sergeant Ana Frias of Arverne has reenlisted in the Army National Guard. She will to continue service with the 466th Medical Company Area Support. More...


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