January 16, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Lucky Seven Take To The Race

To say the special election to replace former City Councilmember Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. is getting a little crowded would be an understatement. The February 24 ballot will now include a seventh candidate, independent, Sam Di Bernardo. More...

Consumer Bill Of Rights Regarding Tax Preparers

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer announced that legislation she introduced to enact the Consumer Bill of Rights Regarding Tax Preparers took effect as of January 1, 2009. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... More...

First Congregational Church Celebrates Christmas

For the 112th time in its history, the First Congregational Church of Rockaway Beach observed the Christmas season with prayer and celebration, beginning with the first Sunday of Advent. More...

Saunders Stitches for September 11

Doreen Lynn Saunders became wellknown for "An Americana Flag," an artistic expression of her feelings after the events of September 11, 2001. More...

Weiner Calls For Emergency Funding For DTV Switch

Representative Anthony Wiener, a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, is calling for emergency funding for the digital television switch coming in February. More...

Church To Host Blood Drive

The Long Island Blood Service will conduct a blood drive at St. Camillus Church on Sunday, January 25 in Springmann Hall from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donors must be between the ages of 17 and 70, present identification and provide social security number. More...

LIPA To Open Service Center, Considering Wind Power

President and CEO of Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), Kevin Law, announced the future opening of a customer service center in Rockaway Park and discussed the ongoing possibility of wind power at this month's Community Board 14 meeting. More...

Weiner Receives 'A+' From Veterans Group

A veterans group awarded Representative Anthony Weiner a perfect score for his work on critical issues facing veterans. More...

Simon Calls On Residents To Attend MTA Hearing

Lew Simon, chair of the Cross Bay Bridge Toll Committee, has called on residents of Rockaway, Broad Channel and Breezy Point to stop complaining and join in unity to attend the MTA Queens budget hearing on Tuesday, January 20. More...

Santa Helps Raise Funds For BCVFD

Santa visited children in Broad Channel on Christmas Eve, December 24 but instead of the typical reindeer and sleigh, he was escorted by the Broad Channel Vollies. More...


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