August 20, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Parks Department Seeks Boardwalk Foodie

Will Run 3 Snack Bars, 20 Mobile Carts

If you are interested in food that provides “quality, variety and affordability,” the boardwalk might be the place to visit next summer. More...

Clergy Breakfast Brings Out Community Leaders

Reverend Leslie Mullings, of the Community Church of the Nazarene in Far Rockway, hosted a clergy breakfast meeting on Tuesday as a way to bring together local clergy and community leaders to share news and projects. More...

Sommerville Getting Improvements

Workers prepare a street for the installation of new sewers and water mains near Beach 62 Street and Arverne Boulevard last Friday. More...

Dayton Towers Hosts First Annual ‘Rib Off ’

Dayton Towers West hosted its first annual “Rib Off” at its pool on August 15. More...

Weiner Hosts Social Security Birthday Party

Representative Anthony Weiner and local seniors celebrated the 75th anniversary of Social Security last week with a cake to commemorate the passage of the landmark legislation. More...

PHC Hosts Screenings At Carleton Manor

Peninsula Hospital Center provided health screenings to attendees at the Carleton Manor Resident Association’s Annual Wellness and Resource Family Day. More...

Access City Licensing Services Online

First Deputy Mayor Patricia E. More...

Vacation Bible School Ends Summer Program

The vacation bible school program at First Congregational Church of Rockaway Beach concluded for the summer last week, with a community service planting project and a field excursion by children and their parents to Dicosmo’s Ices on Beach 96 More...

NYPD Adds Ford Hybrids To Patrol Fleet

The New York City Police Department announced on Wed nesday that it has deployed the first 30 of 102 Ford Fusion Hybrid alternative fuel vehicles for use as marked patrol cars. The Ford Fusions will be used on patrol in all five boroughs. More...

Ulrich Hosts Voting Machine Demonstrations

In order to provide voters with an opportunity to try out the city’s new voting machines, Councilmember Eric A. More...

Cell Phones For Domestic Violence Victims

One of Rockaway’s newest residents, Erick Aviles of Arverne By The Sea, had what he thought was a good idea. More...

New Hours Announced At Rockaway Libraries

As a result of budget cuts the Queens Library, this week, announced reduced hours for libraries throughout the borough. More...

Parks Encourages Locals To Water Trees

On Saturday, Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski and Parks Foresters joined the Beachside Bungalow Preservation Association to water street trees and encourage New Yorkers to do so during this current heat wave and throughout the summer. More...

Rockaway CERT Team Gains 37 New Members

At July’s 101 Precinct Community Council meeting Pesach Osina, left, representing Rockaway’s CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) team and area liaison Chris Williams speak about the t More...

To Walk Or Not To Walk; That Is The Question

A local resident sent The Wave these two photographs taken by him on July 30 at the intersection of Beach 116 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Boat Removed After Many Years

According to Stephanie Samoy, the president of the Beachside Bungalow Preservation Society, a miracle occurred on August 14, when an abandoned boat, which has been lying at Beach 24 Street “for more than a dozen years,” was finally remov More...

Local Graduates Basic Training

Air Force Airman Roy B. Crowder graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

DMV Introduces Historical License Plates

New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner David J. Swarts have announced the availability of personalized historical license plates for eligible vehicles. More...

PAL Hosts ‘Discover Asia’ Cultural Day

More than 400 Police Athletic League (PAL) kids, ages eight to ten, united to celebrate and learn about the culture and history of Asia at the organization’s annual Cultural Day, held at Pelham Park in the Bronx. More...

Birders Flock To Shorebird Festival At Jamaica Bay

More than 120 birders from the tri-state area came the 5th Annual Shorebird Festival at the Jamaica Wildlife Refuge on Jamaica Bay last Saturday to witness the annual fall migration of thousands of shorebirds. More...

Announces Community Cell Phone Drive

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer is pleased to announce her partnership with District Attorney Richard Brown and Eric Aviles, Fairfield Inn by Marriott Hotel manager, in expanding the Verizon Wireless HopeLine program to the 23rd Assembly District. More...


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