June 3, 2011 RSS feed / Community

After A Long Winter, Rockaway Beach Is Officially Open

Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe officially declared the 2011 beach season open during a ceremony at Beach 97 Street last Friday morning. More...

RDRC's 25th Annual Awards Gala Success

On Wednesday, May 18, Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) hosted its 25th Annual Tribute and Gala Dinner at Russo’s On The Bay to raise funds for its Summer Youth Employment Program that provides jobs to more than 600 y More...

Parks’ Teaches Kids To Ride

The new hockey rink at Beach 108 Street was filled with children and their parents on May 21 as the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation held its annual ‘Teach Your Child To Ride a Bike Day.’ Fifty-six children were guided by P More...

Rockaway Man's Spiritual Literature

Thomas McRae, son of Sylvia and Marshall McRae, is a Rockaway resident who has released his newest book titled “Poetic Salvation: My Acknowledgement to Our Lord.” This will be the ’96 Beach Channel High School graduate’s fourt More...

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Competes For A Greater Vision

Last week students in RWA’s urban planning program presented their projects for a “Greater Rockaway” vision completion. More...

Broad Channel Memorial Day A Time For Remembrance

Memorial Day ceremonies were held in Broad Channel on Sunday, June 29, first with a memorial ceremony at the BCVFD’s Noel Road firehouse and then with a parade on Cross Bay Boulevard. More...

Rockaway Memorial Day Parade Draws Sparse Crowd

After a weather scare early on Monday morning, the Rockaway Memorial Day Parade stepped off from Beach 129 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard under sunny skies with the temperature in the 80s. More...

Gateway To Host Historic Aircraft

Marks 100 Years Of Naval Aviation

Gateway National Recreation Area’s Floyd Bennett Field received a replica of the 1911 Ely-Curtiss Pusher Friday, May 20, after the historic aircraft landed to commemorate the Centennial of Naval Aviation. More...

SJEH Goes Green For Spring

The staff of St. More...

Bellamy Ruling Upheld

By Howard Schwach The Appellate Division for the Second District on May 24 upheld a 2008 decision by Supreme Court Judge Joel Blumenfeld, which vacated the murder conviction of Rockaway resident Kareem Bellamy. More...

Rockaway DOS Worker Earns Fulbright

A Rockaway sanitation worker who has often appeared in the pages of The Wave has been awarded a scholarship to study Gaelic in Ireland this summer by the Ireland-United States Commission for Educational Exchange, the same body responsible for the pre More...

Olexa Named 100 Precinct CO

The New York City Police Department has appointed a new commanding officer for the 100 Precinct to replace Deputy Inspector Thomas Barrett, who retired last month after two decades of service. More...

Rockaway Walks Starts Fifth Year June 11

Exercise is one of the best ways to keep fit. With that in mind, the Fifth Annual Rockaway Walks campaign is about to begin. After four years of success, Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

Talent Show Emphasizes Unity In Community

Singing, dancing and the spoken word were all part of the 101 Community Council and the Goldie Maple Parents Advisory Council’s Unity in the Community Talent Show last week at Goldie Maple Academy. More...

Michael Lipetri Promoted To Deputy Inspector

The 101 Precinct’s commanding officer, Michael Lipetri, was promoted from Captain to Deputy Inspector at a ceremony at One Police Plaza last Friday. More...

Rockaway Rotary In New Orleans

Members of the Rockaway Rotary Club went to New Orleans last week for the 102nd Rotary International Convention. More...

Prayers And Remembrances At Memorial Circle

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New AD 23 Leader Selected

The Harry S. Truman Regular Democratic Club hosted the swearing in ceremony of newly elected Democratic District Leader Jo Ann Shapiro. District Attorney, Judge Richard A. Brown, conducted the ceremony and administered the oath of office. More...

Channel View Inducts NHS Members

On Thursday, April 14 CVSR inducted 34 new students into the National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society. More...


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