November 4, 2011 RSS feed / Community

East End Stores Get In On Halloween Fun

Kids of all ages found merchants on Rockaway’s east end getting in on the Halloween fun on Monday as trick or treaters were met with free candy and other goodies. More...

Far Rockaway Library Hosts Haunted House

Sgt. David Holloway of the NYPD’s Community Affairs Bureau puts the finishing touches on the Far Rockaway Library‘s Haunted House. More...

Free Child Care Training Offered

Child Care Means Business, sponsored by the Business Outreach Center (BOC), is offering a free info session to discuss the exciting training program that can help you plan and operate a successful and well-managed childcare home base business, says a More...

Lost Dog Found In Rockaway

A couple is looking for the owners of a dog they found on the streets of Rockaway Beach late last week. If this dog belongs to anyone call 917-991-7462. More...

InkSplash Printmakers To Reveal Techniques

InkSplash is a Rockaway Artists Alliance printmaking exhibition that showcases the work of eight artists from this country and Europe, employing a varied range of techniques to fulfill their diverse visions. More...

The Y Formally Says Hello To Rockaway

The Y formally introduced themselves to the Rockaway peninsula this week when they hosted a reception at Arverne by the Sea. More...

Halloween Spirits Strike At PHC

Residents at Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation enjoyed a fun-filled Halloween afternoon. More...

Ghosties, Goblins and Harry Potter Trick Or Treat West End

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Hip-Hop Halloween Hits Rockaway

Even with the blizzard-like conditions last Saturday, Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and Rockaway Youth Taskforce still carried out the 1st Annual Hip Hop Halloween Cele-bration, on which they had been working all week in preparation for the event. More...

Halloween Spectacular Raises Funds For RETT Syndrome

Neponsit resident Joe Mure hosted a Halloween spooktacular fundraiser for Valentina Priolo, a four-year-old girl living with RETT Syndrome. The event organizers hoped to raise awareness and money for research. More...

Turn Clocks Back Sunday, November 6

Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 6, when Eastern Standard Time (EST) begins anew. More...

Where Have All The Garbage Cans Gone?

As these photos show, the Beach 116 Street shopping area now has lots of garbage but few garbage cans. More...

SJEH Staff Members Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

A team of staff members from St. John’s Episcopal Hospital raised more than $6,124 throughout October, which is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, that will go to support the American Cancer Society. More...

'Stamping Out Hunger, One Bite At A Time'

Empty Bowls For CHIPS Event November 12

The “Empty Bowls Project” is a worldwide event that works to eradicate world hunger. Brooklyn has a small piece of the pie with its Empty Bowls for CHIPS in Brooklyn event, which will be held this year on November 12, from 2 to 8 p.m. More...

Plans To Improve Jamaica Bay Continue

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and U.S. More...

Project Leaf Drop Set For November

Fall is upon us and leaves will soon be dropping to the ground. More...

Skateboard Park Open For Business

Last week Far Rockaway’s first skateboard park, located between Beach 11 and Beach 13 Streets on Seagirt Boulevard, was opened to the public. On Sunday The Wave found the rink filled with skateboarders testing out the facility. More...

O’Brien Named Grand Marhsal

The Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade announce the selection of Kevin O’Brien, a native of Rockaway Beach, as the grand marshal for the 37th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Rockaway Beach on Saturday, March 3, 2012. More...

Canine Halloween Party A Hit Despite Storm

The costume contest winners for big dogs were: first place – Cool Dude (Tom), far left; second place – Charlie the Lion; and Schmopy the Lady Bug. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg More...

PHC Hosts 5th Annual Costume Contest

Lisa Tripoli, general manager, Food and Nutrition and Sodexo hosted the 5th Annual Halloween Costume Contest at Peninsula Hospital Center during the noon hour. Contestants were judged on the basis of originality, fright level and creativity. More...

SFDS Kindergarten Kids Keeping Busy

Just like the spiders in the popular children’s book the Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle, the students in the St. Francis de Sales Kindergarten program have also been very busy. More...

Action Center Opens Two New Locations

The Action Center celebrates a decade of service to the Rockaway community by opening two new Afterschool centers. The Action Center for Education and Community Development Inc. More...


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