December 23, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Goldfeder Supports Las Vegas Style Casinos

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced his support for a proposed constitutional amendment allowing full casinos, including table games, to operate in New York State. More...

Dozens Join To Light Hanukkah Menorah

Dozens of Rockaway residents, many of them elderly, joined together to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights, on Tuesday night. More...

LIRR Launches Real Time Info

The MTA Long Island Rail Road has launched a pilot of LIRR Train Time, a digital service that provides real-time train arrival status to customers using mobile devices or desktop computers. More...

Senator Smith Makes Annual Visit

New York State Senator Malcolm A. More...

RWA Students Aim To Fix Transportation

Last week the students in the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Urban Planning Program at Scholars’ Academy presented their concepts for improved transportation in the Rockaways to a packed house of experts from agencies and organizations including More...

Wave Offices Closed For Holidays

The Wave office will be closed on Monday, December 26 and Monday, January 2 to all the newspaper’s employees to enjoy the holidays with their loved ones. More...

PS/MS 105 Hosts Parent Conference

On Saturday, December 3, PS/MS 105 hosted a three hour conference for parents in grades PK-8. The theme was Everything You Need to Know About PS/MS 105. More...

Temples Join For Community Menorah Lighting

Although there were clear signs of a cold and biting December, members from both the Jewish orthodox community and the reform community, and others gathered around the menorah on the corner of Beach 116 Street for the annual Festival of Lights. More...

MTA Holiday Travel For Christmas Weekend

The Long Island Rail Road, Metro- North Railroad and Staten Island Railway are offering extra, early-afternoon service on Friday, December 23, for those customers looking for an early start to the Christmas holiday weekend. More...

New Program Brings Jobs To Rockaway Residents

Everybody would agree that unemployment is one of Rockaway’s major economic problems. With few jobs available on the peninsula outside of the health care field, many locals are continually seeking jobs. More...

DOT Giving Away Free Rides

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan has announced the return of the “Safe Rides Home” giveaway, with thousands of free taxi, livery and public transit rides home to be distributed from now unti More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Hosts Holiday Party For Children

Members of Peninsula Hospital Center’s Family Health Center and Angels on the Bay Pediatric staff join together each year to host a Holiday Party for the children who are patients in the Family More...


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