January 4, 2013 RSS feed / Top Stories

DEC Accepting Applications For EJ Grants

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is now accepting applications for the Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants (EJ Grants), DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced today. More...

Goldfeder Calls For Emergency Dredging To Save Eroded Beaches

In a January 2nd e-mail communication Assemblyman Philip Goldfeder notes, “Almost one million cubic yards of sand were displaced during Hurricane Sandy. More...

Sanit Extends Storm Collection

The Department of Sanitation will continue to handle special storm debris collections in neighborhoods hit hard by Super Storm Sandy until Monday, January 14, 2013. More...

Scenes You May Have Missed

Beach wall is gone as rays of light shine down. Photo by Janet Pittman More...

Stories From Sandy

Scholars’ Students Take Action!

Hurricane Sandy was a major and tremendous disaster, destroying many homes especially in Rockaway. Our very own school, Scholars’ Academy, for instance, was ruined as well; therefore we were relocated to another high school in Brooklyn. More...

January 9th Health Fair for Sandy Victims

AmeriCares and 1199 SEIU are sponsoring a health fair at the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center on Wednesday, January 9 to raise awareness about health care services for storm victims. More...

Propane Safety Check

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy the Starlite Propane Gas Corporation is conducting mandatory system inspections with all its customers. More...

Suspects Charged In Teen Shooting

Two suspects have been charged in the December 30th shooting of Far Rockaway teenager Xavier Granville. According to reports police have arrested Dashawn Deverow, 21, and Jamane Yarbrough, 16, in connection with the early Sunday morning shooting. More...

Rockaway Beach Post Office Is NOT Open

A press release direct from the US Postal service announced that the Rockaway Beach Post Office would open on Friday, December 28. The Wave sent a photographer to the building and caught a man hard at work inside. More...

Rockaway Postmaster Details Current Status

Superstorm Sandy threw a lot of curves to the people who live on the Rockaway peninsula. More...


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