February 15, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Latter Days Saints Came Marching In

During the early post-Sandy recovery process in Rockaway, many residents were at a loss. They didn’t know how to start cleaning up parts of their lives that were taken by flood waters during the storm. More...

Snow Fun-Who Needs Central Park?

Who needs Central Park for snow time fun? Last week’s snow storm brought out an unexpected use for the less than year old Far Rockaway East Park on Seagirt Boulevard. More...

Snowman Visits Beach 91st Street

Joe Costa and his son, Joseph, of Beach 91st Street stand with their creation: a big, smiling snowman. (Photo by Miriam Rosenberg) More...

St. John's Raises Heart Disease Awareness

St. John's Episcopal Hospital celebrated National Go Red for Women Day to raise awareness for heart disease on February 1st.  More...

First HUD Recovery Allocations

The Department of Housing and Urban Development has now allocated nearly $1.8 billion in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery funding to New York City. More...

Happenings

Contest: Rename our calendar section!  We’re looking for something a bit catchier than “Happenings” and we need your help! The reader who comes up with the best idea will receive a Wave coffee mug!  Sandy Sessions   More...

SEEN ONLINE

Rockaway Rises is a wonderful new site that presents the best things about Rockaway. (RockawayRises.com) More...

Surfside Bagels Re-Opens

“Everything was destroyed. Refrigerated cases were all knocked over. More...

116th Street On The Mend

“Grand re-opening” is a sign that can be seen in a growing number of stores on Beach 116th Street. These encouraging signs are welcome after so many stores were forced to close temporarily because of Sandy. More...

RAA Writers Group Plays Brooklyn!

Marking both their first performance since Hurricane Sandy and first appearance in Brooklyn, on Sunday February 10th the Rockaway Artists Alliance Writers Group played the Kings Highway branch of the Brooklyn Library.  They presented a program o More...

The White Bicycle Returns

Visitors coming off the Joseph P. Addabbo Bridge and into Broad Channel have often encountered a white bicycle, called by some the ‘ghost bike’, on the Cross Bay Boulevard median strip. More...

Your Cell Phone To The Rescue

With winter storms arriving and Sandy not far in the past, Rockaway and Broad Channel residents can certainly appreciate the value of a cellphone.  According to Tom DeVito, AT&T Vice President and General Manager for New York and New Jersey More...

New Commander Meets Precinct Council

On February 6th the 100th Precinct Community Council Board of Directors was joined at their meeting by new precinct commander Captain Craig Adelman. Captain Adelman assumed command of the precinct on January 30th of this year. More...

RWA Presents:“Renewable Energy” for Rockaway

The Rockaway Waterfront Alliance invites all to their third community workshop on environmental resiliency on Sunday, February 17th, at 1 p.m.  More...


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