February 15, 2013 RSS feed / Top Stories

Fire On Beach 145 Street

Fire broke out on the second floor of a two-story home on Beach 145th Street on Monday, February 11th. According to the New York City Fire Department, the all hands fire was called in at 8:23 p.m. More...

Scenes You Might Have Missed

Photos by Mary Ellen Green and Wave staff. More...

The Place I Am From

I am from a place where not many can say the same,A resilient beach community in New York City,A piece of land surrounded by water,A place that is unique and special to say the least. More...

DEP Opens The Tap

New Program Offers Homeowner Service Line Protection

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Carter Strickland and American Water Resources (AWR) President Malcolm D. More...

Broad Channel FEMA Center Closing

Broad Channel hurricane survivors have until Saturday February 16th to visit the FEMA Disaster Recovery Center located in the American Legion hall at 209 Cross Bay Boulevard. At 3 p.m. that center and three other will close to the public. More...

Kayakers Fall Into Icy Bay

Mid-winter kayaking adventurers became rescue victims on Saturday, February 9th, when their kayak flipped over in Jamaica Bay off of Broad Channel. More...

District 31 Special Election: Meet The Candidates

Eight candidates will be on the ballot for the Tuesday, February 19th, Special Election to determine who will replace Senator James Sanders Jr. in the City Council for the 31st District which includes Far Rockaway, Edgemere, Arverne, and Bayswater. More...

Key Food to Get NYCIDA Rebuilding Aid

The New York City Industrial Development Agency (NYCIDA) has approved rebuilding assistance for the Key Food at 105-38 Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Stories From Sandy

A Couple In The Rubble

Pat and Pat started going out just before Sandy hit. They live in buildings right next to each other on Beach 113th Street. That night, her building lost power quickly so he offered her refuge in his apartment. She is still there. More...

Storm At Aunt Ann and Uncle Dan’s

The following Story From Sandy was sent from Ann Savino-Murphy and Dan Murphy. They write: More...

BC Civic Hosts FEMA Officials

Commenting on the new federally issued Flood Advisory Maps and the Biggert/ Water 2012 Flood Insurance Reform Act, Broad Channel Civic Association President Dan Mundy Jr. More...


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