March 8, 2013 RSS feed / Community

RAA Hosts “A Day Of Healing Thru Art”

RAA wants to help heal the Rockaways and Broad Channel, and has invited artists and the community to join in on a Day of Healing Through Art on Sunday, March 10th. More...

Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency Workshops

The New York City Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency is holding a series of programs for residents to help them plan how to rebuild and to discuss how to make the community more resilient in preparation of future storms. More...

Happenings

Sandy Sessions Understanding Sandy Aid FundingPresentation & WorkshopLearn the present status of Federal,State, City & other aid programs for Sandysurvivors and businessesArverne Pilgrim Church74-16 Beach Channel DriveMarch 8th, 7:00 p.m. More...

It’s A Sign

Residents of the Rockaways and Broad Channel are known for their resilience and community pride. More...

Time Warner Donates $50K Towards Lab in Far Rockaway

Time Warner Cable has awarded a $50,000 grant to the Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) to open a state-ofthe art computer and technology center in Far Rockaway. More...

A Bit Of Ireland In Broad Channel

The house may be gone at 1014 Channel Road, but it seems ‘a bit of the old sod’ has taken its place. The home of Broad Channel residents Jan and Apryl Nebozenko, badly damaged during the hurricane, was recently demolished. More...

Before and After

From the vantage point of an upper window, a photographer captures a piece of Rockaway the way it was and the way is was ‘after’. More...

Off The Beaten Path In Far Rockaway

Brian Clamar, the new Wave intern, offers glimpses of Far Rockaway that are off the beaten path More...

Teen Library Counselor Honored With PACEsetter Award

The Teen Library on Beach 20th Street in Far Rockaway is more than a place for young people – ages 12 to 17 – to do homework and socialize. At times it is also a place of refuge. More...

Author Visits First Grade Future Writers

The author of “Clean Clara”, Peter Olchick, visited the kindergarten and 1st graders at PS 114 on February 6th. He talked about how to enjoy reading and things to look for when reading to make books more enjoyable. More...

Boo! Better Late Than Never Halloween at PS 114

Halloween arrived a little late at PS 114, coming in just on the cusp of February, on January 31st. The school’s students, like many children in the area, had their original Halloween celebrations washed out by Hurricane Sandy. More...

Project Hope Counselors Come to Broad Channel

Hurricane Sandy took an emotional and mental toll on residents in addition to taking personal property. With many still in need of help, those from Project Hope and More...

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Rockaway’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade 2013!

Photos by Lillian Agosto, Kevin Boyle, Arnie Goodman, Dan Guarino, Thomas Kerr, Jon Kiebon, Susan Locke, Paul Lurrie, Katie McFadden, Stacey Hodes Nagel, Thomas O’Callaghan, Vicky Sabato, Michael Sciaraffo, Noreen Skammel, Miriam Rosenberg, Ed More...

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Coast To Coast Art Auction

Artists And Surfers Look To Raise $$ For Rockaway

It has been over four months since Hurricane Sandy hit, and while things seem to be back to normal in Manhattan and elsewhere along the coast, the storm-struck Rockaway Peninsula is still grappling with the massive scope of Sandy’s destruction. More...

100th Precinct Council Honors Police Officers

The 100th Precinct Community Council held their second meeting since Hurricane Sandy on Wednesday, February 27th, at the Knights of Columbus hall. The meeting was well attended by members of the community. More...


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