April 19, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Summer Reading Challenge On!

The New York State Assembly’s Summer Reading Challenge will return this summer to keep kids motivated to continue reading while on break. More...

FDNY Call Boxes Still In Repair After Sandy

Workmen of the FDNY were on the corner of Beach 88th Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Tuesday, April 9th, engaged in the steady work of repairing the call boxes in the area. More...

Picturing Sandy: Photos Wanted

The storm, the recovery, the rebuilding. The people, places and faces. As the 6-month anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, The Wave is looking for Broad Channel/Rockaway photos from before, during and after Hurricane Sandy. More...

Run, Rockaway, Run!

A Rockaway tradition rolls on as Brooklyn’s Buckley’s and Breezy Point’s Kennedy’s restaurants hold their 33rd annual run on Sunday, May 19th. More...

All-American Re-Opens

Balloons and smiles abounded as the All-American Channel Market celebrated its grand re-opening on Saturday, April 13th. More...

Kids, Art, RAA and Fun

On consecutive Saturdays the Rockaway Artists Alliance has been involving Rockaway’s younger set in exploring new artistic endeavors. More...

Martin De Porres School Returns

Martin De Porres High School is back in the Rockaways. After being displaced for five months by Hurricane Sandy, the students have returned to their home away from home on the peninsula. More...

PAL And Double Dutch Sports Tomorrow

The Police Athletic League (PAL) is holding an event called “One Far Rockaway,” a sports extravaganza, this Saturday, April 20th from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Bayswater Park (Beach 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive). More...

Tax Lien Assistance Meeting Set For Monday

Do you owe taxes on your property or on water or sewer? Have these debts put you in danger of losing your home? On April 22nd a tax lien assistance and informational event will be held at the Far Rockaway office of Councilman Donovan Richards. More...

Rockaway Beach Civic:

Join Us!

The Rockaway Beach Civic Association issued an invitation to “all members and residents who live between Beach 79th and Beach 108th Streets” to “join us at the MOMA VW Dome 2 at Shore Front and Beach 94th for light refreshments, cam More...

St. John’s Moves To Automate Meds Management

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is installing a new, state-of-the-art medication management system. The system, called the Pyxis Medstation 4000 System, is designed to automate medication distribution, management and control of medications. More...

“Living Stations Of The Cross”At St. Rose

Bringing to life a story that is central to their faith, the 8th grade students at St. Rose of Lima School, Rockaway Beach, performed the "Living Stations of the Cross" for the school’s entire student body. Just before the Easter recess, St. More...

Arverne Library Gets Grant For Weekend Service

On Tuesday, April 9th, the Arverne Library got a generous infusion of funding that will help it remain open on weekends for the rest of the year. More...

Goldfeder Opens New Office Doors

When Hurricane Sandy hit, Assemblyman Philip Goldfeder not only suffered damage to his home, but also lost his Rockaway Beach Boulevard office. More...

It’s Happening Under The Dome

RWAHosts Rebuilding Workshops

From children’s programs to meetings to films, informative programs, community gatherings and live performances, the Dome at Beach 94 Street and Shore Front Parkway has been offering something for everyone under its round white roof. More...

Painting The Past

With much of Rockaway on the move over the last few months, some interesting finds have come to light. More...

Scenes You May Have Missed

The Rockaways and Broad Channel post-Sandy abound with images of destruction, rebuilding and renewal. But the months after the storm have also brought a rediscovery of the natural and historical beauty that was always there. More...

Dancing In The Dome

These two wild and crazy dancers who denied all ties to The Wave couldn’t help themselves as they made the Dome a dancehall last Friday. More...


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