May 3, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Free Prom Dresses For Sandy-Impacted Students

The Prom must go on! As we kick off May, prom season is beginning and students impacted by Hurricane Sandy are getting a special event to help them with all of their prom needs. More...

Free Compost and Woody Debris Drop-off this Weekend

Improving the neighborhoods of Rockaway and Broad Channel after the devastation of Hurricane Sandy includes the removal of dead shrubs and trees and subsequent re-landscaping. More...

Stress & Sandy: Special Therapist Presentation

Rockaway, Broad Channel and nearby communities up and down the coast are no strangers to the stresses brought on by Hurricane Sandy. Even six months later many have questions an.d concerns. More...

Four Re-Inducted Into National Junior Honor Society

On Tuesday, April 9th, four Rockaway 8th grade scholars were inducted into the Mare Stellarum Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society at Mark Twain Intermediate School for the Gifted and Talented. More...

Christos Anesti

Greek residents of the Rockaways and Broad Channel will greet each other saying, “Christos Anesti,” and be greeted in turn with “Alithos Anesti,” as they welcome Greek Easter. More...

BC Cub Scouts Clean Up

Cub Scout Pack 282 of Broad Channel, along with officers of The Iroquois Yacht Club, joined together to clean up debris left behind by Super Storm Sandy. More...

Off The Beaten Pathwith Brian Clamar

Wave intern Brian Clamar goes all over Rockaway (and Broad Channel) taking photos of scenes you might otherwise miss. More...

Smith-Breslin Honored

A local Rockaway business owner is being awarded for her determination to get back to business as usual and beyond. More...

Inspired By Ideas Wanted Column

Inventor Matt Whelan, a devoted Wave reader and a fan of the Ideas Wanted column had a brainstorm himself while reading Rick Horan’s column: a Rockaway tide clock! More...

Paint The Town: NYC Parks Call To Artists!

The NYC Department of Parks and Recreation has announced it is looking for artists to bring lots of local color to Shore Front Parkway and liven up its soon to be installed jersey barriers with murals. More...

HB Relay For Life Invites Rockaway/BC Runners

The Relay For Life of Howard Beach is kicking off its fifth year of showing their HOPE for a cure. More...

CB14 Reports: Beach Walls Update According to Community Board 14:

The Parks Department contractors will be replacing the beach/baffle walls that ran from Beach 126th to Beach 149th Streets. As you know, they will be 4 feet high verses the 3 foot height they originally where before the storm. More...

Many Names – One Message

This organic, all-natural t-shirt happened to be on sale locally on Earth Day, April 20th. The words Return, Rebuild, Restore, Revive interweave and repeat to form one message. That message can be summed up in one word: Rockaways. More...

BC Congregation Seeks Helping Hands

The church hall may be bare, but even in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the heart of Broad Channel’s Christ Presbyterian By The Sea’s congregation is strong and full or determination. More...

Beach Buildings On The Way

Starting next week, NYC Parks and Recreation and the Department of Design and Construction will be delivering the new pre-fab buildings to beachfront locations in Brooklyn, Rockaway, and Staten Island. More...

The Students Of PS/MS 114 Sound-Off About Sandy

The bible says in Isaiah 11:6, that “a little child shall lead them…” In an allegorical sense, these words are significant for the Rockaways, and prophesy the means to our survival from Superstorm Sandy. More...

Big Weekend At The Dome

The weather is getting warmer and there is plenty to do in Rockaway. This weekend the MoMA PS1 VW Dome 2 at Beach 94th Street and Shore Front Parkway will host a variety of activities. Saturday, May 4th, 12 – 4 p.m. Earth Day More...

Bereavement Support Mass At St. Francis

Monsignor John Brown and the members of the St. Francis de Sales Bereavement Ministry invite anyone who has lost a loved one to join them for a Memorial Mass on Saturday, May 18th, at 12 noon in St. Francis de Sales Church. More...


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