July 19, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Eyesore Of The Week

According to public records, this property on Beach 115th Street is owned by Shelter Inc. The CEO is Matthew Safos. More...

Robert Sarnoff 's ‘ROMEOWS’ Opens At Cinema Village

“I am very proud to have a film playing an unlimited engagement at The Cinema Village,” says Robert Sarnoff of his movie, “The ROMEOWS (Retired Older Men Eating Out Wednesdays),” opening Friday, July 19th at the prestigious th More...

Project Hope Reaches Out To Schools

Project Hope and Counseling in Schools have invited all middle and high school students in the Rockaway area to a free summer program held at Beach Channel High School Educational Campus from 9:30 a.m. More...

Rockaway Civic Offers Beach Flix

The Rockaway Civic Association launched its second year of their summer film series Beach Flix on Beach 126th Street with more than a hundred moviegoers spending an evening under the stars enjoying the family classic movie The Goonies. More...

Rockaway Biz Ideas

A few issues ago, The Wave published a slew of ideas readers sent in about new businesses they’d like to see in Rockaway and Broad Channel. The invitation is still open. More...

Young Rockaway Artists At the Met

A new generation of Rockaway artists is making their mark at the P.S. Art 2013: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of NYC Kids showcase now on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. More...

CROM Martial Arts Will Call Wave Home

CROM Martial Training and CrossFit Rockaway Beach is set to have its grand reopening August 3rd, in its new location, The Wave Building at 88-08 Rockaway Beach Boulevard. After being closed for nine months due to Hurricane Sandy. More...

Wounded Warriors Hit The Surf In Rockaway Beach

This year for the second time, the Wounded Warrior Project added surfing in its offerings of adaptive water sports. Also included were waterskiing, fishing, scuba diving and kayaking. More...

MLB, Mets Help Reopen O’Donohue Field

The Doctor was in the house. Dwight “Doc” Gooden, the New York Mets pitching legend, was in Far Rockaway last week to help christen the new O’Donohue Field. More...

Far Rockaway Man Heartened By New Tech

Far Rockaway resident, Sherman Covington, has received some relief as he awaits a heart transplant. More...

4 Finalists Selected In FarRoc Comp

The last 80 acres in the Arverne Renewal Area remain fallow. After many starts and stops the area known as Arverne East seems a bit closer to being developed after finalists were announced in the FarRoc competition. More...

Bathrooms Stuck At Poop Plant

A couple of the $4 million dollar comfort stations that were rushed to Rockaway so the beaches could open by Memorial Day are now parked, wrapped in plastic, at the Waste Management plant on Beach Ch More...

Pol Makes Fashion Statement

The pricey, high class shoes seen here weren’t on the feet of just any old body. These shoes were being rocked by part-time politician and full-time hipster Phil Goldfeder. More...

Beach Closed For Work

Starting on Monday, July 15th the surf beach running from Beach 87th to Beach 91st Street has been temporarily closed in order to permit the removal of deteriorated wooden groins. More...

Fresh Fruits & Veggies For Sale!

Linda Ruscillo stopped by the Rockaway Beach Youth Market on Saturday, July 13th to pick up some fresh scallions and radishes. The Youth Market will be open at 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. More...

Run For The Whole Family

The Graybeards are ready to give Rockaway and Broad Channel families a good run. On Friday evening, July 26th, they are inviting residents of all ages to come out for the Graybeards Family Run, a healthy event that has something for everyone. More...

Albanese Commits To Keep Ferry Sailing

New York City mayoral candidate Sal Albanese took some time on Tuesday, July 9th to meet with Rockaway bound ferry passengers out on the waters of Jamaica Bay. More...

A Little Wave Action

Okay, you’ve got to crawl before walking. Riis Park is a disgrace but at least graffiti that’s been adorning the handball court for more than three years has been painted over. |align=left|width=250|height=115|link=node] More...

Nevirs Brings Music To Connolly’s

Multitalented Rockaway musician Guy Nevirs brought a host of talent to Connolly’s Bar for his inaugural acoustic open mic show on Tuesday, July 9th. More...

Slices N Ices is Back

Slices N Ices is back open after almost nine months. The pizza store held its grand reopening on Monday, July 15th. More...

Operation Backpack Seeks Help

America Works of New York, Inc., an employment company for hard to place individuals, is partnering with Volunteers of America for “Operation Backpack” to provide New York City children living in the homeless shelter system with backpacks More...


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