August 9, 2013 RSS feed / Community

RWA Floating Wetlands At Marina 59

The Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) summer youth program celebrated the completion and launch of their new floating wetlands project at the 59th Street Marina. More...

Creating Summer Camps For Kids

Announcing a number of new programs he is bringing to the area, District 31 Councilman Donovan Richards has said, “I know the importance of making sure our youth are active and engaged during the summer.” “This is why,” he we More...

Resource Day in Rockaway

Employment and service providers, entertainment and food were highlights of the 13th Annual Rockaway Resource Day sponsored by the 101th Precinct and its community council, along with Councilman Donovan Richards. More...

Sunday Night Is the New Friday Night

Crowds at Rockaway Taco are a familiar day time sight. Seems like the Playland Motel is just as popular on Sunday evenings as people lined up to get in. More...

Seniors Stay Cool

Summer isn’t over yet as the weather is still warm and seniors are taking the opportunity to get healthy and cool off through water aerobics classes hosted by JASA Rockaway Park. The classes are held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00-3:00 p.m. More...

More Sandcastles On The Horizon

Sand repleneshment and creativity will be coming together in time for the Creative Time hosted second annual Artist Sandcastle Competition on Friday, August 9th. More...

100th Precinct Holds NNOAC Event On 108th Street

The 30th Annual National Night Out Against Crime event on Beach 108th Street was a success as hundreds of residents of all ages came out to enjoy various activities on a fun-filled summer night. More...

Rally at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital

Locals will be rallying outside of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital to demand that it stays open and to call for quality healthcare, rebuilding and good jobs at Rockaway’s only remaining hospital. More...

Wave Critic Wins First Prize at Film Fest

The Wave’s very own film critic and author of MovieScope, Robert M. Snyder and his brother, Philip Snyder, won First Prize for their short, “A Farewell to Arm,” in the Yellow Ape Film Festival at the Cinema Arts Centre. More...

Go Park!

Perhaps you’ve seen us. No, you’ve definitely seen us. We’re in the bright blue shirts with a giant Audigieresque Parks leaf on our side. We’re everywhere. Literally. More...

Night Out Against Crime In Far Rockaway

A huge turnout of local residents flocked to the park on Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard Tuesday night, August 6th, for this year’s National Night Out Against Crime celebration. More...

ARTSplash Call To Artists

ArtSplash is RAA’s largest and most expansive exhibition of the year. RAA invites artists of all kinds to participate in this fall festival that has become a proud annual tradition in the Rockaway Center for the Arts (RoCA) in Fort Tilden. More...

Sandy Who?

How time flies. Coming up on 10 months since the storm, it seems like more than a few people are having trouble remembering the name of that particular weather unpleasantness. More...

Surprise Birthday For Nora Fahy

Nora Fahy was surprised for her 80th birthday by her family at Dalton’s. Nora is pictured here with many of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Happy 80th, Nora! More...

A 1920’s Day At the Beach

It’s not a time warp. It’s the HBO cable series “Boardwalk Empire” filming its fourth season on Rockaway Beach. More...

Queens World Film Festival Comes to the Beach

As part of Rockaway Civic Association’s Beach Flix series, the Queens World Film Festival is coming to the beach with an evening of indie films produced by locals. More...

Beaches Get Juice

Solar-powered mobile charging stations have appeared around the boardwalk islands and concessions this summer so visitors can recharge by the beach. More...


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