August 30, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Turtle’s Last Voyage

Beachgoers reported finding a massive sea turtle on the beach near the Breezy Point Yacht Club. The animal, which witness Leslie Martin estimated to be about 6 feet in length, was already dead when found on Sunday, August 11th. More...

RAA Brings Words And Music To Brooklyn

Mike Kusen of the Rockaway Artists Alliance Writers Group engages clients at the Dr. Susan Smith McKinney Nursing & Rehabilitation Center’s adult day care center in a lively poetic reading. More...

BC American Legion Fundraiser A Hit

Laughter and good cheer ruled the night as the American Legion Hall in Broad Channel was filled to capacity on Saturday, August 10th, for a fundraiser for Post 1404. More...

PAL Hosts Health Fair In Far Rockaway

The Redfern Cornerstone PAL hosted a health fair at Redfern Houses in Far Rockaway on Monday, August 19th, that included on site dental screenings for youngsters and NYPD ID cards with photos and fin More...

A Beautiful Day In Redfern

Why is it that it takes someone to pass away before the community comes together? It usually takes the death of a prominent community figure to bring out those from different walks of life. That may no longer be the case. More...

Say No To Waterborne Strangers

Just when you thought it was safe to get out of the water… More...

FDNY Goes Solar

The Fire Department of New York City has turned to the sun in Rockaway. More...

Helping A Vet In Need

Rockaway WISH, the Belle Harbor Yacht Club and the Graybeards are throwing a benefit and inviting everyone to come out and help a vet in need. On Saturday, September 21st, from 7 to 11 p.m. More...

Far Rock Bungalows Get National Historic Recognition

In their hey-day they were known as the place where both the elite and the not so elite came to spend the summer. More...

Beach 24th Street Block Party!

On Saturday, August 24th, neighbors and families on Beach 24th Street got together to “celebrate the other side of Sandy, ten months later,” said resident S. C. Samoy. More...

Reregister For STAR Tax Break

A new law requires most residents to reregister for STAR Tax Exemption; registration open through December 31st. The New York State School Tax Relief Program (STAR) provides homeowners with partial exemptions from school property taxes. More...

Fresh Mural For A Fresh Start

The Wave caught a sneak peak at the new mural being painted by the one and only Geoff Rawling on Beach 129th Street. More...

Cornell Does ARTSplash

Well known Rockaway watercolorist Arlene Cornell will be exhibiting a number of her recent watercolors at the Rockaway Artists Alliance’s upcoming ARTSplash 2013. More...

Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes Rockaway Show A Hit

Approximately 300 people crowded the lawn by the stage at O’Donohue Park for an evening of music highlighted by Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes. More...

Keeping It Green In Broad Channel

Under the motto “Let’s keep Broad Channel beautiful!” the Broad Channel Civic Association’s Beautification Committee has announced its first annual “good old fashioned clean up and weeding campaign.” More...

Broad Channel Builds A Playground

If you need it built, they will come. Two hundred and twenty adult volunteers and more than 60 children came out to build a brand new playground on the grounds of the Broad Channel Athletic Club’s Memorial Field on Saturday, August 17th. More...

Freedom Ride To History

Councilman Donovan Richards led a group of young people from the PAL and the Rockaway Youth Task Force on a subway ride to history last week. More...

Even The Cars Are Tough

This driving message was spotted in Broad Channel. Bumper to bumper, BC is one tough island community. Photo by Dan Guarino More...


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