October 18, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Free Mammograms/Exams In Rockaway

Declaring that “early detection of breast cancer saves lives” the American-Italian Cancer Foundation and State Senator Joseph Addabbo will bring the foundation’s no-cost breast cancer screening program to the Rockaways. More...

RYTF To Build Garden For Sandy Anniversary

For the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Rockaway Youth Task Force will be holding a Day of Service. RYTF stepped up to the plate after Hurricane Sandy to help the community. More...

Rockaway Beach Civic Makes Special Find

The Rockaway Beach Civic Association was cleaning and planting at the Doughboy Memorial on Rockaway Beach Boulevard and unearthed plaques dedicated to Vietnam veterans. More...

Irish Afternoon A Grand Time For All

More than 100 people attended An Afternoon of Irish Culture, the first event presented by the Killorin Clancy Whelan Branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann in Rockaway. More...

Goldie Maple Gets New Supplies

Parker Jewish Institute visited PS 333-Goldie Maple Academy, on Tuesday, October 8th to deliver boxes of new school supplies donated by Parker’s residents and patients, their families, and staff, during a School Supplies Drive. More...

101st Precinct Medal Day Salutes Its Own

On October 10th, more than 40 officers of the 101st Precinct were recognized for their outstanding police work over the last year. More...

Sandy Observance Info Wanted

Planning a remembrance, event, volunteer project, celebration, performance or other observance to mark the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy? The Wave would like to let our readers know about it. More...

Checkmate: Kids Defeat Assemblyman

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder did not win, but he played a strong match against 4th graders at P.S. 114 in Belle Harbor during an after school program last week. More...

Scholars’ Students Get Schooled In Science

On Monday, September 30th Mr. Hilgendorf and his 11th Grade AP Chemistry class from The Scholars’ Academy, were invited to The Thomas J. Volpe Lecture Series at St. Francis College. The guest lecturer was Dr. More...

For Curran’s It’s Now Official

Long established and loved on Beach 129th Street, Curran’s Superior Meats decided to move to Beach 116th Street after Sandy and start a new chapter. More...

Lew Shows Off New Digs

Lew Simon is back on the campaign trail after a short hospital stay. The trail starts at a new office he just opened at 114-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Celebrating Rockaway Strength

The Queens Library is partnering with a variety of groups and individuals to celebrate the strength of the Rockaways and Broad Channel as the one year anniversary draws near. More...

One Heck Of A Ride

This sign may be a remnant of the rollicking days of Rockaways’ Playland, but it seems to fit the recent government shutdown situation to a T. Photo by Dan Guarino More...

New Food Drive From Precinct Council

The 100th Precinct Community Council has announced that their next food drive will be held on Saturday November 2nd from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of Stop & Shop supermarket at 7020 Rockaway Beach Blvd. in Arverne. More...

Doctors Of The World Clinic Open

The Doctors of the World free clinic in the Rockaways is ready to open its doors. The group is holding an Open House for the community from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 19th. More...

Queens Library At Seaside To Reopen

Customer Service Supervisor Naomi Bell, works on shelving a mountain of books to get Queens Library at Seaside, on Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 117th Street in Rockaway Park, ready to open. More...

Hoenlein To Speak At Temple Beth-El

On Monday evening, October 28th, at 8 p.m. Malcolm Hoenlein will be speaking at Temple Beth-El, located at 201 Beach 121st Street. The whole community is invited. More...

Ulrich: NYC Finance Assessors In Town

In a message to the Rockaway and Broad Channel communities, Councilman Eric Ulrich has announced that “NYC Department of Finance assessors will be canvassing the district to conduct inspections of properties damaged by Hurricane Sandy.” A More...

Comment Period For Park Plan Extended

The National Park Service has announced that due to the federal shutdown, the comment period for the Gateway National Recreation Area’s proposed General Management Plan has been extended to Tuesday, October 22nd. More...

Wave Gets MetroFocus

Wave readers got in an inside look at the paper’s offices if they tuned into Channel 13’s MetroFocus this week. More...

First Local Author Expo At Peninsula

Librarians Kacper Jarecki and Matthew Allison and the staff of the Peninsula Library hosted the first local author expo on Saturday, October 5th. More...

Rockaway Festival Celebrates Fall

Pony rides, cotton candy, popcorn, and arts and crafts were among the highlights at the Sixth Annual Rockaway Fall Festival hosted by the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation and Councilman Donovan Richards on Sunday, October 13th, at Bayswater Par More...

That’s In Rockaway?

It looks like a the Starship Enterprise but it’s just an out of the way, off the beaten path Sanitation building sitting near the closed Edgemere landfill at Beach 51st Street on the bay side. More...

Trapbags Spring A Leak

At Beach 149th Street Trap Bags are opening and sand is spilling out. Mike Scandiffio reports that some are being held together by duct tape and wonders if the beaches will be left unprotected. More...

Students Create Powerful Images Of Sandy

“I think they are very powerful,” says Rachel Carson High School art teacher Caryn Kreitzer, about the vibrant collage works her students have created. More...


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