November 8, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Surfers Raise Funds For Sandy Relief

The instructors of Skudin Surf Camp did much more than teach locals how to hang ten this summer. They also gave a generous donation back to the community after holding wildly successful fundraisers for Sandy relief. More...

On Message

Spotted on Beach 116th Street, this sign puts the meaning behind the message: Buy Local. More...

Programs For Seniors At Roy Reuther

The Roy Reuther Senior Center, at 711 Seagirt Avenue in Far Rockaway, is offering a full slate of weekly programs for seniors. On Mondays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. there is yoga with instructor Liz Connors. More...

Seniors Celebrate Halloween

Halloween isn’t just for the kids. JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center held their annual Halloween Masked Ball on Thursday October 31st. Seniors got in the holiday’s spirit and dress-ed up for Halloween. More...

DMV Vision Screenings Available Locally

There’s no need to go to the DMV to have a vision test done. More...

NYC Parks Seeks Planning Input

The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking input on the second phase of the rebuilding of the Rockaway boardwalk and the improvement of city parks across the peninsula. More...

Sophisticated Ladies 3 Host Halloween Party

Hurricane Sandy blasted through just days before Halloween last year. More...

100th Precinct Community Corner

Who We Are,What We Do

The 100th Precinct Community Council thanks The Wave in allowing the council to have a monthly column. This column will provide an opportunity to share council news and information from our council meetings. More...

Shopping Center Shows Signs Of Life

The owner of the Thriftway Shopping Center in downtown Far Rockaway has announced the first major signing of a long-term lease by a national chain as the renovation of the shopping center moves ahead. More...

Kingsborough, Beacon Offer New Courses In Rockaway

  Rockaway resident Susan Lavin and Kingsborough Community College Continuing Education Program Coordinator is letting the community know that the college has announced a brand new partnership with the Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. More...

Free Child Care Training In Far Rockaway

As Far Rockaway continues to rebuild and recover in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the Business Outreach Center (BOC) is offering a free child care training course for all who are interested. More...

Bishop Celebrates Solidarity Post-Sandy

Bishop Raymond Chappetto, Auxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn, celebrated a Mass of Solidarity at St. Virgilius Church in Broad Channel on All Saints' Day, November 1st, with parishioners and members of the Channel community who were affected by the storm. More...

Breezy Mom Is Working Mother of the Year

Ellen McCarthy-Coyne of Breezy Point is one hard working mom and she was recently recognized for it by Working Mother Magazine. More...

Another Successful Food Drive

The 100th Precinct Community Council held another successful food and supply drive. Several residents stopped by Stop & Shop on Saturday, November 2nd to drop off goods. More...

Family Day And Kidsfest At Church Of Nazarene

In keeping with its work since Sandy, the Church of the Nazarene in Far Rockaway hosted a Project Sandy Family Celebration and Kidsfest on Saturday, October 26th. More...

ARF-ARF Holds Halloween For Dogs

Costumed canines of all kinds made their appearance on Saturday, October 26th, as the Allied Rockaway Foundation for Animal Recreation and Fitness (ARFARF) held their annual Halloween dog contest at Freeway Dog Park at Beach 83rd Street and Rockaway More...

Surfside Celebrates

“We are happy to be back,” Surfside Bagel co-owner Scott Edwards at their Customer Appreciation Day on Tuesday, October 29th. More...

Adopt A Pet On Beach 116th Street

Rockapup Pet Service and the North Shore Animal League teamed up for a pet adoption event on Beach 116th Street on Saturday, November 2nd from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Look Up, Up In The Sky!

Strange Plane Over Rockaway

Rockaway residents have gotten used to seeing some pretty strange things on land and sea these days. But pointing to the sky, a few people last week noted something odd traveling through the air. More...


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