November 15, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Breezy Gets Greener With Trees

This past Saturday, Cornell University Cooperative Extension – NYC conducted a Community Tree Giveaway & Planting Event in Breezy Point, involving more than 170 people. More...

Rockaway Writer Speaks

Best-selling Belle Harbor author Thomas O’Callaghan spoke to an audience of more than 40 on Monday, November 11th. His topic: “Twelve Years To Move My First Novel- The Bone Thief: From conception to publication.” More...

Booked!

PS/MS 114 held their annual book sale at the school last week. The school thanked Stacy Bennett for once again generously donating her time to organize the sale and ensure its success. More...

Community Grants Now Available

Community grants are now available to resident-led groups. The Citizens Committee for New York City is offering money through its neighborhood grants program. More...

National Council Honors Cancer Heroes

Acknowledging Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) honored two women from Rockaway and two from Long Island at a special luncheon in October at the Knights of Columbus. More...

Far Rock Library Hosts Halloween

Pumpkins, pirates, superheroes and more hit the streets of the Far Rockaway business district and ghouls, goblins and princesses turned out at the Far Rockaway Library to celebrate Halloween 2013. More...

Toy For Tots Sets Up New Pickup Option

Toys for Tots is announcing a significant widening of its annual New York City drive by offering toy pickups from any residence or business in the five boroughs. More...

Rockaway Strong Event – Fun And Remembrance

One of the many observances of the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Rockaway Strong, an event spearheaded by the Queens Library took place at Beach Channel High School on Sunday, October 27th. More...

Cub Scouts Tour The Wave

Broad Channel’s Cub Scout Troop 282 paid a special visit to The Wave newspaper on Monday, November 11th. More...

100th Precinct Community Council To Meet

The 100th Precinct Community Council will be held on Wednesday, November 20th at 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 330 Beach 90th Street, Rockaway Beach. More...

Bayswater Players Perform ‘Man of La Mancha’

The Bayswater Players rehearse for their new production of “Man of La Mancha” at the Bayswater Jewish Center at 2355 Healy Avenue. In the photo: Ciro Timmons, Stuart Rappaport, Steven Greenblatt, Aaron Dobin and director Mario Martone. More...

BC American Legion Celebrates Big On Halloween

Spirits were in the air as Broad Channel Legion Post 1404 celebrated Halloween in a big way on Saturday, October 26th. More...

Breezy Resident Earns Prestigious Award in Italy

A Breezy Point resident was presented with a prestigious award in Italy recently. Tom Fox was given the Mediterranean Award for Environment in Naples by Mayor Luigi de Magistris and Michele Capasso, President of the Fondazione Mediterraneo. More...

Arverne Celebrates Halloween

Dozens of children and their families came out for an annual Halloween event at Arverne by the Sea (ABTS). More than 50 people took part in the Halloween festivities at the park in the Breakers neighborhood of ABTS on Saturday, October 26th. More...

Wave Writer Honored By Cancer Group

With the theme of “Together We Will Win”, after a year off due to superstorm Sandy, the Annual Arverne Cancer Support Group — Celebration of Life dinner took place on Monday, November 4th. More...

Helping Families Of Fallen Heroes

Remembering the families of fallen NYC police and firefighters have left behind, the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund has issued a call for support. More...

Blue Bungalow Artists Catch Surf Club Wave

Artists and Blue Bungalow owners Liz Smith Breslin and Jeanne Andrews Jamin presented over 80 works in their own exhibition at the Rockaway Beach Surf Club. More...

Wave Photographer A Stand Out

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but standing out amid nearly two thousand pictures is a notable accomplishment. More...

A Night of Sandy Reflection At RAA

To mark the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, the Rockaway Artists Alliance opened the doors of its T-7 gallery for a Night of Reflection. More...

Planting Rockaway’s Future

The way the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance sees it, Superstorm Sandy’s destructive path served as a wake-up call for people around the world to their increasing susceptibility to the effects of powerful storms, however nature has the power to hel More...


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