November 22, 2013 RSS feed / Community

One Woman Rescue Team

“She was like a one-woman relief operation after the storm.” That’s how Rockaway resident Kara Burke described her friend, Donna Miley- Figueroa. More...

Jamaica Bay Task Force To Meet

The Jamaica Bay Task Force will be meeting on Tuesday, December 3rd. More...

Ferry Alternate? Red Hook To Rockaway

On Sunday, November 17th, some intrepid paddlers set out in a canoe from Red Hook in Brooklyn to Beach 45th Street in Edgemere. Here they are as they pass Beach 126th Street. More...

AIG Vols give Redfern PAL New Look

Finishing touches get put on the Redfern Cornerstone PAL at Redfern Houses recently. More...

Groups Cosponsor Workshops

The Women’s Industrial Service League, Inc. and St. Paul’s United Methodist Church cosponsored a workshop on the Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) on Saturday, November 9th, at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Inwood.  More...

Wiki Rockaway Updates Wanted

It’s a Wiki world, and Queens, especially the Rockaways and Broad Channel, needs their updated place in it. The Queens Library is ready to help make that happen.  More...

Red Cross To Hold Emergency Preparedness Workshop

Are you ready for an emergency? The American Red Cross, on behalf of Rockaway United, will hold a one-hour Emergency Preparedness workshop to commemorate the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.  More...

Temple Beth-El Offers Special Kids Programs

If you are considering enrolling your children in Hebrew School or to study for their Bar or Bat Mitzvah, Temple Beth-El of Rockaway Park asks you to contact the office.  Special programs are provided to those children who will be a Bar or Bat M More...

Google Tablets Come To Library

The Queens Library is ready to let technology users borrow Google Nexus tablets at Broad Channel, Arverne, Far Rockaway, and Queens Library for Teens in Far Rockaway, Rockaway Beach, Rockaway Park and Howard Beach.  More...

Talent Abounds At JASA Arts Show

Residents of JASA on Beach 19th Street showed off their artistic talents at a one-day Arts and Craft Show earlier this month. More...

116th Street Partnership Breaks Bread

Left to right: Oscar Santana, John LePore, Maureen Walsh, Eileen Auld, Jack Friedman, Mark Mina, Edward Odom, Robert Walsh, Jessica Taylor, Dan Mirkin, Alice Kamen, and Tom Hughes. More...

Urban Creek?

A quiet creek, rustically winding through upstate New York?  Nope.  Until the hurricane tore down the corrugated fence which blocked it from busy Beach Channel Drive traffic between Beach 79th and 80th Streets, this small calm waterway was More...

New CommanderAt 101st Precinct

New 101st Precinct commander Deputy Inspector William Wynne, introduced himself to community and business leaders on Tuesday, November 19th, at a gathering at the offices of the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation.  More...

Local School Starts Habitat for Humanity Club

The Channel View School of Research has started up its own Habitat for Humanity club to help rebuild the community.  The school kicked off the new Habitat for Humanity High School Club with the help of Jim Killoran, Executive Director of Habitat More...

Greene Hill School Surprise

The Wave got a surprise visit from a lively bunch of second graders from the Greene Hill School in Brooklyn on Wednesday morning. More...

Goldfeder: Apply for Home Energy Assistance Program

With winter coming up, it’s time to turn those heaters on. Through the federally funded Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), heat may be more affordable for New Yorkers. More...

Animal Group Meets On Stray Cats

Organized by the Allied Rockaway Foundation for Animal Recreation and Fitness (ARF-ARF), residents meet at the Seaside Library Branch to discuss concerns about the peninsula stray cat population.  They also discussed the TNR – Trap Neuter More...

Rockaway East Envisions A Resilient Future

The New York Rising Community Reconstruction program, established by the Governor’s Office of Storm Recovery, is a community-driven process to realize a vision of a more sustainable future. More...

Calling Young Artists!

The Blue Bungalow is calling artists in the making for their first “Young Artist’s Exhibit.’  Owners Jeanne Andrews Jamin and Liz Smith Breslin are inviting submissions from artists age 4 to 16. More...

Holiday Shopping Night In Broad Channel

A dozen or more vendors turned PS 47 in Broad Channel into a holiday shopping trip on Tuesday evening, November 19th.  A large flowing crowd browsed through many one of a kind, individually crafted items, jewelry, hand painted wares and holiday More...

Chanukah Candle Lighting On Beach 116th

Once again, Temple Beth-El of Rockaway Park and other area synagogues will participate in lighting the first Chanukah candle on the Menorah at Beach 116th Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard.  More...

Race To Connect Registers Residents

New York City has the most advanced emergency alert system in the country, but only a fraction of New Yorkers are registered to receive its notifications.  Last weekend, the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) teamed up with the NYC Office of Em More...

Computer Lab Comes To Far Rockaway

Dozens of business and civic leaders and members of the community gathered at the Mott Avenue offices of the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation for the launch of a brand new computer lab in Far Rockaway.  The new lab, provided i More...

Free Flea Market To Host Thanksgiving Dinner

The Rockaway Free Flea Market and thePS 183 Parent Association are hosting a community Thanksgiving dinner.  More...

Big BC Sendoff For Reverend Zarou

The congregation of Christ Presbyterian Church by the Sea hosted a lively and well attended retirement party for Reverend Andrea Zarou on Sunday November 17th.  Held at Roma View catering hall in Howard Beach, the brunch honored Zarou’s 25 More...


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