January 3, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Christmas Comes To MS/PS 42

The Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council (HHSYC) and “The Shark” Daymond John, founder of FUBU and star of the ABC hit TV show “Shark Tank,” joined the NYPD, Toys for Tots, the United States Marines, Stan Webb and North American Power More...

They’re Open

From chain stores to food trailers, businesses large and small continue to open or reopen in the Rockaways. More...

Ringing In The Holidays At DSSM McKinney

Senior Activity Therapist Beth Gutman (back row right), Rockaway Artists Alliance president Dan Guarino (center) and seniors celebrate the holidays at the DSSM McKinney Adult Day Health Care Center on Friday, December 20th. More...

Decking The Halls In Broad Channel

Broad Channel American Legion Post 1404 celebrated the holidays with a Christmas party at the Legion Hall on Saturday, December 21st. Dozens of partygoers, who stayed well into the night, enjoyed drinks, food, music and good company. More...

New Year Activity And Exercise Help Seniors

“Start your New Year’s resolution early,” says a GuildNet Managed Long Term Care spokesman, “Staying active and exercising can help seniors feel better and more energetic.” More...

Ribbon Cut On Workforce 1

Workforce 1 is a program run by the Small Business Services that is designed to prepare and connect qualified candidates to job opportunities in New York City. Twelve years ago there were three Workforce 1 Centers in the city. Today there are 17. More...

Don’t Drop Dune Trees on the Beach

For those interested in donating an old Christmas tree to be used as part of stabilized sand dunes, it is advised to not drop the trees off on the beach. There are designated drop-off spots. More...

Groups Help Spread Cheer At MS/PS 42

The Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council (HHSYC), “The Shark” Daymond John, NYPD, Toys For Tots, The U.S. Marines, Stan Webb and North American Power celebrated Christmas in style with the kids of PS/MS 42 In Far Rockaway! See story on page 12. More...

Tree Collection Starts December 30th

Need to get rid of your Christmas tree? The Sanitation Department will begin its annual Christmas tree curbside collection and recycling program on Monday, December 30th and it will continue through Wednesday, January 15th. More...

Battalion Pentecostal Celebrates The Season

Hundreds of children and adults enjoyed a massive holiday party hosted by the Battalion Pentecostal Assembly Church Community Outreach on Saturday, December 21st. More...

Tree Lighting Brings Cheer To Children

Not even rainy weather could dampen kids’ spirits at the tree lightening sponsored by the PS/MS 183 Parents Association and Senator James Sanders. More...

Instant Pothole?

Do potholes come with new paving jobs? This monster of a hole is on Newport Avenue around Beach 124th Street. This stretch of Newport was covered with new blacktop just a few weeks ago. More...

St. John’s Welcomes First Baby!

Little Natalia Rodas arrived just in time to greet the New Year at St. John's Episcopal Hospital. The first baby of the New Year at the hospital, Natalia Rodas, was born at 3:05 p.m. on Wednesday, January 1st, 2014. More...

Santa And His Sleigh Visit Rockaway

Santa and Mrs. Claus led the way as the 2nd Annual Santa’s Sleigh Run wound its way through Rockaway on Saturday. Christmas music filled the air as elves escorted the sleigh and gave out toys to children. More...

“Beach Party” to Benefit Friends of Rockaway

It might be too cold for the beach, but there’s never a bad time for a beach party, especially when it supports a good cause. More...

Mr. Sandman

We didn’t have a white Christmas, so Wave staff writer Katie McFadden used local resources to create a “Snowman” on the beach on Christmas Day. More...

How Should Rockaway Spend $1Mil?

Want a say in how a million dollars should be spent in your neighborhood? Attend a participatory budget meeting! More...

Saint Francis de Sales CYO Champs!

Congratulations to the St. Francis de Sales CYO Girls Novice Soccer Team. They became the Catholic Youth Organization’s D1 2013 Champions by defeating Blessed Trinity 5-2. More...


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