August 22, 2014 RSS feed / Community

More Than A Home, It’s A Family

“This young lady was a baby when I first met her,” said Josie De La Paz, proudly introducing one of her neighbors at 22-16 New Haven Avenue. “She was born here. Now look at her!”  More...

Photo/Sketch/Write/Paint Out!

Finding inspiration in interesting and unexpected places, the Rockaway Artists Alliance is hosting a first of its kind Photo/Sketch/Write/Paint Out!  RAA is opening the doors to Fort Tilden’s T-9 Building on Sunday, Aug. More...

Rotary Ready To Splash Color On 116th

Joining with the Beach 116th Street Partnership, the Rockaway Rotary Club is ready to spread a splash of color across Beach 116th Street this fall.  Last year, the Rotary sponsored a successful student Thanksgiving/Fall window painting contest o More...

Two Bridges Festival Plays On

The weather may have threatened rain all day. The venue may have changed at the last minute. But for the 4th Annual Two Bridges Music Festival the show went on in Broad Channel on Saturday, Aug. 2.  More...

Sarnoff’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Artist, author, illustrator, filmmaker and Wave editorial cartoonist Robert Sarnoff will be clearing some space for a new award on his shelf.  On Sunday, Sept. 14, he will receive Brooklyn College’s Alumni Lifetime Achievement Award.  More...

The Sounds Of Music At O’Donohue Park

There’s been cool jazz, old-time country, some rock and serious funk on the menu, as O'Donohue Park has become “the” place to see live music in Rockaway recently.  More...

RWA Youth Help Dune Restoration

Protecting Rockaway has been a hands-on experience for young people with the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance.  This summer, local youth in Rockaway are in the process of participating in a dune restoration project along the coast line of the Rockaw More...

Youth FUN Day Coming

“You don’t want to miss it; we’re going to have a FUN day!” That’s the word from Community Services of Far Rockaway’s Youth Enrichment Services (YES) as they, along with the Battalion Pentecostal Assembly Church, g More...

ESS / Safe Space Celebrate Family Day

Summer campers from Episcopal Social Services (ESS)/Safe Space descended on the east end last week, packing Bayswater Park for an event-filled and fun family day.  The Aug. More...

The Great Hurricane Of 1938

Before Sandy came along, talk of “the big storm” in Broad Channel centered around the hurricane of 1938. More...

Oceanbay/Oceanside Family Day

Fun was had by all at the Family Day for the folks at NYCHA housing at Oceanbay/Oceanside. The Tenant Association members and volunteers made it a day to remember! More...


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