August 28, 2015 RSS feed / Community

RYTF Garden Growing Pains Free Access

As the Rockaway Youth Task Force’s efforts to expand the Community Garden at Beach 58th Street and Beach Channel Drive continue, an ongoing battle with another non-profit, Culinary Kids, could be standing in the way. More...

Cops, Community Come Together Free Access

It had been several years since the 101st and 100th Precinct Community Councils held a joint meeting. Judging by the packed house on Aug. More...

REMA Street Fair

It was a chance to show off the Far Rockaway business district as vendors and performers took part in the annual Rockaway East Merchants Association Street Fair.  LocalmerchantssuchasJontueDiscountBoutiqueandIt’sAll4Urestaurant were among More...

Fabulous Fifty For St. Rose of Lima

St. Rose Lima Catholic Academy, Rockaway Beach, will kick-off a ofyear-long celebration of their 50th Anniversary beginning with an Anniversary Mass at St. Rose of Lima Church at Beach 84th Street, on Sunday, Sept. More...

RWA’s Shore Corps Fall Internships Free Access

Shore Corps is an environmental leadership program for high school students in the Rockaways, ages 15-19 focused on environmental stewardship and community development. More...

Participatory Budgeting Returns

Councilman Donovan Richards has announced that Participatory Budgeting (PB) meetings will begin in Rockaway early next month.  More...

Beach 116th Bulletin Free Access

The Beach 116th Street Partnership is continuing its effort to beautify and promote the shopping corridor of Beach 116th Street after the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy. More...

Beach Party To Raise Awareness

The 100th and 101st precincts are joining together with the community and taking it to the beach. The precincts’ Domestic Violence Units are hosting a “2015 End of the Summer Beach Party to Raise Domestic Violence Awareness.”  More...

Rotary Gives Backpacks

Members of the Rotary Club of the Rockaways hold backpacks full of school supplies purchased by the individual members to help the children of disadvantaged Rockaway families at the club’s regular weekly meeting on August 19, 2015. More...

“Little Shop” So Good, I Skipped the Beach

Memo from the RTC

I watched opening night of the Rockaway Theatre Company production of the musical sci-fi classic Little Shop of Horrors from an extreme front row right position, which was the only spot I could get to film due to the sold-out performance (my usual sp More...

Beach Green North

Affordable Housing For Working Families

The sounds of construction have been filling the Edgemere community for the last several weeks, bringing some concerns to local homeowners.  “We don’t want any more homeless shelters around here,” one local told The Wave durin More...

Project Underway 2015 Pothole Tours

As anyone who frequents Rockaway Freeway knows, the numerous potholes and cracks along the freeway make it extremely hazardous for both people and cars.  More...

Redemption Outreach Campaign

Redemption Outreach International took to the streets and sidewalks to launch their Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Campaign.  More...

Take my place, please

Anatomy Of An Aftermath

“Do you need a place to stay?” a good friend offers. “I have a place in Florida. I’m going there for the winter. More...


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