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Councilman Richards: What’s Now,What’s Next



While many people are still winding up the old year. Councilman Donovan Richards, NYC District Council 31, is looking toward the new one. The Councilman‘s district starts in Far Rockaway at the Nassau border and stretches west to Hammels and also includes southeast Queens areas like Rosedale, Laurelton and parts of Springfield Gardens. Recently he spent some time with The […]

Councilman Pushes A Myth



Seems like a rookie mistake to us so we’ll give him half a pass. City Councilman Donovan Richards took to social media to perpetuate a myth. He tweeted and posted on Facebook grievances with The Wave: “Why would I give an exclusive interview to a local paper that doesn’t cover issues on the east end of the Rockaways? When I […]

IDEAS WANTED



Well, another year of ideas in the history books. I am a gadget freak and I imagine that many Ideas Wanted readers are too. I came across “The 10 Best Home Gadgets for 2013” list on a site named Paste magazine. It was compiled by Luke Larsen and I’d like to share a brief overview with you in case you’ve […]

Boyleing Points

The Joy of Sweats

2013 was some year. People always say Hurricane Sandy told us not to sweat the small stuff. I’m not sure what small stuff is, but I did get used to walking around with hat head. Maybe because no one ever seemed to notice. Used to be, you’d take a shower before going out but you couldn’t put a hat on […]

An Intern’s Take



Happy New Year. I hope everyone had a safe and incident-free celebration. If you were like me you spent your New Year’s Eve in church. It’s an African American tradition to spend New Year’s Eve in church praying for a blessed and healthy year to come and thanking the creator for keeping you and your family safe the previous one. […]

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. DSNY advises residents to remove all tree stands, tinsel, lights, and ornaments from trees before they are put out at curbside for collection. Clean, nonbagged Christmas […]

Best Feet Forward



Beachcomber



According to a developer, as reported in Crain’s New York, they have pulled out of building a supermarket at the Brooklyn Navy Yard because new flood insurance premiums make the project untenable. “Sandy has basically claimed one more victim,” Brad Blumenfeld, vice president of the company, said.. “New flood plain designations coupled with new insurance rules have totally upended the […]

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. Kids had a great time tearing into presents at the gathering, which took place at the church at 454 Beach 67th Street in Arverne. Each child received a gift from Santa hatted church members on the first […]