Mount Sinai South Nassau

St. Columba of Iona Church

United Print Group

2019-09-27 E-Edition

Making A Splash & Having A Blast

Local sea creatures strut their stuff at Poseidon’s Parade

Shimmering greek deities, purplehaired sea-maidens, and an army of crime-fighting turtles are just some of the wonders you may have witnessed at the Fifth Annual Poseidon Parade. Sea creatures of all sorts came out to play on Sept. 21, gathering in front of Caracas on the boardwalk of Beach 106th Street and strutting their stuff all the way down to […]

Torey Is Tough Enough

Rockaway mom is leading the fight against controversial shelter on Beach 101st Street

Torey Schnupp grew up in Pittsburgh, so when she moved to Rockaway 12 years ago, she felt right at home. “We chose to move here because my husband works for the UN and we needed to be somewhat close,” Torey told The Wave. “A friend of his suggested we look here and we fell in love with it. It reminded […]

Fontbonne Hall Academy Celebrates Major Milestone

Google partners with all-girls school

Fontbonne Hall Academy (FHA) celebrated a major milestone on Sept. 26 entering its fifth year as the first full beta test school for Google Classroom. On Thursday, representatives from Google visited the campus from 9 a.m. onwards to celebrate with students, faculty, and parents on the landmark anniversary. Attendees received a tour of the building and Google reps got to […]

For Better Or Worse, Edgemere Commons Gets Go-Ahead

On Wednesday, Sept. 25, the NYC Planning Commission approved the controversial Edgemere Commons project, so whether you support the development or oppose it, it’s up to the City Council as to when and how it moves forward. On June 27, Community Board 14 voted to disapprove the proposed plan with moderations and conditions. Their conditions included, but are not limited […]

End Of The Line For QueensRail?

Dear Editor: Any hope for restoration of service on the old Rockaway Beach Long Island Rail Road branch — otherwise known as QueensRail — has reached the end of the line. There is no additional funding in the MTA’s $51 billion Five Year Capital Plan to proceed beyond the feasibility study. The original completion date for the Rockaway Beach LIRR […]

From the lawyer’s briefcase

Winning “liability” early is important

A roofer was injured performing work at a public school in Queens while working for a subcontractor hired by the School Construction Authority. On the day of his accident, he was instructed by his supervisor to go on a bulkhead and install metal coping. The bulkhead was approximately 15 feet above the surface of the main roof, and his supervisor […]