NYC Safety

2019-10-18 E-Edition


Local kids had a scary good time at annual RISE event

As local children and their families walked through the gates of the community garden at the Rockaway Initiative for Sustainability and Equity (RISE) on Oct. 12, they had plenty of spooky fun to choose from. Pumpkin carving, a dance-off, and a scavenger hunt were just a few of the activities scheduled for this year’s Hip-Hop Halloween Celebration. Shore Corps Program […]

The Bay School Partners With Stop & Shop To Fight Food Insecurity

Supermarket helps PS/MS 105 establish food pantry for students and their families

In an effort to reduce hunger among students in the communities it serves, Stop & Shop has donated $10,000 to help launch an in-school food pantry at the Far Rockaway school. “We have established a food pantry in the school building that will give families in need access to the assistance they require,” said Benham Nadjmabadi, the Student and Temporary […]

Pols Push DOT After Broad Channel Tragedy

Local elected officials are working together to demand action from the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) after a cyclist was killed on Cross Bay Boulevard on Oct. 13. Councilman Eric Ulrich, NYS Senator Joe Addabbo, and Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato have joined together to urge DOT to install protected bike lanes on the boulevard, specifically between Broad Channel […]

Russo’s On The Bay To The Beach … And Everywhere!

Famed Howard Beach caterer rolls out its signature Risotto Bites, now available at Costco

For more than 30 years, Russo’s On The Bay has been a premier destination for weddings, special events, and celebrations of every kind. Known for its incredible menu and the highest quality service, Russo’s has been looking for ways to share its signature Italian delicacies with everyone. Now, after years of research and careful planning, the famed catering hall has […]

Skeptic Attends A Gospel Concert

Turns out church music is good music

Folks of all ages gathered at the Far Rockaway Church of Christ for a free Saturday night gospel concert. The Oct. 12 event had the church packed pew to pew, where both guests and performers alike sang along to songs of praise. As someone who got the bulk of their education at a private Christian school, stepping into a church […]

The Weakest Link

At the Oct. 8 meeting of Community Board 14’s Parks and Public Safety Committee, Dan Falt of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) said the plans for protection of the peninsula’s oceanside will be between Beach 9th Street and Beach 149th Streets. Protection for the beaches and local area of Riis Park, Ft. Tilden, etc. is up to the […]

Congrats Harbor Light!

Dear Editor: Any port in a storm isn’t always true, but true neighbors like the Heerans, Hurleys, Farraghers, Hines, and Haydens can make you feel like normal for a few hours watching the Mets or Yankees. A burger, a beer, and trivia provide the breeze between bay and shore. The vicissitudes of life they’ve endured prove it doesn’t have to […]

Great Job On Cop Watch

Dear Editor: I just want to say that The Wave’s Ray Vann does a great job Ray on Cop Watch! I am so happy that the Officers of the 100th and 101st Precincts are out there spreading awareness on domestic violence. I know for a fact it plagues so many communities throughout our country. I’ve spoken with other law enforcement […]