La Sorrentina

2019-11-01 E-Edition

Witch Way Is The Candy?

Trunk or Treat fun!

The 100th Precinct joined forces with all our local heroes to present this year’s “Trunk Or Treat,” on Oct. 25 across the street from their stationhouse. The spooky event kicked off the Halloween festivities early, attracting local kids from all over the peninsula to dress up, gain some informative tips, but more importantly, to get some candy! Police and various […]

“Painful Growth”

Water shutdowns are on the horizon

Councilman Donovan Richards confirmed that businesses will experience water shutdowns and that a new trauma center was unlikely due to a funding deficit at the Rockaway Leaders Meeting on Oct. 31. At the Halloween conference in the Smith Building, attendees heard that there is no nighttime option for the Downtown Far Rockaway Urban Design & Streetscape Reconstruction Project because it’s […]

Costa’s Climate Campaign


Councilman Costa Constantinides, declared his candidacy for Queens Borough President on Tuesday, Oct. 29, choosing Broad Channel and Jamacia as the backdrop for his announcement. Constantinides represents 22nd District which includes Astoria, Woodside, East Elmhurst, part of Jackson Heights, and Rikers Island. Selecting a symbolic day to make his announcement – the seventh anniversary of Superstorm Sandy’s devastation in our […]

A Street for Lamine Sarr

Street named after community activist

Councilman Donovan Richards and Lamine Sarr’s family honored his memory by unveiling a new street conaming ceremony in Arverne. On Oct. 26, about 70 people gathered outside the community center in Arverne, between Beach Channel Drive and Beach 58th Street, where Sarr’s family and friends came to see the unveiling of “Lamine Sarr Way” following the teenager’s untimely death last […]

The Wave Endorses …

You. That’s who The Wave endorses. You, the voter. Go exercise your constitutional right to choose the next Queens District Attorney and to have your voice heard on the five very important ballot questions that could alter the NYC Charter as The Wave detailed in the Oct. 25 edition. As for the Queens DA race, we sat down with Joe […]

2020: Another Bad Election Year?

Dear Editor: 2016 offered Americans the worst two candidates for President ever. Until now, 2020 hasn’t looked much better. It’s not that Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Beto O’Rourke are as corrupt, immoral or unethical as Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump – they aren’t. It’s that their policies are so destructively misguided. That’s one reason, Joe Biden — a second […]

From the lawyer’s briefcase

How to win a slip and fall accident?

In February of 2017, our client was walking on the sidewalk with her son in Brooklyn. As she was walking passed the defendant’s store, she slipped and fell on ice. In the city of New York, if you fall on the sidewalk it is important to know who is responsible for maintaining or taking care of that sidewalk. Generally, if […]

Barista Brawlin’

Cuisine by Claudette’s 1st Annual Barista Brawl

Cuisine by Claudette’s first Annual Barista Brawl kicked off on Oct. 25 with great aplomb at The Tides at Arverne By The Sea. Spectators, competitors, and coffee connoisseurs came out last Friday to witness some serious talent and competition during the event, which was sponsored by the Rockaway Brewing Co. and Orso Coffee. Baristas from Rockaway and further afield gathered […]