May 19, 2017 RSS feed / Community

Summer Board Swap Free Access

Low Tide Bar will be hosting a surf board/surf gear swap every last Friday of the month, all summer long! More...

Life Rolls On

Registration for Life Rolls On, a day that brings the joys of surfing to those living with paralysis and other disabilities, is now open! More...

WISL Celebrating 86 Years Of Service

The Women's Industrial Service League (WISL), organized on October 8, 1931, was set up so that young women in Far Rockaway would have a place to get counseling, sleeping accommodations, friendship and love. More...

“Flight 587 Down” Free Access

Former Wave Editor Howard Schwach Pens Debut Novel

Author and former Wave Managing Editor Howard Schwach recalls, “When I took over the newspaper in June of 2001, the [former] editor’s parting words were ‘nothing exciting ever happens in Rockaway.’ Then came September 11, foll More...

Gone… But Not Forgotten

The annual Memorial Day Parade down Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Rockaway Park draws several hundred locals, all of whom take some time out from their barbeques, beach time, or chasing sales to honor the men and women who died while in service to our More...

Sculptures On The Rock

Siena Gillann Porta’s "ASEITY"

Some new neighbors have landed on Beach 91st Street.  A pod of whales, sculpted by artist and 14 Sculptors member Siena Gillann Porta, will be on display near the Beach 91st Street boardwalk entrance through October – as part of Rockaway&r More...

Nine-Story Condo Building Planned For Beach 116

A large-scale condo building slated for Beach 116th Street is moving full speed ahead.  The planned, 90-condo building, first announced last November, according to real estate website Curbed, will be the commercial corridor’s first, large- More...

BHPOA Beach Cleanup Free Access

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Reclaiming The Past

The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, is named among the earliest groups of Churches established in the 1st century AD. During that period, Ethiopia was the first nation to proclaim the Christian Faith as the official state religion. More...

Beat the Heat

Summer means outdoor fun in Rockaway. But, as any resident knows, summer also means heat waves, which can be dangerous and deadly. Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States. More...

CB14’s Land Use Committee Rejects Firehouse Relocation

The FDNY may have to put a pause on relocating their firehouse on Beach 116th Street.  On Wednesday, May 17, the Land Use and Housing Committee has decided not to support the FDNY’s move to the former HSBC bank at 116th Street and Beach Ch More...

Breezy Point Student Wins Communicator Award

The Academy of Interactive & Visual Arts recently recognized the work of a Misericordia University Mass Communications and Design student from Breezy Point for excellence in Film/Video.  More...

What I learned At Career Day

Two career days in the span of one week, and I was only mistaken for a student three times…(I think that’s a win!).  More...

West Pond Open With More Projects To Come

Community members were thrilled to find out that West Pond, a freshwater pond within the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge bordering Broad Channel, will officially open again this summer for the first time since Hurricane Sandy.  More...

A Tribute to Sarah Gliboff – With Love

Sarah Gliboff, long time Rockaway resident, passed away last Thursday in Tamarac, Fla. She was the beloved wife of Frank Gliboff for 64 years, a mother and grandmother.  A Holocaust survivor, Sarah came to the Rockaways as a young teenager. More...


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