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Riding the Wave with Mark Healey

Riding the Wave with Mark Healey


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“Riding The Wave with Mark Healey” is the first-ever podcast to be produced by The Wave, Rockaway's Newspaper since 1893. Hosted by Mark Healey.

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A schoolteacher's beef with the Department of Education has inspired the Irish-American community of New York City to call for St. Patrick's Day to be treated with the respect that a centuries-old holiday deserves. The Wave has... more

This week, Elaine Short, President of the Far Rockaway NAACP joins the podcast to talk about issues facing the community.

On Nov. 10, the New York City Council voted to create the Department of Veterans' Services. Sponsored by Councilman Eric Ulrich, the DVS will replace the current Office of Veterans' Affairs and expand upon its role. The bill... more

The lessons learned after Superstorm Sandy should never be forgotten. Being prepared in the event a major hurricane like Joaquin hits our area is far better than the alternative. The Wave's Managing Editor Mark Healey will speak with... more

101st Precinct Community Council President Jazmine Outlaw will discuss the most recent tragic events in the community as well as the challenges that face Rockaway moving forward. Outlaw, who has also served as membership... more

On Aug.13, New York State Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder held a community meeting for Arverne by the Sea residents to voice their concerns about beach access. The night specifically focused on the pros and cons of expanding... more

New York City Councilman Donovan Richards joins The Wave's Mark Healey to discuss plans for the citywide ferry system, the growing expansion of the Far Rockaway Business District, the plans for Beach Green North and more.

Rockaway's own Alice Elisabeth will join the show to talk about her upcoming art show at Sayra's Wine Bar 91-11 Rockaway Beach Blvd on June 28 from 3-7 p.m. You can visit aliceelisabeth.com for more examples of her work and to find out... more

Amy Peterson, the Director of the City's Housing Recovery Office and the head of the Build It Back program talks about the agency's efforts to deliver on its promises to get the people of Rockaway, Broad Channel and Breezy Point back... more

NYC City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito will be Riding The Wave this week, joining host and The Wave's Managing Editor Mark Healey to talk about a variety of issues that concern Rockaway; includeding the City Council response... more