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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 to the Mayor's preliminary Budget; including the push for more NYPD, the child care vouchers to support working families and her recent visit to the peninsula.
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 a weather expert from AccuWeather.com to try to get a clearer idea of the impact Hurricane Joaquin will have on Rockaway.
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 designated surfing and/or swimming beaches. However, individuals also brought up other issues that needed to be addressed because of the fast-growing nature of the Rockaway community. Goldfeder will discuss the meeting and the ongoing dialouge since with host Mark Healey, Managing Editor of The Wave, Rockaway's newspaper since 1893.
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 about upcoming events.
The Wave's managing editor, Mark C. Healey will also take calls, discussing the Rockaway issues of the day...our number to call is 347-850-1643.
On this week's show, New York State Senator James Sanders Jr. is Riding The Wave to discuss some of the major issues facing the Rockaway Peninsula, including jobs.
On Friday, April 17, Sanders is co-sponsoring the Teen Job Fair & Career Expo at The Beach 41st Cornerstone Community Center at 426 Beach 40th Street. It will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m, and targets youth ages 14 to 24.
The fair will consist of free workshops on subjects such as how to write a résumé, how to dress professionally and interviewing skills. Computers will be available for job seekers to apply online.Individuals will also have the opportunity to speak with representatives from various companies currently looking to hire.
The Senator will be discussing this issue and others facing Rockaway.
NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer has released his office's audit of the Build It Back program. On this week's Riding The Wave with Mark Healey, he'll discuss the audit and other issues Rockaway cares about the most. Thanks again to Rockaway Roasters for the hospitality and great coffee.
Join Joe Enroughty, Jeff Kleb, Jeffry Sanford, and Andy Craig on Monday, October 5th, at 7 PM Eastern, as they welcome Virginia Libertarian Mark Anderson, who is running for the House Of Delegates in the 33rd District. We'll be discussing Mark's campaign, Jeffry Sanford's recent jail visit, and the latest news about the 2016 Presidential elections. Be there or be square! Call in with comments or questions by dialing: (347)-994-2949. This is a show you won't want to miss!
This week, New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. joins the show to discuss the topics that concern Rockaway. After serving seven years in the New York City Council, Senator Addabbo was elected to the NYS Senate in 2008.
Hosted each week by Mark C. Healey, managing editor of The Wave, Rockaway's newspaper since 1893, Riding The Wave is a Rockaway Podcast.
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