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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.
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.
This week, former NYC Councilman and U.S. Congressman Anthony Weiner will join the show to discuss the latest issues facing Rockaway. Weiner, who now concentrates on being a dad and pursuing media and consulting opportunities is still very much talked about on the peninsula, and many wish he, not Bill de Blasio, were the mayor of NYC.
This week's "Riding The Wave" features a Q&A with NYC Councilman Eric Ulrich, talking about the issues that most concern Rockaway. Ulrich discusses the Wounded Warriors project, the rise in gun violence and what to do about it, as well as the recently passed NYC budget and how it affects the peninsula.
Hosted by Mark Healey, the managing editor of The Wave, Rockaway's Newspaper since 1893.
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.
To subscribe to The Wave, visit rockawave.com, where you can purchase a print and / or online subscription. You also purchase single issues online for just .75 cents, and of course, The Wave is availabale on newsstands every week!
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On this week’s podcast, Azi Paybarah from CapitalNewYork.com was unable to join the show because of breaking news. Paybarah, who has covered politics for The New York Observer, WNYC-AM, The New York Sun and the New York Press, will be on a future show to give another journalist’s point of view on the peninsula’s issues – the ferry, Sandy, being ignored — and how our elected officials are viewed, city and statewide.
Instead, host Mark Healey gave his overview of this week's issue and Thursday's ferry and shelter news...
Each new issue of The Wave is available on newsstands on Fridays, and you can subscribe to the print and/or online version -- or buy online single issues -- by visiting rockawave.com
The Wave is Rockaway's Newspaper since 1893.
Actors Zach Grenier and Marin Ireland, who will performing in Rockaway on Dec. 6, is our guest on this week's podcast with host Mark Healey.
Grenier, who has appeared in The Good Wife, Deadwood and Fight Club and Ireland, whose credits include Homeland, The Divide and Mildred Pierce.will be appearing in "Theater of War" an event which presents dramatic readings from Sophocles’ Ajax at Fort Tilden. Hosted by the Rockaway Theatre Company at the RTC’s Post Theater, the performance is part of Theater of War’s Soldiers and Citizens Tour.
The Rockaway production is also supported by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz.
Ajax recounts the tragedy of the suicide of a great, respected warrior. It is translated, directed and facilitated by Bryan Doerries. TOW notes the work “read(s) like textbook descriptions of wounded warriors, struggling under the weight of psychological and physical injuries to maintain their dignity, identity, and honor.”
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