May 11, 2002 RSS feed / Community

Former Wave Scribe Ties Knot

In a lavish affair attended by several hundred peninsula celebrities, former Jamaica Bay Softball reporter Brian Dickesheid wed local beauty Kathy Hillis on Friday, March 15. Following a beautiful ceremony at St. More...

Local Wins Hot-97 Poetry Contest

Lessie Alisha Banks, 17, a student at Beach Channel High School, recently won $500 in a poetry contest run by radio station Hot-97. More...

Inspiring Memorial Held by League

On Sunday, April 21, 2002 a solemn tribute of songs, scripture readings, prayers, and personal testimonials were given for members of the Women More...

Retired Airline Pilot Sees Problems With NTSB Investigation

Lahr is a Graduate Engineer from USC, former Navy pilot (WWII) vintage, former Air Line Pilots Association Safety Representative, and a former United Air Lines Pilot and Captain. More...

Student Art Exhibited in Albany

Works of art by students from the New York City School District 27Q have been selected for an exhibit in the Legislative Office Building in Albany. More...

Art Therapy Sessions Held

There is a new group of More...

AmeriCorps Provides Activities for Arverne

A team of AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (AmeriCorps NCCC) volunteers will establish and maintain after-school educational and recreation activities for schoolchildren living at Arverne More...

CB 14 Eyes Street Name Changes

Community Board 14 will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7:45 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14 at the American Legion Hall (301 Beach 92 Street). More...

Local Students Receive Honors

James C. Hetzel of Belle Harbor has received a grant from St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York to pursue international travel for independent study. Hetzel, a 2000 graduate of Brooklyn Technical High School, is a sophomore at St. Lawrence. More...

Locals Pursue Army Careers

Army National Guard Pvt. Shaun A. Burrell has entered basic military training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. Burrell is the son of Derrick Burrell of Far Rockaway, N.Y. More...

Pheffer Backs Class Action Suits

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer, chair of the Assembly Standing Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection, has sponsored legislation,A.11124, to allow consumers who allege antitrust violations the option of proceeding as class action lawsuits. More...

Seniors Learn Computers at Beach Channel HS

Maureen Gallagher was back in school on a recent Saturday after a 50-year hiatus as one of about eighty seniors attending the Beach Channel High School More...

Weiner Supports Israel In Football Fight

Rep. Anthony Weiner is fighting an attempt by Arab states to bar Israel from international sports competition.  In a strongly worded letter, cosigned by 25 Members of the House of Representatives, Rep. More...


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