September 21, 2002 RSS feed / Community

NRA Gives Weiner An ‘F’ For Gun Control

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has set its sights on Rep. Anthony Weiner, identifying him and a handful of other legislators as among the toughest on gun control. More...

Chamber Concert Tix On Sale

Tickets for the Chamber of Commerce-sponsored concert are now on sale at a number of locations around the peninsula, including The offices of The Wave, the Chamber offices on Beach 116 Street, The Sunset Diner and West End Realty. More...

City Council Hears Flight 587 Testimony

On August 19th, I was contacted by the Office of New York City Council Member, Miguel Martinez, who had proposed a resolution calling on the House of Representatives to appoint the appropriate Committee to oversee, and hold hearings into, the Flight More...

Smith Announces New |

Comprehensive Website

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has announced that constituents and businesses in his district can now obtain the most up-to-date information on New York More...

Volunteers Hit The Beaches

In Annual Cleanup

On September 21, thousands of volunteers from local environmental groups, students, scout groups, dive clubs, civic organizations, corporations, government agencies, and the general public are participating in the Annual New York State Beach Cleanup More...

Pataki To Host Telethon

For Flight 587 Victims

Governor George E. More...

Local Eyewitnesses Snubbed As

NTSB Schedules Flight 587 Hearing

The National Transportation Safety Board has announced that it will convene its public investigative hearing on the crash of American Airlines flight 587 on October 29. The hearing is expected to last four or five days. More...

Local Rabbi To Lead House Prayer

Every year, a select few religious leaders from around the country are chosen to lead the United States House of Representatives in prayer.  On September 25, Rabbi Melvyn May, of the West End Temple Sinai Congregation, in Rockaway, will take the More...

Chamber Sells Bricks

To Fund Tribute Park

The Rockaway Partnership, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation of the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce, is selling "tribute bricks" to help it fund the new "Tribute Park" on the bayfront at Beach 116 Street. More...

DEP Makes Trees Available

For Memorial Plantings

Commissioner Christopher O. More...

The Urban Entrepreneurs Series….

Smoke Screen Productions: Lights,
Cameras, and 4 Men With A Dream

On any given day, you may walk around Rockaway and notice a number of things happening. Over the last several months, many film crews have found their way into the peninsula to shoot large-scale films, commercials and public service announcements. More...


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