September 28, 2002 RSS feed / Community

Be Prepared During Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season runs through November 30 and hurricane experts are warning the public against "hurricane amnesia." According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, it has been two years since a hurricane has h More...

Construction Safety Act

Could Prevent Disasters

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has joined with Reps. Sherwood Boehlert, Anthony Weiner, and Christopher Shays to announce passage of the National Construction Safety Team Act. More...

Flight 587 Update

Illegals, Sabotage, and Security

You've heard the reports since September 11th, 2001. More...

PHC Opens Diabetes Center

Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) has announced the opening of its new Diabetes Center. Perry B. Herson, M.D., an Endocrinologist and Diabetologist, will direct the new program. More...

Recruitment Now For

Outside Line Repairers

The Northeastern Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Outside Electrical Industry will conduct recruitment for 20 electrical (outside) line worker apprentices from October 1 through March 31, according to State Labor Commissioner Linda More...

Smith Hails Changes For SAT Testing

State Senator Malcolm A. More...

Weiner: Jerusalem Is Israel’s Capital

The House of Representatives has passed legislation authored by Rep. Anthony Weiner providing for official U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. More...

WILPF Holds Diamond Jubilee

On Saturday, Sept 21, a beautiful late summer day, the Rockaway Branch of Women More...

Chamber Seeks Tribute Park Designs

The Rockaway Partnership, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation of the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce, with the collaboration of the Rockaway community, has received funding to construct a waterfront recreation park along beautiful Jamaica Bay in Queens C More...

Emergency Unemployment Act Introduced

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Senator Majority Leader Thomas A. Daschle, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Senator Max Baucus and others have introduced legislation that would extend unemployment benefits for America More...

Pataki Dedicates New

District 27 School

Governor George E. Pataki today joined city and local officials at a dedication ceremony for a new $60 million middle school in District 27, which included the Rockaways. More...

Pheffer Announces 2003

Legislative Internships

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer reports that the New York State Assembly is offering two internship programs to eligible college and graduate students for the upcoming 2003 Legislative Session. More...

Smith Announces Waste Cleanup Agreement

Saying "few things are more important than living in a clean environment," New York State Senator Malcolm A. More...

Solar Power Rebate Program Announced

NYSA (New York Solar Authority) is offering a proportional rebate of $1,000 for each kilowatt, up to a maximum of $10,000 for 10 kilowatts of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) solar capacity, for commercial, institutional and residential PV customers More...

Weiner, ‘NYC Out of The Loop’

Attorney General Ashcroft issued guidelines regarding information sharing between federal agencies involved in terror investigations. Rep. More...

Wings Over Wall Street, October 3

Every day when former Rockaway resident Warren Schiffer awakens, a small miracle occurs. In September 2000, Warren's wife, Toni Diamond, was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or what is commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. More...


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