October 19, 2002 RSS feed / Community

Smith Applauds Implementation Of Amber Alert System

Saying that "no worthwhile effort should be spared in locating an abducted child," State Senator Ada L. More...

Chamber Hosts Halloween ‘Business After Hours’

The Rockaway Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a special Halloween "Business After Hours" meeting at the Beach Club on Monday, October 28, from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. More...

Children’s Responses To 9/11 Published

First Lady Libby Pataki has announced the release of her third book for children, entitled "Letters to New York: Children Speak Out." More...

Freedom Trees Are Coming

The City Council More...

JCCRP Plans Move, Expansion

The Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula has announced that it has purchased a new building at 1525 Central Avenue, Far Rockaway, on the corner of Foam Place. More...

Kazalski Commended By National Merit

The Principal of Beach Channel High School, Andrea G. Holt, has announced that Paul Kazalski has been named a Commended Student in the 2003 National Merit Scholarship Program. More...

‘Last of The Red Hot Lovers’At Bayswater Jewish Center

Neil Simon More...

Major Advance In Monitoring Osteoporosis

State of the art medical care has come to the Rockaway peninsula. No longer do residents of Far Rockaway have to go to New York City to get the latest and most advanced medical care. More...

Pataki Approves Law Protecting Religious Freedom

Governor George E. Pataki has signed into law a bill that will provide New Yorkers with important new workplace protections as they practice and observe their religious faith. More...

Rockaway Symphony Orchestra Set To Perform On November 9

The opening concert of the fifty-third season of the Rockaway Symphony Orchestra will take place on Saturday, November 9 at 8 p.m. It will be held in school no. 6 at 523 Church Avenue in Woodmere. More...

The ‘Rockaway Flash’ Crowned Strongest Arm

Rockaway resident Sean Ringgold, 6 More...

Addabbo: ‘Playgrounds Should Be Drug Free’

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Chairman of the New York City Council More...

Benefit Raises $1.8 Million For MDA

"Wings Over Wall Street," a benefit for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), was truly a night to remember for 1700 guests that crowded the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis, in the heart of Times Square, New York City. More...

College Fair Held At Far Rockaway High School

On Thursday, October 3, Far Rockaway High School held their College Fair in the student gymnasium. High School juniors and seniors, as well as their parents, were invited to participate. More...

Huhn Offers Suggestions To Improve Schools

Kenneth Huhn, the Independence Party candidate for Assembly in the twenty-third Assembly District recently indicated his understanding of the problems with New York More...

‘Just Food’ Honors Urban Farmers

Six urban farmers have been recognized by "Just Food" for increasing food access in their neighborhoods, and one of them is Far Rockaway resident McKinley Hightower-Beyah of The Farmer More...

Knights Honor Beloved Leader With Memorial Stone

The Knights of Columbus, Rockaway Council #2672 held its Second Annual Richie Knott, Sr. Golf Outing on September 20 for the benefit of Cathedral Prep Seminary High School. The event was very well attended. More...

Lawless To Address 100 Precinct Council

Chief Thomas P. Lawless, commanding officer of Patrol Borough Queens South, will address the next meeting of the 100th Precinct Community Council on Wednesday, October 23, 7:30 p.m. More...

Olympics Rep Visits Rockaway

Brenda Levin, a representative of NYC 2012, the group working to bring the Olympic games to New York City will be coming to a meeting of the Rockaway Citizen More...

PHC Honors Chopra at Anniversary Ball

Rajbir Chopra, MD, Attending Physician in the Department of Medicine, Nephrology Division at Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) in Far Rockaway, has been named honoree of the 95th Anniversary Ball, to be held on October 26, 2002 at The Sands in Atlantic More...

Sanitation Nabs Rockaway Man For Dumping

The Department of Sanitation More...

Twenty Year Sentence For Rapist

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown has announced that a Far Rockaway resident has been sentenced to twenty years in prison for raping an 11-year old girl in the victim More...


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