January 18, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Blood Emergency Declared

Due to an alarmingly low inventory of blood throughout the metropolitan area, Long Island Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center, has issued an emergency appeal for blood donations effective immediately. More...

Knight Working To Keep Kids Out Of Prison

Doug Knight is back where he started and he likes it that way. More...

Local 9/11 Hero Honored

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employee Kenneth Concepcion has been recently honored by Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta for his role in helping evacuate 70,000 people from Pier 11 in lower Manhattan on September 11. More...

New President Appointed At Peninsula Hospital

Robert V. Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer at Peninsula Hospital Center, announced the appointment of Henry Steiner, M.D., Director of Surgery, as President of the Medical Board. More...

Sanders To Congress: Don’t Protect Predatory Lenders

City Council Member James Sanders Jr. introduced a resolution calling upon Congress to respect the authority of state and local elected officials to protect their constituents from predatory loans. More...

Smith Encourages Veterans Valentine Program

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has announced that the people of the fourteenth senatorial district once again have an opportunity to brighten the lives of those who have served our country through his "Send A Vet A Valentine" program. More...

Addabbo Addresses Airport Safety

How safe are Rockaway residents, what with aircraft from JFK Airport passing over various communities on the peninsula at all hours of the day and night? More...

BCHS Celebrates Honor Roll

On Thursday, January 9, Beach Channel High School (BCHS) hosted an award ceremony and dinner in honor of more than 400 students who were named to the Gold, Silver and Bronze Honor Rolls for Spring 2002. More...

BCHS Worker Fired For Improper Conduct

A Rockaway man who was both a school aide and a cleaner on the staff of the school More...

Hundreds Of Children Given Toys By St. Edmund Prep

St. Edmund Prep extended outstanding efforts for the needy children of the city. The Senior class collected toys for "Hour Children," an organization dedicated to the children of incarcerated women. More...

Lawrence Woodmere Academy Awarded Grant

Lawrence Woodmere Academy has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the prestigious Edward E. Ford Foundation. The grant will be used for the upcoming addition to the school. More...

New Challenges For Minister Heyward

No less anticipated than the dramatic countdown of the brightly lit ball in Times Square on New Year More...

A ‘Rae’ Of Sunshine In Rockaway

While many of us hope to live to be 100, Rae Pearl has actually done it. Actually, the West Lawrence Care Center resident celebrated her 105th birthday this week with several family members, facility administrators, and other residents. More...

Westbury Music Fair Features Chappelle

Stand up comedian Dave Chappelle will make as top at Westbury Music Fair on his own national theatre tour, DAVE CHAPPELLE IS BLACKZILLA, on Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m. More...


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