April 12, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Bishop Visits Episcopal Nursing Home Home

On Tuesday, March 25, Bishop Maclean Episcopal Nursing Home., located on Brookhaven Avenue in Far Rockaway, welcomed a visit from the Right Reverend Orris G. More...

Direct Support for Our Troops

How To Send Mail To Our Fighting Men and Women

If you know someone fighting the war overseas, you probably have considered sending a care package, or a letter of support. That More...

Is This Your Jewelry?

The 100 Detective Squad is endeavoring to locate the owner of this jewelry... More...

The Rockaway Connection

When Jim and Mary Kelly vacationed on Marco Island, Florida this January and February, they became keenly aware of the Rockaway connection, especially among those of retirement age. More...

Announces Engagement

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Assigned to Expeditionary Unit

Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Federico E. Santana, son of Milagros A. and Fed-erico A. More...

P.S. 225 Honors Troops

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PHC Hosts Opera Night At La Viola Restaurant

Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) recently hosted More...

Pheffer Relays Senior Concerns

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer took an opportunity to meet with Patricia Pine, Ph.D., Commissioner of the New York State Office for the Aging, in her Albany office to discuss issues affecting senior citizens in New York State. More...

Queens Cultural Guide Available

Queens Council on the Arts is pleased to announce the release of a new edition of the Queens Cultural Guide, a comprehensive directory of Queens arts, cultural organizations, institutions and services. More...

Hundreds Attend ‘Support Our Troops’ Rally

More than 250 cold but dedicated supporters of American troops who are fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan showed up at Beach 116 Street and the boardwalk last Saturday afternoon for a rally to show their support. More...

Area School ‘Adopts’ Marine Unit

Children and parents at one Long Island school began a drive to collect candy bars, snacks, paperbacks, and other items to make life easier for 75 members of a Marine communications unit in Iraq. More...

SJEH Hosts Student Art Exhibit

Like the adults, the children of the Rockaways were badly affected by the tragic events of 9/11 and the crash of Flight 587 in November 2001. More...

UFT Converges On Albany

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Phef-fer welcomed representatives of the United Federation of Teachers from Community School District #27 when they recently visited the State Legislature in Albany. More...

Baley Acquitted in Gun Charge

Rockaway resident Robert Baley was found not guilty in Queens Supreme Court last week of charges that he possessed an illegal hand gun. More...

Community Resources

Awareness Day
On April 22

On Tuesday, April 22, the Human Resources Administration More...

Beach Club, Chamber Fete Called-Up Reservists

Kenny and Steve Good, owners of The Beach Club and Sunset Diner, along with the Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways, hosted the men and women of the U.S. More...

Police Blotter

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Hammels’ Seniors Visit Police Museum

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Local Wins Fedcap’s Writing Competition

In celebration of National Poetry Month in April, Fedcap, a not-for-profit organization, recently announced the winners and honorable mention award recipients of its annual Words about Work! More...

Bardfeld Selected at SJEH

Lloyd Bardfeld, DPM, has been elected President of the Medi-cal/Dental/Podiatric Staff of St. John More...

Completes Advanced Individual Training

Army Pvt. Ricardo F. Garcia, son of Lucia and Ricardo Garcia of Far Rockaway, has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Sill, Lawton, Oklahoma. More...

New Homes Set For Beach 102 Street

Ground was broken last weekend for new homes that will soon be built on Beach 102 Street and Shore Front Parkway. Pictured, an artist More...

Hadassah’s Honorees For 2003 Announced

Rockaway Park Hadassah has chosen this year More...

PHC Rallies In Albany Against Health Cuts

On Tuesday April 1, 2003, close to 40,000 healthcare employees from the greater New York Hospitals and Nursing Homes packed the Pepsi Arena in Albany and then marched in the snow at the State Capital Mall to protest proposed cuts in healthcare fundin More...

Pheffer Supports Goals of Health Care Employees

Albany had never seen a turn out like that staged by SEIU, Local #1199, the Health Care Employees More...

‘A Train’ On Arverne Civics Agenda

A discussion of A Train service is the major agenda item for a meeting of the Arverne Civic Association, which will be held on Monday, April 14 at 8 p.m. at the Macedonia Baptist Church, 330 Beach 67 Street. More...

It’s Holiday Time At PS 47

Holiday time is the time of the year, which spreads love and joy around the globe. More...

Executive Was FRHS Principal For Day

A 1971 graduate of Far Rockaway High School is now in charge of the human resources programs for Veri-zon Communications More...

Sounds And Sights Of Motown Celebrates Black History

"Sounds and Sights of Motown" was presented by the Multicultural Committee at Far Rockaway High School on March 19 and March 20. The program offered acts inspired by Motown. More...

When Will This Winter Ever End?

That seemed to be the question on everybody More...


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