April 19, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Addabbo Sponsors Spring Egg Hunt

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. has announced that he is sponsoring a Spring Egg Hunt for his constituents on Saturday, April 19, at the park located on Shore Front Parkway and Beach 107 Street. More...

RCJC Awards Breakfast Scheduled For May 18

The Rockaway Catholic-Jewish Council will hold its Nineteenth Annual Brotherhood/Sisterhood Awards Breakfast on Sunday, May 18. The event will take place at 10 a.m. More...

Cement-Pour Protest

Pearl Harwood, is willing to sit (see beach-chair) in the way of construction workers, to prevent them from cementing the entire area in front of her home at 123-10 Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Donations Needed For Field Day

P.S. 256 at St. John More...

Legion Has Albany Friend

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer met with officers and members of the Queens County American Legion when they visited the State Capitol in Albany to lobby for their legislative agenda. More...

Senator Smith: Attend Public Hearing

State Senator Malcolm A. More...

Happy Fourteenth Birthday!

Michael Murphy, son of Daphne Murphy of Arverne, celebrated his fourteenth birthday on April 1. This is his graduation picture from M.S. 180. More...

Celebrated Thirteenth

Benjamin Williams, Jr., better known as "Teddy Bear," celebrated his thirteenth birthday with his mother Shanterri Hood of Rockaway and his grandmother Irene Westmoreland. More...

Happy Anniversary

Betty and James Hayden, of Rockaway, recently celebrated 58 years of marriage. They dined with their son Jimmy, at the Irish Circle, on their special day. More...

Joseph Christopher Born

Roseanne and Joseph Mortellaro are the proud parents of Joseph Christopher Mortellaro. He was born March 26, weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces, and measured 21 More...

Sugarboo Turns Two

Shaquan "Sugarboo" Johnson will be two years old on April 21. This special day will be celebrated with his parents Shaquana and Akuan family members and school mates. Sugarboo is a very loving little fellow. He lives in Rockaway Beach. More...

Arverne Resident Honored For Service

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Local Knights Of Columbus Council Celebrates 75 Years

The Wave has documented the birth and growth of the local Knights of Columbus Council right from the beginning. More...

Rally Held To Support The Troops

On April 5 a large rally was held at the George Seuffert Bandshell in Forest Park by the people of Queens County to show their support for the brave men and women fighting in Iraq. The rally went largely unreported by the news media. More...

RDRC Offers ‘Rockaway Means Business’Awards On May 14

Several prominent individuals will receive the "Rockaway Means Business Award" at the Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation More...

St. Virgilius’ Students Get Involved In Many Activities

Sixth graders are rolling pennies that were collected for the Penny Harvest. More...

Principal For Day

P.S. 114Q PTA Co-First Vice President Ellen McNulty, Co-President Gerry Ma-gee, and Fundraising Committee Mem-ber Cora Nelson welcome Earl Reiss, More...

M.S. 180Q Participates In SDI

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Despite Reports, Smith Backs School Reorganization

Under the massive school reorganization plan backed by both the mayor and the school chancellor, community school districts would become a legal fiction in June of this year, existing on paper but with no staff, no facilities and no resources. More...

Smith Proposes Bill For Scholarship Fund

State Senator Malcolm A. More...

Legislative Women’s Caucus Tackles Issues

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer, a member of the Legislative Women More...

A Lesson For Rockaway Residents?

Court Backs FAA In Arizona Case

Many Rockaway residents have been contemplating suing the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) for not keeping its promise to reroute flights away from the Belle Harbor area. More...

Arverne Residents Rap ‘A’ Train

The MTA was told their "A" Train is filthy, and that its service is inconsistent and inadequate, at a recent meeting with the Arverne Civic Association (ACA). More...

SJEH Seeks Beautification Volunteers

St. John More...

Bravest and Finest Honored by Rockaway Chamber

The men and women of our local fire and police departments were honored by the Chamber of Commerce, on April 10. The event, sponsored by Allstate In More...

Cuts To Pre-K Program Draw Local Protest

In spite of the downpour on Friday morning, April 11, a number of schools got together to hold a mini-rally to protest Governor Pataki More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

Winter is finally loosening its grasp upon us and the warmer weather will soon be here. The golfers are itching for a nice weekend to break the snow enforced vacation from their favorite past time. More...

Little Globe Theater Offers Workshop

The Little Globe Theater in Rockaway is offering an acting workshop to residents. The workshops will run from May 1 to July 3. More...

JHS 198 To Host Homeownership Fair

A Homeownership Fair will be held on April 26, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at JHS 198 in Far Rockaway. This is a Congressional Black Caucus Founda-tion with Ownership, Wealth (WOW) Initiative. More...

Memorial Held For Evelyn Mauss

The life of Evelyn Abrams Mauss was celebrated at the UN Church Center on Sunday, March 30. More...

Happy Seventh Birthday!

Lori Anna Dalessandro celebrated her seventh birthday with her mom and Mema. Pictured is Lori Anna from Christmas 2002. More...

Happy Fifth Birthday

Allison Moynihan of Broad Channel celebrates her fifth birthday. More...

Married On The Beach

On April 5, David Mahoney, lifelong Rock More...

Happy Fourth Birthday!

Dominique Beniquez is celebrating her fourth birthday with her family and friends on Saturday, April 19. Dominique More...

Earns Gold Medals!

Mileena Castra is pictured with Sensei Jaime in the AAU Metropolitan Karate Championship held at the Louis Armstrong Center on April 6. Mileena garnered a gold medal in Kata (forms) and a gold medal in Kumite (fighting). More...

RockawayArtists Alliance Highlights ‘Unbroken’ Photo Exhibit

Often seen only as subjects in photojournalism, Afghani and Vietnamese street kids from Ho Chi Minh City and Kabul and young Bhutanese refugees in Nepal used the medium of photography to "speak" about their lives. More...

Tying A Ribbon Of Support For Our Troops

Pictured is Nikki James, Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, George and Bobbie Hart, JoAnn Shapiro, Captain Talamo on Beach 95 Street. More...

St. Francis de Sales Students Receive Awards

St. Francis de Sales students received their awards from the Queens County L.A.O.H. for their Irish history contest. The students are pictured with Principal Sister Patricia Chelius and teacher Ms. More...

Court Television

Lee Tenebruso from Court Television spent the entire day on April 3 at M.S. 180Q. Tenebruso spoke to students in classrooms and joined the school More...

‘Read Aloud’ Celebrated By P.S. 105

On April 10, P.S. 105 celebrated their annual Read Aloud. Guest readers were invited to visit the library and then were escorted to classrooms throughout the school to read their favorite books and talk about their reading lives. More...

Graduates With Honors

Kerry Maguire, a resident of Breezy Point, and a 1999 Bishop Kearney High School graduate, will graduate with honors in May from Hofstra University with a degree in Speech/Language/Hearing Sciences. More...

Ocean Promenade Nursing Center Shows Support

The residents and staff of Ocean Promenade Nursing Center on Wednesday, April 2 joined together to show their support for our Armed Forces. They tied yellow ribbons to the trees on the facility proper, and said a prayer for their safe return. More...

Theatre Group Rehearsing For Upcoming Show

Preseason work is off and running by the Rockaway Theatre Group. They are currently in rehearsals for their upcoming show, "Send Me No Flowers," opening Thursday, June 5 at the theatre at Fort Tilden. More...

Sanders Slams Bloomie's Budget

Citing "unacceptable" cuts that will threaten public safety, seniors, and schools City Council Member James Sanders, Jr. has vowed to vote against Mayor Bloomberg More...


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