May 9, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Awards Breakfast

The winners of the Rockaway Catholic-Jewish Council More...

American Tenor Michael Amante To Play Westbury

Michael Amante is the American tenor who can sing it all. Whether commanding the heroic volleys of Puccini More...

Broad Channel Holds Little League Parade

The Broad Channel Athletic Club hosted their 4th annual Little League Parade on Sunday, May 4. A mighty throng sporting the green and white of the Shamrocks leads the parade to mark the Jamaica Bay Little League season. Photo by Denis Macrae More...

Busy Bee’s Offers Story Time

Marissa Funtleyder, kindergarten teacher at Busy Bee More...

Deadline Nearing On Chamber Resource Guide

The Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways is inviting members of the Rockaway community to participate in the creation of the Premiere Edition of its "Rockaway Resource Guide," and time is getting short for the inclusion of entries and adver More...

Gateway Seeks Summer Volunteers

Gateway National Recreation Area, the "National Park in Your Backyard," is looking for some part-time Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP More...

Grillo and Apprentice Make Sunflower Fields

These photographs show a young apprentice of Artist Esther Grillo and the artist herself painting the sunflower fields of the Monarch Butterfly Landscape, 2002, a mural work now in progress. More...

Knights Of Columbus Hold Communion Breakfast

The Rockaway Council #2672 Knights of Columbus celebrated their Seventy-Fifth Annual Corporate Communion Breakfast on April 27. More...

Communion Girl

Brittany Vendlands of Broad Channel recently celebrated her communion at St. Virgilius Church. She is the daughter of Robert and Geraldine Vendlands. More...

Named To Dean’s List

Mary Elizabeth Greene, daughter of Anne Marie and Tom Greene of Belle Harbor, was awarded honors on the Marist College Dean More...

McLaughlin Performs At Carnegie Hall

Tommy McLaughlin, of Breezy Point, a Junior at Xaverian High School and Pipe Major of the Xaverian High School Pipes and Drums, recently performed with conductor Skitch Henderson and the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall on Friday April 25. More...

PHC Grads Discuss Osteoporosis

Peter Guiney, D.O., Director of the Family Practice Residency Program (right) welcomed Peter Tran, D.O., a recent graduate of the Family Practice Residency Program, back to Peninsula Hospital Center. More...

Fleet Week Returns May 21 to May 27

In partnership with the United States Navy and the City of New York, the Intrepid Sea Air Space Museum celebrates the Sixteenth Annual Fleet Week from Wednesday, May 21 to Tuesday, May 27. More...

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Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation More...

Rockaway Council Celebrates Seventy-Fifth Anniversary

Past Grand Knights in attendance joined by Rev. Brendan Downing, Rev. James Devine, Columbiettes Mae Haggerty and President Kathy Moran flank Msgr. William Burke. More...

St. Francis De Sales Students Receive Scholarships

Almost one third of the graduating class at St. Francis de Sales School in Belle Harbor received a scholarship, incentive award, or was accepted into one of the special programs in a public high school. More...

Hillcrest HS Nursing Students Give Advice

Two practical nursing students who attend Hillcrest High School, but live in Far Rockaway, recently met at the Health Careers Advisory Council Meeting held at the schoool. More...

PS 47 Students Honored

Three students from P.S. 47, Alyssa Galimi, Ashley Keane, and Kellianne O More...

Smith Votes To Restore Funding

Senator Malcolm A. Smith has voted to restore funding to a number of critical economic development, transportation, housing and community renewal programs. More...

Conservative Party Meeting

The general public is invited to attend the next meeting of the Queens County Conservative Party, which will be held on Thursday, May 15, at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Continental Post 1424, located at 107-15 Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills. More...

Trinity Services Luncheon Draws Hundreds

Kathleen Riddle received the distinguished Public Service Award and talks with Frances Abbraciamento about her work with individuals and families affected by alcohol and substance abuse. More...

A Sign Of Spring That Will Cost Motorists

West end motorists who park on Beach 116 Street should note that the regulations changed on May 1. It is now necessary to feed the meters on Sunday and it will remain so until the end of October. More...

Addabbo Sets Series Of Library Rallies

Proposed cuts in library service in his district prompts Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. to schedule rallies at 32nd Council District libraries. Rallies will take place at the following branch library sites within the 32nd Council District: More...

American Legion National Commander Visits Queens

The Tenth District of the American Legion recently held its annual dinner at Antuns for the American Legion National Commander Ronald F. Conley. More...

May Is National Elder Month

The month of May has been designated Elder Law Month by the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the nation More...

Broad Channel Volies Join Blood, Sweat And Tears

Pictured on stage with Thomas are, from left, Firefighter Fred Grey, Lieutenant Chris (Bubba) Kalisak, Past Deputy Chief Ed Wilmarth, Thomas, Captain Robert Nuss More...

Chamber Hosts ‘Business After Hours’

Dawn Lind, standing, shares information about Oppenheimer Funds investments as Philip Getfield, of Chase Investment Services, dark suit, listens. The Rockaway Chamber of Commerce recently held a More...

Recruitment Open For Insulation and Asbestos Workers

The International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers, Local 12, will open recruitment on May 19 for ten insulation and asbestos workers. More...

Community Board

Community Board 14 will be holding their regular monthly meeting on May 13, at 7:45 p.m. More...

NYPD Fellowship Breakfast Scheduled For May 22

Patrol Borough Queens South will be hosting their First Annual Community Fellowship Breakfast on Thursday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. More...

Jamaica Bay Guardian Christens New Boat

After numerous whacks with a rather resilient champagne bottle to her port side, the champagne flowed, and the Oystercatcher I was christened Wednesday. More...

Nursing Home Names Administrator

John Okwodu has been named Administrator of Bishop Charles Waldo MacLean Episcopal Nursing Home. Okwodu is responsible for the 163-bed skilled nursing facility, which provides quality medical, social, rehabilitative services for the elderly. More...

Marine Recruit Completes Training

Marine Corps Pfc. Sharmel G. Taylor, son of Trine D. and Henry L. Taylor, recently completed 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C. designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally. More...

Police Blotter

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ACLU Defends Local Artist Sued by Duane Reade

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RAA Photo Exhibition

Opening
May 10 through June 29

The Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) photographers will present a wide range of styles, sensibilities and subject matter in its latest exhibition. More...

Sponsors College Tour...

During the spring recess week (April 21 More...

RDRC Offers Tax Credits For Donations

The Rockaway Empire State Zone Administration Board has designated Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation More...

St. Edmund’s Holds NHS Induction Ceremony

St. Edmund Prep High School, Sheepshead Bay, recently held its National Honor Society Induction Ceremony. The ceremony began with a prayer service conducted by campus minister S. More...

PS 183 Honors Black History Winners

Every year Town Hall and Con Ed partner to present free performances to school kids. The show always involves something important about Black History and students are invited to submit a poster or essay expressing what they learned. More...

P.S./M.S. 43 Students Create Clams

Students in Ms. Hames More...

Awarded Smart Start Scholarship

Far Rockaway High School student Abisoye Oloruntoba was recently awarded the J. P. Morgan Chase & Co. Smart Start Scholarship. More...

Tribute Park Bricks, Going, Going, Gone

When May has passed us by, so will the chance to buy a memorial brick in the new Tribute Park being built on Beach 116 Street and Beach Channel Drive. More...

Union: Sanitation Cuts Will Create Chaos

"The budget cuts proposed by Mayor Bloomberg will be a disaster for our residents and our neighborhoods," says an official of the Uniformed Sanitationmen More...


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