May 16, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Jazz Cantata On May 16

West End Temple will present the jazz cantata "Holy Moses" on Friday evening, May 16 at 8:15 p.m. More...

Reduced-Fare MetroCards Available

MetroCard Mobile Sales Outreach staff will be available on Monday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Far Rockaway Branch of the Queens Borough Public Library. More...

Crafty Kids Learn To Make Pizza

The children of Crafty Kids Preschool had a pizza-making lesson at Ciro More...

Addabbo To Host Official Beach Opening

Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Chairman of the City Council More...

Vets Invited To Information Day

The Vietnam Veterans of America will host a Veterans Information Day on the Rockaway peninsula on June 7. The event will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall (333 Beach 90 Street) from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. More...

Meeks Condemns Saudi Terrorism

In the ruins of the Al Hamra housing complex in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, terrorism claimed at least 34 more innocent victims, including 7 Americans.  More than 200 others were wounded, many seriously. More...

Returned From Deployment

Navy Seaman Shakita N. More...

Snodsmith To Speak At Shore Garden Club

The Shore Garden Club of Neponsit and Belle Harbor will be holding a Spring Luncheon on Monday, June 16, at 11:30 a.m. Ralph L. Snodsmith will be the speaker. The luncheon will be held at the Beach Club on Beach 116 Street. More...

Inducted Into Alpha Chi

Marie I. Estime, of Far Rockaway was honored by American International College (AIC)) for academic excllence. Estime is a junior communications major. More...

Receives Associates Degree

Inna Bogin recently graduated from The Bryman School of Phoenix, Arizona with an Associate of Occupational Studies in Massage Therapy. Bogin is a former graduate of Beach Channel High School. More...

Minivan Does Newport Avenue Flip Flop

A minivan and an SUV "kissed each other at Newport Avenue and Beach 128 Street on Thursday morning, causing the minivan to flip over. Nobody was seriously hurt, but a young girl in the car that did not flip was shook up by the accident. More...

New Book, ‘Written For Friends in Rockaway,’ Details Demise Of Peninsula

An Interview With Authors of "Between Ocean And City"

Lawrence Kaplan had retired from his teaching job at City College. He was bored, frustrated, looking for something to write about. More...

Rockaway Carnival Brings Screams of Joy

Contributing Editor

The candy apples, screams of joy (sometimes fright) and the many colored lights can only mean one thing More...

St. Edmund’s Holds Scholarship Dinner

St. Edmund Prep High School, Sheepshead Bay, recently held a scholarship recipient dinner. The event was held in the school. Certificates were distributed and awards included full, half and quarter year scholarships. More...

P.S. 225 Fifth Graders Celebrates Arbor Day

While the second graders were busy celebrating Arbor Day at Gateway Environmental Study Center, Mr. Funtleyder and his fifth graders joined in Arbor Day tree planting at P.S. More...

Second Graders Visit Environmental Study Center

Mrs. Palermo More...

PS 47 Parents Updates School Library

Parents at P. S. 47 have volunteered their precious time to reorganize and update the school library.  Ms. Lisa Tuffy, the librarian from P.S. 146 has helped them in this worthwhile endeavor. More...

Smith Wants Affordable Senior Medications

Faced with skyrocketing prescription drug costs, State Senator Malcolm A. Smith is urging the Senate to pass EPIC-COPE (Cap-Out-Of-Pocket-Expenses) legislation to help keep prescription drugs affordable for seniors. More...

Smith Votes To Restore Education Cuts

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has voted to restore local school aid funding to raise the quality of education in the public schools and restore tuition assistance programs to keep college affordable to all New Yorkers. More...

Truck Flies Into Bird Sanctuary

A large dump truck lurches beside a tree in the sanctuary area of Cross Bay Boulevard after barreling off the road, breaking a telephone pole, and sparking a small electrical fire, last Friday afternoon. More...

PHC Names Director Of Infection Control

Geralyn Randazzo, RN, Vice President of Nursing at Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC), recently named Alice C. Junor Peele, RN, as Director of Infection Control. More...

Addabbo Hosts Library Rallies

With New York City libraries losing so much funding, City Councilman Joseph Addabbo, Jr. has decided to hold local rallies and asked residents to petition the mayor More...

Tubridy Named ‘Tavern Owner Of The Year’

The Brooklyn-Queens Restaurant, Bar and Tavern Owners Association has named Dan Tubridy, a long-time Broad Channel Resident and the owner of Pier 92 Restaurant in Rockaway Beach, as the "Tavern Owner of the Year." More...

Buckley-To-Kennedy Dash Set For May 18

The Twenty-third Annual Buckley More...

SJEH Honors Volunteers

Two volunteers at St. John More...

Dancing Under The Stars Set For Summer Tuesdays

"Dust off those dancing shoes and get ready to join in the fun," Says Liz Sulik, the Executive Director of the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce. More...

Dead Bird is ‘Odd Duck’ for Rockaway

This Northern Gannet, which was photographed on Beach 148 Street, surprised National Parks Service employees, because this type of bird is not a frequent visitor to the Rockaways. More...

It’s Showtime! At Breezy Point

The Annual Breezy Point More...

Meeks Presents Books To MS 198 Students

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks and Principal Beth Longo Address students in school Library in celebration of Liberty Day. More...

Currently Deployed

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

April Brings A New Life

Stephen and Elisa Burke (nee Greenstein) of Rockaway Park proudly announce the birth of their son Thomas Henry Burke. Thomas Henry was born on April 11 at Franklin Hospital Medical Center. More...

I’m Five Years Old!

Hope Victoria is celebrating her fifth birthday. She is the daughter of Eileen McMahon and Nicholas Ciappetta, granddaughter of Bridie and Thomas McMahon, and niece of Big Tom. More...

Wave Seeks Rockaway

Reminiscences

Do you remember Rockaway in the "Good Old Days?" Have you been around Rockaway almost forever? Remember Playland, Tuckee-Cups, Fascination, life in the bungalows, Lenny More...

PHC Honors Nursing Staff

Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) recently hosted the Annual Spring Luncheon at Russo More...

Rockaway Students Host Dinner for Seniors

For one-night-only, students turned the M.S. 180 cafeteria in to a virtual cabaret complete with entertainment, wait-serviced food, and a master of ceremonies. More...

BCHS Gets Ready for Relay For Life

Beach Channel High School is hosting the American Cancer Society More...

Maura Clarke Sixth Graders Visit Gateway

Guide and Director Denise Brown, points out some key areas to the Maura Clarke students during their adventure at Dead Horse Bay. Following her direction are Mrs. More...

BCHS Supports Troops In Gulf War

Students at Beach Channel High School participated in Operation Shoebox during the month of April. Operation Shoebox is an organization that ships supplies to our soldiers in Iraq. More...

Selected As Johns Hopkins Scholars

This year, for the first time, Gerald R. Dever Middle School 180 has two of its shining stars selected to attend The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth (CTY) Summer Institutes. More...

SJEH Gets Baby Quilts From LI Society

The Long Island Quilters Society presented 100 handmade baby quilts to St. John More...

Sanitation Fines Increase On June 1

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Meeks: Continue To Address Security Concerns

Congressman Gregory W. More...

Legion Stands By Flag

If the U.S. Flag is good enough to drape the coffins of America More...

Weiner and Staff Lace Up Sneakers

Representative Anthony Weiner More...


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