May 23, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Claddagh Inn Seeks Helpers

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West Lawrence Petition

Drive On May 25

The West Lawrence Civic Association will kick off a petition drive in front of 724 Reads Lane in West Lawrence on Sunday, May 25 at 12 noon. More...

Graybeards Spruce Up The Claddagh Inn

More than 50 members of The Graybeards, a grassroots non-profit community group, their families, and a healthy handful of other tireless volunteers, gathered on Saturday, May 17 at the Claddagh INN on Beach 73rd Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard fo More...

George Returns To St. Rose

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No Sanitation Collection On Memorial Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced that, in observance of Memorial Day, there will be no garbage or recycling collection, and street cleaning, on Monday, May 26. More...

Ohab Zedek Offers Memorial Lectures In June

Congregation Ohab Zedek of Belle Harbor will host its annual Henry Kaye Memorial lecture series on Wednesday, June 11, at 8 p.m. More...

Precinct To Sponsor Blood Drive

The 100 Precinct in Rockaway Park will be sponsoring a blood drive on Tuesday, June 10 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, at 320 Beach 94 Street. More...

‘Rendezvous With History’ As RMAC Hosts USO Gala

Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn has played a part in America More...

Extra Trains On Memorial Day

The MTA Long Island Rail Road will mark the traditional start of summer this Memorial Day Weekend with extra service that includes ten additional eastbound trains from Penn Station on the afternoon of Friday, May 23, for customers planning an early s More...

RAA Photo Exhibit At Fort Tilden

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Local Day Care Providers Honored

It was their turn to get some good food when the women of a local group that provides nutritious meals to children and adults were honored recently. More...

‘Rockaway Means Business’ Awards Hosted By RDRC

Michael Arons, President of the Rockaway Rotary presents one of the Rockaway Means Business Awards. More...

Stella Maris Seniors

Receive CSJ Awards

Stella Maris Seniors Katie Honan, Sue Brennan, Anagely Bello, Laura Moquin, and Alana Johnstone gather at The Mary Louis Academy to receive their CSJ Awards. More...

...Students Remember The Troops

Before departing for Spring break Stella Maris Se More...

St. Francis Sets New Prayer Garden

St Francis de Sales Church on Beach 129 Street in Belle Harbor is building a Prayer Garden on an empty site across from the church playground. More...

St. John’s Receives Bereavement Grant

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Town Hall Meeting On May 29

Councilman James Sanders, Jr. will hold a Town Hall meeting seeking community input for the upcoming New York City budget negotiations on Tuesday, May 29 at 7:30 p.m. More...

At Westbury In July

Isley Brothers

The Isley Brothers starring Ronald Isley AKA Mr. Biggs will perform at Westbury Music Fair on Thursday, July 17 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 and are available at Westbury Music Fair More...

Local Man To

Be Ordained

Bishop Thomas V. Daily will ordain two men to serve as priests in the Diocese of Brooklyn at a mass at St. James Cathedral Basilica on May 31. More...

Broad Channel To Host American Legion Parade

The American Legion Post 1404 will be hosting the Eighty-fifth Annual Queens County Convention Parade. It will take place on Friday evening, June 6, at 8 p.m., starting at the All Veterans Memorial on 17 Road Park in Broad Channel. More...

Catholic-Jewish Council Spotlights Local Essayists

What is the meaning of the words brotherhood and sisterhood? More...

Deteriorating Infrastructure Marks Riis Park

Riis Park has long been one of the stars of the National Park Service More...

Legion Post Announces Memorial Day Honorees

The Annual Memorial Day Parade and Services sponsored by the Daniel M. O More...

Meeks: School Loans For Convicted Drug Users

Congressman Gregory Meeks of the Sixth Congressional District, New York has initiated sponsorship of new legislation to ensure federal financial assistance for all students who deserve it. More...

Skin Cancer A Summer Threat

Rockaway residents, living so near the ocean, spend lots of time during the summer months at the beach. More...

Beach Concessions Return

The Rockaway Beach concession stands at 86 Street, 97 Street, and 106 Street will be open again. More...

Yeshiva Dinner Honors Parents And Hospital

The Yeshiva of Belle Harbor will honor Lilly and David Ishay and Peninsula Hospital at its annual dinner dance on Wednesday, May 28 at The Washington Hotel. More...

Information Day For Vets Set For June 7

Many in the Rockaway Community served at one time or another with the armed forces of the United States, be it in the Army, the Navy, the Air Force, the Marines or the Coast Guard. More...

Park Police Positions Open

The United States Park Police has begun accepting applications for the position of Police Officer through June 13. More...

‘Braving The Waves’

Now Available At Wave

"Braving The Waves: Rockaway Rises and Rises Again," the hit book by Rockaway resident Kevin Boyle, is once again available at The Wave building, 88-08 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Rockaway Beach. More...

RDRC Appoints Berkel To Director Slot

Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) welcomes Mr. Elmo Antonio Berkel, Jr. as the new Director of Business and Professional Services. More...

Relay For Life Set For June 7

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Happenings At St. Rose Of Lima

Chairladies Eileen Byrnes and Joanne Bannen beam at the success of their annual candy party. Principal, Theresa Andersen, presents them with thank you gifts. More...

...Junior Poets Published

Several Stella Maris Juniors have received word and congratulations upon their poetry being published in the Young Poets More...

Smith Talks About Budget Restorations

Senator Malcolm Smith, who represents all of Rockaway in the State Senate in Albany, believes that the governor More...

St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, January 1946

First Row: Kathleen McGuire (108 St.), Gloria Thornhill (88 St. & Roxbury), Maureen McPartland (86 St.), Dorothy Cullinane (73 St.), Monsignor Reddy, Rosemary Nugent (133 St. More...

Ready to Relay? Survivor’s Celebration Soon

Get those beach chairs, blankets, walking sneakers, and snacks ready More...

Last Week For Tribute Park Bricks

This is the last chance for Rockaway residents to purchase memorial bricks that will be placed in the walkway of the new Tribute Park being built on Beach 116 Street and Beach Channel Drive. More...

Philbin and Behar

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