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Broad Channel To Celebrate Historical Day

For the past seven years, the Historical Committee of the Broad Channel Civic Association has been working tirelessly to compile an extensive collection of old photographs, artifacts, memorabilia, documents and written and oral histories of the commu More...

Chadda Will Pursue Biomedical Education

Nishtha Chadda, a resident of Hammels; daughter of Shakti and Kimati Chadda; sister of Rashami, Tripti, Vishal, and Amish; has graduated as Valedictorian at Hillcrest High School. More...

Harmony Picnic

Set For July 22

On Tuesday, July 22, at 11 a.m. thru 3 p.m., the NYPD More...

Dying Marshes Get Life Support At Last

The marshes on Jamaica Bay are not something the average resident of Rockaway thinks about much. They are just there, like the tides, or seagulls, or the skyline. More...

Gateway National Park Honors HARP

National Park Service volunteers from the Historic Aircraft Restoration Pro More...

Hip Hop Talent Search Comes to Rockaway Beach

The Lipton Brisk Flavor of Hip Hop Tour continues its celebration of local talent with this month More...

Luminaries Lit To Complete ‘Relay For Life’

The driving rain that pushed last month More...

Thirtieth Anniversary Celebrated By Golden Age Club

On June 11, St. Camillus Golden Age Club of Rockaway Beach celebrated their thirtieth anniversary at the American Legion. The four honorees were Anne Griffin, Lillian Stewart. More...

Supporting Iraqi Freedom

Army Sgt. Wayne S. Spooner, son of Veldene A. Kelly of Far Rockaway, has deployed overseas to a forward operating location to support the mission of Operation Iraqi Freedom. More...

Award For Leadership

Travis Henrickson, a Far Rockaway resident, graduated from Martin Van Buren High School on June 26. Henrickson received an Award for Excel-lence in Leadership. More...

Environmental Review

Meeting For Development

Community Board #14 Urban Renewal and Housing Committee is having review sessions to analyze the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the in progress Arverne by the Sea Project on July 16 and 24, in the Meditation Room at Peninsula Hospital. More...

Police Officer Exam Applications Available

The New York City Police Department is now accepting applications for the Police Officer exam scheduled to be held on October 18, 2003. More...

Post Office Hosts Appreciation Week

On June 24, 25, 26, and 27, Postmaster George Buonocore and all of the Rockaway Post Offices hosted Customer Appreciation Week. More...

P.S. 114-Q’s Retired Teachers Honored

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer honored a member of retiring teachers and personnel from P.S. 114-Q at an End of Term Party, where she presented Legislative Resolutions to the retirees. More...

Harry Potter Day Festivities

All had fun at Busy Bee More...

Local Schools Win

Golden Apple Awards

P.S. 47, P.S. 233 at 827 and P.S. 233 at Beach Channel High School are among the winning schools in the Sanitation Department More...

M.S. 180’s Announces Science and Social Studies Winners

M.S. 180 winners of Social Studies and Science Exit Projects, Tyrell Green (left) and Aoefa Tetevi (right) with Principal Giberti. More...

Set Their Butterflies Free

Ms. Schleifman More...

Will Attend J.H.S. 180

Ashley Kiesl More...

P.S. 225 Students Go Camping

The sixth grade classes at P.S. 225Q, The Seaside School, were treated to a special end of the year camping trip last week. More...

St. Edmund Prep Performs ‘Grease’

The St. Edmund Prep High School Drama Society recently performed their Spring musical "Grease" under the direction of David Kirk, religion teacher, and student director Victoria DelGuidice. More...

Computer Winners At P.S. 105

P.S. 105 was lucky enough to win twice this year in the District 27 Computer Contest! Pre-K classes 126 and 124, led by their teachers Dawn Misrok and Susan Taylor are both excited about their winning class projects. More...

P.S. 105 Students Perform

On June 6, Ms. Antin More...

SJEH Graduates Residents

Residents of the post-graduate medical education programs at St. John More...

St. John’s Home Celebrates June 25

The twenty-ninth annual St. John More...

Titus: New DWI Law Will Save Lives

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Police Blotter 100 PRECINCT BLOTTER

Arrested: June 15, at 1620 hours was Quantaviou Longstreet, 18 of 15-12 B. 12 St. for cpw-2, cpw-4, and theft of service at Mott Ave. and B. 22 St. Deft was observed crawling under turnstile to avoid legal payment of fare. More...

Bravest ‘Rescue’ Flag on July 4

Rockaway firefighter Brian Fitzgerald, of Ladder 137, frees and replaces a stuck flag on the Fourth of July. Old Glory would not lower for Walter Patterson, the More...

Broad Channel To Celebrate Historical Day

For the past seven years, the Historical Committee of the Broad Channel Civic Association has been working tirelessly to compile an extensive collection of old photographs, artifacts, memorabilia, documents and written and oral histories of the commu More...

Fourth Of July 2000

Raymond Curcio with his dad Michael Curcio saluting for the Fourth of July fire More...

Dance Dimensions Holds Annual Recital

These are a few of the dan More...

From the Beach to the Big Screen

Greg Siff is both a native of Rockaway and an up and coming actor. Siff appears in "From Justin to Kelly" a movie currently showing in theaters around the nation. More...

Harbor Optics Celebrates 15 Years

Harbor Optics celebrated 15 years of serving eye care needs in Rockaway with a recent "all welcome" party. The event featured fun-rides, food and merchandise displays. More...

Man Shot In Arverne Dispute

A dispute between two men in front of 353 Beach 43 Street in Arverne turned ugly last Wednesday and ended with one man in Peninsula Hospital Center with a graze wound to his face and another under arrest. More...

Visitor From The Emerald Isle

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer, an honorary member of the American Irish Legis More...

Accepted To Julliard School

Sonya Robinson has been accepted to the Music Advancement Program (MAP) at The Julliard School on Piano for the 2003-2004 school year. Admission to the program is extremely competitive. More...

Six Graduate From Berkeley

Berkeley College has announced the names of men and women who have received degrees at the College More...

Reluctantly, Council Closes Down

The Rockaway Catholic-Jewish Council, after 24 years in existence, has decided to close its doors. More...

PHC Graduates Interns And Residents

Peninsula Hospital Center recently held its 18th Annual Graduation for Interns and Residents for the 2002-2003 Academic Year. More...

Project Liberty Seeks Quilters

Project Liberty and the Greater New York Hospital Association Disaster Relief Fund Programs based at St. John More...

Pataki Signs School Bill

Governor George E. Pataki has signed into law legislation that will create a new community governing structure for New York City schools and "ensure significant participation for both parents and community residents." More...

Book Reading

Fresh off of his presentation at the National Baseball Hall of Fame, local author Mitchell Axelrod will be reading his critically acclaimed children More...

RDRC Welcomes New Businesses

Beach 20 Street seems to be the place to do business if you More...

Spring Show Presented By St. Joachim’s Students

On Friday, May 16, St. Joachim More...

Read Aloud Day

Wave Publishing Company Managing Editor Howard Schwach and Allstate In­surance Company District Represen­tative John Lepore (center) join P.S. More...

Special Moments At St. Virgilius School

Second grade communion class, front row (left to right): Henry Malenowski, Tracy Murray, Patrick O More...

Pep Band Plays At Keyspan Park

On Sunday, June 8 at the St. Edmund Prep High School Pep Band played at Keyspan Park in Coney Island for the "All American Baseball Game" Homerun Derby. More...

St. Rose Of Lima Offers Spring Show And Science Fair

Creative Arts Team from New York Uni More...

St. Edmund Prep Holds Freshman Brunch

St. Edmund Prep High School, Sheepshead Bay, recently held its Annual Incoming Freshmen Brunch. The event, coordinated by James Benson, assistant principal, was held in the school gymnasium with approximately 300 people in attendance. More...

Kearney’s Latin Students Do It Again!

The results of the 2003 National Latin Examination have been announced. Again, the Latin students of Bishop Kearney High School have distinguished themselves. Worldwide, more than 139,000 Latin students took the exam. More...

Stella Maris Students Receive Sacrament, Honors, And Tea

Several students in the Maura Clarke Program at Stella Maris High School received the Sacrament of Confirmation over the course of this school year, The proud recipients are (left to right) Ryan Moroney, Patrick Blonski, Deirdre Feddern, Molly McGuig More...

Graduated From Molloy College

Megan Kathleen Harnisher of Broad Channel has graduated from Molloy College, Rockville Cen More...

Summer Safety Breakfast Educates 75 Kids

Safety is an important consideration for children, particularly in the summer, when they have more access to dangerous situations. More...


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