July 18, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Police Blotter 100 PRECINCT BLOTTER

Arrested: July 6, at 1920 hours was David Monastersky, 27 of 122 B. 91 St. for criminal mischief-3 and operator leaving scene of accident at 92-24 RBB. More...

Graybeards Host Family Run On Boardwalk

The Rockaway Family Run, a fixture of the summer sports calendar is returning after an absence of two years. This year More...

Hadassah Offers Twilight Dinner On August 12

Longtime Hadassah member and Belle Harbor resident, Bobbie Seiden will be joined by her husband Lou as chairpersons of the Hadassah Children More...

RFP’s For Family Literacy Program

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has announced that the Department of Youth and Community Development is looking for qualified organizations to develop and operate family literacy programs. More...

Applications For NYPD

Test Now Available

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has been contacted by the New York City Police Department, who are continuing to recruit the most qualified men and women to join the ranks of the greatest Police Department in the world. More...

Retired After 43 Years

Rose Peluso, a lifelong resident of Rockaway Beach, retired after forty-three years of service at Peninsula Hospital Center. A celebration with friends and co-workers took place at Empire Wok in Howard Beach. More...

Welcome New Birth!

Ilene and Anthony Quagliariello of Neponsit celebrated the birth of their daughter Jennifer Nicole on June 18. She weighed in at 6 pounds and measured 18 inches long. More...

Happy Third Birthday!

Christopher Anthony, son of Ilene and Anthony Quagliariello, celebrated his third birthday on July 8. The family lives in Neponsit. More...

Music Memory Takes Kids to the Top

If, in a survey, several thousand fourth graders were asked to tell the difference between Beethoven and Brahms, the number of accurate replies could probably be counted without a calculator. More...

Local Lawyer Welcomed to Rockaway Firm

Christine Gray Ferazani has come home to Rockaway. More...

Rhodd-Cummings To Be Honored On July 26

Councilman James Sanders Jr. and the Deerfield Area Association, Inc. will honor the memory of the late Assemblywoman Pauline Rhodd-Cummings on Saturday, July 26, at 4 p.m. at Beach 25 Street and Camp Road in Far Rockaway. 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...

St. Edmund Prep Will Offer Exchange Program

St. Edmund Prep is starting an exchange program, which will take place in October. More...

M.S. 180 Yearbooks Are Distributed

Michael and Travis . More...

Smith Sponsors Health Fair On July 26

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith is co- sponsoring a Health Fair on Saturday, July 26 with the Far Rockaway Church of Christ and Health Plus. The event will take place from 11 a.m. More...

State Will Provide $350G For Park Projects

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has announced that he secured a total of $350,000 in funding to be dedicated to two environmental benefit projects (EBPs) within his District. More...

Senator Smith Announces Outreach Effort

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has said that the New York Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will conduct an aggressive outreach effort to make small businesses aware of its services. More...

Visiting Nurse Service and Early Childhood Center Serves Rockaway

The staff of the Early Childhood Center poses inside of their Far Rockaway office. A team effort that includes the Fatherhood First Center but also includes many other programs for those who need it, the Center is a valuable asset to Rockaway. More...

When Contractors Become Dumpers

Why have the contractors who performed the road repairs to Newport Avenue allowed to dump their extra sewer catch basins in front of this house for well over one year. More...

Log On To Assist BC Volies To Get A Firehouse

An increasing number of people use the Internet on a regular basis to help them with their daily lives. The shop on-line, get the medication on-line, do their banking on-line and even, sometimes, find the love of their life on-line. More...

Beach 131 Street Residents Honor America

After a roll call at the crash site on Newport Ave., honoring the memory of their friends and neighbors who perished on 9/11/01 and 11/12/01, the thirteenth annual Rag-Tag Parade led by Grand Marshal Walter Douglas and Majorette Tracy Brennan stepped More...

Parks Officials: GI Jane Memorial Statue Safe, At Least For Now

New York City officials are reassuring the Rockaway community regarding the relocation of the "Doughgirl statue (what many locals call "GI Jane") located on the north side of Rockaway Beach Boulevard between 95 Street and 94 Street, di More...

Harmony Picnic Set

For July 22

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

Meeks Will Chair Golf Tournament

On Monday, September 15, Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) will take to the green at its inaugural golf tournament. The Honorable Gregory Meeks, Democratic Congressman from New York More...

MetroCard Van Coming To Rockaway

City Council Member Joseph P. Ad- dabbo, Jr. has announced that the MTA-New York City MetroCard Program Van will be visiting the communities of Howard Beach and Rockaway. More...

Completes Basic Training

Pfc. James Rashawn Raynor, a former resident of St. John More...

Shapiro Earns Fellowship

Rachel Shapiro, daughter of Robin and Steve Shapiro of Neponsit, has been awarded a prestigious writing fellowship at Barnard College of Columbia University. More...

Happy Fourth Birthday!

William Michael O More...

Will Attend SUNY Oswego

Gary J. Carroll of Rockaway Park has reserved a place as a freshman at SUNY Oswego. Fall classes will begin September 2. He is a graduate of Archbishop Molloy High School. More...

Visited United Arab Emirates Port

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

Addabbo Sets Free Park Events

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

Promotes Health Among African-Americans

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has announced the creation of Balm in Gilead Health Lines, Inc., an organi zation whose mission is to promote the health of African-Americans. More...

Queens Council On The Arts Offers Funds

Queens Council on the Arts has again invited Queens More...

RMAC Hosts LI Pops At Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC) hosted its second Sunset Picnic Concert of the year, featuring Dean Karahalis and the Long Island Pops. Pictured, Karahalis conducts the orchestra. 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...

P.S. 42 Holds

The staff and students of P.S. 42 held their annual dance festival with an international theme this year. Pictured here are first grade students with their teachers who used India as their focus. More...

P. S. 215 Students

Third grade students from the Lucretia Mott School, P.S. 215 were the recipients of fiction and non-fiction books, distributed by the More...

PS 47 Points To End Of Year Activities

The first, second, and third grades at P. S. 47 were winners of the District 27 Computer Contest. The teachers, Mrs. Mulroy, Mrs. Derr, and Mrs. Maffia and a student from each of the three classes were invited to the Awards Ceremony on June 2nd. More...

Plastic Recycling Resumes July 28

Under a new law signed this week, recycling pickups in New York City will be reduced to one pickup every two weeks and recycling of plastic bottles and jugs will resume beginning July 28. More...

SJEH: Summertime Supply Of Blood Needed

The local supply of blood for hospitals has suffered a negative impact due to increasingly stricter blood donor guidelines, including the deferring of potential donors who have traveled to Europe where cases of "mad cow disease" have been r More...

The ‘Tradition’ Continues At The RTC

A Wave Review By Susan Locke

For the past five years the Rockaway Theatre Company in Fort Tilden, Gateway National Recreation Area at Breezy Point, has established a tradition of bringing Broadway quality theatrical entertainment to residents of the Rockaways and surrounding com More...

Wheelchair-Bound Youth Finds Green Bus A No-Go

In the sweltering heat last Tuesday morning, Rise Davis pushed her son More...


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