August 8, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Grant for Cleanup

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced the assignment of a 1.15 million dollar grant aimed at the assessment and cleaning of "brownfields", the EPA term for property that could be used for some sort of productive endeavor, but is More...

Local Writers Participate In RMAC Group

Participants of the Rockaway Music and Arts Council More...

Graduate Of Airmen Leadership

Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarita Z. Pharms has graduated from Airman Leadership School at Lajes Field, Lajes, Azores, Portugal. More...

Local Attends USNA

Navy Midshipman Ryan P. Kelley, son of Kelly A. and Gene M. Kelley of Belle Harbor, N.Y., and will begin six weeks of Plebe Summer at the academy. More...

Celebrated Fifth Birthday!

Conor P. Brandon, grandson of Mary and Bill Laf More...

New Programs Target Adults At Queens Library

"Tropical Wreath Making," a crafts workshop with Sheila Black, will demonstrate how to create a decorative wreath for summer out of fruits; materials will be supplied. More...

NNOAC Draws Hundreds Despite Rain

The West End of Rockaway celebrated National Night Out Against Crime last Tuesday night with dancing, food, games and fireworks. The East End celebration, however, was cancelled because of the inclement weather and a seeming lack of interest. More...

Nursing Home Hosts Family Members

On Thursday, July 24, Bishop Charles Waldo Maclean Episcopal Nursing Home launched a daylong celebration for its residents, family members and employees. More...

City Council Challenger Holds Fundraiser

City Council candidate Michael Mossa held a dinner fundraiser at the Old Mill Yacht Club in How More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliaries Merge

Commissioner Joel A. Miele Sr., P.E., Chairman, Board of Directors of Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC), recently announced the merger of the Five Towns Auxiliary and the West End Auxiliary. More...

Raise The Flag At Rockaway Park Post Office

On Monday June 28, Postmaster George P. Buonocore and Rockaway Chamber of Commerce President John Lepore, met in front of the Rockaway Park Post Office to raise the new flag on the newly refurbished and repaired flagpole. More...

Surfing Is Important!

Councilman Joe Add More...

‘World of Fun’ Runs Risk of Going Dark

Paul "Buddy" Miller, an affable southern gentleman in his early sixties, is the current head of a small dynasty. Five generations of his family have been involved in "World of Fun" a traveling fair based in Florida. More...

Exchanged Wedding Vows

Virginia Roberts and Cristian Dobles ex More...

FEMA: Buy Flood Insurance

Both Rockaway and Broad Channel are surrounded by water and therefore prone to the kind of flooding that wipes out homes and causes lots of monetary damage. More...

Geoff And Company Attack The Shack

Local kids and Geoff Rawling of the Rockaway Artist More...

"Long Island Cars" Puts On A Show

The Long Island Cars Endless Summer Car Show and Swap Meet is to be held at Belmont Race Track on Saturday, August 16, and Sunday, August 17. Over 500 collectible automobiles of assorted types, vintage and exotic, will be on display. More...

De La Cruz Joins U.S. Army

Felix A. De La Cruz has joined the United States Army under the Delayed Entry Program. The program gives young men and women the opportunity to delay entering active duty for up to one year. More...

Receives Art Award

Vanessa Lichtenstein, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. David Lichtenstein of Belle Har More...

New Leadership At Post

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer was on hand for the installation of officers for Rockaway More...

Food, Dancing, Karate and Fireworks On A Rainy Evening

The rock-climbing wall was once again a pop More...

NYPD Takes Stolen Automobiles From The Bay

The inlets of Jamaica Bay that touch on Bayswater Park have long been a dumping ground for stolen and discarded automobiles and boats. More...

Bayfront Crane Draws Stares, Questions

For weeks now, a large crane working at the bayfront has been drawing stares from motorists on Beach Channel Drive. More...

PHC Forms Anniversary Committee

The Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) Annniversary Ball Committee held their first meeting of the year to plan the 96th Anniversary Ball, which will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2003 at The Sands at Atlantic Beach. More...

SJEH Hosts Employee’s Barbeque

St. John More...

Wins First Place At Breezy Point

The Children More...


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