August 15, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Fishermen Lose More Ground

Bay fishermen have been shut out of another popular spot. The Beach Channel High School boat ramp parking lot was completely fenced off a few weeks ago, and the new barrier seems to keep out trespassers. More...

Money Available For Cultural Programs

Queens Community Arts Fund, a program of the Queens Council on the Arts has been awarded over $149,000 from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Greater New York Arts Development of Cultural Affairs, and the New York State on the Council More...

Sadie Kaplan Turns 100!

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer joined friends, family and members of the JASA Rockaway Park Senior Center in wishing Sadie Kaplan a happy and healthy one-hundredth anniversary of her birthday, which was June 18. More...

Celebrates Second Birthday!

Sean Thornton, son of John and Leslie Thornton, turns two years old on August 22. His grandparents are the Thorntons from Galway and the Zartmans from Far Rockaway. More...

Report: No ‘A’ For A Line

Cars on the A line subway break down more often than the average line yet passengers are more likely to get a seat on the A, according to State of the Subways Report Card, issued by the New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) Straphangers Ca More...

Feisty Senior Has Date With Ferocious Bears

Barbara Hillary won More...

Police Recruitment Drive Ends August 26

State Senator Malcolm A. More...

Move To Commemorate March On Washington

The famous March On Washington to demand civil rights for minorities happened almost 40 years ago. Now, local legislators want to build in memorial in Queens to that historic march. More...

RMAC Hosts ‘Cherish The Ladies’ At Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Music And Arts Council (RMAC) hosted the female Irish group, "Cherish The Ladies" at the fourth of its "Sunset Picnic Concert" series at Fort Tilden last Su nday. More...

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital

To Sponsor August 23 Health Fair

St. John More...

Tugs To Compete At Intrepid

Children design boats, color watercrafts, participate in a spinach-eating contest and watch mighty tugboats race down the Hudson River at the 11th Annual Tugboat Festival on Sunday, August 31, starting at 10:00 a.m. More...

Vollies Receive Recognition

Young Israel of Wavecrest and Bayswater Senior League recently held a ceremony where they recognized a number of volunteers who have helped keep the Center running and flourishing. More...

Benepe: The Truth About Rockaway

This Op-ed piece was sent by New York City Commissioner of Parks and Recreation Adrian Benepe to the Daily News. We are reprinting it here since it affects Rockaway and Benepe did not see fit to send it to The Wave as well. More...

Police Blotter 100 PRECINCT BLOTTER

Arrested: July 18, at 1600 hours was Russell Cook, 34 of 74-00 SFP for cpcs-4 at 88-22 RBB. Deft was in possession of a quantity of cocaine. More...

Driving In The ‘Dog Days’ Of August

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Local Pols Visit Senior Citizens

City Councilman James Sanders and Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, both of whom represent Rockaway, joined with Council Speaker Gifford Miller for a tour of some of the senior citizen housing on the peninsula last Monday. More...

Look Who’s Two

Molly Lynn McEneaney, daughter of Tara and Denis McEneaney, former residents of Broad Channel, will be two years old on August 21. More...

Receives Award At P.S. 197Q

Valedictorian Elliot Guzman, Jr., son of Cynthia and Elliot Guzman, Sr., of Far Rockaway, said his final farewell on Friday, June 20, during a stepping up ceremony at Public School 197Q. More...

Parks Completes AF Basic Training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Akeem Parks has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Union Looking For Apprentice Glaziers

The Painters and Allied Trades Joint Apprenticeship and Training Fund, District Council 9 (New York City), will conduct recruitment on August 25 for fifteen glazier (heavy glass installer) apprentices. More...

Officer, Arrest Those Men!

Police Officers Pete Rahaniotis (top) and Kenny Beecher (bottom) are the two community affairs officers for the 100 Precinct in Rockaway Beach. Both were among the many police officers who took part in the Multicultural Fair at O More...

Car Enthusiasts Flock To Belmont Park

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...

RAA Ends Camp Season With A Bang

Rockaway Artists Alliance More...

SJEH Names Otero Employee Of The Month

Myrna Otero, a certified nursing assistant, was voted Employee of the Quarter at St. John More...

St. Francis Walks for Cancer

The children of St. Francis de Sales had their third Walk-a-Thon in memory of Ritchie Gibson. More...

Unity In Rockaway Community Celebrated

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Gray skies and occasional rain didn More...

AT WESTBURY MUSIC FAIR

Kenny Rogers, August 17

Country superstar Kenny Rogers will perform at Westbury Music Fair on Sunday, August 17 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $45 and are available at Westbury Music Fair More...


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