August 29, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Blood Drive Driven by Memories, Blackout

The blackout earlier this month has caused financial problems, enforcement problems, energy problems and logistical problems for many Rockaway residents as well as those throughout the blackout area, but the most severe consequences of the electrical More...

Gliders Run In Annual Ocean Classic

And they More...

Kite Festival At Riis Park Delights Kids Of All Ages

The annual Rockaway Kite Festival, sponsored by the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce and the Gateway National Recreation Area took place last weekend at Riis Park. More...

Laborers Recruit Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Con-struction and General Building Lab-orers, Local 79, will open recruitment on September 2 for 100 construction craft laborer apprentices. More...

Local Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Conspiracy Charges

A Rockaway man has pled guilty in Federal District Court to conspiracy for his role in illegally funneling public grant money to driver training schools. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... More...

Milestones

Baptized At St. Francis Princess Bo-Bix Ran More...

Win ‘Commissioner’ Contest

Two students from Bishop Kearney High School were winners in the Police Commissioner for a Day Contest, sponsored by the Police Athletic League in the spring. More...

Mossa Hosts Meet ‘N Greet BBQ

Michael Mossa speaks to Patryce Farnsworth during his fund-raiser BBQ at the Old Mill Yacht Club in Howard Beach this week. More...

Weiner Meets With Sharon

Congressman Anthony Weiner, who represents Rock More...

Belson Scholarships

The memorial fund for Steve Belson, a Rockaway firefighter and former lifeguard who died on Sept More...

Daly Memorial Walk/Run

The fifth annual Rita Daly Memorial 5K (3.1 miles) Walk/Run along with peewee races will take place on Saturday, September 27, 2003 at the boardwalk at Beach 84 Street. More...

St. John’s Hospital Installs New Officers

The Development Board of St. John More...

Richard Simmons Pays Local Visit

One of the nation More...

Hours Expanded

Queens Library has announced new hours of service as of September 7.

We had been forced to reduce service hours since Fiscal Year More...

Renew Driver’s License Online

Governor George E. Pataki has an-nounced that eligible New York drivers can now renew their driver More...

Rockaway Park Hadassah Calls Pavilion Dinner Successful

The Rockaway Park Hadassah More...

Smith Announces Senior Appreciation Events

Seniors will be treated to health fairs, a fashion show, seminars and entertainment as part of Senior Appreciation Week, next month. More...

Local To Play With ‘Pride’ At Paddy K’s

Rockaway resident Sean Minardi, right, plays the drums in More...

RDRC Offers Golf Tournament On September 15

Rockaway Development and Re-vitalization Corporation (RDRC) will be hosting their First Annual Golf Tournament on Monday, September 15 at Inwood Country Club in Inwood, NY. Proceeds from the golf tournament will help fund RDRC More...

BCAC Hosts Family Day At Memorial Field

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Bishop Kearney Celebrates

This year, Bishop Kearney High School More...

The Inner Voice

This column focuses on which reality one chooses to place oneself in. We can consider ourselves as part of our society, our religious or ethnic group or as identifying with a famous character or television show. More...

Graybeards Sponsor Blood Drive

Rick Horan (left), member of Gray More...

Queens ArtMap Now Available

Queens Council on the Arts announ-ced the publication of the first edition of the Queens ArtMap showing locations for 36 of Queens More...

Last Chance To See RTC’s ‘Barefoot In The Park’

Ever since its opening two weeks ago The Rockaway Theatre Company More...

Local Woman Chosen Second Runner Up In Coed Pageant

Victoria Harding, daughter of Victor and Ethel Harding, was chosen as Second Runner Up in the Miss New York American Coed Pageant, which was held the weekend of August 22 at the Parsippany Hilton. More...

Stationed Off Liberian Coast

Navy Seaman Michael Blackman, son of Wendy J. and Colin Blackman of Far Rockaway, is currently on station off the coast of the West African nation of Liberia. More...

Bayswater Resident Builds Skill At AAA

A Bayswater resident has just completed a special training program that distinguishes her with her job with AAA. More...

Arverne Town Hall Meeting Addresses Mosquito Problem

Councilman James Sanders, Jr. convened a well-attended Town Hall on the serious mosquito infestation in the Arverne, Edgemere, and Far Rockaway communities. More...

Sunset Cruise

The Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways will be introducing its 2003 honorees on its inaugural Fall Sunset Cruise on board the Mys More...

Correction Officer Test Announced

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer recently announced that her office been contacted by the New York State Department of Correctional Services (DCS) to request her assistance with their Department More...

City To Seniors: Stay Cool At Home

The New York City Department for the Aging has noted that temperatures that rise well into the 90 More...

Stars Come Out To Shine

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Opportunity To Fly In Vintage Airliner

As part of a tribute to former airport and airline employees, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is inviting retirees who worked at their regional airports to submit essays that recall their experiences. More...

No Garbage Collection On Labor Day

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Family Day On Beach Set For August 30

To end the summer season with a day of fun in the sun, City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Chairman of the Council More...

REMA Fashion Show Set For September 6

As part of a program to enhance business and consumer relations on Far Rockaway More...

‘Ball In The House’ At Locke Memorial Concert

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC) held its final Sunset Picnic of the season last Sun More...

SJEH Teen Health Fair Draws Large Crowds

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