September 19, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Bayswater Hearing To Address FPL Funds

A public hearing will be held by the Bayswater Civic Association on Monday, September 22 at 8 p.m. More...

Belson Memorial Also Funds Scholarships

As a band rocked through a string of hit songs for the crowd assembled at Pier 92 last Saturday, Steve Belson More...

Children Are Safest In Rear Seat

More than 1,700 children have been saved since 1996 solely because they were sitting in the rear seat, according to a new analysis issued today by the Air Bag and Seat Belt Safety Campaign. More...

Seniors And Disabled Will Get Real Property Tax Relief

Governor George E. Pataki has signed into law two bills that will allow even more seniors and property owners with disabilities to qualify for significant real property tax benefits. More...

Elderly Affected By Heat-Related Illnesses

Though the recent blackout may have been an inconvenience, the temporary loss of power did serve to highlight the dangers of prolonged heat exposure. Cases of heat-related illnesses soar with summer More...

Emergency Evacuation Locations Announced

Community Board 14Q and the New York City Police Department have recently announced three community evacuation locations for Rockaway residents to go to in case of an emergency evacuation from the peninsula, whether natural or man-made. More...

Not Just A Fish Story

Michael Bulling loves to fish. Recently, he and his friend, James Serchland, caught the big ones shown in these pictures. The fish earned Michael (in hat) and James, both of Broad Channel, first place in More...

Initiative Will Combat Illegal Dumping

A citywide initiative to combat illegal dumping has been announced by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Department of Sanitation (DSNY) Commissioner John Doherty. More...

LIPA Forecasts Hurricane Outages And Recovery

A direct hit by a category-3 hurricane More...

PHC Aide Honored By NYAHSA

The New York Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (NYAHSA) recently named Betty Fernandez, long-time recreational aide for the Adult Day Heath Care Center at Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation (PCECR), its 2003 Long Term More...

Honeymooned In Bermuda

Gerald O More...

Mikey Will Soon Be One

Mikey Bulling, son of Michael and Michele Bulling of Broad Channel, will celebrate his first birthday on Sep More...

Pride Plays Best Of U2 At Paddy K’s

A Wave Review

Ultimately, the true test of a tribute band is the front man More...

Community Council

Meets September 24

The 100 Precinct Community Council will be holding a meeting on September 24 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 333 B. 90 Street, Rockaway Beach. More...

Merchant Marine: ‘We Sail In Memory Of Charlie’

The USNS Supply, a merchant marine ship sailing with the USS George Washington battle group in the Middle East has presented an American Flag to Bernie Heeran, the proprietor of the Harbor Light Restaurant on Beach 130 Street and Newport Avenue, in m More...

Rotary District Governor ‘Bears Up’ To Rockaway Visit

Rotary District 7250 Governor, Katherine M. Gibson, visited with the Rockaway Rotary Club last Wednesday, September 12, 2003 at the club More...

Shore Front May Close For Summer Recreation

The Rockaway Beach Civic Association is proposing to close part of Shore Front Parkway for recreational purposes. Before the proposal can be endorsed, however, a community consensus must be formed. More...

SJEH Marks Graduation of Residents and Interns

Graduation of seven residents and 15 interns took place at the Clinical Pastoral Education Program at St. John More...

Weiner Joins Parents

Congressman Anthony Weiner, joined by local parents and school children, releases study showing that President Bush has failed to deliver $1.2 billion in federal education funds promised to New York City schools under the No Child Left Behind Act. More...

Addabbo Sponsors Senior Bills

City Councilman Joseph P. More...

Arverne Action Association Meets Next Week

The impact of the Arverne by the Sea development project on community employment opportunities and economic development will be addressed at next week More...

4,600 Vote In East End Councilmanic Primary

Fewer than 5,000 people voted last Tuesday in the Councilmanic District 31 Democratic primary between the incumbent James Sanders, Jr., and challenger Everly Brown. More...

Broad Channel Historical Day Set For October 5

The Historical Society of the Broad Channel Civic Association will sponsor the Ninth Annual Historical Day on Sunday, October 5, at the VFW Hall on Shad Creek Road in Broad Channel from noon to 5 p.m. More...

Margert Offers Home Ownership Program

Homeownership is the most common way for American families to build and pass on wealth from one generation to the next. More...

Life-Saving Steps For Parents And Caregivers

Infants should ride in a rear-facing child safety seat that is correctly installed in a back seat. More...

Ed Department Issues Guide For Public School Parents

Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein has announced the publication of A Guide for Parents and Families, which is being distributed to parents and families of New York City schoolchildren. More...

Directions To Evacuation Centers

Brooklyn College Parade Grounds (Belle Harbor, Breezy Point, Neponsit, and Roxbury residents): Follow Beach Channel Drive to the Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge to Flatbush Avenue, and continue north to Avenue "I. More...

Fashion Highlights Senior Appreciation Week

Contributing Editor

Congressman Gregory Meeks and the Queens Community Cadet Corp hosted a fashion show during Senior Appreciation Week on September 14. More...

Hillary Meets With Queens Reporters

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, shown here with her hosts, meet with representatives from Queens-based news organizations last Friday night. The meeting took place at San Soo Kap San, a Korean buffet restaurant on Northern Boulevard in Flush More...

Lukas Retires As Roy Reuther Choral Director

Peter Lukas has retired as choral director at Roy Reuther Senior Center. Starting at Hartman Y, and then joining Rockaway Park Senior Center, Peter has been leading seniors in song at JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center for the last 15 years. More...

... Names Briss VP Nursing

Robert V. Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer at Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) in Far Rockaway, Queens, recently announced the appointment of Georgia Briss, MPA, RN, to the position of Vice President for Nursing and Chief Nurse Executive. More...

Locals Chart In Rolling Stone Magazine

The Forms, a band with roots in the Rockaway Peninsula, made the charts in the September 18 issue of Rolling Stone Magazine. More...

Addabbo Sponsors Senior Bills

City Councilman Joseph P. More...

Beach 116 Street Cleanup Slated For September 20

Now that another beach season is behind us, it is time for the annual International Coastal Cleanup. Along with approximately 400,000 other volunteers, Rockaway residents are urged to participate on Saturday, September 20. More...

RAA’s ArtSplash On Tap, September 20

"Cutting edge art at the edge of the sea" is coming to Rockaway. From Delta blues to digital art, Rockaway Artists Alliance present ARTSPLASH 2003, a month-long multimedia arts festival, which will run from September 20 to October 26 a More...

RTC To Host ‘Rockaway Café 03’

If titles like "Yesterday", "I Want to Hold Your Hand", "Eleanor Rigby", "Hard Day More...

Senior Appreciation Week Health Fair Draws Crowds

Contributing Editor

Far Rockaway High School was the setting for the Senior Appreciation Week Health Fair on September 14. Seniors were able to receive diabetes, oral cancer and blood pressure screenings. More...

Toxin Clean-Up Moves Along Slowly

Residents will soon be asked what they would like see built, one day, after a large stretch of toxic property on Rockaway More...

A Tree-Cutting Mystery In Arverne

The Parks Department has begun removing many of the older trees that once grew on the center islands on blocks such as Beach 67 Street and Beach 69 Street north of Beach Channel Drive. More...

New Shows Coming To Westbury Music Fair

Alice Cooper,
October 22

Alice Cooper will appear at Westbury Music Fair on Wednesday, October 22 at 8 p.m. in the half round. Tickets are $42.50 and are available at Westbury Music Fair More...


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