September 26, 2003 RSS feed / Community

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...

Addabbo Center Gets Outpatient Grant

Health and Human Service Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announced 45 grants totaling $23 million to help community health facilities, including the Joseph P. More...

NYPD Plucks Injured Man From Ship

A police helicopter was needed to rescue a stabbed stowaway with a self-inflicted wound from a ship off the coast of Rockaway this weekend. In a desperate attempt to reach U.S. More...

Exhibit Celebrates Gateway National Recreation Area

The work of eleven artists who are inspired by the Gateway National Recreation Area will be on view in a show at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum from October 11, 2003 to January 11, 2004. More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

Timothy Rohrs, P.T. is a NYS Licensed Physical Therapist, Director of Sands Point Physical Therapy and is currently working towards a clinical doctorate degree at S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook. More...

Have You Seen These Wanted Men?

Police from the 100 Precinct Squad are seeking these four men, all with ties to Rockaway. If you have seen any of these men, or have knowledge of their whereabouts, contact the 100 Precinct Squad at 718-318-4223. More...

Region Five Telephone Directory

The Region Five office can be reached at 718-642-5818. All of the following personnel can be reached through that number. The Instructional Supervisors are directly responsible to Cashin and have responsibility for the schools indicated. More...

Inconsiderate Parent Draws Ire At PS 114

Each day at dismissal, the automobiles of parents looking to pick up their elementary school children at PS 114 illegally line both sides of both Beach 134 Street and Beach 135 Street between Newport Avenue and Cronston Avenue, causing some danger fo More...

Isabel Kicks Up Waves To Surfer’s Delight

Hurricane Isabel might have passed Rockaway by, but the winds associated with the hurricane kicked up the Rockaway surf for about a week, drawing surfers from all over the area to Rockaway More...

A New Birth

Brian and Tracy Lang of Fulton Walk had a baby girl named Rory Elizabeth on September 11. More...

Rotarians Receive ‘Psychoanalysis’

Clinical Psychologist Dr. Richard Scallon was the guest speaker at the Rotary More...

James Laughs Aloud!

James Taylor Mangan, Jr. was born on July 2. He weighed eight pounds even and measured 20 inches long. Now two months old James laughs aloud. His parents are Cindy and Jim Mangan of Broad Channel. More...

O’Connor Honored By PHC

James O More...

Pataki Signs Bills To Aid Volunteer Firefighters

Governor George E. More...

Exhibit Celebrates Gateway National Recreation Area

The work of eleven artists who are inspired by the Gateway National Recreation Area will be on view in a group show at the Ellis Island Immigration Museum from October 11, 2003 to January 11, 2004. More...

Pols Host Senior Consumer Awareness Seminar

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Senior Appreciation Week in South East Queens continued on September 16 when seven senior centers held Consumer Awareness Seminars hosted by Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer. Joining Pheffer was City Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

A Toilet-Paper Artist, Pepper-Steppers and Ronald McDonald

Photo Story: Acapella music, the oldies but goodies, were presented on both festival days. More...

Safety Campaign Protects Children’s Lives

Mayor Bloomberg and AAA are gearing up for another "School More...

Health Department Promotes Proper Antibiotic Use

The Department of Health and Human Services and a consortium of national health organizations today urged consumers to be cautious about their use of antibiotics as the cold and flu season approaches. More...

Smith Applauds Senate Passage Of Legislation

Nearly three months after the State Assembly passed identical legislation, State Senator Malcolm Smith recently said he was extremely pleased that the Senate finally came back to Albany in a Special Legislative Session to pass Brownfields legislation More...

Tax Amnesty Program Starts On October 20

The New York City Department of Finance will accept applications for amnesty on New York City business and excise taxes from October 20, 2003 through January 23, 2004. More...

HHC Promotes Proper Antibiotic Use

Know When Antibiotics Work And When They Don

The Department of Health and Human Services and a consortium of national health organizations today urged consumers to be cautious about their use of antibiotics as the cold and flu season approaches. More...

MetroCard Balance Protection Begins October 1

Unused value on lost or stolen 30-day MetroCard Passes, purchased at MetroCard Vending Machines or MetroCard Express Machines with either a debit or credit card, will be refunded under a MetroCard balance Protection Program announced by MTA Chairman More...

Beach, Bay Cleanup In Wake of Isabel

Hundreds of volunteers cleaned and documented marine debris at beaches around Jamaica Bay and the Rockaway peninsula as part of the New York State Beach Cleanup last weekend. More...

Broad Channel Sewer Deadline Is Nearing

The United Community Organization of Broad Channel (UCO) will begin distributing a Sewer Maintenance refund of $250 to homeowners on the island community. More...

DEP Issues Report on ‘Sick’ Jamaica Bay

The city More...

Do You Know These Men?

Police in the 100 Precinct are asking for the community More...

September 11, 2001 Remembered

Administration, faculty, staff, and students at St. Edmund Prep High School in Sheeps More...

College to Hold Information Sessions

Empire State College, of the State University of New York, will hold public information sessions about its undergraduate programs on Thursday, October 9 at 12:15 p.m. More...

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Isabel Causes Damage In Far Rockaway

Although Hurricane Isabel amounted to just a few hours of bad weather for most of Rockaway and Broad Channel, some were not so lucky. More...

Provides Support To Forces

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

Celebrates First Birthday!

Theresa Rita Kenny of Roxbury celebrated her first birthday on August 21. She was with her family; parents John and Christine, and her big sister Paulina, age 3. More...

Celebrated Sweet Sixteen!

Caitlyn Nies celebrated her sweet sixteen birthday on September 14. Her parents, Lisa and John, cooked for thirty-five girls and decorated with balloons and ribbons. More...

Coast Guard Auxiliary

Boating Safety Course
Offered At Floyd Bennett

Flotilla 11-02 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary has announced the start of a ten-week Boating Safety Course, beginning October 2 at 7:30 p.m. It will be held at the Ryan Center at Floyd Bennett Field. More...

Cow Path Closed By Marsh Restoration

The shortcut through Big Egg Marsh, known to many boaters as the Cow Path, has been closed to motorboats and could be permanently off-limits. More...

Similar Signs Lead To Silly Summons

Cele Bruckner and her husband, Julius Goodstein rec More...

Tax Amnesty Program Starts On October 20

The New York City Department of Finance will accept applications for amnesty on New York City business and excise taxes from October 20, 2003 through January 23, 2004. More...

RMAC Festival Draws Crowds For Food and Fine Art

The petting zoo was the first stop for many of those who attended the festival and had children in tow. More...

Bayfield Ave. Renamed For Firefighter Stephen Russell

City Councilman James Sanders (right) presents replica of new street sign to Cliff Russell, Jr., the brother of slain firefighter Stephen Russell. More...

SJEH Sets Up Local Governance Committee

The Local Governance Committee of St. John More...

MetroCard Balance Protection Begins October 1

Unused value on lost or stolen 30-day MetroCard Passes, purchased at MetroCard Vending Machines or MetroCard Express Machines with either a debit or credit card, will be refunded under a MetroCard balance Protection Program announced by MTA Chairman More...

Weiner: Saudis Are Terrorists

Representative Anthony Weiner will soon introduce legislation to cut all aid to Saudi Arabia. More...

West Lawrence Civic Association Beautifies Rockaway

The West Lawrence Civic Association has continued its dedication to improving the quality of life and the suburban look of the easternmost community in the Rockaways. More...


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