October 3, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Voice Of The Faithful Conference, October 25

Rockaway Voice of the Faithful (VOTF) invites all to join their major tri-state Fall Conference to be hosted at Fordham University in the Bronx on October 25. More...

Sheet Metal Workers Recruit Apprentices

The Sheet Metal Workers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local 137, will open recruitment on October 6 for twenty sheet metal worker/sign hanger/rigger apprentices. More...

Weiner Asks Mayor For WTC Documents

Representative Anthony Weiner, joined by Monica Gabrielle, Co-Chair of the Sky More...

BCHS Parents Speak Up At PTA Meet

About 75 parents came to question Beach Channel High School More...

Thousands Sign Up For World Trade Center Health Registry

Those who enroll in the WTC Health Registry are asked to complete a 30-minutes telephone survey of where they were on September 11, 2001, how long they were in areas with smoke and fumes, and whether they have any health problems. More...

Two Receive Honorary Awards

Honorary awards to two employees at the Far Rockaway Library on Central Avenue by Umoja I Child Care were presented recently. Children More...

Selma Frank To Be Honored

Rockaway Park Hadassah More...

Named To Dean’s List

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Plasterer Apprentices

Needed, File by 10/17

The Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons International Association, Local 530, will open recruitment on October 6 for twenty plasterer apprentices. More...

St. Rose Hosts ‘Be Not Afraid Family Hours’

"With burdens and pressures mounting against family life, the Apostolate for Family Consecration (AFC) offers a solution through weekly family prayer in homes and churches," says Rita Sweeney, a spokesperson for St. Rose of Lima Church. More...

Power Outage

More than 700 homes were without electricity on Monday afternoon, September 29, when a transmission wire on Bay 24 Street in Bayswater split and put the local grid off-line. More...

Rockaway Beach Cleanup A Success

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P.S./M.S. 43 Collects Over A Ton Of Trash

P.S./M.S. 43 had a large turnout of volunteers on Saturday, September 20 as part of the Annual Beach Clean-Up effort. They worked in teams and collected 64 bags of garbage, plus some very heavy objects such as an entire car bumper. More...

PS 114 Holds September 11 Book Drive

The Children of PS 114 recently participated in the "PS 114 September 11 Children More...

Tips From Bank Street College On Starting School

PRYSE (Project for Rockaway Youth in Safety and Education) is committed to helping families understand and navigate the public school system, especially in view of all the recent changes. More...

School Begins At St. Edmund Prep

St. Edmund Prep High School in Sheepshead Bay recently celebrated the opening of a new school year. The class of 2007 was welcomed. More...

Senior Appreciation Day Held

Assemblyman Audrey I. Pheffer and Councilman James Sanders were pleased to sponsor Senior Awareness Day in Rockaway as part of Senator Malcolm Smith More...

SJEH Offers Depression Screening

Have you been feeling consistently moody or sad? Can More...

St. Francis Honors Parish Dead From 9/11, Flight 587

St. Francis de Sales has honored the parish members who died in 2001 in the attack on the World Trade Center and in the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 in Belle Harbor. More...

The Rockaway Irregular by Stuart W. Mirsky

Charter Revision And Upcoming Vote Part II

It pays to look at the mayor More...

Wanted By The NYPD

All of these men have been reported as wanted by the NYPD and all have ties to Rockaway. Should you have information on the whereabouts of any of these men, please call the 100 Precinct Squad at 718-318-4223. More...

Advisory Issued For Storm Damage Repairs

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has recently issued an advisory to inform property owners of the permits required for storm damage repairs. More...

Meeks: ‘Expand Kennedy Airport’

Congressman Gregory Meeks, who represents the eastern end of the Rockaway peninsula, as well as the area around John F. Kennedy Airport, has called for the expansion of that facility. More...

Magazines And Books Needed

Daniel M. O More...

Supermarket Hosts Customer Appreciation Day

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Candidate Mossa Holds Fundraiser

Republican City Council Candidate Mike Mossa, center, who seeks to unseat Joe Ad More...

Mags And Books Needed

Daniel M. O More...

Irish Circle Featured In Style Mag GQ

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Two Local Women Named Parish Advocates

Mary Ellen Carroll (right) of Saint Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, and Elizabeth Guarino of Saint Virgilius, Broad Channel, proudly display certificates designating them as Parish Advocates for Persons with Disabilities. More...

It’s A Girl!

Kristina Ruth Gonzalez was born March 4 at 12:32 p.m. at Franklin Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds 5 ounces and measured 19 inches long. Her proud family in More...

Littoral Society, Ecowatchers, NPS And Nature Enthusiasts Cruise Jamaica Bay

Nature-lovers and others had the chance to see Jamaica Bay from the water, for a change, when the American Littoral Society, Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers, and Gateway National Recreation Area hosted a late-day cruise, last Sunday. More...

Retired Rockaway Firefighter Addresses ‘The Cough’

Speaking to Belle Harbor resident Palmer Doyle you get the impression that he is a man charged with a mission. More...

RDRC Hosts Seminar On How To Run A Business

Contributing Editor

Rockaway More...

Rockaway Museum Seeks Playland Memories, Memorabilia

The two young children in this July, 1972 picture are enjoying the kiddie rides at Playland. Tens of thousands of other children and adults did likewise. More...

Safety Campaign Protects Children’s Lives

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

Accepted To Academy

Midshipman Brian J. Kelly, the son of Elaine and Brian Kelly, residents of Belle Harbor, participated earlier this month in Acceptance Day ceremonies in the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. More...

St. Edmund Exchange Begins

St. Edmund Preparatory High School students are quite thankful to have friends in England who consoled their broken hearts after 9/11. This has led to the development of an Exchange Program, which will begin in mid-October. More...

Memorial Scholarship Awarded

In response to the tragedy of September 11, 2001, Bishop Kearney More...

Shore Garden Club Holds Successful Fundraiser

The Shore Garden Club of Neponsit and Belle Harbor wish to thank all who supported their efforts and made their annual fundraiser for Civic beautification of the Rockaways a success. More...

Pete Hamill To Speak

Pete Hamill, award-winning journalist and best-selling writer, will appear at Lawrence Woodmere Academy on Thursday, October 16, at 8 p.m. The program, "An Evening With Pete Hamill," is being presented by Peninsula Counseling Center. More...

St. John’s Celebrates 135th Anniversary

St. John More...


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