October 10, 2003 RSS feed / Community

DA Brown At Simon’s Club, October 16

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown will lead a discussion on the legal aspects of combating crime in Queens at a public meeting of the Good Government Regular Democratic Club, to be held on Thursday, October 16. More...

Governor Hails Superfund Legislation

Governor George E. Pataki has hailed the State Senate More...

Meet My Little Sister

My little sister More...

New Babe In Town

Annie Elizabeth Tritschler, born on September 22, 2003 at 8:00 PM. She weighed 8 pounds 8 More...

Participates In Service Day

Allison McCarthy, daughter of Kevin and Nancy McCarthy of Rockaway, participated in Susquehanna University Students Explore Regional Volunteer Experiences (SU S.E.R.V.E. More...

Monarch Landscape Opens At Former Bus Stop

The Rockaway Artists Alliance recently announced the completion of the Monarch Landscape mural, the last of 4 monumental murals by noted artist Esther A. More...

Ocean Bay Houses Celebrates End Of Phase I

l. to r. 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...

PHC Auxiliary Discusses Diabetes

The Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary welcomed Perry Herson, MD, Director of the Diabetes Center at Peninsula Hospital Center. More...

RAA Opens ArtSplash 2003 At Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) opened its new exhibition, ArtSplash 2003 at its Fort Tilden gallery last weekend. Pictured, the logo for the exhibition on Studio T-7 at the fort. More...

Non-Partisan Elections Debate At PHC

Residents are invited to listen in as the pros and cons of non-partisan elections, which are a proposed in a City Charter revision referendum appearing on the November 4 ballot, are debated locally, next week. More...

Stella Maris High School Begins New School Year

The school year opens as Father Frank Spacek, Chaplain, shares the spotlight with the new Eucharistic Ministers at Stella Maris. The Seniors were formally installed at the opening liturgy in September. More...

Oyster Gardening A Success At PS 47

As Mrs. Williams carried the big white bucket into the classroom, the new Seventh Grad More...

School Scope

Class Size Rears Its Ugly Head, Part I

There are 3 major issues that determine quality education: Class size, class size and class size. More...

Smith Encourages Breast Cancer Screening

State Senator Malcolm A. More...

Addabbo Urges Residents To Take NYPD Test

City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo. Jr. announced that in order to give more city residents the opportunity to take the New York City Police Office Entrance Exam, the filing period for the upcoming exam has been extended until November 14, 2003. More...

Nana Mouskouri, December 5

Mention the name Nana Mouskouri today in America, and someone is sure to ask, "Is that the woman with the glasses?" For a career that spans for more than three decades of singing and performing in Europe, Mouskouri has become recognized in More...

Christmas Shows For Children Begin December 10

The State Farm Children More...

ARTSPLASH 2003 Performance Schedule (subject to change)

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Attorney Defrauds Rockaway Nursing Home Elderly

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown has announced that a court-appointed Long Island City lawyer has been sentenced to prison for three to nine years for stealing 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...

Dive Shop Sinking, To Be Replaced By Homes

Jay Velasquez is overwhelmed with the media coverage he is getting recently. On his answering machine today a reporter calls from National Public Radio to request an interview. Last week it was the New York Times, Daily News and Fox-Five. More...

Just Married!

Jennifer Denesha and Jay Dady, Jr. were married on September 20. Both are residents of Broad Channel. More...

Apple Of Grandmom’s Eye

Grandma Leslie Barnett of Breezy Point announces the birth of grandson Dylan Connor Smith, 7 pounds 5 ounces on June 30th. He is the son of Marybeth and Steve Smith of Margott, Florida. More...

Parks Completes USAF ROTC Camp

Arturo Parks Jr. has completed a U.S. Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) field training encampment. More...

Breaks Record For 200 Meter

LaQuan Miles of the Hammel Houses broke the record for the CYO Boys 200 meter dash last season at Astoria Park. Miles runs for St. Clement Pope of Jamaica. He also plays football for the Rockaway Ravens. More...

Attorney Defrauds Rockaway Elderly

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown has announced that a court-appointed Long Island City lawyer has been sentenced to prison for three to nine years for stealing More...

Plan For Permanent 587 Memorial Slated For 11/12

Despite the controversial plan to remove the ad-hoc memorial wall that has sprung up at Beach 131 Street and Newport Avenue, the site of the November 12, 2001 crash of American Airlines 587 into Belle Harbor, it now appears that the wall will remain 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...

Pheffer: Take NYPD Police Test

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has been contacted by the New York City Police Department, who are continuing to recruit the most qualified men and women to join the ranks of the greatest Police Department in the world. More...

The RDRC Community Update

Well, hello everybody! I hope you enjoyed your summer. Let me start my fall by telling you the good news about our summer program. More...

Sanitation Changes For Columbus Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced that, in observance of Columbus Day, there will be no garbage or recycling collection, and no street cleaning on Monday, October 13. More...

St. Edmund Prep Celebrates Mass

St. Edmund Preparatory High School recently celebrated their new school year with an opening Mass, which was coordinated by campus minister Sr. Barbara Doyle, CSJ. More...

Attorney Addresses Stella Maris

At the induction of the Student Council Executive Board and Homeroom Presidents, Stella Maris was proud to welcome Mrs. Christine Gray Ferazani as guest speaker. More...

SJEH Welcomes Pastoral Education Group

The Clinical Pastoral Education Program at St. John More...

VOTF To Meet At Fordham, 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...

Warning Period For Recycling Begun

The New York City Sanitation has begun issuing warnings citywide to violators of the City More...

Olivia Newton-John, November 6

Olivia Newton-John will be hopelessly devoted to you at Westbury Music Fair on Thursday, November 6 at 8 p.m. More...

Chicago, November 28

Chicago has written, recorded and performed some of the most popular and best loved songs in rock history. Chicago will perform at Westbury Music Fair on Friday, November 28th at 8 pm. More...

Irish Tenors, December 21

The Irish Tenors bring their gifts of song to Westbury Music Fair on Sunday, December 21st at 7 pm. Tickets are $60 and are available at Westbury Music Fair More...


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