October 17, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Juvenile Diabetes Fundraiser At Beach Club, 11/13

Juvenile Diabetes is a growing problem in Rockaway as well as in the nation as a whole. To address that problem, Beach Properties and Management, Inc. More...

Celebrated 107 Years!

As a resident of Rockaway Care Center, Sallie Key was born September 16, 1896. Key celebrated 107 years with an extra festive event. More...

It’s A Baby Boy!

Elijah Meshach Alexander, son of Ron More...

JASA Celebrates Flamenco

JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center had a wonderful program last Wednesday October 8th. Los Trianeros, a troupe of flamenco dancers performed at the center. More...

‘Night Of The Roses’ Honors Father Peter

Sister Barbara King entertained the audience with her comedic wit. More...

Painters Recruit Apprentices

The Joint Apprentice and Training Fund for Painters and Allied Trades, District Council 9, will conduct recruitment on October 20 for twenty-five drywall taper apprentices. More...

Pheffer Announces Breast Cancer Month

October marks the 18th anniversary of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to remember that steps can be taken to prevent and treat this disease. More...

School Begins New Year At St. Francis de Sales

Monsignor Geraghty stops to pose for a picture with the new first graders. More...

‘Grandma Moses’ Visits P.S./M.S.43

Last month history came to life at P.S./M.S. 43 with a visit from Grandma Moses. She talked about her life as an artist and then answered questions. That is, art teacher Jo Anne Ellis dressed as Grandma Moses. More...

Beach Cleanup by St. Genevieve’s Youth

On September 28 and Octob More...

Torah Celebrations

Three notable congregation members of Temple Beth-El on Beach 121 Street will be honored on Sunday October 19. More...

SJEH Completes Department Renovation

A much-anticipated renovation of the Emergency Department at St. John More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Arnold and Mike

With the dramatic More...

ACT Test Registration Ends November 7

College-bound high school students who want to take the American College Test (ACT) for college admissions have two chances to register before the December 13 national date. More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

October is National Physical Therapy month! I know most of you have this marked on your calendar and are planning fun activities to help celebrate. More...

JFK Named America’s Leading Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport, the premier gateway in New York that has served more than 1 billion passengers under the Port Authority More...

Local Artists Exhibit at Ellis Island

“Gateway to Nature: Eleven Artists View Gateway Nat­ional Recreation Area,” an exhibition of paintings, drawings, and photographs open­ed in the Ellis Island Im­migration Museum Gallery on More...

Returns Home From Kuwait

Army Spec. Robert S. Shaw IV, son of Patricia Shaw-Bilbo of Arverne, has returned to the U.S. after a deployment to Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. More...

Brown – Reuter Engaged

Maureen and Minas Vitoratos, formerly of Rockaway Beach, and Ted and Mary Reut More...

Allen In Indian Ocean

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Krishon T. Allen, son of Jacqueline A. Kinebrew of Rockaway, N. More...

"Closing the Mentoring Gap" Campaign

In an effort to get more people involved in the "Close the Mentoring Gap" campaign, State Senator Malcolm Smith recently announced his plan to work with the Mentoring Partnership of New York. More...

A Model For A Rockaway Flight 587 Memorial?

When New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited the Dominican Republic a few months ago, he was taken to Bani, a major city on the coast, southwest of Santo Domingo, where many of those who died on American Airlines Flight 587in Belle Harbor on No More...

RDRC Graduates Learn And Earn Class

The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) held a graduation ceremony for the first class of its More...

Beach Channel Celebrates Homecoming Day

Beach Channel High School celebrated Homecoming on Saturday, October 4, 2003 when the BCHS Football Team hosted a game against Bayside HS at 11:00 a.m. More...

Paper Cranes = Peace And Harmony

Yamir Adames, a P.S./M.S. 43 student, created one thousand paper cranes using the ancient art of More...

Smith to Host Town Hall Meeting on Lending

Senator Malcolm A. Smith will sponsor a Town Hall Meeting on predatory lending practices. The community forum will be held on Thursday October 23 from 6:00-9:00pm at the Mount Carmel Baptist Church located at 348 Beach 71 Street in Arverne. More...

Renaming Honors Hynes

Captain Walter Hynes, who was killed on September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center, will be honored next week with a street in his name. The ceremony will take place on Sunday, September 26 at 1 p.m. at Beach 93 Street and Shore Front Parkway. More...

Evacuation Procedures for Rockaway

Commissioner John Odermatt of the Office of Emergency Management will discuss emergency evacuation procedures for the Rockaways on Thursday October 23. More...

Weiner: Investigate Gaza Terrorism

Representative Anthony Weiner has called on Secretary of State Colin Powell to authorize an FBI investigation of the bomb blast in Gaza that killed three Americans recently. More...


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