December 12, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Concorde Takes Its Final, Slow and Quiet Trip To The Intrepid Museum

The Concorde, mounted on a barge pushed by two tugboats, moves under the Marine Parkway Bridge on its hours-long trip from JFK Airport to its final resting place More...

Rockaway Irish Boys Step Up

The Rockaway Irish Boys, a.k.a. the RIBS, collected more than 16 thousand pounds of food during their annual food drive and delivered it to St. Gertrude More...

Holiday Lights Lit In Far Rockaway

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With a flick of a switch, the holiday season officially came to downtown Far Rockaway this past Thursday at the Sixth Annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony in the triangle at the intersection of Beach 20 Street at Mott and Central Avenues. More...

‘Little North Pole’ Lights Holiday Season

The Mure Home in Neponsit becomes the "Little North Pole" at this time each year. The lighting ceremony was held on Sunday evening after a postponement due to the blizzard the day before. More...

Take A ‘Walk on the Wild Side’

The American Littoral Society invites you to start the New Year with them. Members of the society will meet at 11a.m. on January 1 at Building 1 in Fort Tilden for a brisk nature walk in Breezy Point. More...

Heslin Honored

John Heslin was St. Patrick More...

New Alliance Promises Help With Healthcare

A new Rockaway organization can help you get healthcare even if you are undocumented or have no insurance coverage at all, its administrators say. More...

SJEH Nurse Saves Young Life In Restaurant

Cynthia Sheldrick, a registered nurse at St. John More...

Hypnosis Center Opens in Rockaway

Officially opened in August, the Better Tomorrow Hypnosis Center in Far Rockaway is the first of its kind in Rockaway. Born and raised in Rockaway, program director Luis Guerrero hopes the center will benefit and improve the lives of people here. More...

Santa And Kids Have Breakfast Despite Blizzard

Santa Claus made his way to Rockaway last weekend and had breakfast with lots of local children eager to take a picture and share their lists with the jolly old fella. More...

Speaker Enriches Thanksgiving

The Maura Clarke students organized and conducted the Thanksgiving prayer at Stella Maris. Annelle Fitzpatrick, CSJ, delivered the reflection. Sr. Annelle encouraged the students to continue their generous spirit and be thankful for their many gifts. More...

Thanksgiving At St. Edmunds Prep High School

St. Edmund Prep High School celebrated a Thanksgiving Mass with faculty, staff and students. The liturgical choir under the direction of Mr. Malazzo, a Rockaway resident, consisted of students from the high school and elementary school. More...

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During the first week of December students of Stella Maris H.S. have come to look forward to the Giving Tree. This year More...

Sea Breeze Club Collects Toys

The See Breeze Golden Age Club held their annual toy drive collection at St. Francis de Sales on Wednesday December 3. The event was a great success with over 300 new toys donated. More...

Sullivan Street Naming Slated for ’04

After snow blanketed the area last weekend the family of James Conway Sulli More...

Menorah Lighting Set For 12/19

The Rockaway Rotary Club will host a menorah lighting ceremony at Beach 116 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Friday, December 19 at 3:30 p.m. More...

Warm Coats Needed Now for Coat Drive

The 15 Annual New York Cares Coat Drive will collect used adult and children More...

Three West End Communities Host Holiday Dinner

Three west end communities got together for their traditional holiday award dinner at the Beach Club last weekend. Pictured, the leaders of the three civic groups, from left, Edward Re, Jr. More...

Adopt a Seal,Turtle or Whale

During the Holiday Season, the Riverhead Foundation asks you to help them save seals, sea turtles and whales by adopting of the magnificent creatures. More...

Vacancy School Board Applications Due

Community School Board 27 is announcing that it has a vacancy on its board and that resumes from interested parties should be received by the close of business on December 15, 2003. More...

Warm Response to Hadassah’s Snowbird Luncheon

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Weiner, Crowley Fight Longhorned Beetles

Representatives Anthony Weiner, who represents a portion of Rockaway and Joseph Crowley announced that New York City is slated to receive $23,200,000 next year to fight the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB). More...

Addabbo Family Health Center Addresses AIDS

The Ryan White Staff at the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center hosted a commemorative event in honor of World AIDS Day, December 1, 2003. Contributors to the days More...

State Trooper Applications Available Now

Applications are now available for a statewide written examination for the position of New York State Trooper to be held during March of 2004. More...

Chamber of Commerce Lights Beach 116 Street Tree

Santa is delivered from the North Pole by a NYPD scooter driven by PO Beecher. More...

CSB 27 To Meet At MS 180 12/18

Community School Board 27, which is responsible for all of the Rockaway and Broad Channel public schools, will meet at Middle School 180 (230 Beach 104 Street) at 7:30 p.m. on Decem- ber 18. More...

Georgia O’Keefe Workshop at PS/MS 43

Parents and children attended a Saturday workshop at PS/MS 43 on November 14 with Mrs. Ellis, resident art teacher. They worked together to sketch pictures from slides of O More...

JCCRP Sets Consumer Assistance Program

The Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula or JCCRP as it is commonly called is your one-stop for a great number of social services. More...

Local Republicans Jumpstart South Queens Club

Roughly a year after the old Gateway Republican Club, which was based in the Rockaways and Broad Channel, shut its doors for the second time in a generation, a group of Rockaway residents are re-starting a South Queens Republican club. More...

Robinson Graduates From AF Basic

Air Force Airman 1st Class Kenaya T. Robinson has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

PHC Honors Employees With Perfect Attendance

Peninsula Hospital Center recently honored employees for perfect attendance at a break More...

New Ways to Buy Stamps

The United States Post Office has announced a new way to purchase stamps. If you don More...

Aviation Centennial at Floyd Bennett

December 17 marks the centennial of the Wright brothers More...

Broad Channel Volunteers Push Bricks For Firehouse Fundraiser

The Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department records more than 600 runs each year. Over a 98-year history, that makes f or lots of fires that have been put out, rescues that have been made and medical cases that have been attended to. More...

Pottery By Susan Open For Holiday Season

As the holidays quickly approach, residents in the Rockaway community are sprucing up, decorating and lighting up their homes and streets. More...

Flu Vaccinations at MS 53

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Honor Society Inductees

Eighth graders Michael Kress and Frances Ruolo were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society from the Maura Clarke program after first quarter grades. More...

St. Rose Of Lima School Happenings

Miss Allison Bambury and grade 4 of St. Rose of Lima gave a wonderful Thanksgiving Prayer Service. More...

New Programs at MS 180

The Parents Association of MS 180 is pleased to announce two newly formed programs. The first program will be for the student that shows the most improvement in class work and homework. The student will receive a gift certificate for their hard work. More...

Partners for Progress Fair

Far Rockaway High School hosted their second annual parent/student workshop on November 22. More...

St. John’s Unveils New Emergency Room

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Herbert Kamlet Memorial Lecture

The Rockaway community is invited to attend The Herbert Kamlet Memorial Lecture at Congregation Ohab Zedek, in Belle Harbor, on December 14, at 8 p.m. More...

Surf’s Up During Winter Storm

It was no day at the beach on Thursday, when a winter storm with driving wind and rain hit the peninsula. On Beach 110 Street, the beach was virtually covered by the rolling surf as it made its way to the boardwalk. More...

Union Launches Campaign To Represent Duane Reade Workers

The union that represents workers in department stores and retail outlets throughout the city has started a campaign to unionize the workers at Duane Reade outlets, including the drug store at Beach 116 Street and Beach Channel Drive. More...

Register Soon For Coast Guard Courses

The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary announces the start of a seven-week Boating Safety Course. The course covers all aspects of safe boating and is designed for the new or experienced boater. More...

Santa to Visit St. John’s Episcopal Hospital

Santa and his Elves will be visiting the Ambulatory Care Center of St. John More...

Scenes From The Weekend Blizzard

A worker tries to stay ahead of the snow More...

Respected Rabbi to Retire

After nearly fifty years of service to the Jewish community, Rabbi Dr. Yitzchak M. Goodman will retire on December 31. More...

Wave Sets Holiday Deadlines

In order to accommodate the Christmas and New Years Day holidays, The Wave will be closed on successive Thursdays, December 25 and January 1, 2004. For that reason, there will be early deadlines those two weeks. More...


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