December 26, 2003 RSS feed / Community

Now Is The Giving Season at PS/MS 43

In the spirit of giving during the holiday season, students at PS/MS 43 had their own "Santa Shop" going this year. The student elves of Ms. More...

Bridget O’Connor Is Two

Bridget O More...

Far Rockaway resident joins QCC

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Retires From USAF

Air Force Tech. Sgt. Robert A. Mahaffy has retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of military service. More...

SJEH Lights Holiday Menorah

Rabbi Zalman Baida, (far left), Jewish Chaplain at St. John More...

Party For Explorers, Junior Investigators

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The Explorers and Junior Investigators from both the 100 and 101 Precincts, along with those from Transit District 23 got together at the Beach Club for a holiday party on December 22. More...

Seal Cruises in January

The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation is conducting seal cruises this year. The general public is invited to join biologists for the two and half hour cruises out of Hempstead Bay to study the native seal population. More...

Post Office Delivers Santa To Rockaways

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On December 18, with the help of local postal officials, Santa Claus made a whirlwind tour of the Post Offices in the Rockaway area. The day started at the Inwood Post Office and ended in Rockaway Park. More...

Taylor Named New Pastor at First Baptist

The First Baptist Church of Far Rockaway has chosen a new pastor for the congregation. After weeks of interviews, the congregation has selected Edward Taylor from a competitive pool of candidates. More...

Addabbo FHC Asks Community’s Help

The Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center has launched a new fundraiser for capital to build its new home at 6200 Beach Channel Drive. More...

Building Projects Planned For Broad Channel

Broad Channel resident Charlie Howard More...

NYS Trooper Test

The application deadline for the NYS Trooper Test is February 1, 2004. To apply for the test you must be at least 20 years old to apply and not have reached your 30 birthday prior to the application deadline. More...

Jewish War Veterans Honor Chinitz

The Jewish War Veterans Weiner Post held an Israeli Bond Breakfast on November 23 at Temple Beth-El posthumously honoring Dr. Irving Chinitz. More...

PHC Updates Bayswater Civic

Fitzgerald Alcindor, M.D., Director, Department of Emergency Medicine at Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) re More...

Loffredo Bar Mitzvahed

Benjamin Michael Loffredo, the son of Professor Helen Hershkoff and Professor Steven Loffredo, was Bar Mitzvahed on December 13 at the Syna More...

Rockaway Set to Lose a Landmark

January 15, 2004 will be a sad day for the Belle Harbor community. On that day, the Washington Hotel will close its doors forever. More...

Rockaway Church Among Nine In City To Get Grant

The Beth-El Temple, Church of God in Far Rockaway, formerly known as Trinity Church, has been given a $5 thousand grant from the Landmarks Conservancy as part of its 2002 Sacred Sites Program. More...

Rotary Hosts Beach 116 Street Menorah Lighting

The Rockaway Rotary Club hosted its an More...

Somber Memorial For Rich And Rhodes

It was saddening to look up at their young faces projected on the screen, and to know they were gone. More...

Teen Program Celebrates The Holiday Season

The Teen Services Act Program (TASA) held a holiday party at their location at 220 Beach 87 Street. TASA is a city program, which assists pregnant or parenting adolescents. More...


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