January 16, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Meeks Visits Frank Avenue Civic Association

The Frank Avenue Civic Association of Edgemere had Congressman Gregory Meeks as their guest speaker at the holiday meeting More...

Far Rock Student Wins Contest

Shakia Parson, a student at Far Rock More...

Weiner: Mars Money Better Spent

President Bush is expected to detail plans to resume manned space flights to the moon, and, ultimately, to land a man on Mars.A0 Representative Anthony Weiner, a Member of the House Science Committee, released the following statement about the Presid More...

Gateway Fees Set to Double February 1

Gateway National Recreation Area (GNRA) has announced that there will be an increase in the cost of special use permit fees for 2004. More...

Lifeguard Applications for Gateway

Both males and females who are strong swimmers are encouraged to take the pre-employment performance test to qualify as lifeguards at the Gateway National Recreation Area. More...

NYC Suggest Precautions for Cold

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NYCHA Graduates Receive Certificates

The New York City Housing Authority More...

Recent Fires Leave Community Glowing

The two families displaced by separate fires last December have received generous support from several members of the Rockaway community and say life is slowly getting back to normal. More...

PHC Pediatric Unit Gets Visit From Santa

Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) was the recipient of many generous visitors this holiday season, including a few Santa impersonators and gift givers of all ages. More...

Queens College Women’s Basketball Stars Reunite

Long before the Women More...

Charity Game Highlights Tutorial Program

M.S. 198 will be host to the charity basketball featuring the St. John Baptist Church Crusaders vs. The WWRL Radio 1600 "Magic" Basketball Team. More...

Reading and Tutorial Program Set

The Josephine Johnson Reading and Math Tutorial Program is a ten-year old faith based tutorial program named in honor of its founder, the late Josephine Johnson, who was a devoted member of St. More...

Take The Plunge For Cystic Fibrosis

Take the plunge for Cystic Fibrosis for Annie McMahon on February 21. The plunge will begin at Vaughn More...

Parks Commissioner: ‘Stay Off the Ice’

Parks and Recreation Commiss ioner Adrian Benepe warned New Yorkers today against going onto or near the ice of ponds and lakes. Determining the strength of ice is extremely difficult, especially for an untrained individual. More...

IRS Offers

Online Tax Tips

The Internal Revenue Service will offer a series of tax tips on the IRS website from now until the April 15 filing deadline. The IRS tips will offer useful information on topics affecting New York area federal income tax filers. More...

St. Edmund’s Christmas Play

St. More...

Far Rockaway HS Receives Award

Far Rockaway High School was honored this week with the Kappa Delta Pi classroom grant for their More...

December Art Happenings at PS/MS 43, MoMA Field Trip

The lobby at PS/MS 43 hosted a student made display of our "Core Virtues": Hon esty, Respect, Respon sibility, Com passion, Self-discipline, Perseverance and Giving. More...

Free Trial at Sorrentino Recreation NYC Centers

The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation is inviting New Yorkers to get fit for pennies a day by holding its second annual membership drive at 20 recreation centers across the city. More...

Upcoming Series To Spotlight ‘Health In The Rockaways’

A city-issued report card detailing Rockaway More...

Rockaway

Winter Scenes

Winter Landscape From Jacob Riis Park This pine tree looks like it More...

Addabbo FHC Asks Help In Construction Plan

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...

Caregivers Seminar

The Coalition for Far Rockaway in cooperation with the Rockaway More...

Another Chance To Enroll In Medicare Supplemental Insurance

Social Security District Manager
Far Rockaway Office

If you did not take Medicare More...

BCVFD Seeks Funds For New Firehouse

The Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department records more than 600 runs each year. More...

Beach 53 Street Family Thankful for Firefighters

Robert Bailey couldn More...

Cross Bay Accident Draws BCVFD, Driver’s Ire

A minor accident on Cross Bay Boulevard on Monday afternoon drew more than the usual attention for a number of reasons. More...

State Supreme Court Throws Out Duane Reade ‘Frivolous’ Law Suit Against Retail Workers Union

On December 31, 2003 the New York State Supreme Court dismissed a frivolous lawsuit brought by Duane Reade against Local 338 of the Retail Workers Union. More...

MCU Offers Scholarship Help For Students

The Municipal Credit Union (MCU) is offering local high school students entering college a chance to win a scholarship to help finance their education. More...

School Honors Sports Star Johnson Killed In ‘01

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Guns Off Street = Money For You

Police want to get guns off of Rockaway streets and are offering cash incentives if you help them. More...

New American Legion Scholarship

As the world rang in the 2004 new year, American fighting men and women marked their third consecutive year in harm More...

Virginia State Honors List

Virginia State University has released its Honors List for the Fall 2003 semester. Local students Duane T. More...

Plans Set For New Community Education Councils

Now that the Department of Justice has approved plans for new Community Education Councils to replace Community School Boards, the move to implement the plan is moving ahead full steam. More...

Sorrentino Hosts Millennium Basketball Finals

On Saturday, January 10, 2004 Sorrentino Recreation Center held their finals for the 10 & under division Millennium Basketball Tournament. More...

Old Style League Basketball

For those who are interested in playing basketball during this cold winter, the Old Style Leagues may be just the ticket. The league will hold weeknight men More...

Applications For State Trooper Due February 1

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 30th birthday prior to the application deadline. More...

Rockaway Business Tied To Waste Cartel Scam

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown has announced that Anthony "Tony" Piccolo More...

Rockaway Woman Praised By WINS Radio Nun

What does the Christmas season, which has just passed, really mean to Christians? More...

St. Francis Christmas Play

The children at Saint Francis de Sales, under the direction of Ms. Lilli-Beth, put on a beautiful Christmas play. Sr. Patricia Chelius, the principal, said this certainly put you in the Christmas spirit. More...

Eigth Grade Board Games at M.S. 53

Eighth grade classes at M.S. 43 have started making board games. Not Monopoly, Clue or Life, but games based on the eighth-grade science curriculum. More...

SFDS Students Visit Minnesota

Two sixth grade students, their parents and a teacher from St. More...

"Oklahoma" A Wild Success at Kearney

On Saturday, November 22, the hit Broadway musical "Oklahoma" was revived by 51 talented high school students in Bishop Kearney High School More...

Union Claims Duane Reade Owes Millions

An audit conducted as the result of a lawsuit brought against Duane Reade has discovered that the retailer has failed to make $5.7 million in contributions and other monies to its employee pension, health and welfare and vacation benefit funds, the R More...

Westbury Music Fair

It is no accident that any popular contemporary band that uses electric guitars owes a huge debt to Lynyrd Skynyrd, a debt almost always freely acknowledged. More...


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