February 6, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Barnum & Bailey Circus Comes to Town

Tickets have just gone on sale for the 134th Edition of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. More...

Health Screenings Coming To Broad Channel

Residents living in and around the Broad Channel community can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke.A0 Life Line Screening Radi ology will be at the Broad Channel American Legion Post #1404 on Tuesday, February 17. More...

Honor’s Society at St. Edmund’s

St. Edmund Prep High School in Sheepshead Bay, recently held its National Honor Society Induction Ceremony. More...

Local Teens Dig Skate Park Groundbreaking

Dude, this is gonna be so awesome! More...

Kiera Turns Two

Kiera M. Brandon, granddaughter of Mary and Bill Laffan of Belle Harbor, celebrated her second birthday on January 19 in Ponte Vedra, Florida. Big brother Conor helped Kiera open all her presents. More...

Named to Dean’s List

The University of Scranton has named Breezy Point native Suzanne Kelly to the Fall 2003 Dean More...

Tips On starting a Successful Business

The Coalition for Far Rockaway and the Women More...

Health In the Rockaways: Report On The Elderly

Part Three Of A Five-Part Series

The elderly in the Rockaways (age 65 and older) represent 14 percent of all those living on the peninsula according to Census 2000 (two percent more than all of New York City for the same age group). More...

Park Nursing Home Gets An ‘A’ From State

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RAA Presents ‘Pressed and Pulled’ At Fort Tilden

The versatile art of printmaking has tantalized artists for centuries. More...

Sanders: LIRR Discounts Rockaway

Councilman James Sanders is furious. He is outraged at the latest actions taken by the MTA LIRR. The pilot program CityTicket will reduce fares for all NYC travelers except those commuting to and from the Far Rockaway station. More...

Mass for Peace at St. Francis de Sales

The children at St. Francis gathered together for a Mass to pray for peace and to give thanks for all we have to be grateful for. Teachers Mrs. Murray, Ms. Farragher and Mrs. Rossi worked with the students to put together a prayerful celebration. More...

Musicians in P.S. 183 Need Your Help!

For the last two weeks, there has been a new sound in the halls of P.S. 183. Since January 18, forty students have been participating in 183 More...

Winnie the Pooh Day at St. Francis de Sales

The first grade children of St. Francis celebrated the birthday of A.A. Milne More...

Friends For Stranded Motorists

State Senator Malcolm Smith has announced that motorists in the Rockaways who are experiencing car trouble may turn to a volunteer organization called "Chaverim of the Five Towns and Rockaways, Inc." for assistance. More...

Sirota Assault Trial Postponed Once Again By Prosecutors

The Assault in the Third Degree case against local lawyer Howard Sirota was postponed by the assistant district attorney handling the case last Wed nesday in Queens Supreme Court. More...

Weiner: Penalize On-Line Cigarette Dealers

Representative Anthony Weiner, a Member of the House Judiciary Com mittee, has introduced legislation to stop online cigarette retailers from cheating New York City out of millions of dollars. More...

Weiner Chides Mayor For AA 587 Meeting

Representative Anthony Weiner has released a February 2 letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg in which the Con gressman charged the mayor with a lack "of consultation and consideration" in regard to a site for a memorial for those who died on A More...

Anger Management For Breezy Woman

The most serious charges against the Breezy Point woman who made headlines last summer after a pair of nasty run-ins with a Hispanic girl and her mother have been dismissed in a plea announced last week. More...

Hotel Liquidation Sale

With the Washington Hotel set to close shortly, many people in Rock away will be sad to see it go. But, with a giant tag sale on February 8 and 9, you can have a piece of Rockaway history. More...

Black History Month Comes to Far Rock Library

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Children at an after school program at the Far Rockaway Library celebrated Black History Month with music and story telling on February 2. More...

Senator Smith to Unveil New Office

Senator Malcolm Smith will host an open house at his new office on February 6. The Senator More...

Rockaway Helps Unisphere Celebrate 40 Years

The work of three Rockaway artists More...

How To Contact Rockaway’s Public School Administration

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60 Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Larry and Charlotte Avin celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary with family and friends. They also celebrated the birth of their great-great grandson, Lagon Avin on New Years Eve. More...

Look Who’s 5

Twins Christopher and Dylon Parisi, born to Jessica Lopez of Rockaway Beach, celebrated their fifth birthday with family, friends and schoolmates. More...

Post Office Honors Harry G. And Elvis

On Saturday night January 31, Far Rockaway Postmaster George P. Buono core attended the Doo Wop Spectacular located at Beach Channel High School to Present Harry Gross with a plaque for his community service in the Rockaway More...

Friends For Stranded Motorists

State Senator Malcolm Smith has announced that motorists in the Rockaways who are experiencing car trouble may turn to a volunteer organization called "Chaverim of the Five Towns and Rockaways, Inc." for assistance. More...

Income Tax Help Available at Sorrentino

Free Income Tax Preparation sponsored by VITA/TCE, the Department of Consumer Affairs and Sorrentino Recreation Center. More...

Trash Pick Up Changes for Lincoln’s B-Day

The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced that, in observance of Lincoln More...

Smith Workshop on Asian Businesses

Senator Malcolm Smith is urging all constituents with a positive interest in the development of small, minority and women owner businesses in China and India to attend his important workshop on February 14 in the Legislative Office Building in Albany More...

ACT Registration Scheduled For 2/27

College-bound high school students can take the ACT Assessment on April 3, 2004. The registration postmark for the national test is February 27. The late registration date is March 12 and there is an additional fee required. More...

Best of Luck Nurse Laura O’Neill

The staff, faculty and children at St. Francis de Sales were sorry to hear the news that their school nurse was being relocated to another school on the peninsula. More...

PS 106 Students Shadow DA Brown

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown today hosted the annual commemoration of "Shadow Day" More...

Far Rockaway High School 1954 Reunion

The graduating class of 1954 from Far Rockaway High School will be holding its 50th reunion on Friday evening, June 11, 2004, at Terrace on the Park in Flushing Mead ows. More...

Seek Nominations For Teacher Of The Year

Teachers More...

Income Tax Help Available at Sorrentino

Free Income Tax Preparation sponsored by VITA/TCE, the Department of Consumer Affairs and Sorrentino Recreation Center. More...

Smith: Send a Vet a Valentine

For the fourth year in a row, Senator Malcolm Smith, is seeking to make Valentine More...

West End Realty Needs Some Beary Nice Names

Name them and claim them More...

Weiner: Bloomberg Does Not Get It

Mayor Bloomberg recently lauded the increase in homeland security fund ing included in the Bush budget.A0 Rep. Anthony Weiner, a Member of the House Home land Security Task Force, re leased the following statement: More...


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