February 13, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Rockaway’s Golden Age

The National Park Service presents in its next installment of the history of Rockaway, "Rockaway More...

Cashin’s Reorganization Plan Hits School Board Speed Bump

Two school board members stifled the plan to reorganize Rockaway public schools right after a hearing where most parents voiced approval for the plan More...

Donate Blood At PHC, Visit The Bronx Zoo

Beginning February 16 through February 26, anyone who donates blood at any Long Island Blood Services (LIBS) Donor Center or at a blood drive will receive two free tickets to the Bronx Zoo. More...

Graybeards Head West With Gift For Firefighters

Thanks to the generosity of Jet Blue Airways, four members of the Gray beards were flown to San Diego to personally deliver a check to the firefighters and their families who recently lost their homes in the wild fires in Cali fornia. More...

Local Student to Walk Halls of Leadership

Nicole Vancheri, a middle school student from Belle Harbor, will join 200 other students her age from throughout the United States to participate in the Junior National Young Leaders Conference (JrNYLC) from February 14 to February 19 in Washington D More...

Hartman Baptism

William and Kim Hartman of Roxbury celebrated the christening of their son, William Edward Hartman Jr., on January 10 at St. Genevieve More...

Leggette Named to Dean’s List

Priscilla Leggette, a SUNY Canton student from Far Rockaway, was named to the Fall 2003 Dean More...

Enters Communication Support

Army Pvt. Karen E. Small has graduated from the signal support systems specialist advanced individual training course at Fort Gordon, Augusta, Georgia. More...

New Prescription For Duane Reade Traffic

Motorists exiting the Duane Reade parking lot will once again be able to make left turns onto Beach Channel Drive and will be governed by a traffic signal, according to Keith Kalb, Department of Transportation Spokesperson. More...

Theatre Company Open Auditions Set

The Rockaway Theatre Company is seeking actors, singers, dancers (both adults & children) and tech people for its upcoming productions of Nunsense More...

A Report On Mental Health In the Rockaways

Part Four Of A Five-Part Series

One of the most alarming statistics reported in the NYC Department of Health More...

Salowski Reports Mixed Start to New Year

Contributing Editor

Things started on a somber note at the first 101 Precinct Community Coun cil meeting on January 21, as Captain Walter Salowski filled community representatives in on some of the problems that came to Far Rock away with the beginning of 2004. More...

Black History Trip For Christian Academy

The Church of God Christian Academy More...

Titus Concerned About Nursing Home Death

Assemblywoman Michele Titus extends her sympathy to the family of Lillie Gardner who was found dead on top of the Bishop McClaine Nursing Home in Far Rockaway. More...

... Features Church Of God Choir

A large choral ensemble of youth from the Church of God Christian Academy sang inspiring songs of faith and hope at St. John More...

Dems Set Forum On Presidential Candidates

The Good Government Democratic Club will host a forum for the candidates that will be running for President in the March 2 presidential primary on February 19, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at 112-20 Beach Channel Drive in Rockaway Park. More...

Aux Police Classes Start In March

The 100 and the 101 precincts are looking for volunteers to join their Auxiliary Police programs. More...

Meeks To Powell: Do Something About Haiti

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks has called on Secretary of State Colin Powell to back CARICOM More...

Seek 1954 Far Rockaway Grads For 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 Meadows. More...

BCHS Walks Across America

Beach Channel High School presented a new curriculum this September when it adopted the "Walk Across America" program.A0 Students in Ms. Harris and Ms. More...

Corpus Makes Binghamton List

Kristine Corpus, of Rock away Beach, was named to the Dean More...

Donate Blood At PHC, Visit The Bronx Zoo

Beginning February 16 through Feb ruary 26, anyone who donates blood at any Long Island Blood Ser vices (LIBS) Donor Center or at a blood drive will receive two free tickets to the Bronx Zoo. More...

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...

Titus: Minimum Wage

Should Rise To $7.10

Assemblymember Titus an noun ced the recent Assembly introduction of a bill she sponsored to raise New York State More...

Illegal Dumper Nabbed, Truck Impounded

A Far Rockaway man More...

The Inner Voice

Sleep is so important for living.A0We may be people who can fall asleep anywhere or others who must have all conditions just right, but even t ually we must all sleep to survive.A0Some people dream a lot, and others don't remember anything.A0Some peo More...

Meeks To Powell: Do Something About Haiti

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks has called on Secretary of State Colin Powell to back CARICOM More...

Noriega Earns Scholarship to Berkley

Berkley College President Dr. Mildred Garcia has announced that Tiana Noriega of Arverne, a senior at Clara Barton High School has received an academic award to attend the college. More...

Ruiz Graduates From

Unit Supply

Army Pvt. Francis D. Ruiz has graduated from the unit supply specialist advanced individual training course at Fort Lee, Petersburg, Virginia. More...

Washington on Fairfield Dean’s List

Coleen Washington, of Rockaway Point, has been named to the Fairfield University Dean More...

Naval Air Station Rockaway in 1919

Glenn T. Van Dusen lives in Houston, Texas, but his heart seems to be in Rockaway. More...

Groundbreaking Set For Health Facility

History shall be made in Far Rockaway at 11:00 AM on February 20, 2004 when the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Care Center breaks ground for its new 22,000 square feet state of the art healthcare facility at 6200 Reverend Joseph H. More...

RAA Opens ‘Pressed And Pulled’ At Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Artists Alliance had an opening party for its new exhibit, 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...

M.S. 53 Winter Dance Festival

Dance teacher, Ms. Jackson with the girls for Praise Dance. More...

SJEH Notes Recent Advances in OB/GYN

The Department of Ob stet rics and Gynecol ogy at St. John More...

SJEH To Host Blood Drive 2/23

John More...

There’s Danger For Children On the Internet

Contributing Editor

The danger of predators and molesters preying on innocent children over the Internet was addressed by Rock away More...

Wave, Rockaway Museum Team Up For History Project

The Wave and the Rockaway Mu seum have announced that they are embarking on a collaboration that will help middle school students on the Rockaway peninsula and Broad Chan nel to learn about the history of the area in which they live. More...


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