February 27, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Rockaholics to Rock Out

The Rockaholics will be performing live at the Irish Circle on Saturday, February 28 at 11 p.m. The band will be playing music from Sublime, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pearl Jam and more. More...

Carjack Storyteller Caught By His Tale

Police arrested a Rockaway man on Tuesday after realizing that his story about a gun-wielding carjacker was a lie to get even with an acquaintance that borrowed his car. More...

Fate of Bus Lines Remains In Limbo

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Riders of the seven private bus lines serving New York City remain in limbo after the MTA and the Mayor More...

Harbor Seal Visits Broad Channel

A Harbor Seal hauled itself up on the ice off Broad Channel last Tuesday. An NYPD Harbor Unit came by to rescue the seal, but a number of Broad Channel residents beat them to it. More...

Banton Graduates From Basic

Army Pvt. Kadiann M. Banton has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Two Rockaway Men Become Marines

Two Far Rockaway men have just completed boot camp at Parris Island. Marine Corps Reserve Lance Corporal Orlando S. Copeland and Private Julio J. More...

Simone Celebrates Fifth

Simone Scott, will celebrate her fifth birthday on March 7. Simone More...

Hadassah Holds Luncheon

On Tuesday March 9, the Rockaway Park chapter of Hadassah will host a luncheon meeting at the Beach Club at noon. More...

Jewish War Vets Seek New Members

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer was honored at a recent Installation of Officers Ceremony at the Jewish War Veterans Post 258. More...

Post Office To Honor Robeson, BCHS

Far Rockaway Post Office and its Postmaster, George P. Buonocore, will be hosting a Black history month event at the Beach Channel High Sch ool auditorium at 10:30 a.m. today, Feb ruary 27. More...

Weiner Given High Grades By Conservationists

Representative Anthony Weiner has received a near perfect score from the League of Conservation Vot ers (LCV) for his work in Congress this year.A0According to the LCV, Rep. Weiner voted to protect the environment time after time in 2003. More...

Addabbo Sponsors Health Care Bill

Legislation sponsored by Council man Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Chairman of the Council More...

St. Patrick’s Day

Dance at St. Camillus

St. Camillus Parish will hold their annual St. Patrick More...

St. Rose School News

Sr. Barbara King, mission moderator and sixth grade teacher, cheers the children on at the beginning of the St. Jude math-a-thon. More...

P.S. 215 Students of the Month

The following students from P.S. 215 have been named as Students of the Month for their class. More...

SJEH Blood Drive Called A Success

St. John More...

Meeks Given Award

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown honored Congressman Gregory Meeks last Tuesday as the recipient of the William Garvin Public Service Award. More...

St. Patrick’s Day Committee Dinner Dance

John Murphy, brother-in-law of Parade founder James Conway Sullivan with Terry Flynn, Jr. More...

Addabbo Sponsors Health Care Bill

Legislation sponsored by Council man Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Chairman of the Council More...

Bethel AME Church Celebrates The Legacy

The missionary Society of the Bethel AME Church, located at 215 Beach 77 Street, will present a program celebrating the "Legacy of the African" on February 29 at 3 p.m. More...

Fundraiser For Tribute Park Set for March 13

The Chamber of commerce of the Rock aways and The Rockaway Part ner ship will host a fundraiser in re mem brance of those Rockaway residents who died on September 11m 2001. More...

City: Dayton Dwellers Will Know By June

Dayton cooperators will find out in June if their monthly maintenance is going to spike by 31 percent and still have time to let the city know what they think of the proposed increase. More...

Division One Dart Champions

The Grassy Point Vikings, the top team in Division One in the Darts League this season, received their trophy at Grassy More...

Feliciano Named Explorer of the Year

Alexandra Feliciano of the 100 Precinct was this year More...

Rosen Wins Statewide Competition

Zachary Rosen, a student at Mark Twain Intermediate School, has been selected as a winner from over 4,000 entries, in the 2004 Winter Achievers Essay Contest run by the New York State Lottery. More...

Three Locals Shine at Binghamton

Desiree Vega, Dmitriy Krasny and Sarah A. Loftus have all been named to the Dean More...

Oliner Named To PHC Board Of Directors

Commissioner Joel A. Miele Sr., PE, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC), recent ly announced the appointment of Martin Oliner to the Peninsula Hospital Center Board of Directors. More...

Arverne Woman Excels in Navy

As part of the Navy More...

NLRB Rules Against Duane Reade

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled that Duane Reade stores have violated federal labor law by engaging in "unfair labor practices," including a failure to provide information to the union representing its workers, to pay em More...

FOR Calls for Sanitation Dept. Investigation

The Friends of Rockaway, Inc. (FOR), a local environmental group, is calling for an investigation into the practices of the Sanitation Depart ment and the "illegal" dumping of garbage strewn fill into "cleaned" lots. More...

Borrow Pit Report Due Out In March

A report detailing the three-year study of Ja maica Bay More...

Post Office To Honor Robeson, BCHS

Far Rockaway Post Office and its Postmaster, George P. Buonocore, will be hosting a Black history month event at the Beach Channel High School auditorium at 10:30 a.m. today, February 27. More...

St. Edmund Girls’ Senior Night

St. Edmund Prep High School recently celebrated girls More...

St. Edmund Happenings

St. Edmund Preparatory High School has rec ently been accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) as well as the Middle States Association of Colleges and School. More...

Shabbat Across America Service

On Friday, March 12 West End Temple will participate in "Shabbat Across America/Canada." The Tem ple will be celebrating Shabbat with 700 other synagogues and communities across America and Canada. More...

Smith Seeks Rockaway Youth Leaders

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith is encouraging today More...

Celtic Ensemble

Celeste Ray with Celtic Legend Ensemble will perform at St. Francis de Sales Church on Saturday, Feb ruary 28 at 2 p.m. More...

Taking The Cold Plunge To Fight CF

Hundreds braved cold temperatures and a freezing Atlantic Ocean to More...


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