March 5, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Quintessential Bungalow Colony Sees End Of An Era

They might have looked like hell from the street, but if you journeyed beyond the rusty cyclone fence and treaded over a few weatherworn concrete squares you could have found yourself in one of the last places still rich with the flavor that years ag More...

City Steps Up Lifeguard Recruiting Drive

Now that the city is beginning to thaw, the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation has stepped up its efforts to recruit qualified swim mers to become New York City Life guards at one of the city More...

Fundraiser For Tribute Park Set for March 13

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

Early Family Center Celebrates Black History

The Early Steps Family Center celebrated Black History Month on February 26, 2004 at the Early Steps Family Center at 86-01 Rockaway Beach Boulevard. The event featured remarks by speakers such as (left to right) Eva Vega, Rev. More...

Far Rock Woman Arrested for Fraud

A Far Rockaway woman has been ar rested for workers More...

Kristina Celebrates First Birthday

Kristina Ruth Gonzalez, daughter of Laurie and Geronimo Gonzalez of Rockaway celebrated her first birthday on March 4 with a party that included her parents and grandparents, Frank and Kristina Pagano, her uncles Frank and Anthony Pagano and her godm More...

Look Who’s Eleven

Lorraine Hurley will celebrate her eleventh birthday on March 5. She is the daughter of Billie-Joe Hawson and granddaughter of Lorraine Hawson. More...

Mazzola Named BY SJEH

Dino Mazzola, the lead electrician at St. John More...

Neponsit Adult Day Program Moves To Rockaway Park

After four years of operating the Neponsit Adult Day Health Care pro gram in the basement of a local sy n agogue, the newly-constructed and newly-renamed DSSM-Neponsit Adult Day Health Care Center will hold its Grand Opening on Monday, March 8. More...

‘No Parking’ For St. Pat’s Parade

Police from the 100 Precinct in Rock away Park have announced special "No Parking" regulation for Saturday, March 6 in order to facilitate the Queens County St. Pat rick More...

Research Opportunities For Medical Students

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has an nounced that Albany Medical College has established PREP: Ad dressing Health Disparities to provide minority students and students from medically underserved areas the opportunity to study at one of the nation More...

Parking Controversy in Belle Harbor

These photos were taken by Daniel & Linda Ruscillo between Beach 126 Street and Beach 127 Street on Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Pheffer Sponsors Mammography Law

Paying for early breast cancer detection
can be difficult for women of modest means

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer recently announced legislation she sponsored requiring individual in surance providers to cover annual mammograms for women starting at age 40 years of age rather than the present 50 years of age. More...

Republicans To Meet On March 16

As the presidential election cycle gears up, the battle lines are being drawn all over the country and Rock awayA0is no exception. More...

Research Opportunities For Medical Students

State Senator Malcolm A. has an nounced that Albany Medical College has established PREP: Addressing Health Disparities to provide minority students and students from medically underserved areas the opportunity to study at one of the nation More...

Smith Chairs Workshop On Asian Business

Saying "the world More...

Republican Meeting

The Rockaway Republicans will hold their first meeting at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club on Tuesday March 16 at 8 p.m. For more information call Tom Lynch at 718.318.1515 or email the group at www.rockrepublicans@hotmail.com. More...

Adopt A Seal For St. Pat's

Do you want to make this St. Patrick More...

Broad Channel Volies Celebrate 99th Year With Gala Installation Dinner

Congressman Anthony Weiner promised to get federal funds to help the volies build their new firehouse on Cross Bay Boulevard. More...

Cashin Outlines Changes At PRYSE Meeting

Contributing Editor

Dr. Kathleen Cashin, Regional Super intendent for the New York City Department of Education More...

Chamber Of Commerce, Community, Say Goodbye To Liz Sulik

Liz Sulik, the Executive Director of the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce, has led the organization through some of the roughest times in Rockaway More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

Each month, I sit to write this column and wonder where it will lead. I try to think of what you, the reader, will find interesting. More...

Gasoline Dumped In Wildlife Refuge

The U.S. Park Police are investigating after a ranger discovered several 1-gallon milk containers, filled with gasoline, leaking in the woods of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge on Saturday morning, a spokesperson said. More...

Wanted In Connection With Jewelry Store Robbery

The man in the pictures above is wanted by detectives from the 101 Detective Squad in connection with a robbery that occurred at More...

Riley Joins the Navy

Gregory Riley, a lifelong resident of Far Rockaway, is shipping out on March 9 for Navy Boot Camp. The 9-week basic training program is in Great Lakes, Illinois. More...

Far Rockaway

Soldier Off to Iraq

Robert S. Shaw IV, born and raised in Far Rockaway, is heading to Iraq. Entering the Armed Forces at 18, he has been promoted to Army Specialist and is part of the Transportation Unit. More...

Matheson on West Point Dean's List

David Matheson, son of Milton and Marlene Henry of Brooklyn, was named to the Dean More...

Meeks Urges U.S. Intervention In Haiti

Congressman Gregory Meeks recently met with United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan and U.S. Envoy to the United Nations, John D. Negroponte, to urge continued U.S. support for U.N. More...

Notes from the High C’s

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

I feel like Rip Van Winkle having just awakened from a bad dream. I dreamt that we had the most horrible winter, that it was freezing cold and windy for weeks on end and there was more snow than I can remember in a long time. More...

Lenten Service at St. Edmund Prep

St. Edmund Prep High School marked the beginning of Lent by receiving ashes on February 25. Administration, faculty and students attended a prayer service led by S. More...

PHC Honors Benefactor’s Club Members

Commissioner Joel A. Miele Sr., PE, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC), re cently welcomed members of the PHC Benefactor Club to a brunch in their honor at the Inwood Country Club. More...

Senator Smith Pushes MWBE Program

State Senator Malcolm A. More...

SJEH Honors Long-Time Employees

St. John More...

Hundreds Turn Out To See Sullivan Honored

Sullivan More...


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