March 19, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Hadassah Honors Van Leer and Chapey

Ruth Van Leer More...

Grand Jury Report Hopes To Protect Incapacitated

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Lighthouse Hosts Multi-Agency Disaster Meeting

In order to address the question of terrorism as it relates to the Rockaway peninsula and Broad Channel, the Light house held a meeting on March 4, at St Johns Episcopal South Shore Hospital. More...

Graduates From Hospital School

Navy Hospitalman Apprentice Naad ira Muhammad, stepdaughter of Rolly and daughter of Wahiyda-Mu hammad Harding of Far Rock away, recently graduated from the Basic Hospital Corps School at Naval Hos pital Corps School, Great Lakes, Illinois. More...

McCallion Shines at Boot Camp

Joseph McCallion, 18, of Waukesha, Wisconsin graduated on October 24 from Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego, California. More...

Wins Spelling Bee

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Miller Calls for Release of $156 Million for Private Bus Lines

City Council Speaker Gifford Miller, saying the city More...

Hosts Multi-Agency Disaster Meeting

In order to address the question of terrorism as it relates to the Rockaway peninsula and Broad Channel, the Light house held a meeting on March 4, at St Johns Episcopal South Shore Hospital. More...

The Wizard Of Oz Visits Westbury, November 15

State Farm Children More...

Parade Committee Holds Breakfast Before Festivities

Deputy Grand Marshal A.J. Smith (center) enjoyed the festivities with left to right: his wife, Kate; sister Mary Elizabeth; mother Elaine and sister Victoria. More...

PO Receives 911 Phones From Knights of Pythias By Miriam Rosenberg

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The Knights of Pythias presented the postal service with emergency 911 cell phones for Far Rockaway More...

RDRC Conference Provides Businesses With ‘Access To Capital’

The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) held its first annual "Access to Capit al" business conference at the Beach Club on March 12. More...

School Breakdown Of 2003 ELA Tests

The following is a school by school report of the results of the citywide 2003 English Language Arts test for grades 3, 5, 6 and 7 and the state More...

Kearney Inducts Honor Society Members

Two hundred seventy-four students were inducted into the Mater Dei Chapter of the National Honor Society recently. More...

PS 114 ‘Parents As Partners’ Cruise To Ellis Island

The "Parents as Arts Partners Program" of PS 114Q launched its "Songs of our Ancestors" program on Saturday, February 28, 2004, with a spectacular boat cruise to the Ellis Island Museum of Immig ration. More...

Far Rock Prepares for Prom

P.S 47 is presenting a Family Fun Night on March 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Broad Channel. The night will include "Dinoman" in the science theatre, balloons, face painting, souvenirs and door prizes. More...

Bereavement Support at St. Francis

Monsignor Martin Geraghty and the members of the St. Francis de Sales Support Group invite anyone who has recently lost a loved one to join them for a memorial prayer ser vice on Saturday, March 27 at 11 a.m. More...

‘Small, Smaller Smallest’ Coming To Fort Tilden

What is it they say about great things coming in small packages? "small, smaller, smallest: An Exhibition of Miniatures and Small Works" showcases diverse artworks done on an intimate scale. More...

Titus Fights For higher Wages For Residents

Assemblywoman Michele Titus an nounced that a measure she sponsored that would increase the state More...

Far Rockaway Treatment Center Upgrades, Moves

The Far Rockaway Treatment Cen ter, a community-based alcohol/chemical dependency program of The Zucker Hillside Hospital, recently moved to expanded quarters at 1600 Central Avenue in Far Rockaway. More...

Graybeards Honor Locals At Annual Dinner

The Graybeards, a group of west end men who donate lots of time to local causes, held its annual dinner dance two weeks ago. Pictured, dance host Jack Weber makes a presentation to honoree Richie Knott. More...

Hammel Senior Center Raffles Artwork

A small community of artists, some working with oil paint, others with wool, gathers year round at the Hammel Senior Center. Once a year they raffle off some of the best examples of their work to raise money for supplies. More...

Homeowners Make Parade Debut

Rockaway Park Homeowners and Residents Inc. made their debut in the line of march for the first time in the Queen More...

Locals Visit NC-4 On Florida Trip

Arlene and Harold Cornell visited the Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola, Florida on a recent southern trip to visit relatives. More...

A Rockaway Reunion

Jim & Mary Kelly, Joe Worst and Pudge & Pat Williams enjoyed playing pickle-ball at The Villages in Florida. Pickle-ball, a combination of tennis and badminton, is gaining popularity in Florida. More...

Flynn and Levett to

Marry in Maryland

Joan and Gene Flynn of Belle Harbor are announcing the May wedding of their son, Eugene, to Kathleen Levett of Bel Air, Maryland. The couple will be married at the Loyola College Alumni chapel where Flynn received both his Bachelors Degree and MBA. More...

MovieScope By Robert Snyder 'Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights' – Dirty Dud

Patrick Swayze must be struggling. He makes a couple of brief appearances in "Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights," the follow-up to his 1987 hit, "Dirty Dancing." He looks like he wishes he were somewhere else. More...

Holiday Shows At Westbury Include Nutcracker, Babes

The State Farm Children More...

The Citizen’s Police Academy Report

The second class of the Citizen More...

PHC Appoints Sulik As Director Of External Affairs

Robert V. Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer at Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) recently an nounced the appointment of Liz Sulik as Director of External Affairs at PHC. More...

P.S. 47 Class Take First Steps in Future Learning

On Thursday, Feb ruary 26, Mrs. Ryan More...

The Rockaway Belle

The Rockaway Belle is a 35,000-ton dry cargo boat carrier. More...

Beach Channel Students Visit Albany

For the past six years, Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer and State Senator Serphin Maltese have been inviting public and private schools in their district to visit the state capitol. More...

Four Locals Get Kearney Scholarships

Bishop Kearney High School recently awarded academic scholarships to members of the Class of 2008, at a brunch held at school to honor them, their parents and their principals. More...

P.S. 47 Offers Family Fun

P.S 47 is presenting a Family Fun Night on March 19 at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Broad Channel. The night will include "Dinoman" in the science theatre, balloons, face painting, souvenirs and door prizes. More...

Senator Malcolm Smith Receives Award

Senator Malcolm Smith was honored at the Association of Minority Enterprises of New York (AMENY) at their 28th Annual Legislative Business Conference. More...

St. John’s Hospital Doc Says ‘Osteopathy Comes of Age’

Mary A. Cigliano, DO, is a Family Practice Board Certified physician who trained in osteopathic manipulative tech niques under the well-known physi cians Viola Frymann, DO, and Anthony Capobianco, DO. More...

SJEH Honored By League of Voluntary Hospitals

St. John More...

The Rockaway Irregular by Stuart W. Mirsky

Politics and Discourse

Right after the horrendous events of 9/11, this country came together in a way we had rarely seen before. More...

Residents Get First Glimpse Of Mosaic Tribute Park Floor

A look at the mosaic floor that will make up a portion of the tribute to those local residents who died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, was revealed by artist Patrick Clark at a fundraiser held last weekend at More...


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