March 26, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Fiftieth Birthday Celebration For Cantorino

Family and friends from several Rockaway artistic organizations joined Jim Cantorino for his fiftieth birthday recently. Pictured, Jim and Pat Bishop at the party. More...

Minority and Women Business Opportunities at WTC

Councilman James Sanders and Con gress members Charles B. Rangel and Nydia Velazquez joined Silver stein Properties President Larry A. Sil verstein, Lower Manhattan Devel op ment Corporation President Kevin Rampe, Manhattan Borough Pres ident C. More...

DOT Announces New Buses For Private Lines

The Department of Transportation (DOT) said they would purchase 450 new buses for the seven private bus companies that currently serve Queens, Brooklyn and the Bronx. More...

Hit The Target, Get Your Picture Taken

A Shooting gallery was one of the more popular games on the midway.In the early 1960 More...

The Inner Voice

It is difficult to block out the world that exists around us.A0We hear news, speak to people at home and at work, and so many thoughts these days are based on fear.A0What will happen in the future?A0In almost every area of life, be it economics, heal More...

Congressman Meeks Will Vote Against Hyde Amendment

"Last Wednesday, my Republican col league, Rep. Henry Hyde, will introduce a resolution on behalf of House Majority Leader Tom DeLay and other top House Republican leaders, that en dorses the Bush Administration More...

Sylvia Celebrates 100 Years

Sylvia Ben-Shemer, front row second from left, turned 100 on February 18. She celebrated with family and friends at the JASA Rockaway Park senior center, Beach 121 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard, last week. More...

The Youngest Piper

Brian Leary, age 10, More...

Nurse Association Visits Pheffer in Albany

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer listened to the agenda presented by the New York State Nurses Association when they visited her legislative office in Albany. More...

Holiday Shows At Westbury Include Nutcracker, Babes

The State Farm Children More...

Exclusive Photos Of Official Dunes

The Neponsit dunes in this picture provided by a local resident are More...

Dr. Seuss Day at St. Francis de Sales

The first grade children at St. Francis de Sales celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss on March 2. The students read many of his books, learned about his life, brought stuffed animals, and tapes & books of their own for a Dr. More...

RAA’s Hosts KidSmart Program

A celebration of dance and art was held as part of the Rockaway Artist Alliance 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...

St. Francis de Sales Kindergarten Marchers

These four girls marched two miles with the O 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...

February Art Studies at P.S./M.S. 43

Seventh graders Ashley Murray and Ely Portillo working on paintings after studying famous African American artists in class. More...

Beach Channel Students Visit Albany

The students of Beach Channel visited As sembly woman Audrey Pheffer in Albany on March 2. The students visited the National Mus eum, were introduced to the legislative process and treated to lunch. More...

St. Patrick’s Day at

St. Agnes

St. Agnes Seminary celebrated St. Patrick More...

St. Virgilius School Happenings

Diane Phelan, principal, congratulates the participants of the Primary Math Bee for making it to the finals. More...

Sr. Patricia Surprised by Students

When the students at St. Francis de Sales heard that their principal, Sr. Patricia Chelius, was chosen to be one of the Grand Marshals of the Rockaway St. More...

SJEH Takes Part In Antiterroism Drill

St. John More...

Voice of the Faithful To Meet March 31

On Wednesday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m., the Rockaway Voice of the Faithful will sponsor a general meeting for those interested in the recently released Report on the "Crisis in the Catholic Church in the United States. More...

Anthony Weiner Wants To Save The World (Sort Of)

Representative. More...

Bayswater Civic Association Hosts Local Officials

The Bayswater Civic Association hosted a number of local officials and city experts at its last meeting at the Bayswater Jewish Center. More...

Boxtops for Education at P.S. 42

P.S. 42 is currently fundraising in the Boxtops for Education program. Instrumental in the program have been Ms. Smith More...

Crucifix To Be Dedicated At St. Edmunds

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Temple Derech Emunoh Celebrates Purim Centennial

Competing for best costume, left to right: Avi Katz, dressed as a gladiator and Yitzak Murkoff, dressed as a Jedi. More...

York College Open House

York College will host an open house on Sunday, March 28 from 1:00 More...

File Now For City Marshal Position

Steven M. Cohen, Chairman of the Mayor More...

Bar Association Essay

The Queens County Bar Association is reminding juniors in all Queens high schools that April 9 is the deadline for their schools to submit entries in the Bar More...

Emergency Degree

Empire State College, State Univer sity of New York, has received $100,000 in federal funding for a new bachelor More...

Lane To Walk 60 Miles for Breast Cancer

Elizabeth Lane of Belle Harbor, will join approximately 4,000 other dedicated women and men at the New York City Breast Cancer 3-Day benefiting the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the National Philanthropic Trust. More...

JASA Holds Open House

Assemblywoman Aud rey Pheffer at tended Jewish As sociation Servic es for the Aged (JASA More...

Serves In Iraq Task Force

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Miguel Hylton, son of Sylvia A. Young of Far Rockaway, recently returned from a routine, scheduled deployment while assigned to the guided missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea, homeported in Mayport, Florida. More...

MovieScope By Robert Snyder ‘Secret Window’ – Double Depping

Fresh from his Oscar-nominated role in "Pirates of the Caribbean," Johnny Depp has moved into Stephen King land with "Secret Window." While Depp is always amusing as "blocked" mystery writer Mort Rainey, the plot resembl More...

PHC Uses Flowers To Fight Cancer

Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) reaped the benefits of the American Cancer Society More...

The Wizard Of Oz Visits Westbury, November 15

State Farm Children More...

The Citizen’s Police Academy Report

New York City will be hit by terrorism again More...

Honors at M.S. 53

On Thursday, March 4, M.S. 53 hosted a special nighttime assembly for Honor Roll and High Honor Roll students. Principal Ken Grah am scheduled the assembly at 7:00 p.m. More...

P.S. 106 Makes Most Improved Schools List

P.S. 106 has made the New York State Education Department More...

Sanders Fuming over MTA LIRR Oversight

Councilman James Sanders is outraged. "Isn More...

BCVFD Seeks Help With Mardi Gras Activities

The Broad Channel Mardi Gras has become a yearly tradition in the island community and, for most of the last 75 years, the event has been the highlight of the Memorial Day weekend. More...

New Recycling Plan Set For April 1

Glass recycling and recycling collection will become weekly beginning April 1, according to a recent report by the Department of Sanitation (DOS). More...

P.S. 47 Students Prepare for Scrabble Tournament

Ann Moynagh, Alyssa Galimi and Regina Petraroi from class 7-204, P.S. 47Q, are pictured practicing for the New York Newsday Scrabble Tournament. More...

Who’s Who Among American High School Students

Who More...

Middle School 53’s Dance Troupe

M.S. 53 has renovated its dance studio after many years of using the room for other purposes. Principal Ken Graham had mirrors placed in the studio, railings on the walls and the floors refinished. More...

Door Decorating Contest At St. Francis de Sales

Each class was assigned a board game and asked to make the door of their classroom to look like that game board as best as they could. A group of judges would then view each door and vote on the top 3. More...

Valentine’s Day

at St. Edmund Prep

Love was in the air on Valentine More...

Fire Education at M.S. 180

Arson Specialist Nick Palumbo visited the Foren sic Science Department of M.S. 180 recently. He discussed how arson in vestigators establish various aspects of arson. More...

SJEH Hosts Health Fair At JASA

At the Spring Health Fair at Brookdale Village JASA, Far Rockaway resident Ruth Weber had her blood pressure checked by Dmitriy Elkin, MD, attending at the JASA Medical Clinic, which is affiliated with St. More...

‘Small, Smaller Smallest’ Coming March 28

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

Weiner Lauds Treasury Department On Saudi Funds

Bowing to pressure from Represen tative Anthony Weiner (D-Queens & Brooklyn), the U.S. Treasury Depart ment has stopped releasing funds to the Holy Land Foundation (HLF), a front organization for Hamas.A0Before Weiner More...

Whose Fault Is The Crash Of AA Flight 587, Anyway?

Commentary By Howard Schwach

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) won More...


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