April 2, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Addabbo To Host Rockaway Egg Hunt

Once again, Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. of New York City Council District 32 will be hosting a Spring Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 3. More...

Missing Person

Jose (Rico) Hernandez has been missing since March 16, 2004. Anyone with information is encouraged to Detective Brotherwek at the 104th Precinct at 718-386-4373 or Ana Campoverde at 718-628-9139. More...

Cover-ups, Foul-ups, and Credibility Lost

Brett Hoffstadt is one of the many industry experts contributing to the webisite US.Read. Mr. Hoffstadt be gan working in the aerospace industry 14 years ago. More...

Health & Harmony

Be Gentle With The Temple

As we enter into the Spring season we are al ready chomping at the bit. Ready to break out of our winter stalls and hit the track at breakneck speed. More...

Martinez Wins Chancellor’s Award for Public Service

Michael Martinez of Far Rockaway, a senior majoring in nursing in the College of Human Services and Health Professions at Syracuse University, was among a group of students recently honored with a Chancellor More...

New Horizons Celebrates 17 Years Serving The Rockaways

New Horizon Counseling Center celebrated its 17th anniversary of serving the Rockaway community on March 24. More...

Siena Lists Honors

Siena College recently named the students who have been placed on the Presidents list and the Dean More...

The Citizen’s Police Academy Report

Do you remember the scene from Lethal Weapon where the guy is standing on the ledge of a hi-rise building, threatening to jump? He is what the NYPD would call an EDP More...

PHC Resident Earns Top Score

The chief resident at Peninsula Hospital Center recently earned the top score on a nationwide prep exam that indicates the strength of a hospital More...

Pheffer: Don’t Ignore Animal Abuse

In recognition of Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month this April, Assemblywoman Pheffer (D-Queens) urged the governor to reconsider budget cuts that would lead to the elimination of the animal inspection requirement for pet dealers that sell more than 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...

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's Day at St. Edmund Prep. Student Council members and their moderator S. 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...

P.S. 106 Celebrates Dr. Seuss

Class 1-228 celebrated the 100th birthday of Dr. Seuss by creating hats and wearing them on March 2, 2004. More...

Drug Awareness at M.S. 53

Pictured are: Kim Cooper, P.S. 104 Parent Coordinator; Felice Brenner, AIDP; and Cheryl Bernstein. More...

Awareness Day

Police Officers Paul A. Failla was the keynote speaker at Awareness Day last week at Stella Maris. Officer Failla spoke to the students of integrity, values, truthfulness and excellence. More...

Nasseri Performs At FRHS

Concert Pianist Soheil Nasseri visited Far Rockaway High School last week. Nasseri performed a program promoting racial harmony with music from composers of different backgrounds, representing 12 different countries. More...

Teens May Be Locked Out Of Summer Jobs

A change in the way funds are spent by the city may prevent as many as 6,000 low-income children from participating in summer job programs this year. The city wants to hold fewer, more intense classes teaching job skills. More...

Peninsula Hospital Nursing Open House

Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) has announced a date for its next RN Open House. The Open House will take place on Monday, April 19th from 10:00am More...

101 Precinct Detectives Seek These Men

Detectives from the 101 Precinct Detective Squad are seeking the following men for various crimes within the confines of the precinct area. Pictured, two different views of Raymond Brandford, 24. More...

Bill Would Bring More Cops to Local Streets

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City Council Salutes Rockaway Woman With Award

In a celebration of the achievements of women in New York City, and as part of Women More...

FRHS Features by Michelle Beckford, Candie Madera & Emmanuel Jean-Pierre

Hello, we are juniors at Far Rock away High School, Michelle M. Beck ford, Candie Madera and Emmanuel W. Jean-Pierre, the new Far Rockaway High School journalists. More...

Head Starters Celebrate Women’s History Month

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer spoke to the group about her experience as a divorced mother attending Queens College part-time. Pheffer also told them that, More...

Meeks Says ‘Connect The Dots’

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, a member of the International Rela tions Committee releas ed the following statement today, "It was Abra ham Lincoln who said, More...

America’s Princess Turns 5

Princess Bo-Bix Randolph celebrated her fifth birthday on Sunday, February 22, along with her parents Joe and Joy Randolph. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Businesses today have more access to consumers than ever before. Con sumers are solicited via telephone, television advertisements Internet, pos tal mail, door-to-door sales people, and in publications and other media. More...

Paradise Or Parking Lot: Civics Discuss Parking Signs

The Rockaway Park Homeowners and Residents Association recently held its general monthly meeting at The Beach Club to discuss several serious issues which will have an enormous impact on our quality of life on the west end. More...

Pheffer Announces Building Block Grants

Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Rockaway Residents March With County Tyrone Pipers

On March 17 the Tyrone Pipers marched up 5th Avenue for their 71st consecutive year in the NYC St. Patrick 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

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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...

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...

St. Joseph’s Day

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Woman of the Month at P.S./M.S. 43

Ms. Vielandi, the P.S./M.S. 43 music teacher poses in front of a life size image of her created by class 1-228. More...

Senator Smith Visits M.S. 180

State Senator Malcolm Smith visited M.S. 180 recently. Smith is pictured addressing Ms. Tomlinson More...

SJEH’s Matza Inducted Into Rotary

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