April 9, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Rockaway Line Advocates Strategy

The Rockaway Subcommittee of the Regional Rail Working Group will meet on Monday, April 12 at the Richmond Hill Branch Library at 6 p.m. The meeting is in support of direct rail service from Rock away to Manhattan. More...

SJEH Celebrates Doctors’ Day

St. John More...

Giving Small Business a Boost

The Coalition for Far Rockaway More...

Three Celebrate 100 Years At Park Nursing Home

The Park Nursing Home in Rockaway Park recently held a birthday party for three residents who reached or exceeded 100 years of age. At the back (left to right) are staff members Laura Rodier, Giselle Augustin, Daisy Rios and Michelle Belizaire. More...

Caprio Celebrates Second Birthday

Michael Caprio of Breezy Point celebrated his second birthday on February 27 along with his parents Katie and David & his sister Alyssa. More...

Dologuin Named to Dean’s List

Marianne Dologuin of Rockaway Park has been named to the Dean More...

SJEH Honors Colon

Far Rockaway resident Armando Colon was honored at the Volunteer Achievement Award Ceremony hosted by the United Hospital Fund at the Waldorf-Astoria More...

Missing Arverne Man Sought By Police

Police from the 100 Precinct are looking for Barry Flagg, 33, of 71-15 Beach Channel Drive, who disappeared from his home at approximately 1:05 p.m. on Tuesday. More...

PHC Elects New Medical Board Officers

Robert V. Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer at Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC), recently announced the election of the new officers of the PHC Medical Board. More...

Pheffer: Punish ‘Do Not Call’ Violators

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that she sponsored new legislation more than doubling fines for violating the "Do Not Call" law from $5,000 to $11,000 (A.10145). The law protects consumers from unwanted telemarketing calls. More...

Extended Hours For

April 15

Tax time is coming and the United States Post Office is extending hours at several Queens post offices for Tax night, April 15.The following post offices will be open until late: More...

Beach 91 Named For Richie Allen

In the wake of the Rockaway Beach Civic Associations change of heart by deciding to name Beach 91 Street in the name of fallen firefighter Richie Allen, his family and friends have thanked the entire Rockaway community for honoring their son, brother More...

Rockaway Residents Take Part In CPR Day At Hospitals

The Lighthouse Corporation provided CPR training on April 3 as part of the American Heart Association More...

Sister Barbara in Hall of Fame

Sister Barbara Buckbee, Assistant Principal at Stella Maris, was recently inducted in the Stella Maris Hall of Fame. Sister Barbara, pictured holding the plaque, has been Assistant Principal at the school since 1981. More...

Kick Butts Day at M.S. 53

The North Shore/Long Island Jewish Health Program at Middle School 53 sponsored the first More...

School Scope

A storm of controversy has a arisen over Mayor Bloomberg More...

Sorrentino Center Celebrates Easter At Bayswater Park

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Food Drive at USPS

The National Association of Letter Carriers is holding a food drive next month for the less fortunate on Long Island. People wishing to donate food can drop off canned goods to local post offices on May 8. More...

Westbury Music Fair

Stephen Lynch, May 8

Stephen Lynch looks like the "boy next door," but don More...

Easter Egg Hunt in Broad Channel

The Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department will be holding its Third Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Satur day, April 10 at the BCAC Field at 12:00 p.m. More...

Addabbo Family Welcomes Alexis Jules

City Councilman Joseph Addabbo and his wife, Dawn, have reported the birth of their first child, Alexis Jules was born on April 4 at 9:14 a.m. at New York Hospital Center of Queens. More...

Carpenters Recruiting Apprentices

The New York City District Coun cil of Carpenters will open apprentice recruitment on April 19 for twenty carpenters; two cabinet makers; two linoleum, resilient tile and carpet layers; and two millwrights. More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

I often relate the following story to my patients with arthritis of the knees. A few years ago, I would take my 73-year-old mother and my wife shopping at Roosevelt Field Mall on Friday evenings. More...

Julliard Auditions

Julliard will be holding their annual auditions for the Music Advancement Program from May 25-29, 2004. The program is open to beginning instrumentalists, aged 8-14, living in the five boroughs of New York City. More...

Congressman Meeks Welcomes Returning Troops

On April 4, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks welcomed home more than one hundred U.S. Army reservist soldiers from the war in Iraq. More...

Spring Egg Hunt

Ed Broderick and grandson John Armioia visited the Easter Bunny on Beach 107 Street last Saturday for the Spring Egg Hunt. Councilman Joseph Addabbo and the children of St. Francis de Sales organized the event. More...

Hallstein Published in Literary Journal

Joseph Hallstein, Rockaway resident for the last 35 years, has used some of his retirement time to become an expert in James Joyce. Hallstein has taken post graduate classes at New York University and The Ireland House. More...

Walk or Run for Community Unity

The Collaboration for Unity in the Rockaway Community (CURC) is holding a Walk/Run for Community Unity and Health Awareness on Saturday, May 15. The Run begins at 10 a.m. More...

Town Hall Meeting

State Senator Malcolm Smith is sponsoring a Town Hall meeting on quality of life and education issues on April 15. More...

Shopping Around Could $ave The Uninsured

If you are among the 8,000 Rock away residents who recently reported having no healthcare coverage, or if your insurance plan does not cover medications, you might want to shop around before filling your next prescription. More...

PHC Thanks Mure For Donation To New Peds Center

Rockaway resident, Joe Mure, Jr., shown above with Peninsula Hospital Center More...

Precincts Looking For Auxiliary Cops

The 100th and 101st Precinct are looking for volunteers to join their auxiliary programs. More...

Rockaway Graybeards Sponsor PHC Outing

The Rockaway Graybeards recently sponsored an outing for the registrants of the Adult Day Health Care at Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation. More...

FRHS Says No To Violence

Last week was say no to violence week at Far Rockaway HS. More...

St. Rose School Happenings

Mrs. Andersen, Principal of St. Rose of Lima, proudly accepts the More...

Stella Maris Blue and Gold

No Spring would be complete without the Stella Maris students More...

Smith: Monitor Your Children’s Internet Usage

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has expressed concern over the use and abuse of the Internet as a tool for sexual predators. More...

The Progressive By John Paul Culotta

John Paul Culotta is a New York City native who has traveled extensively in the United States, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean. Active in union activities as a negotiator, he is a graduate of the parochial schools and of the City University. More...

USPS Urges Use Of Click-N-Ship

During the Week of March 24- March 31 the Post Office had Click-N-Ship Demonstrations in all offices in the Rockaway More...


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