April 23, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Hammels Apartment Fire Sparks Evac

Firefighters exit the Hammel House at 84-18 Rockaway Beach Boulevard after an apartment fire caused a temporary evacuation there last Thursday afternoon. More...

FRHS Features

After two dazzling weeks, four senior students from Far Rockaway High School More...

Gray Playground ‘Ship Shape’ For Sunny Ribbon Cutting

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Margert Moves To New Quarters At Beach 37 Street

Margert Community Corporation, Rockaway More...

Ricci and Kirby Marry

On February 21, after military obligations had delayed three other planned wedding dates, Sgt. Ricci Molina Sr. and Christine Kirby were married at the Main Post Chapel at Fort Irwin, California. More...

Harvey and Mueller to Wed

Mr. And Mrs. Frank J. Harvey of Belle Harbor have announced the engagement of their daughter, Deborah Elyse, to Erik Mueller, son of Wayne and Suzanne Mueller of Michigan. A summer 2005 wedding is planned. More...

Westbury Music Fair

Frankie Beverly and Maze, May 13

For thirty years now Frankie Beverly & Maze have created a unique sound and became one of the most influential groups in modern history. Maze featuring Frankie Beverly will appear at Westbury Music Fair on Thursday, May 13 at 8 p.m. More...

Cedarhurst Spring Festival

The Second Annual Cedarhurst Spring Festival will be held Sunday, May 2, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Chestnut Street (Restaurant Row) between Spruce and Cedarhurst. More...

Not How, But When Did the Tail Fail?

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PHC Honors Nurses Of Distinction

Peninsula Hospital Center will be holding its Annual Spring Luncheon on Wednesday, May 5, 2004, at Russo More...

Pheffer Aims To Increase HMO Accountability

Assemblywoman Pheffer has announced that the Assembly has passed legislation she sponsored that holds health care maintenance organizations and insurance companies accountable for denying or withholding necessary patient care. More...

Pheffer: Check Insurance Costs

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer is urging the State Senate to follow the Assembly lead and pass legislation which will empower the State Insurance Department (SID) to review rate hikes greater than 5% for individuals and small businesses (A. More...

Presents Check For Bravest, Finest Luncheon

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Flu Vaccinations at MS 53

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Speaker Enriches Thanksgiving

The Maura Clarke students organized and conducted the Thanksgiving prayer at Stella Maris. Annelle Fitzpatrick, CSJ, delivered the reflection. Sr. Annelle encouraged the students to continue their generous spirit and be thankful for their many gifts. More...

New Programs at MS 180

The Parents Association of MS 180 is pleased to announce two newly formed programs. The first program will be for the student that shows the most improvement in class work and homework. More...

BCHS Honors Volunteers Day

On Friday, April 16, three hundred Beach Channel High School Students joined millions of youth across the country in performing volunteer work on National Youth Service Day. More...

Drug Awareness at M.S. 180

On Tuesday, March 23, Felice Brenner, Attendance Improvement Dropout Prevention (AIDP) Facilitator, hosted a "Drug Awareness" Parent Workshop at M.S. 180. More...

Principal For A Day at M.S. 53

On March 31, M.S. 53 hosted its annual Principal for a Day Program. This year, M.S. 53 had two principals in addition to regular principal Ken Graham. More...

Simon says...

From the Desk of Lew M. Simon, Democratic District Leader, 23rd A.D. Part B

The last two weeks during the holiday have been the worst and most difficult in a long time. During the third night of Passover my cell phone rang. More...

Westbury Music Fair

Frankie Beverly and Maze, May 13

For thirty years now Frankie Beverly & Maze have created a unique sound and became one of the most influential groups in modern history. Maze featuring Frankie Beverly will appear at Westbury Music Fair on Thursday, May 13 at 8 p.m. More...

100th Precinct Gives Burglary Prevention Tips

100th Precinct Crime Prevention Officer Brian McCabe has released a list of thing you can to do to prevent your home from being burglarized. More...

Are You An Easy Target?

The officers at the 100th Precinct have released a list of things you can do to prevent your car from being broken into or stolen. More...

Even Less Parking On B. 116

Facing the loss of several hundred parking spots on Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway residents found that fifteen parking spots, a number of them designated for Handicapped Parking, were removed from the mix by the Department of Transportation (DOT More...

Far Rockaway Talent Comes Out For Fashion Show

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As the season for proms and graduations grows closer, students and parents attended a fashion showcase at the Beach Club on April 15. More...

Lawn Signs Stir Up Belle Harbor Homeowners

Two signs posted on the lawn of a Belle Harbor home soliciting investors for a condominium or eldercare facility More...

Menschel Receives Plaque From JWV

Queens County Council Junior Vice Commander, Michael Menschel, received a plaque from Post 258 Jewish War Veterans for his service as Post Commander for the year 2003. More...

Gaafar a Finalist forQuinnipiac Competition

The School Business of Quinnipiac University has announced that Robert Gaafar, a junior from Belle Harbor, is one of three finalists for their 2004 Annual Business Plan Competition. The first place winner will receive $6,000. More...

McCabe Named toNational Honor Society

Allison McCabe of Rockaway Beach has been named to the Omicron Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa honor society at the SUNY Buffalo. A political science major, McCabe has to maintain a grade point average of at least 3.75 or higher. More...

West End Temple Celebrates 65 Years

On Saturday, June 12, West End Temple will celebrate its 65th birthday at a gala Journal Dinner Dance at The Sands in Atlantic Beach. More...

Rockaway History Series

The National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area is hosting the next installment of its Rockaway History Series on Wednesday, April 28. The program: "The Army in Jamaica Bay: The Guns of Fort Tilden" will take place at 7 p.m. More...

The Citizen’s Police Academy Report

This would have been a life-altering week if I were a police officer. I failed to use my handgun in two situations where I could have to protect human life, and I decided to shoot three other times in violation of the police department More...

Busy Bee Is Moving

Busy Bee Learning Store is moving their location to Beach 114 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

PHC Earns Recognition for Respiratory Care

Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) recently earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) for the second year in a row under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care More...

City Council To Hold Hearings on Sexual Assault

City Council Speaker Gifford Miller and Council member Tracy Boyland, have announced a series of hearings that will examine the effects of sexual assault and violence on a community, the city and nation. More...

RAA Sets Galapagos Exhibit

"Galapagos Face to Face: The Photography of Holly Gordon" is a unique traveling exhibition being presented in New York City for the first time. More...

Thanksgiving At St. Edmunds Prep High School

St. Edmund Prep High School celebrated a Thanksgiving Mass with faculty, staff and students. The liturgical choir under the direction of Mr. Malazzo, a Rockaway resident, consisted of students from the high school and elementary school. More...

St. Rose Of Lima School Happenings

Miss Allison Bambury and grade 4 of St. Rose of Lima gave a wonderful Thanksgiving Prayer Service. More...

Honor Society Inductees

Eighth graders Michael Kress and Frances Ruolo were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society from the Maura Clarke program after first quarter grades. More...

O’Malley Dance Academy Wins Best School

Pictured above are some of the members of the O More...

M.S. 53 Night Meeting Discusses Standard Tests

M.S. 53 welcomed parents on March 31 for an informational night seminar regarding Standardized Testing. More...

Rockaway History Series

The National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area is hosting the next installment of its Rockaway History Series on Wednesday, April 28. The program: "The Army in Jamaica Bay: The Guns of Fort Tilden" will take place at 7 p.m. More...

The Progressive

Deconstructing Bush! More...

The Whispers, The Dramatics, June 11

The Whispers, The Dramatics, and Ray, Goodman & Brown will appear at Westbury Music Fair on Friday, June 11 at 8 p.m. More...


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