May 21, 2004 RSS feed / Community

BHPOA Cleans Up Belle Harbor Beachfront

The Belle Harbor Property Owners Association hosted a beach cleanup on neighborhood beaches last week. Pictured, the Beach 131 Street Crew, (from left) Robert Klein, Bob McNamara, Hank Iori and John Murray. More...

Donation Brings Soccer Lesson

The Church of God Christian Academy boys enjoy a lesson in soccer, thanks to a donation received through Edu-Care International from the Passback Program, which redistributes equipment to underprivileged children in the community. More...

Graybeards Make Dramatic Effort For RTC

On Saturday, May 15, a hoard of "Graybeards" descended upon the old Post Theater at Fort Tilden, GNRA. By the day's end, the metamorphosis of that structure was nothing short of remarkable. More...

Meeks Comments On Brown V. Board Of Education

The following statement was made by local Congressman Gregory Meeks on the date of the anniversary of the Supreme Court More...

Kirtane Accredited By National Group

Dr. Sanjay Kirtane, located in Lawrence was granted accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL). More...

Baby Fiallo Born On Good Friday

Anthony Brian Fiallo was born on Good Friday, April 9, 2004, weighing in at 7lbs and 2oz, to parents Melissa Fiallo and Tony Hernandez. Anthony More...

St John’s Episcopal Gets Flower Power

Flower Power Day at St. John More...

Near-Fatal Accident Ties Up Beach Channel Drive

A near-fatal one car automobile accident that sent an unidentified Hammel woman to Jamaica Hospital with life-threatening injuries tied up Beach Channel Drive at Beach 108 Street for several hours on Thursday afternoon at approximately 2 p.m. More...

Baker-At-Heart Enjoys ‘Sweet’ Retirement

A Far Rockaway retiree, who traded her business attire for an apron, has cooked up a "sweet" second career More...

Police, Parks Workers Collar Wild Rockaway Dogs

Emergency response vehicles from the police department and department of parks line Beach 69 Street from Rockaway Beach Boulevard to the boardwalk as police from the NYPD More...

Weiner Honored

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Push For Continuance of ‘Cease And Desist’

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Learning Dance AndMovement at P.S./M.S. 43

Students in four Fifth Grade classes participated in weekly dance and movement workshops developing their own group dances based on the theme of conflict resolution with the Mark DeGarmo Dance/ Dynamics Form Group. More...

Far Rockaway In Moot Court

Far Rockaway High School students participated in this year 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...

BCHS To Hold Spring Concert May 22

Beach Channel High School will hold its annual Spring Concert at the school on May 22 at 7 p.m. More...

Weiner Receives High Marks on Environment

Congressman Anthony Weiner has received high marks from one of the nation More...

Weiner To Hold Job Fair

Congressman Anthony Weiner will hold a homeland security job fair at Forest Hills High School on Sunday, May 23. More...

RTC Performs ‘Wizard Of Oz’ At Fort Tilden

Moms of children performing in the Rockaway Theatre Company More...

BCHS Student Busted For Bringing Gun To School

A 14-year-old student, who remains unidentified by police officials because of his age, was arrested on Wednesday for bringing a semiautomatic pistol and ammunition to Beach Channel High School. More...

BCHS Students Ramp Up Collage Reports

Students in the ninth grade Beach Channel High School More...

‘Christ Like Attitude’ Award

Sister Maxine Moore, principal of the Church of God Christian Academy, accepts the More...

DOH: Start Now On Mosquito Control

New York City Health and Mental Hygiene Commissioner Thomas R. Frieden has reminded New Yorkers to help prevent the spread of West Nile virus (WNV) by reporting dead birds and eliminating standing water from their property. More...

BCHS Boat Ramp To Reopen Today

With $ 450,000 in funding put into the City capital budget by Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., needed repairs to the Beach Channel High School boat ramp have been made enabling the ramp to open for the summer season for boaters to use. More...

‘Hungry’ Harbor Porpoise Visits Arverne Area

A Harbor Porpoise was spotted in Jamaica Bay just off Beach 75 Street this week and seems to have decided to stay in the area to feast on baitfish. More...

A Family Of Graduates

Sisters Lisa Williams and Lailah Boyd are graduating from college this year. Williams, a resident of Rockaway Park is receiving a B.A. in Psychology from York College on June 4, 2004. More...

Reyes PO Of The Year

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Luis J. Reyes, son of Florentina Polanco of Rockaway Park was recently selected as Petty Officer of the Year aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, currently homeported in Norfolk, Virginia. More...

Multicultural Festival Plans in Full Swing

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For several months, planners have been working on the many details that will go into putting on the 3rd Annual Rockaway Multicultural Family Festival being held on August 7 in O More...

New York Blood Center Needs Donors

New York City will face its worst blood shortage ever this summer, according to the New York Blood Center (NYBC). Officials at the NYBC are predicting life-threatening shortages of all blood types this summer. More...

PHC To Provide Stroke Screening May 24

Peninsula Hospital Center and the American Stroke Association are joining forces on Monday, May 24 to offer free stroke assessments in the Meditation Room in the Rehabilitation Division of Peninsula Hospital Center. More...

Entertainment Set For Rockaway Museum Fundraiser

Two of the most popular entertainers in Rockaway will perform at the gala fundraiser for the Rockaway Museum, which will be held at Pier 92 Restaurant at 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 13. More...

Prepare Now For Summer Boating Safety

With the beginning of summer approaching, millions of people in the United States are enjoying boating, one of America More...

Proof Positive On Belle Harbor Border

This postcard, circa 1906, shows the entrance to the community of Belle Harbor on Beach 126 Street and Washington Avenue (what is now Rockaway Beach Boulevard). More...

RDRC Hosts Annual Dinner, Honors Many

The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation held its annual dinner dance to honor some of Rockaway More...

Parents As Art Partners Ends Year At PS 114

The Parents as Arts Partners Program of PS 114Q in Belle Harbor concluded its activities for the year by staging a recital on Wednesday, May 12, 2004, at 6:30 p.m. More...

M.S. 180 Students Visit Museum Of TV & Radio

Students at M.S. 180 went to see the archives of Super Bowl commercials and learned about the marketing strategies that made the marketing campaigns successes or failures. 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...

School Scope

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SJEH Hosts ‘Cover The Uninsured Fair’

The Cover the Uninsured Health and Enrollment Fair, held on Saturday, May 15, at the Ocean Bay Community Center, drew hundreds to its free health screenings and information regarding health insurance enrollment. More...

Councilman Addabbo To Protest Library Service Cuts

Proposed cuts in library service in his district prompts Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. to schedule rallies at 32nd Council District libraries. Rallies will take place at the following branch library sites within the 32nd Council District: May 25 More...


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