June 4, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Gateway Sets Summer Pets Policy

The National Park Service has clarified its policy on pets in Riis Park and Fort Tilden for the coming summer season. More...

Far Rockaway Man Killed On Job At JFK

Port Authority Police at JFK International Airport are investigating what a spokesman called a "horrible accident" after 20-year-old terminal worker Emond Finn, a Far Rockaway resident, was killed when he was struck by a tug, a motorized ve More...

Community Board To Meet On June 8

Community Board 14 will host its regular monthly meeting on June 8 at 7:45 p.m. at the American Legion Hall (301 Beach 92 Street). More...

Dr. Horowitz Becomes A Bioethicist

Dr. Ernest Horowitz received the degree of M.S. in Bioethics on Thursday, May 27 at the graduation exercises of Albany Medical College held in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. More...

School Board Says Goodbye June 17

The members of Community School Board 27 will be having a farewell dinner at Pier 92 at 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 17. More...

New 72-Unit Development On Horizon

The new Rockaway development, seen here from the Cross Bay Bridge, is a 72-unit middle-income building named More...

100 Precinct Community Council Honors Cops Of The Month

100 Precinct Sergeant Michael O More...

DEP Needs Your Help

The Department of Environmental Protection is searching for volunteers for its Floatables Beach Surveillance program. Floatables are waterborne waste materials that float and include Styrofoam, balloons, fishing lines, raw sewage and medical waste. More...

Carey And Valdemira Marry

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Honored By Hadassah At Heart Luncheon

Ruth Van Leer was honored last week by the Rockaway Park chapter of Hadassah at its annual Heart Luncheon held at the Lawrence Country Club. Pictured, standing from left, Vanessa Van Leer Livingston, Geraldine M. More...

The Citizen’s Police Academy Report

Think about this: Every argument you ever get in to has at least one thing in common More...

Pimp Pleads Guilty To Recruiting Local

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Town Hall Meeting A community Town Hall Meeting will be held at M.S. 53 on Tuesday, June 8 at 7 p.m. Speaking at the event will be representatives from the Department of Education, Region 5 and Robin Johnson, Principal of P.S. More...

Relay For Life At BCHS This Weekend

The Cancer Society will once again host the local version of its More...

Rockaway Museum Gets Ready to Reopen

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The Rockaway Museum, which has been closed since the beginning of the year, is in the final stages of renovation. When the museum reopens on June 14 visitors will find more than just a fresh coat of paint on the walls. More...

PS 114 Students Visit NYC Apple Store

The excited, yet technologically proficient, P.S. 114 students recently arrived at the NYC Apple Store More...

St. Edmund’s "Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"

St. Edmund Prep High School recently performed the musical More...

St. Edmund’s Holds Scholarship Dinner

St. Edmund Prep recently held an academic scholarship dinner for incoming freshmen as well as students who currently attend the school. Jessica Grisanzio (Our Lady of Grace) was the recipient of this year More...

Sun For Memorial Day Weekend Means Outdoors Events

While the sun shined on Memorial Day weekend, roving photographer Miriam Rosenberg took her camera More...

Volunteer With Civil Air Patrol!!

The Floyd Bennett Composite Squadron, a component of the United States Air Force Auxiliary-Civil Air Patrol (New York City Group) (CAP), is searching for new senior and cadet members. More...

Man Shot In Far Rockaway

Police found a 21-year-old man shot dead in the lobby of 12-70 Redfern Avenue early last Friday morning, police said. Shaheem Mays, a Brooklyn resident, was identified as the victim in news reports. More...

1908 Document Places Belle Harbor At Beach 124 Street

Sometime in 1908, G. Cornell filed specifications for the construction of a frame dwelling on Montauk Avenue, which is now Beach 124 Street. More...

ABTS Bicycle Classic At Rockaway On June 6

The first annual Arverne By The Sea Classic Bicycle Race will be held on the peninsula on June 6, according to an announcement by Team Squiggle and the United States Cycling Foundation (USCF). More...

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Flag Bearers mass at the Broad Channel Memorial Triangle on Cross Bay Boulevard. More...

PHC Hosts Seminar On Women’s Heart Health

Peninsula Hospital Center, continuing its programs to increase health and wellness awareness in the community, hosted a Women More...

Local Girl Scout Troop Wins Big At Hofstra Flower Show

Nineteen members of Girl Scout Troop 4140 were thrilled to have had the experience of entering their first flower show at the Hofstra University Garden and Flower Show, 2004. More...

Local Bridges Ready For Summer Traffic

With Memorial Day upon us, memories of the harsh winter are fading as maintenance crews work hard to shake off the effects of winter and get the Cross Bay and Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridges ready for increased summer beach traffic. More...

Local Republican Group Meets With Conservatives

A number of Rockaway residents, including local Republican Club President Tom Lynch, Met with officials of the Queens Conservative Party recently to forge an understanding between the two groups. More...

Looking Backward

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Meeks Sponsors Senior Health Care Seminar

Congressman Gregory W. More...

Brown Honored By Brokaw

Tom Brokaw, author of the book More...

Patrylo Graduates From Queens College

Garry Patrylo Jr. of Rockaway Beach graduated from Queens College on Thursday, June 3, with a Bachelor More...

Seek Young African-American Singer

The Bay Street Theatre in Sag Harbor, New York is seeking a young African-American actress/ singer to play the role of Young Ti Moune in its upcoming production of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. More...

Beach Season Opens With B. 73 Street Kick Off

Lifeguards and officials gathered on the boardwalk on Beach 73 Street last Friday afternoon to kick off the start of the beach season in Rockaway. More...

Brooklyn Civil Air Patrol Seeks Rockaway Volunteers

The Floyd Bennett Composite Squadron, a component of the United States Air Force Auxiliary-Civil Air Patrol (New York City Group) (CAP), is searching for new senior and cadet members. More...

Legal Services Begins Food Stamp Outreach

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Under a new Nutrition Outreach and Education Program, the Queens Legal Services Corporation will soon begin assisting residents in the Rockaways and Broad Channel to determine their eligibility for the federal food stamp program. More...

Rockaway Memorial Day Parade Beats Rain To Punch

A large crowd showed up under threatening skies on Memorial Day to honor those Rockaway residents who died in foreign wars. The marchers held three ceremonies More...

RTC’s ‘Nunsense’ Coming To Fort Tilden

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PS 215 Student Wins Cyclones Contest

P.S. 215 in Far Rockaway has announced that Gizzel George of Class 1-203, Ms. Mirra More...

Harris Wins Essay Competition

P.S. 106 student Shanice Harris of Class 5-318, was the third place winner in the Jewish Heritage Poetry and Essay Contest. Pictured from left to right: Principal Arthur Straus; teacher Janet Behrens, Shanice Harris, and Mary O. More...

Smith To Lead Cancer Day Parade

State Senator Malcolm Smith will act as the Grand Marshal of the National Cancer Day Parade in Queens on Saturday, June 5. The parade is being presented by the Queens New York Chapter of the Mahogany Sisters Network More...

Rocky Looks For A Home

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Union Workers Protest On Shore Front

Union workers from the Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local Union 1 and Local 32 B-J (janitors) brought the 10-foot inflatable rat, to protest the use of non-union workers, to 8200 Shore Front Parkway last Thursday afternoon. More...


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