June 11, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Aviation Pro: AA 587 In ‘Horizontal Tornado’

American Airlines Flight 587, the Airbus A300-600 that augured into the streets of Belle Harbor on November 12, 2001, experienced a "virtual horizontal tornado" when it hit the vortex from a Japan Airlines 747 that took off from JFK Airport More...

Despite Weather, Relay For Life Draws Hundreds

Flag Bearers from the Beach Channel High School Band led the first lap. More...

Drawing On Science by Stephen Yaeger

Steve Yaeger is a retired high school science teacher (Beach Channel HS) who, between his art and photogra-phy, still keeps up with the sciences. More...

Pheffer Announces NYPD Recruitment Drive June 2

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that the New York City Police Department is recruiting for the most qualified men and women to join their ranks. More...

Junkers Towed From Belle Harbor Blight

Democratic District Leader Lew Simon holds a letter from the owner of 130-04 Cronston Avenue authorizing him to remove two decaying automobiles from the driveway of the long abandoned property. More...

Lifeguard Union To Close Beaches ‘On Daily Basis’

Despite the fact that many Rockaway beaches were listed by the Parks Department last week as being open on weekdays, 11 Rockaway beaches were closed abruptly on Wednesday, angering those who were trying to get some mid-week sun on a 90-degree day. More...

Bald Eagle Visits Jamaica Bay Last week, Don Riepe, the Jamaica Bay Guardian, and Chris Nadareski (NYCDEP) found an injured Bald Eagle on one of the islands in Jamaica Bay while assisting the National Park Service with a gull nesting s More...

Menschal Honored By Jewish War Vets

The Lt. Bernard H. Wiener, Post 258, Jewish War Veterans, recently presented a plaque to the its past commander, Michael Menschal. The plan was in appreciation of Menschal More...

SJEH Names Minosa AS EOQ

Longtime St. John More...

Taylor Completes AF Basic

Air Force Airman Marcelous D. Taylor has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Washington Makes Dean’s List

Colleen Washington has made the Dean More...

Talk Of ‘Swampy’ Land Sales Causes Stir

A group of residents and local environmental watchdogs have called for the preservation of five "swampy" Broad Channel properties the city plans to auction off in August. More...

PHC Names Bodee VP Human Resources

Robert V. Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer at Peninsula Hospital Center, announced the recent appointment of Ms. Mary Ann Bodee, as Vice President of Human Resources. More...

Rockaway Residents Set For Stroke Screening

Residents living on the Rockaway peninsula and in Broad Channel can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke on June 25. More...

Airport Meeting In Howard BeachThere will be a public meeting of Safe, Inc. (Sane Aviation For Everyone) in Howard Beach at St. Barnabas Church (159-19 98 Street) on June 17 between 7 p.m. More...

Rockaway Results Up In High-Stakes Testing

Student grades in this year More...

St. Virgilius School News

The Art Festival winners are pictured with Mrs. Young who presented the awards. More...

P.S./M.S. 43 School News

Art teachers Joanne Ellis (left) and Sheila Curran (right) were selected to be a part of New York City More...

P.S. 114 Collects More Than One Story

With the support and diligence of Principal Brian O 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...

Arverne By The Sea Bike Race Results

These are the race results for the first annual Arverne By The Sea Classic held on June 6. The Wave apologizes for any name that is misspelled. More...

Arverne By The Sea Hosts First Annual Bicycle Classic

Arverne By The Sea came another step closer to the community this week by hosting the First Annual Arverne By The Sea Bicycle Classic at Beach 73 Street, nearby the first homes that the company will open at the site. More...

Breezy Point Youth Show

Pictured at the Breezy Point Youth Show are children from Rockaway, Belle Harbor, Neponsit and Breezy Point. The parents, grandparents, family and friends were impressed and pleased with their performances. More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

By Timothy Rohrs, P.T. More...

Eyesores Abound in Edgemere

For many years, the Frank Avenue Civic Association has been trying to have these two buildings located at 44-07 Reinhart Road, between Beach 44 and Beach 45 Streets alongside Rockaway Beach Boulevard, cleaned up, re-boarded or torn down. More...

Frank Avenue Presents Plaques To 101 Precinct

The Frank Avenue Civic Association of Edgemere presented plaques of appreciation to officers of the 101st Precinct. More...

Local Artists Show In Brooklyn

Rockaway artists Arlene Cornell & Stephen Yaeger will be showing their work in the Brooklyn Watercolor Society More...

Community Council Cruise Set For July 8The 100 Pct. Community Council will hold its Annual Community Cruise on July 8. More...

Memorial Circle Still ‘Going’ To The Dogs

Rockaway Park pooches love to sniff and squat in the Memorial Circle on Beach 122 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard, but observers such as Ed Shevlin III, who provided this photo, object to dog owners bringing their pets to give those who made the More...

New Promenade Opens Under Cross Bay Bridge

MTA Bridges and Tunnels has completed many improvements to the Promenade of the Cross Bay Bridge, creating a new bayside park-like addition to the community in time for the summer beach season, according to a spokesperson for the MTA. More...

Hetzel Graduates From St. Lawrence

James Hetzel of Belle Harbor was one of 536 students to receive a degree at St. Lawrence University More...

Blood Drive At St. Francis De Sales

The Annual Memorial Blood Drive honoring Helen and Thomas Concannon, Franco Pomponio, and Kathie and Chris Lawler will be held at St. Francis de Sales Parish on Sunday, June 13, from 8:30 a.m. More...

Apprentices Sought

The Tile, Marble and Terrazzo Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local 7, will conduct recruitment on June 18, July 16 and October 22 for 15 apprentices. More...

Peninsula Hospital Hosts Annual Family Health Fair

Peninsula Hospital Center held its annual Family Health Fair last Saturday. More...

Rockaway Residents Catch The Big One in Bay

Dan O More...

Community Council Cruise Set For July 8The 100 Pct. Community Council will hold its Annual Community Cruise on July 8. More...

Rotary Honors Students For Service to Community

The Rockaway Rotary Club brought together students from public and parochial middle and high schools last week to honor those students chosen by their schools for service to community and school. More...

St. Camillus Kindergarten News

Some of the students participated in a potato sack race under the supervision of teacher, Mrs. Cerrone. More...

Locals Graduate From College

Latoya Jackson, of Arverne, recently graduated from Pace University with a bachelor More...

National Social Security Scam Hits Rockaway Resident

Jo Anne Barnhart, Commissioner of Social Security and Patrick O More...

Steve Greenberg Mourns The End Of CBS 27

Steven Greenberg has been the President of Community School Board 27 and was a member before taking the chair. All in all, Greenberg has 13 years of service to the board. More...

Union, Residents Picket Dayton Brick Work

Union workers had three inflatable rats and Dayton Beach Park residents carried picket signs alleging corruption, waste and kickbacks at another planned protest at 8200 Shore Front Parkway this Wednesday afternoon. More...


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