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Named 100 Pct. Cop of the Month

Police Officer Lisa Pues, second from left, and Sergeant Thea Terranova took home the More...

FOR: Early Mosquito Problem This Summer

The Friends of Rockaway (FOR), a local environmental group, has announced that there seems to be an early mosquito infestation in Rockaway this summer, particularly nearby Dubos Point in the Sommerville section of Arverne. More...

Live Music On Beach 116 Street

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Garden Club Holds Installation Luncheon

The Shore Garden Club of Belle Harbor and Neponsit held its annual installation luncheon at the Beach Club on Monday. Pictured, Nadia Murphy (left), the organization More...

Historic Subway Train Comes To Rockaway

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) recently rolled out a train made up of refurbished and retired cars to celebrate the subway More...

‘Lead Us Not Into Penn Station’: A Story That Touches The Beach

A Wave Review By Howard Schwach

It seems as if having once lived in Rockaway makes one want to write about growing up nearby the beach while reliving the movement of the Brooklyn Dodgers to California. More...

Meeks: Home Ownership First Step Towards Wealth

"Home ownership is often the first step on the journey to creating wealth," said Democratic Congressman Gregory W. Meeks. More...

Pheffer Honored By Motorcycle Association

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer (center) was one of only two state legislators honored by the American Motorcycle Association (AMA) District Three at the organization More...

RDRC Hosts Ancillary Services Seminar

The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation held an ancillary services seminar, with guest speakers from the insurance, banking and healthcare industries, at the Beach Club last Friday morning. More...

St. Rose Of Lima Happenings

Fourth graders made a quilt depicting aspects of the fourth grade curriculum. More...

Top Students Honored At St. Edmund

The valedictorian and salutatorian were recently honored at an academic scholarship dinner at St. Edmund Prep High School in Brooklyn. More...

SJEH Parent Honored By United Hospital Fund

Fr. Richard C. Doscher, Sr., (center) Board of Managers, Episcopal Health Services, was honored recently by the United Hospital Fund at its annual Tribute to Hospital Trustees at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. More...

St. Rose of Lima Invites All To Golf Event

Attention all golfers! You are invited to the Marine Park Golf Course on Monday, August 2 for the first annual Saint Rose of Lima golf outing. More...

Brown, Pheffer Meet With Queens Reps

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer and other members of the State Legislature from Queens County are pictured in Albany during the annual breakfast meeting hosted by Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. More...

Yaeger And Cornell In Brooklyn Exhibit

Rockaway artists Arlene Cornell and Stephen Yaeger, each with two paintings being exhibited, attended the opening reception of the Brooklyn Watercolor Society's group exhibition "Recent Paintings." More...

BCAC Wants To Nail Illegal Field Dumper

Local Little Leaguer Matthew Gerricke stands near a pile of nail-ridden construction debris that was illegally dumped at the BCAC Memorial Field last week. More...

Beth-El Sisterhood Holds Treasure Chest Meeting

The Sisterhood of Temple Beth-El in Rockaway Park held a "Treasure Chest" meeting on June 15 honoring Judith Goodman, the outgoing president who had been with the organization for 16 years. More...

Cancer Luncheon Brings Hopeful News and Raises Money

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‘Nunsense’ Completes Run At Fort Tilden

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Stray Pooch Finds New Home

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Going Out Of Business, CSB 27 Parties At Pier 92

Community School Board 27 will be officially going out of business on June 30, to be replaced by a newly-chosen Community Education Council. More...

Horseshoe Crabs Abound In Jamaica Bay

This past week in cooperation with Gateway National Recreation Area, the American Littoral Society led its 3rd horseshoe crab walk of the season at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. More...

Lifeguards Help Man Hurt By Horseplay

Lifeguards from the Beach 88 Street shack help an unidentified man who sprained his neck when he was dropped by friends in shallow water last Thursday afternoon. The man was taken to a local hospital by EMS. Photo provided by Antonio Vidal. More...

PS 114 Students Clean Beaches

P.S. 114Q Grade Three Teacher Melissa Reese and her beloved students, along with their parents and neighbors, volunteered their time and effort, on a recent weekend, to beautify our beaches, for the upcoming Summer 2004 Beach Season. More...

Sanders Raises Awareness AboutImportance of Libraries

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City Councilman James Sanders, Jr. retuned to his old stomping ground, the Far Rockaway Library, to rally support against cuts in Mayor Bloomberg More...

St. Camillus Class Visits Firehouse & Precinct

The kindergarten class enjoyed their trip. More...

PS/MS Students Create Human Brain

Class 5-324 at PS/MS 43 in Edgemere are working on the nervous system as part of its Science curriculum. They made their own human brain in class. Pictured, from left, Steven Clarke, Corey Morrison, Harlen Jean-Pierre and Elizabeth Matthews. More...

SJEH Graduates 3-Year Residents in Internal Medicine

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St. Francis Students Walk To Fight Cancer

Students at St. Francis de Sales school raised more than $1,600 to fight Cancer on Monday, when the entire school walked from Beach 129 Street to Beach 140 Street in a Cancer Walk. More...

Stars Come Out To Shine On Westbury In August

Jackie Mason, August 7, 8

Jackie Mason will perform two hilarious shows at Westbury Music Fair on Saturday, August 7th at 8 pm and Sunday, August 8th at 3 pm. Tickets are $51 and are available at Westbury Music Fair More...

Women’s Health Fair Brings Screenings To Far Rockaway

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Blood In Short Supply, Center Urges Participation

Despite a plea last month for increased volunteer blood donations, and public support from NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg last week, response has been slow forcing New York Blood Center to declare an official emergency appeal for blood effective immedia More...


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