July 30, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Learn About Botany At Fort Tilden

The National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area is offering the public an opportunity to learn about coastal botany at Rockaway More...

Beachcomber

The Arverne Civic Association is holding an important meeting about the mosquito problem in Rockaway on August 9 at 7:30 p.m. at 330 Beach 67 Street. On hand will be Dr. Tom Friedman of the New York City Health Department. More...

Dolphins, Alligators, Turtles and Castles Dominate Sandcastle Contest

The annual Sandcastle Contest hosted by Barbara Morris of West End Realty went off without a hitch on Sunday despite the threat of rain. Pictured, dozens of Rockaway families took part in the contest. More...

Festivities Bring Community Together Against Crime

Closing down Beach 116 Street and O More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Southern California or Rockaway Beach?

At the latest international postcard bourse and after scrutinizing the wares of all the dealers present More...

Kayakers Clean up Bay Shoreline

A group of kayakers from the Sebago Canoe Club were given a tour of the bay by Don Riepe, Jamaica Bay Guardian. During a break, they picked up over 200 pounds of floatable debris from Canarsie Pol. More...

Meeks Speaks At Democratic Convention

While a number of Democratic luminaries such as Attorney General Eliot Spitzer were not invited to speak at the Democratic Convention, Congressman Gregory Meeks, the Far Rockaway man who represents the eastern end of the peninsula in the House of Rep More...

Local Corpsman Operates On USS Reagan

On board USS Ronald Reagan, South Pacific Ocean More...

Locals Graduate From Yeshiva University

Four Rockaway residents received degrees at Yeshiva University More...

Local Academic Achievers

Two Rockaway area students, Rosemary Harnisher of Broad Channel and Joshua Tyler Mirrer of Rockaway Park, made Drew University More...

Local Marine Deploys To Iraq

Marine Corps Pfc. Jerry J. Boddentatum, son of Perla F. Tatum and Fred Bodden of Far Rockaway, and more than 2,200 Marines and Sailors assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) recently deployed to Iraq. More...

Manning Completes Boot Camp

Navy Seaman Apprentice Michael A. Manning, son of Andria D. Lyn of Bloomfield, Connecticut and Manning Fitzroy of Far Rockaway, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Music And Arts Council Hosts Paul Taylor 2 Dance Troupe

The Rockaway Music And Arts Council (RMAC) hosted the Paul Taylor 2 Dance Troupe last Sunday at Fort Tilden. The third of this season More...

Hammels Woman Stabs Son, 11, Three Times

Nuvia Tatum has reportedly told her son not to borrow a neighbor More...

Pheffer Strengthens Kosher Food Regs

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced the passage of legislation that will strengthen consumer protections against false or misleading representations of foods sold or offered for sale as More...

‘Rescue Me’ Highlights Rockaway In Premier Episode

Firefighter Tommy Gavin sits on the Rockaway beachfront. It is early morning and the sun is just beginning to light up the sky. More...

Visitors Flock To Rockaway Museum For Playland Exhibit

Visitors both from Rockaway and from other parts of New York State have been coming to the Rockaway Museum in large number ever since it reopened with a More...

Storm Smarts Save Lives

Late summer is More...

Addabbo and Simon Meet, Talk Beach Issues

City Councilman Joseph Addabbo Jr. and Democratic District Leader Lew M. Simon met at Addabbo More...

Addabbo Calls On Congress To Set 9/11 Health Act

Councilman Joseph Addabbo, Jr. has announced that he has sponsored a resolution in the City Council calling on Congress to adopt the Remember 9/11 Health Act (H.R. More...

Buscemi Visits Pfeffer In Albany

Assemblywoman Audrey Pfeffer is pictured with actor Steve Buscemi who was recently in Albany to promote Dixon Place, an experimental theatre in Lower Manhattan. More...

CB 14 Seeks DOT Help On ‘No Parking’ Signs

Contributing Editor The often-contentious issue of the More...

Mullen Family Sponsors Special Olympics Fundraiser

Rita and Flip Mullen, who hosted the fundraiser, with guitarist John Rigas, who performed for the party. More...

Sanders Picks First At Second Arverne Housing Lottery

The lottery for about 1,100 condominiums, part of the ongoing Arverne by the Sea project, was held at the ABTS sales center on Beach 73 Street and Shore Front Parkway last Friday morning. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... United States Park Police at Gateway National Recreation Area have made 17 arrests for public nudity at Jacob Riis Park since Memorial Day. This compares to 14 arrests during the period of July 3, 1983 More...

Politics Makes Strange Bedfellows

Broad Channel attorney Tom Monaghan, a card-carrying member of the More...

Guzman Excels At M.S. 53

Elliot Guzman Jr., of Middle School 53 maintained an average of 90 or above for the 2003-2004 school year and is on the school More...

Conor Brandon Turns Six

Conor P. Brandon of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, will celebrate his sixth birthday on August 4, with his parents Coleen and Brian and little sister Kiera. Conor is the grandson of Mary and Bill Laffan of Belle Harbor. More...

Thomas Admitted to SUNY

Zulay T. Thomas of Far Rockaway has reserved a place as a freshman at SUNY Oswego. Classes begin August 2004. Thomas graduated from Beach Channel High School. More...

SJEH Honors Two For Excellence In Podiatry

Two graduating residents in advanced podiatric foot and ankle surgery at St. John More...

Multicultural Fair Set For O’Donohue Park

Rockaway More...

Charged With Ripping Off State

An Arverne man has been charged with theft of Unemployment Insurance benefits in an investigation that found 12 Queens residents involved in that illegal activity. More...

High School Senior Catches Glimpse Of Future

When Rockaway Beach resident Ashley Glover boarded her plane to Los Angeles, she thought she was only flying across the country. Little did she know, she was actually taking a trip into her future. More...

Blood Drive At St. John’s Episcopal

St. John More...

Senator Smith Calls For Rockaway Transportation Study

Senator Malcolm A. Smith of Queens met with a New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (MTC) rep to discuss a transportation study of the Rockaways. More...

Zhe Hua 5 Visits Ambrose Light

The Ambrose Light looked different this week and last because a heavy-lift cargo ship, Zhe Hua 5, en route to Port Elizabeth, New Jersey, stopped nearby for several days. More...


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