September 17, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Vietnam Moving Wall Coming To Queens

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Knights of Columbus Celebrates Field Mass

The Rockaway Council #2672 Knights of Columbus will celebrate a More...

Broad Channel Bits

September is chugging into the past at a pretty good clip, the children are hitting the books and the football season opened. Except for some spillover of the hurricanes, the weather has been marvelous. More...

SJEH To Host Diabetes Education Seminar

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Graybeards Blood Drive A Success At St. Francis

The Graybeards once again held a very successful blood drive at St. Francis de Sales Church on Sunday. Most of the donors were local residents. More...

LIPA Donates Electric Cars To Local Agencies

Contributing Editor As part of its Clean Energy Initiative, LIPA donated five electrically powered GEM cars to local agencies in Far Rockaway at a ceremony at Bayswater Park on September 14. More...

Track Work To Derail Weekend Service

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Little Globe Theater Proudly Presents ‘Seven’

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New Charter School Opens Doors At MS 53

On Monday, September 13, the Peninsula Preparatory Academy Charter School ( More...

NCYC ‘Slips’ Into Style With New Docks

Members of the North Channel Yacht Club in Broad Channel are celebrating the installation of a brand new and expanded docking system, which has 28 boat slips More...

PHC Names Shein As Acting Director Of Surgery

Peninsula Hospital Center has named E. Shein, M.D. as the new Acting Director of Surgery. Dr. More...

Jeremy Joins Finkelstein Family

Jeremy Samuel Finkelstein was born on May 18, 2004. Weighing 7 lbs and 12 oz., his parents are Brad Finkelstein and Sandra Austern-Finkelstein. Jeremy More...

Differing Views On Bus Takeover Emerge At Council Hearing

Contributing Editor Guarded optimism by the city and pessimism by a representative for some of the private bus lines took center stage at the first of three scheduled City Council Transportation Committee hearings about the upcoming December 4 tak More...

Notes from the High C’s

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

Thank you Rockaway for making our 20th Annual Fall Festival such a great success. Wow More...

Seahorses Destroy Tilden, Dolphins Lose First Game

Far Rockaway coach Anthony Miele wanted his team to leave Tilden High School with a convincing victory. In his first game as head coach, Miele got the win and by a wide margin. More...

Ravens Football Starts With Win

The Rockaway got off to a great start this season as the Jr. Pee Wee division beat the Brooklyn Panthers 14-7. The Mighty Mites tied against the Brooklyn Chiefs as Kamali Charles and Alex Claudio scored the touchdowns. More...

Stella Maris Seniors Prepare To Lead

Fred Heron, of Peer Leadership Skills, recently visited Stella Maris High School to speak about his program with several members of the senior class. More...

City To Spray For Mosquitoes In Rockaway

The Department of Health will spray for mosquitoes on Monday, September 20 in Arverne, Far Rockaway, Edgemere and Bayswater. The zip codes will include 11691 and 11692 and the trucks will spray from Beach 75 Street east. More...

100 Precinct Community Council Meeting

The next general meeting of the 100 Precinct Community Council is set for 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Awards for the precinct More...

Applications Due For Electrician Apprentices

The Electricians Joint Apprenticeships Committee of New York, IBEW Local 3, will open recruitment on September 13 for 500 apprentices. More...

American Littoral Society Cleans Up Rockaway

The American Littoral Society (ALS) begins their Annual International Coastal Cleanup on September 17 in Manhattan More...

Art Of Cartooning At Seaside Library 9/20

The Queens Borough Public Library will present a two-session workshop in September at its Seaside Branch on The Art of Cartooning with Robert Sarnoff, the editorial cartoonist for the city More...

CB14 Meets At Knights Of Columbus

Community Board 14 convened at their new meeting place, the Knights of Columbus, on Tuesday night. They discussed education, parking, the chance for a Sunday market and also honored two members for years of continued service. More...

Eyes Peeled After He’s Shot In Leg

Police arrested a Far Rockaway teenager last Saturday morning after the man who he allegedly shot spotted him from the backseat of a police vehicle just hours after being treated at a local hospital, police said. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

On What Ship Did This Figurehead Sail Many Years Ago?

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Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... In response to an appeal by Queens Borough President Donald R. Manes, New York City Mayor Edward Koch has asked the state to ask the federal government to designate Queens a disaster area. More...

Medical Examiner Rules In Young Death

A blood clot is to blame in the at-home death of an 18-year-old woman discovered laying face down two weeks ago, according to a spokesperson for the Chief Medical Examiner. More...

Little Globe Theater Presents ‘Seven’

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Breezy Point Honors Memory Of 9/11 Victims

A special mass was celebrated on Saturday, September 11, at the Breezy Point memorial to those who died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center in 2001. The priests who celebrated the mass were from St, Thomas More and St. Edmund More...

A Three Hour Tour – Of Jamaica Bay

The American Littoral Society will host a three hour narrated tour of Jamaica Bay aboard the More...

PHC Get GEM From LIPA

Peninsula Hospital Center recently took delivery of two electric vehicles donated by the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) to the hospital. More...

Look Who’s Turning 3

Alexa Lynn Girace of Broad Channel will celebrate her third birthday on September 12 with her family and friends. More...

Carroll To Study In Australia

Edward Carroll, a St. Bonaventure junior management major from Breezy Point, will attend Bond University on the Gold Coast of Australia this fall. Carroll is among nine students from St. Bonaventure studying abroad this semester. More...

RMAC Festival Draws Record Crowds To Riis Park Good Weather, Fine Food And Long Lines Mark Weekend

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC) held its annual Fall Festival at Riis Park on Saturday and Sunday, drawing what many said was the largest crowd in memory. More...

NTSB Completes AA 587 Probe

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold a meeting to address the final report on the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into Belle Harbor on November 12, 2001. More...

SJEH Graduates Clinical Pastors

The Clinical Pastoral Education Program at St. John More...

Dolphins, Seahorses Optimistic For Soccer Playoff Spot

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School Supplies Given To 90 Children

Business and Professionals Giving Back Executive in conjunction with the Community Church of God in Christ recently gave more than 90 book bags full of school supplies to local residents. More...

Bethel Church Welcomes New Pastor

Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church will welcome their new pastor, Reverend Kimberly L. Detherageon Saturday, September 25, 2004 at 11:00 a.m. The guest speaker at the event will be Rev. Evan D. More...

Water Main Break Re-Routs RBB

A water main break in the Arverne Urban Renewal Area Tuesday morning sent hundreds of gallons of water streaming out over Rockaway Beach Boulevard and traffic pouring on to Beach Channel Drive. Police officers rerouted traffic More...


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