September 24, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Beachcomber

Rockaway resident Serge Gauvard swims two miles each day, regardless of the weather and the season. More...

Artists Looking For Apprentices

The United Scenic Artists, Local 829, IATSE, will conduct recruitment through December 15 for five scenic artist apprentices.Applications can be obtained at the union More...

‘Dirty Sidewalk’ Law To Be Enforced

Sanitation Commissioner John J. Doherty has announced the Department of Sanitation will resume enforcing dirty sidewalk and gutter violations in residential areas across the city on Monday, September 27, in conjunction with the City More...

Jamaica Bay Tour

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

Missing Person

Police are asking for the public More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Rockaway Inlet And Part Of Jamaica Bay

In the middle to late 1870 More...

Legal Aid Moves

The Rockaway Legal Aid Office and its staff, long a fixture in Rockaway, will relocate to Kew Gardens on October 4. More...

NLRB Upholds Union Suit Against Duane Reade

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has upheld an earlier ruling by an Administrative Law Judge finding Duane Reade liable for unpaid contributions to union benefit funds More...

Rotary Helps Make Wishes Come True

Rockaway Rotary Club President Bro. Thomas Trager presented a check for $1000 to Make-A-Wish Foundation of Metro New York volunteer Sudhir Sachdev at the club More...

Hampton Receives Bachelor’s From John Jay

LaToya Ramona Hampton recently received her BS in Criminal Justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Hampton is now pursuing her MS in the field at John Jay. More...

Garret Michael Born Into Fraser Family

Garret Michael Fraser was born on August 17, 2004, weighing 9 lbs. 13 oz. to parents Kevin and Amanda Fraser in Atlanta, Georgia. More...

Rockaway Music Fest Draws Crowds To Far Rockaway

Rockaway Music Fest 2004 More...

Pulled From Sinking Auto After Suicide Attempt

Brooklyn resident Jehuda Sulaman sits in an Emergency Medical Service ambulance after being pulled from his car, which was sinking in Jamaica Bay early Thursday morning. More...

101 Pct.: Overall Crime Stats Down, But Grand Larcenies Up

Contributing Editor In terms of crime statistics, the summer was good to the Far Rockaway area says Captain Andrew Lunetta, the new Executive Officer at the 101 Precinct. More...

SJEH To Host Diabetes Education Seminar

St. John More...

The Halliburton Candidate

The Securities and Exchange Commission in a civil suit against the Halliburton Company accused the company of accounting improprieties. The company settled on August 3, 2004 by paying $7.5 million. More...

Bishop Visits St. Mary’s For Oceanfront Mass

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio visited St. Mary More...

Basketball Great Joins Councilman For Anti-Violence Rally

Contributing Editor NBA Hall of Famer Bernard King joined City Councilman James Sanders, Jr. at Sanders More...

Addabbo Calls For End To Sales Tax On Clothing Under $110

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., has announced that he has called on the New York State Legislature to grant New York City the authority to repeal the sales tax on clothing and footwear under $ 110. More...

Library Helps Kick Off School Year

Contributing Editor The Far Rockaway Library debuted 16 wireless laptop computers for use by middle school and high school students at its annual Back to School Night on September 20. More...

Cops Collar Three For Drugs In Rock Park

Three Rockaway Park residents were arrested on drug charges last week after police executed two search warrants at different Rockaway Park addresses. More...

House Shakes Like Leaf As Tree Hits

Residents were forced to vacate a house in Far Rockaway last Thursday after an enormous tree fell onto it. A tree limb was thrust into part of the house More...

Station To Be Renovated

The National Park Service, at Gateway National Recreation Area, has announced a full scale renovation of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge visitor contact station. The project is scheduled to begin at the end of September and last about one year. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Police in plain clothes hid in a stairwell and tackled a burglary suspect as he went by on the boardwalk and Beach 116 Street last Friday. More...

New Girl Scout Troop At West End Temple

West End Temple is thehome of a new girl scouttroop of Daisies.Troop 4472 willbe led by LoriCreamer andRobyn Weiner. More...

Gabrielle Hampton To Attend Channel View

Gabrielle Symone Hampton was recently presented with a list of awards at her graduation from M.S. 180. Among her awards were: the Outstanding Achievement Award, the Leadership Award and the Speaker More...

Edward Hampton Receives Two Awards

Edward Wade Hampton III, a fourth grader in P.S. 183 More...

Taylor Sisters Celebrate Birthdays

The Taylor sisters of Rockaway Park recently celebrated their birthdays with parties attended by family and friends. Savannah Taylor, who celebrated her third birthday on September 19, blows out her candles, while sister Mcguire looks on. More...

RAA To Host Annual ArtSplash Beginning October 2

Those who thought the end of summer/beginning of fall meant things would be cooling down have yet to encounter The Rockaway Artists Alliance More...

Panel Recommends Borrow Pit Modeling

The N.Y. Department of Environmental Conservation has released a report that recommends taking another step towards filling Jamaica Bay borrow pits in Norton Basin and Little Bay with contaminated sediment dredged from New York Harbor. More...

SJEH Offers Free Depression Screening

For National Depression Screening Day, St. John More...

Vietnam Moving Wall Coming In October

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Community Council Celebrates Oktoberfest

On Sunday, October 17, the 100 Precinct Community Council is hosting its 13th Annual Oktoberfest Breakfast. The event is being held at the Beach Club from 10 a.m. till noon. More...


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