October 15, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Beachcomber

The big battle last week was between the vice-presidential debate and the first Yankee playoff game. More...

ACT Registration For High School Students

College bound high school students seeking to take the ACT Assessment must register for the December 11 test by November 5. Late registration must be postmarked by November 18 and it requires an additional $15 fee. More...

Family Play Day At Church Of God

On October 2, the Church Of God Christian Academy hosted More...

K Of C Dedicates WTC Cross

The long journey for a piece of the World Trade Center ended on September 19 when two iron crossbeams, in the form of a cross, a Christian symbol of faith, were dedicated on in the Knights of Columbus parking lot. More...

John Cunneen Golf Memorial

On Saturday, October 2, the friends of John Cunneen gathered at Riis Park to golf in his memory. The proceeds from the event went to Cunneen More...

Math Results A Mixed Bag For Rockaway

More than half of Rockaway More...

Sylfronia To Sing At Upcoming Anti-Violence Rally

A little time can sometimes make a big difference. More...

Free Mammograms For Low-Income Women

State Senator Ada L. Smith has announced a program that offers free mammograms for low-income women. More...

PS 114 Scholars Send Letters To Vets

Each November, the students of The Belle Harbor School - P.S. 114Q and Scholars More...

PS 105 Opens ‘Robin Hood’ Library

After months of construction, More...

Laborers Recruit Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the Construction and General Building Laborers, Local 79, will open recruitment on October 25 for 150 skilled construction craft laborer apprentices. More...

Weiner: Save COPS Program

In an urgent effort to continue the Community Oriented Police Services (COPS) program, which has been responsible for hiring over 118,000 cops nationwide, Congressman Anthony Weiner and 217 of his colleagues have introduced legislation to reauthorize More...

We Need ‘Mom And Pop’ Pharmacies

Representative Anthony Weiner has introduced legislation to stop big chain pharmacies from knocking neighborhood pharmacies out of business. Pharmacy giants like Rite Aid, Duane Reade, and CVS are driving More...

File Now For February 26 NYPD Test

Department of Citywide Administrative Services Commissioner Martha K. Hirst and Police Commissioner Raymond W. More...

Website: Radar Data From AA 587 Shows NTSB Errs In Findings

This report is part of a multi-part preliminary findings report that can be found on More...

Broad Channel Bits

The weather has shifted to the cool, windy days of fall. Some folks are still struggling with the I-don More...

Brooke Scores Birdie for Rotary

Riis Park Pitch and Putt Golf course operator and golf instructor Kelley Brooke is inducted as newest member of the Rotary Club of the Rockaways at the clubs meeting last Wednesday October 12, 2004 held at Snug Harbour restaurant. More...

Broad Channel Hosts Historical Day 10/17

As part of New York State Archives Week, the Historical Society of the Broad Channel Civic Association will sponsor its 10th Annual Historical Day on Sunday, October17, at the VFW Hall on Shad Creek Road in Broad Channel from Noon until 5 p.m. More...

Engelbert Humperdinck At Westbury

His name comes from the 19th century Austrian composer who wrote More...

Fall 2004 At George’s Florist

Fall splendor has arrived at George More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

A Further History Of Broad Channel

The Raunt bay colony takes it More...

Milestones

McManus Returns From Iraq

U.S. Marine 1St Lieutenant Christopher McManus, 3rd Battalion, 7th Regiment 1st Marine Division, returned Tuesday September 21 to 29 Palms California after completing his second tour of duty in Iraq. More...

Rockaway Band Marches To A Panamanian Beat

The newly-formed Rockaway Community Band marched on October 9 in the annual Panamanian Day Parade in Brooklyn. They practice each Sunday at Bayswater Park from 6 to 8 p.m. and each Thursday at MS 198 from 7 to 8:45 p.m. More...

Queens Korean War Memorial Gets Approval

On October 12, the New York City Art Commission approved a design for a Korean War Veterans Memorial to be located in Kissena Park in Flushing to honor those from Queens who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Korean War. More...

Meet The Teachers Night hosted At M.S. 53 Oct. 4

M.S. 53 hosted a More...

SJEH Hosts Substance Abuse Seminars

Are substances interfering with the social, financial or other aspects of your life or those of a love one? How can you help a child who may be suffering from stress? More...

Save Our Children Meeting

The Rockaway chapter of the Voice of the Faithful will sponsor a meeting for all residents of the Rockaway Peninsula on Thursday, October 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. The theme of the meeting is More...

West End Temple Kids Decorate Sukkah

During the holiday of Sukkoth, Jewish families eat their meals in a open Sukkah, commemorating the time in the Biblical age when Jews wandered in the desert. On Sunday, September 26, children from West End Temple came together to decorate the temple More...

Weiner Bill Aimed At DNA Backlog

The House has passed legislation proposed by Representative Anthony Weiner and a bipartisan coalition of legislators designed to eliminate the national backlog of crime scene DNA evidence. More...

Private Collection Box Blocks The Way

Community Board 14 is checking with the city to see whether or not this clothing collection box, which blocks about 4 feet of the 7-foot wide sidewalk making it difficult for some to pass, is permissible. More...


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