October 22, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Beachcomber

Representative Anthony Weiner has disputed the advertisements of his challenger, local right-to-life activist Jerry Cronin that Weiner voted to take the words, More...

Final AA 587 Report On Tuesday

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will hold a public Board meeting Tuesday, October 26, at 9:30 a.m., in its Board Room and Conference Center, 429 L More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... More...

Now You See It, Now You Don’t

This southern mansion at 12-13 Bay 25 was a More...

MTA Testifies At Council Hearing On Private Bus Takeover

With less than two months to go before the December 4 deadline for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) takeover of the seven subsidized private bus companies in the city (including Green Bus Lines, Jamaica Bus and Triboro Coach), the MTA More...

SJEH Names Quinn Employee Of Quarter

Emergency Department nurse and Rockaway Park resident Maureen Quinn, RN, has been selected as the Employee of the Quarter at St. John More...

Raymore Earns Founder’s Scholarship

Far Rockaway resident Jemella Raymore recently received a Founder More...

Fraiman Donates Time in D.C.

Far Rockaway resident and American University freshman Talia Fraiman participated in a community service project in Washington D.C. this weekend. The project is part of American University More...

Medical Examiner Id’s Crash Vet’s Body

There will be an honor guard ceremony and cremation for Donald Palmer Jr. More...

Democratic Candidates Night October 28

A Candidates Night for all Democratic candidates will be held by the Good Government Regular Democratic Club on Thursday October 28 at 7:45 p.m. at 112-20 Beach Channel Drive (opposite Waldbaums). More...

Peninsula Preparatory Academy Opens In Far Rockaway

The Peninsula Preparatory Academy Charter School, housed in Middle School 53 in Far Rockaway, had its official opening on October 14. Among those attending the ribbon cutting ceremony were New York City School More...

PS 47 Student Wins Poetry Award

PS 47 (Broad Channel) Sixth grader, Elizabeth Horan, has won an award for Outstanding Achievement in Poetry for her poem More...

Kids Who Read, Succeed

Students of P.S. 106 proudly display their Certificates of Award, which they received along with a novelty bookmark, as recognition for reading lots of books during summer vacation. More...

Weiner Gets Top Grade From Rights Group

Representative Anthony Weiner has received a perfect score from the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR), the nation More...

Many of the peninsula’s most prominent figures gathered at the Beach Club last Sunday morning for the 100 Precinct Community Council’s 13th Annual Oktoberfest breakfast honoring two NYPD 100 Pct.

Community Affairs Unit officers, an environmentalist and a local business owner. From left to right: PO Pete Rahaniotis, Fred Simmons representing Senator Malcolm Smith, Barbara Toborg of the American Littoral Society, Harold Graham of Dragon More...

Teen Pulls Gun On Cops and Lives

The Commanding Officer of the 100 Precinct, Captain Paul Piekarski, found himself looking down an 8-inch gun barrel in the hands of a wild suspect while patrolling last Friday night, according to court records. More...

St. Rose Of Lima Honors Locals At Annual Dinner

St. Rose of Lima Church in Rockaway Beach held its annual dinner at Russo More...

Weiner Outlines Economic Views For NYC’s Future

Representative Anthony Weiner recently delivered the first in a series of speeches outlining his economic vision for New York City. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Halloween is fast approaching! It is always a lot of fun to see the children dressed in their costumes with masks as they make their rounds in the neighborhood, plastic pumpkins or shopping bags in hand for what used to be called More...

BCHS Hosts Homecoming For Large Crowds

Principal David Morris speaks to the large crowd. More...

Fitzpatrick Earns Kearney Scholarship

In response to the tragedies of September 11, 2001, Bishop Kearney More...

Congressman Meeks Hosts Recognition Gala

Congressman Gregory Meeks held his Annual Awards Recognition Gala with the theme More...

Health Careers Charter School To Open At MS 198

A new charter school that would prepare high school students for careers in the health care field will open at Middle School 198 in Arverne in the fall of 2005, according to a Michelle Lloyd-Bey, the District 27 Superintedent. More...

Nab Three Store Workers In Bad Cigarette Bust

Police in the 101 Precinct made three arrests at neighborhood convenience stores on Tuesday recovering untaxed cigarettes, bootleg movies and ammunition as part of an effort to stomp out cigarette-related crime at the source. More...

Witner and Wilkins To Marry

Mr. & Mrs. Harold Witner of Rockaway Beach have announced the engagement of their son, Harold, Jr. to Jeanette Tina Wilkins. Witner and Wilkins have been together for six years and were high school sweethearts at Far Rockaway High School. More...

Lucas Timothy Born Into Diaz Family

Lucas Timothy was born to parents Heather and Timothy Diaz of West Babylon on Wednesday, October 13 at 2:11 a.m. weighing 6 lbs. 15 oz and measuring 19 inches. Lucas More...

Alyssa Celebrates Her First Birthday

Alyssa Nicole Caprio celebrated her first birthday on September 24. Her parents are David and Katie Caprio of Breezy Point and her older brother is Michael. More...

Controversy Over ‘Sexually Explicit’ Novel At Channel View

The blurry line between the use of real-life material that will allow young students to enjoy literature and learn lessons about life, and the use of material that may not be appropriate for a particular age group has been challenged at the new Chann More...

SJEH ‘Diabetes AwarenessDay’

A day-long interactive Diabetes Awareness Day will be held on Friday, November 12, 2004, during National Diabetes Awareness Month. Co-sponsored by American Diabetes Association, St. John More...

P.S./M.S. 43 Annual Beach Clean Up

The Third Annual P.S./M.S. 43 School Beach Clean Up was held on Saturday, October 2 on Beach 29 Street. With 82 students, parents, teachers and staff, the group cleaned the beach for 2 hours and collected more than 3,000 lbs. of trash. More...

PS 114 Stresses The Vote

PS 114 (Belle Harbor) School Principal Brian O More...

RAA Hosts Multimedia Arts Event

The Rockaway Artists Alliance hosted an evening of music as part of its month-long ArtSplash Multimedia Arts event at Fort Tilden last weekend. More...

Thousands In Queens Walk To Find Cure For Breast Cancer

Hands and feet may have been cold, but hearts were warm as over 7,000 people took part in the American Cancer Society More...

NYPD’s Halloween Safety List

The 100 Precinct has released the following suggestions for Halloween safety this year: More...

Woman Found Dead Under Boardwalk

The body of a Russian woman in her 50s, who police said is known by her nickname More...

Website Editor: NTSB Erroneously Discounted AA 587 Eyewitnesses

The following is an excerpt from Brett Hoffstadt and Vic Trembettas More...


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