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Beachcomber

The following statement was issued by the Department of Education in response to last week More...

Accident Leaves Local Under Truck Wheels

An unidentified Rockaway woman in her 40 More...

SJEH Hosts ‘Diabetes Awareness Day’ Nov. 12

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...

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0910:51 - P - Well, ladies and gentlemen, at long last we are number two for takeoff. Immediately after takeoff we More...

Fall Events At Neponsit Adult Health Care

The DSSM More...

JASA/Roy Reuther Seniors Do The ‘Senior Stroll’

The residents of JASA More...

Look Who’s Three!

Nicholas Donohue, son of Greg and Virginia Donohue, will turn three on October 25. Nicholas is the grandson of Gus and Sonia Giannios, Madeline Donohue and James & Kathy Donohue. More...

Safavi Joins SJEH Staff

Cardiothoracic surgeon Ali Safavi, MD, has joined the surgical staff of St. John More...

Completes Plebe Summer

Navy Midshipman Kristen R. Connor, daughter of Patricia A. and Robert A. More...

PS 47 Hosts Pre-K Program

P.S.47 in Broad Channel has a brand new Pre-K program. More...

School

/skool/ n. /n(y)ooz/ n. pl. Wresch Honored Upon Retirement

News On Wednesday, October 21, Marguerite Wresch was honored at the Irish Circle Restaurant for her upcoming retirement after 22 years of service with the NYC Board of Education. More...

P.S. 225 Students Make Cards For Veterans

For the fourth year in a row, students at P.S. 225 have created More...

Stella Maris Seniors Celebrate

Before their last home game, the Stella Maris Senior Volleyball players received congratulations and praise from coach Marie Kaiven. The seniors, from left to right are: Monica Curbelo, Kristy Forcina, Ana Arguera and Megan Carson. More...

Simon’s Good Government Club Honors Locals At Dinner

The Good Government Regular Democratic Club recently held its 17 Annual Dinner Dance at the Beach Club. Pictured: Democratic District Leader, Lew M. Simon and President of the Good Government Regular Democratic Club Sara S. More...

Early Winter Storm At Sea Erodes Beaches

A recent storm several hundred miles off the Rockaway shoreline has had a devastating effect on the coastline of the peninsula as long tubes of breakers eroded the beach. More...

Smith Announces Halloween Walk

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has invited children ages 10 and under to join him for an afternoon of fun and games at the Annual HealthPlus Halloween Walk, which takes place on Saturday, October 30 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at J.H.S 198. More...

Weiner Endorsements Grow As Nov. 2 Election Nears

Representative Anthony Weiner has won the endorsement of several key police, labor, choice, and teacher organizations in his campaign for re-election to the United States House More...

Weiner: FAA Shoulders Some Blame For AA 587

Last Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued a report blaming the crash of Flight 587 on the first officer, Airbus and American Airlines More...

Broad Channel Bits

St. Virgilius PA is sponsoring a Family Halloween Party at the American Legion Hall on Sunday, October 31 from 4 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person, with discounts available for family of 4 or more. More...

Baby Whale Saved on Beach 105 Street

Three unidentified heroes were captured on film by amateur photographer Jim Kelly, trying to save a baby whale on Friday, September 10 on Beach 105 Street. More...

Anti-Violence Rally Calls On Youth To Come Together

Far Rockaway High School More...

Early Winter Storm At Sea Erodes Beaches

A recent storm several hundred miles off the Rockaway shoreline has had a devastating effect on the coastline of the peninsula as long tubes of breakers eroded the beach. More...

Far Rockaway Weed and Seed Changes Hands

Officer Mary Craine-Bachner (center), who has been the coordinator of the Far Rockaway Weed and Seed for the NYPD during the last three years, officially turns over the reigns of the organization to Michael Daly of the Queens Library. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Golden Days Of The Rockaway Beach Peninsula

This 1931 aerial oblique photo of the Rockaway Beach Peninsula, published today in Historical Views More...

Halloween Tradition Continues At Fort Tilden

The National Park Service, Rockaway Theater Company, Rockaway Artists Alliance and friends invite you and your family to Fort Tilden this Halloween for a ghoulishly good time. More...

Nichols Completes AF Basic

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Quentin C. Nichols has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Local Marines In Iraq Action

Two local marines have recently taken part in actions against insurgents in Iraq. More...

Completes Second Iraqi Tour

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

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Ronald R. Speicher has come to Rockaway to serve as postmaster of the Far Rockaway Postal District More...

Why, You Might Ask, Do We Need The Electoral College?

Nobody ever graduated from the Electoral College. In fact, it is one of the most misunderstood entities in our history. More...

Pheffer: File For NYPD Test

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has been contacted by the New York City Police Department, who are continuing to recruit the most qualified men and women to join the ranks of the greatest Police Department in the world. More...

PS 114 Alumni Host Bake Sale, Membership Drive

The PS 114 Alumni Association will hold its first Election Day Bake Sale on Election Day, November 2. More...

St. Edmund’s High School Walk-A-Thon

St. Edmund Prep High School recently held a walk-a-thon in Marine Park under the direction of English teacher Marie McGoldrick. More...

Stella Maris Students Clean Boardwalk

Sister Grace Lynch and the students of her Religious Studies class took some time out recently to clean up the boardwalk near the school. The group collected lots of debris. More...

RPHRA Meets On Ferry, Dunes, Parking

The Rockaway Park Homeowners and Residents met on October 13 at The Beach Club to address issues of interest to the community. More...

Rockaway Beach Towers Opens Doors

Rockaway Beach Towers, a new apartment complex on Beach 94 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard, opened its doors to renters this week. More...

Sanders To Hold Town Meeting

City Council member James Sanders, Jr. will host a town meeting on Wednesday, November 3 at J.H.S 198 between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Topics to be discussed at the meeting include employment, construction and safety. More...

Sanders To Hold Town Meeting At M.S. 198

City Council member James Sanders, Jr. will host a town meeting on Wednesday, November 3 at M.S. 198 between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Topics to be discussed at the meeting include employment, construction and safety. More...

DEC Zahn Defends Borrow Pit Evaluation

Department of Environmental Conservation Marine Program Manager Stephen Zahn, who has been touring locally to answer questions about the Jamaica Bay Borrow Pit Evaluation Report, met with the Jamaica Bay Task Force last Thursday night at Floyd Bennet More...


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