November 5, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Cops Take Loaded Handgun On B. 121 St.

Police took a loaded handgun off an Arverne man last week after they approached his parked vehicle on a Rockaway Park street and found the weapon tucked in the back seat, according to court records. More...

Fire Destroys Home Injuring Three Firefighters

The Fire Marshall is investigating a house fire that sent three Firefighters to Peninsula Hospital Center with minor injuries and destroyed an Edgemere man More...

Historical Views

of the Rockaways Far Rockaway From The Air In 1985

As Wave Chopper One was touring the Rockaways in 1985, many picture were taken, developed and lost, and found again. We will run a few in Historical Views from time to time. Today More...

Channel Parade A ‘Monster’ Halloween Treat

Dozens of kids and the young at heart donned creative costumes and marched along Cross Bay Boulevard last Saturday making Broad Channel More...

Nurses Symposium In Atlantic City

The Annual National Association of School Nurses Symposium More...

Angela Rose Millet Turns 2!

Angela Rose celebrated her 2nd birthday on October 14, with family and friends. More...

Mayor, Fire Commish Open Combined Facility

Mayor Michael Bloomberg welcomes Fire Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta, Department of Design and Construction Commissioner David J. Burney and others to Wednesday More...

RAA Hosts Halloween Fright Night In Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Artists Alliance hosted its annual Halloween festivities at Fort Tilden last Sunday night. Large crowds of both adults and children attended the event to be both frightened and entertained. More...

As part of Gateway National Rereation Area More...

St. Virgilius School Happenings

St. Virgilius students recently took a trip to the Queens County Farm Museum. Pictured left to right: Matthew Spataro, Ricky Henglen, Eillen Doughty, Savonna Sanzari, Jamie Arnemann and Victoria Mahon. More...

St. Genevieve Students Clean Local Beach

Twenty-three bags of debris were collected and weighed in excess of 500 pounds and the students have adopted the bayfront through New York State Waterways. More...

School Scope

As part of a series of columns examining how press coverage of education in NYC give the public a distorted view of reality, I began an exploration of former 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...

SJEH Sets Volunteer Welcoming Program

V olunteers at St. John More...

York College Open House

York College will host an open house for Spring and Fall 2005 Admission on Thursday, November 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. A senior college of the CUNY system, York College is located at 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard in Queens. More...

Trick Or Treating On A Rockaway Halloween

Some homeowners really got into the spirit of Halloween. More...

West End Realty Host Fright Night

There were more than 200 Trick and Treaters at West End Realty on Beach 116 Street on Halloween. Barbara J. Morris the Broker reported that all the Ghost, Ghouls and Goblins had a wonderful time. More...

Beachcomber

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani made a real gaffe two weeks ago during a campaign speech for President George Bush. More...

Broad Channel Bits

It seems as if the trees dressed themselves in brilliantly-colored leaves overnight and are now dropping them rapidly. A lot of folks are sweeping, raking and picking up brown, curled-up leaves from their yards and sidewalks. More...

CHASE Volunteers Help Wildlife Refuge

At Bottom: Volunteers More...

Dorothy Dunne

from page 50 TRAVEL: Nov. 28 tp Dec. More...

Legion To Remember Veterans

Members of the American Legion Daniel M. O More...

Homemade Candy Costumes For Halloween

A group of Rockaway girls dressed up as candy in homemade outfits for Halloween. More...

New ID Cards To Fight Identity Theft

With identity theft as the major fraud reported by Americans in 2003, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has designed a new identity card for veterans that will safeguard confidential information. More...

Look Who’s Turning 14!

Anthony Peralta will celebrate his fourteenth birthday on November 5, 2004. Anthony will spend the day with his mom, dad, brother Juan, uncle Ron and grandmother. More...

Romero Deployed To Iraq

Army Pfc. Eric A. Romero has deployed to Iraqi Freedom to engage in military operations involving U.S. and coalition forces. More...

Former Resident Given Top Position In Utah

Dean Martinez, a native of Belize and past resident of Far Rockaway, has been named the new manager of Human Resources in Ogden City, Utah. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Attorney Charles More...

Auxiliary Volunteer Gives Rockaway 20 Years

Patrol, observe, report. Those are the duties of an NYPD Auxiliary Police Officer, and for the last two decades they are the words that Henry Mehrtens has lived by. More...

Student Awards At St. Saviour

Awards ceremony for the academic school year 2003-2004 were held in St. Saviour High School. Among the recipients are, Left to right, General Excellence, Elaine Labate, Vanessa Mera, Princess Francois, Kaitlin Willis. St. More...

PS 114 Holds Halloween Parade

Public School 114 in Belle Harbor held its annual Halloween Parade on Friday, October 29, with students of all grades and staff marching in the school yard and then around the block. More...

St. Edmund Prep Celebrates Spirit Day

St. Edmund Prep High School recently celebrated Spirit Day at Marine Park. Photos by Joan Kowkabany. More...

Rockaway Holds Halloween Parade Under Threatening Skies

The Rockaway Halloween Parade, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, stepped off under threatening skies on Saturday afternoon, keeping the number of marchers down but not dampening the enthusiasm of those who showed up. More...

Smith Fights For Do Not Solicit List

Saying homeowners in his district, as well as the rest of Queens, the Bronx and parts of Brooklyn More...

Weiner: Bloomberg Responsible For ‘Dark Day’

Senator John Kerry has conceded the presidential election to President George Bush. Representative Anthony Weiner, a Kerry supporter, released the following statement: More...

State Urges Seniors To Sign Up For HEAP

Governor George E. Pataki has reminded New Yorkers that the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), which assists lower-income seniors and families with heating costs in the winter, will officially open on Wednesday, November 3. More...

Weiner ‘Thank You’ Tour Stops In Rockaway

Congressman Anthony Weiner decorated his Ford Explorer and toured his district on the day after Election Day, including a number of stops in the west end of Rockaway, thanking voters for overwhelmingly supporting his bid for a second term. More...


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