November 12, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Beachcomber

A number of northern Queens politicians have been trying to stop the development of what they have been calling More...

Cut Ribbon On Rockaway’s Newest Elementary School

The newest elementary school in Far Rockaway More...

Local Rotary Club Hosts Food Drive

The Rotary Club of the Rockaway More...

Sanitation To Pick Up Leaves

The Department of Sanitation will pick up bagged leaves throughout Rockaway on the evenings of Saturday, November 13 and Saturday, November 27. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Far Rockaway From The Air In 1985

In Today More...

Name Street For Fallen WTC Worker

Beach 40 Street at Beach Channel Drive was renamed last Saturday in honor of Clara Hinds, a local woman who died at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 as a result of a terrorist attack on the buildings. More...

Name Beach 37 Street And BCD For Slain Firefighter

Beach 37 Street, between Beach Channel Drive and Edgemere Avenue was renamed last Saturday for Firefighter Eugene Michael Whalen, who was killed at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. More...

Moran Family’s New Addition

Caitlin Ann Moran was born at 9:56 a.m. on October 21 weighing 8 pounds, 3 ounces and measuring 20 More...

Melissa Turns Twenty

Melissa Mourino of Far Rockaway, turned 20 on November 3, 2004. More...

Peninsula Hospital Hosts Annual Dance At The Sands

The Peninsula Hospital Center held its annual dance at the Sands in Atlantic Beach recently. Pictured, the hospital More...

PHC And Students Team Up For Spidery Friend

Under the direction of Kathy Hamlin, Unit Coordinator and artist, Mr. Antonio, More...

Smith Favors Child Abuse Statute Reform

Despite his busy pre-election schedule in late October, State Senator Malcolm Smith came to the American Legion Hall to address a community meeting sponsored by the Rockaway Voice of the Faithful. More...

Lots Of Apple Talk At St. Francis De Sales

The first grade children celebrated More...

Stella’s Saintly Sixth Graders

More than a dozen Maura Clarke sixth graders chose to dress as saints in a pre-Halloween celebration. Bottom row, left to right: Joseph Mercado, John Gotti, Brandon Menna, Sean Menna, Joseph Re and William McGuire. More...

Adegbite Named Stella Maris Student Of The Month

Sophomore Adebola Adegbite was chosen as the Student of the Month for October. Among her qualities noted by her teachers were her reliability, participation in many extra-curricular activities, pleasant demeanor and devotion to her studies. More...

SJEH Hosts Chrysanthemum Ball

The Development Board of St. John More...

Post Office Opens Roy Reuther Office

Starting this Tuesday, November 16 at 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. the Far Rockaway Post Office will open an indoor Post Office for all of the residents of the Roy Reuther Houses at Building D of 711 Seagirt Avenue. More...

‘The Other Islands Of New York City’ At Gateway

Journalists Sharon Seitz and Stuart Miller will discuss their book More...

Temple Beth-El Book Brunch

Temple Beth-El of Rockaway Park will hold its annual Book-Author Brunch on Sunday, November 21 at 10 a.m. in the Temple Ballroom at Beach 121 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Every day there are more leaves on the ground to pick up. Soon, tree branches will be bare of everything except the birds that hop from limb to limb and the occasional squirrel that zips up the trunk. More...

Regional Rail Working Group

Advocates of better train service to Rockaway and southern Queens will meet on Monday, November 8 at 112-20 Beach Channel Drive at 7:30 p.m. No previous experience is necessary. More...

BCHS To Host Senior Thanksgiving Dinner

Beach Channel High School will host its sixth annual Thanksgiving dinner for seniors to be held at the school on Thanksgiving Day, November 25. Doors will open at 11:00 a.m. More...

Lobster And More At Sheepshead Bay

Business Spotlight

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Court Dismisses Duane Reade Lawsuit Against Union

The Supreme Court of New York has dismissed a defamation suit brought by Duane Reade against officials of Local 338 of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, UFCW, AFL-CIO, the union representing 2,600 workers at 142 of its stores. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Identifying a body that was found on the beach at Beach 159 Street, in the Breezy Point section of Gateway National Recreation Area was made possible through a picture that appeared in The Wave. More...

‘Gaslight’ Opens In Bayswater

The Victorian thriller, More...

New Homes Spring Up At AA 587 Crash Site

The site on the southeastern corner of Beach 131 Street and Newport Avenue was the home of Helen and Tom Concannon, who died when the Airbus A300 destroyed the house. More...

HSBC’s Dana Joins Rotary

Mark Dana (center), a mortgage lending officer for HSBC Mortgage Corporation, was inducted as the newest member of the Rotary Club of the Rockaway More...

Rian Regan Joins Brasch Family

Rian Regan Brasch was born at 11:57 p.m. on October 18, 2004 to parents Tom and Tara Brasch of Oceanside, L.I. Rian More...

Mackenzie Celebrates First Birthday

Mackenzie Lynn White celebrated her first birthday on October 16, 2004. Mackenzie More...

Frederick Douglass Academy Takes Up Residence At FRHS

The Frederick Douglass Academy VI High School More...

PHC Hosts Successful Blood Drive

Technicians from the New York Blood Center drew 50 pints of blood from 65 participants at Peninsula Hospital More...

BCHS Joins ‘Common Cents’

Beach Channel High School has joined the More...

Fire Prevention Week at St. Francis

The kindergartners learned how to prevent fires during Fire Prevention Week. More...

Stella Students Support Soldiers

Sister Grace Lynch and the sophomores in her Outreach Group recently met to prepare several hundred letters submitted by Stella Maris students to send to the troops in Iraq. In each envelope they placed a prayer card and best wishes for the soldiers More...

St. Camillus’ Hands On Science Class

Fourth graders in Jane Deacy More...

Rosary Month At St. Francis

October has been designated as the Month of the Rosary at St. Francis de Sales. On October 20, the children went to the prayer garden to pray the rosary. More...

Transit Union: Delay In Takeover A Crisis

Politicians and union officials took to the steps of City Hall last week to argue that the city More...

Vets Honor Armed Forces Dead At Doughboy

Members of the Daniel M. O More...


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