November 19, 2004 RSS feed / Community

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As the passing of time brings us closer to Thanksgiving Day, it More...

Pick Up Leaves 11/27

The Department of Sanitation will pick up bagged leaves in Rockaway on the Saturday, November 27. More...

Canoe Club Cleans Up Jamaica Bay

Juliet Bloss, from England, and Barbara Toborg of Broad Channel helped More...

Far Rockaway Business Area Gets Graffiti Cleanup

Storefronts and walls once covered by graffiti got a fresh, clean look on November 6 when the 101 Precinct hosted an anti-graffiti block party in the business district in Far Rockaway. More...

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... The day was clear, the sun was yellow, and the truck went rolling down. That More...

Willis Completes AF Basic Training

Air Force Airman Shanique I. Willis has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Local Man Shows Caribbean Designs In Macy’s Parade

Costume designer, Earl Beckles, has been selected to display six carnival costumes in this year More...

Post Office At Roy Reuther Opens For Both Residents and Community

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer joined Rockaway More...

PHC Hosts ‘Evening Of Friends’ At Breezy Point

The Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) recently hosted an More...

George Carlin At Westbury, 12/3--12/ 5

Award winning comedian George Carlin will appear at Westbury Music Fair on Friday, December 3rd at 8 pm, Saturday, December 4th at 8 pm and Sunday December 5th at 7 pm. Tickets are $45.00 and are available at Westbury Music Fair More...

QCA Program Prepares Rockaway HS Students For Career In Art

Students at both Far Rockaway High School and Beach Channel High Schools were honored at a reception, held by the Queens Center for the Arts (QCA), at the opening of an exhibit that showcased their artistic abilities at the Oak Ridge Building in Wood More...

Author Rita Williams-Garcia Visits BCHS Library

Rita Williams-Garcia, author of several popular young adult fiction titles More...

St. Rose Of Lima Halloween Celebrations

Pre-K students enjoyed picking pumpkins. Pictured left to right: Makenzie Rivera, Matthew Doscher, Brendan Burns, Marian Gavinovich, Anthony Faulmino and Owen Payne. More...

Anniversary Of AA 587 Crash Draws Large, Drenched Crowds

The corner of Beach 131 Street and Newport Avenue was a sea of umbrellas on Friday, November 12, for the third anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into Belle Harbor. More...

St. Johns Episcopal Hosts Diabetes Awareness Day

November is Diabetes Awareness month and St. John More...

Blum Urges Jamaica Bay Sediment Check

Bernie Blum thinks that there is a rather simple solution to the mosquito problem at Dubos Point in Arverne as well as the disappearing wetlands in Jamaica Bay. More...

Beachcomber

Mayor Mike Bloomberg disrespected both Congressman Anthony Weiner and the Rockaway community at Friday More...

Addabbo Supports Flu Response Bill

With the flu season upon us Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

Chamber Of Commerce Honors ‘Rockaway’s Best’

The Chamber of Commerce of the Rock0aways held its annual awards dinner at Russo More...

IRS Seeks To Give Refunds To Missing Locals

The Internal Revenue Service is looking for taxpayers to claim 87,485 undelivered income tax refund checks (6,435 in New York State). More...

The Inner Voice

Timing has always been my main issue, spiritually speaking. More...

DEP Looks To Expand Rockaway Facility

The Department of Environmental Protection won community board support this week for its plan to expand its water pollution control plant in Rockaway despite concern over who will clean up hazardous material at the site. More...

Allah Completes AF Basic

Air Force Airman Prince S. Allah has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

‘Little North Pole’ Slated For December 4

Neponsit residents Joseph and Maritza Mure will once again bring the holiday spirit to the Rockaways with their annual lighting of The Little North Pole on Saturday, December 4 at 6:00 p.m. sharp. More...

Lawyers Available To Speak At Schools

Four members of the Queens County Bar Association will be guest lecturers at the More...

Discovery Process In AA 587 Case Put Off To March

The legal discovery process, which many family members believe is their only chance of finding out the true cause of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into Belle Harbor in November of 2001, has been put on hold once again by Federal Judge Rob More...

RAA Hosts Holiday Member Exhibition

Gifted 2004: A Holiday Member Exhibition is coming to the Rockaway Artists Alliance More...

Sanders Seeks To ‘Downzone’ Bayswater, Far Rockaway

City Councilman James Sanders may soon address the complaints of many local residents that large, single-family homes are being demolished in the eastern end of the peninsula to make way for multiple dwelling units, according to a recent report. More...

PS 114 Holds Winter Activities

Promote pawn or capture the rook? The Belle Harbor School, P.S. 114, More...

Weiner: FAA Bears Burden For AA 587

In the wake of recently released findings by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) regarding the crash of Flight 587, a member of the House Aviation Subcommittee is calling for a congressional investigation into the Federal Aviation Adminis More...

Who’s Who In Rockaway

Among America

The following Rockaway teachers were named in Who More...

BCHS To Host Thanksgiving Dinner 11/25

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...

Low Income Medicare Recipients Face Problems

A federal program that pays monthly premiums for low-income people with Medicare will expire on November 20 unless Congress moves swiftly to reauthorize the program. More...

City Buys Buses To Replace Aging Franchise Fleet

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman Peter S. More...


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