December 3, 2004 RSS feed / Community

AA 587 Memorial In Benin, DR, May Become Rockaway Model

When Mayor Mike Bloomberg last traveled to the Dominican Republic, he visited the memorial to those who died in the crash of American Airlines, which is located in the city of Benin. More...

Thanksgiving At Maura Clarke

At the pre-Thanksgiving Prayer Service at Stella Maris High School, the sixth grade Maura Clarke students were dressed for their parts in seasonal attire. The young pilgrims are pictured with sixth grade coordinator Irene Hunter. More...

Schockett Marries Unger

Dr. Kenneth M. Schockett married Margo A. Unger of Belle Harbor in September 2004. Dr. Schockett is a dentist in Rockaway Park. More...

Rippe, Hoffmann To Wed

Rockaway Park residents, Susan Rippe, daughter of Eileen Rippe, and the late George Rippe of Rockaway Park, and Billy Hoffmann, son of Buddy and Carolyn Hoffmann of Howard Beach were married on October 23, 2004 in St. Lucia. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Three young murderers may reap 25 years to life in jail when they are sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice Sol Dunkin on January 3. More...

Herbert Kamlet Memorial Lecture

Congregation Ohab Zedek will hold its annual Herbert Kamlet Memorial Lecture on December 19 at 7:30 p.m. More...

All Local Post Offices Now Provide Passports

Postmaster George P. Buonocore says that he understands that not every customer can get to the Far Rockaway Main office, or the Rockaway Park Office to get their Passport Application processed. More...

Rockaway Museum & Craft Shop Open Sunday For Art Exhibit & Sale

Pottery by Susan More...

RMAC Holds Award Brunch At Beach Club

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC) held its annual awards brunch at the Beach Club last Sunday morning. Awards were given to the volunteers who had worked with the council More...

New Community Cop Is The ‘Right Man For The Job’

Meet Louis Brust (right), the new Community Affairs Officer in the 100 Precinct who will, no-doubt, become one of the more familiar faces in Rockaway as he makes his rounds in the days and moths to come. More...

St. Rose Of Lima School News

Marissa Morales, right, won the Intermediate Math Bee recently. She is pictured with runner up Shana Querrard. Both students are sixth graders. More...

Stellar Students At Stella Maris

Sophomore Lynn Hadley Eljach, left, and freshman Frances Ruolo, center, were chosen by the faculty of Stella Maris High School as Students of the Month. Principal Geri Martinez is pictured giving the students their scrolls and gifts. More...

Kearney Faculty Support Scholarship Fund

The Lay Faculty Association of Bishop Kearney High School established a scholarship fund in 2001 to honor the memory of three relatives of the Kearney community who lost their lives on September 11. More...

Beach Channel High School (BCHS)

celebrated its 6th annual Thanksgiving Day dinner for senior citizens and nursing home residents this past Thanksgiving morning. More...

Beachcomber

With the holiday More...

Broad Channel Bits

Our days and nights are really starting to cool off as we head toward winter and the holidays. People are starting to use their heavier coats; and hats and scarves are starting to appear as well. According to the old Farmer More...

April New Deadline For Takeover Of Private Buses

The City Council, on November 23, granted the city More...

First St. Patrick’s Day Fundraiser

2005 Deputy Grand Marshal Joe (Flowers) Perrotta (top row, third from right) is feted by friends and family at the Beach Club dinner dance. More...

Top Of The Principal’s List

Ann Cordes, Director of the Maura Clarke program, is pictured with eighth grader Amanda Carey and sixth grader Joseph Re. The two students are on the Principal More...

Giovannielli Completes Navy Basic Training

Navy Seaman Recruit Tiffany Giovannielli graduated from U.S. More...

PHC and Pheffer Join For Diabetes Week

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer set a good example recently for the many in attendance at Peninsula Hospital Center More...

Stella Kicks Off Holiday Coat And Food Drive

The New York Cares coat drive and the 21st annual City Harvest canned food drive have begun. More...

Ray To Play Christmas Carols At Jameson’s

Noted local musician and vocalist Celeste Ray and her partner, James Gilchrist will perform Celtic music including Christmas carols at Jameson More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Comic Cards From Yesteryear Again!

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USPS, Knights, Bring Safety To Seniors

Senior citizens are often concerned with their safety, particularly when carrying money on shopping trips or when running errands. More...

RAA Opens Member Exhibit At Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) opened its last exhibit of the year at Fort Tilden last Sunday. The exhibit, More...

PA Keeps Control Of Queens Airports Through 2050

Governor George E. Pataki and Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg recently More...

Channel View School Cleans Beach

F inal Data From The Clean Up: Bags: 73 Balloons: 82 More...

Squatters Cause Fire In Abandoned Three-Story

Squatters who sought shelter inside a three-story Far Rockaway house may have caused the early morning blaze that tore through the second floor and much of the roof Tuesday, according to a FDNY spokesperson. More...

Channel View Students Visit The Library

Two classes of students from the Channel View School for Research visited the Peninsula Branch of the Queens Public Library recently to learn about Internet search strategies and file applications for library cards. More...

Asthma Workshop At M.S. 53

M.S. 53 hosted an asthma workshop for parents on November 19. More...


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