December 17, 2004 RSS feed / Community

Carols, Santa and Treats at Chamber Tree Lighting

More than 100 residents gathered on Beach 116 Street last Friday evening to drink hot chocolate, sing Christmas carols and meet Santa Claus as the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce held their Christmas tree-lighting ceremony. More...

Holiday Lights Brighten Far Rockaway Business District

Detective Willie Olmeda and Officer George Torres (101 Precinct More...

Historical Views

of the Rockaways Broad Channel Station A Decade Later - 1905

Last week in Historical Views we saw a picture of the Broad Channel Long Island Rail Road Station in 1895, and the picture was taken from a moving train, which had just passed the old Broad Channel Drawbridge on the way to Hammels Station in Rockaway More...

PHC Extended Care Unit Readies For Holiday

Annual Hanukah and Christmas preparations and festivities are well underway at the Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation. More...

Collins Christmas Eve Dinner

The Crystal Lee Collins Foundation For Youth Development (CLCFYD), founded in 1999, is geared towards helping youths who are at risk of dropping out of school. More...

Murray Accepted to Leadership Summit

Michele Murray, a Belle Harbor resident and student at St. Edmund Prep School, will join a select group of students representing their schools, communities, and states as People to People student leaders. More...

State Department Honors Belle Harbor Native

Belle Harbor native Veronica Cassidy Barry was awarded the U.S. Department of State Certificate of Appreciation, by Ambassador Hans H. Hertell at a ceremony held last month in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. More...

Meeks To Deliver Toys To Needy

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks will deliver over 2,000 toys for children between the ages of birth through 12 years between now and Christmas, according to a statement by spokesperson Candice Sandy. More...

FRHS Memorabilia Flowing Into Museum

Alumni from the More...

PHC Chemotherapy Department Hosts Party

Feeling like one entire family, patients of the Peninsula Hospital Center Ambulatory Chemotherapy Dept, gather to commemorate the Holiday Season. Shirley Cooper spoke for the group when she stated, More...

PHC Installs New Officers At Annual Meeting

At its Annual Meeting on Thursday, December 2, 2004, Peninsula Hospital Center More...

Peninsula Branch Lights Christmas Tree

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer (top row, left) helped usher in the holiday season last Thursday at the Peninsula Branch of the Queens Public Library, Beach 92 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard, by officiating the Christmas tree lighting ceremony. More...

Parents See ‘False Advertising’ in Channel View Academy

Taylor McMahon was in the eighth grade at PS 47 in Broad Channel last year when she first heard of the new Channel View Academy For Research that was to open at Beach Channel High School the following September. More...

Staff Surprises Counselor Erhard

Administration, faculty and staff at St. Edmund Prep High School recently surprised guidance counselor Ann Erhard with a bridal shower. Erhard will wed police officer Michael Coughlin on January 15, 2005 at St. Francis de Sales in Belle Harbor. More...

Meeks To Deliver Toys To Needy

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks will deliver over 2,000 toys for children between the ages of birth through 12 years between now and Christmas, according to a statement by spokesperson Candice Sandy. More...

Weiner Says No To Queens Wal-Mart Store

Wal-Mart More...

Cystic Fibrosis Plunge

The fifth annual More...

Beach Channel Spirit Week

Seniors at Beach Channel High School enjoyed their three-day week before Thanksgiving by dressing up. Monday was Pajama Day, Tuesday was Retro Day and Wednesday was Drag Day. The seniors are pictured in their finest retro clothes. More...

Holiday Tips For Those With Alzheimer’s In Family

For many families caring for a loved one with Alzheimer More...

Seaside Student Wins Bookmaking Contest

Fourth grader Mateusz Waiter recently won the Seaside School P.S. 225 More...

Guardian Stranded In Jamaica Bay

Don Riepe, Jamaica Bay Guardian, was stranded in JoCo Marsh last week while repairing an osprey platform. More...

New Holiday Window Dazzles Beach 129 Street

There is a new Christmas window on Beach 129 Street in Rockaway Park that seems to be catching the eye of passers-by. The window at Danielle More...

On The Bayfront

By Elisa Hinken

I received e-mail last week from a fisherman who came across a problem and wondered if I knew the answer. Am I the More...

Mendizabel Completes Nursing Program

Amelia A. Mendizabal, of Rockaway Park has completed an exclusive leadership program for nurses in senior management roles who aspire to become or remain leaders in the long-term care profession. More...

Three Local Women Celebrate A Century

Last month there was a special celebration at the Long Island Living Center in Far Rockaway. Three women celebrated their 100th birthday with their family and friends. Marion Maffuchi, Sally Schwartz and Melitta Lowey. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... More...

Weiner Says No To Queens Wal-Mart Store

Wal-Mart More...

Piekarski Welcomes Santa To Rockaway

Captain Paul Piekarski, Commanding officer of the 100 Precinct, greets Santa Claus at a recent holiday celebration in Rockaway. More...

Concert To Help Haiti

The New York Club of Children Helping Young Kids in Haiti will host its end of the year fundraising concert, More...

New Science Lab At M.S. 53

M.S. 53 unveiled its brand new science laboratory on December 6. The lab took many months to complete and is capable of accommodating an entire class. More...

Precinct Commanding Officer Named ‘Cop Of The Month’

Police officers from the 100 Precinct including Community Affairs Officers Lou Brust and Kenny Beecher (at right) watch Wednesday night More...

West End Holiday Party Honors Three

The Rockaway Park Homeowners and Residents Association hosted its annual holiday party at the Knights of Columbus Hall last week, honoring three locals for their work with the community. More...


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