January 14, 2005 RSS feed / Community

BCHS Fight Was A Family Affair

By Brian Magoolaghan The mother of a Beach Channel High School student was arrested last Friday after she allegedly beat up a young student at the school following a morning altercation between her daughter and other girls. More...

Geraghty To Be Honored By Emerald Society

The NYPD Emerald Society will honor Monsignor Martin Geraghty as their More...

Demand More Social Security Money For Adult Homes

Calling the rising number of adult home closures a More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

From A Needle To An Elephant

This was the motto on the storefront sign of Gedalia Rabinowitz More...

Test For Correction Officer Set For March 19

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer says that her office has been contacted by the New York State Department of Correctional Services (DCS), requesting her assistance with their Department More...

Had Hot Wheels, Tried To Burn Rubber: Police

Bayswater Man Part Of Theft Ring

Police busted a motorcycle theft ring including a Bayswater man, who had a motorcycle in his van that was so hot it had not been reported stolen yet, law enforcement officials announced last week. More...

Brown Receives Award

Lillian Brown was recently honored at the Holiday Luncheon of the Rx Manor. Brown was presented with a plaque for her work as recording secretary for the More...

Johnstone Makes Fordham Dean’s List

Laura Johnstone of Rockaway Park was recently named to the Dean More...

SJEH Honors First Baby Of The Year

The first baby born in the New Year at St. John More...

New MS 180 Principal ‘Excited About Challenge’

When newly-appointed Middle School 180 principal Joseph Costa entered the building for his first full day on the job last Tuesday, he found some instant challenges. More...

Public Speaks On $100 M Capital Fund

City Council representatives from the communities that will share in a $100 Million fund More...

Sanders To Host Meeting On Racial, Gender Disparities

City Councilman James Sanders, Jr., who represents the eastern end of the peninsula in the City Council and who is the chair for the council More...

Pheffer: Roosevelt Field Does Not Play By Rules

Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Seniors Make Point, Seagirt Boulevard Bank To Remain Open

Contributing Editor North Fork Bank officials say that the GreenPoint Savings Bank at 17-39 Seagirt Boulevard will remain open on a limited basis after seniors who bank there campaigned to keep it open past its April 1 closing date. More...

Winter Advisory From Sanitation Department

The NYC Department of Sanitation has released a series of reminders to keep New Yorkers prepared for the cold. More...

St. Francis de Sales Students Help Tsunami Victims

On Tuesday, January 4, Sister Patricia Chelius, the principal of St. Francis de Sales School, visited each class and asked the students if they would donate some of their own money to help the victims of the Tsunami. More...

Rockapulco Penguins Take To Surf On New Year’s Day

The Rockapulco Penguins, the newest of the More...

Beachcomber

Congressman Anthony Weiner seems to be challenging both the Republicans and Mayor Michael Bloomberg who, in name at least, is a Republican. Besides continually tying Bloomberg to President George Bush, he has hit several times on the mayor More...

Beach 116 St. Fender-Bender Injures Two

An accident on a foggy Rockaway street Wednesday night ended with the two drivers being transported to Peninsula Hospital Center, with and with one being arrested for driving with a suspended license. More...

Exam Set For Volunteer Wildlife Rehabilitator

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Erin M. Crotty has More...

Knights Of Columbus Christmas Happenings

Gerald Lawless helped construct the cr More...

Have You Seen This Fourteen-Year-Old Girl?

A frantic family needs your help to find their missing teenager. More...

Milestones

St. Camillus Christmas Party

The St. Camillus Golden Age Club held its Christmas party last week. Santa (Tom Skelly) is pictured with May Heggarty, right, and Helen Weiscopf, left. More...

Student Toy Drive At Beach Channel

The Beach Channel High School Student Government held their annual toy drive this December. More...

Legion Hosts Three Kings Party For Disabled Vets

The Daniel M. O More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... More...

Holiday Party For Addabbo Clinic

The Joseph P. Addabbo Mental Health Clinic held its Annual Holiday Party at the American Legion Hall on December 9. Gifts were given to the children and entertainment was provided by the Rockaway Theatre Company. More...

Rockaway Residents Support Italian-American Congress

Several Rockaway residents traveled to Manhattan recently to attend a Christmas cocktail reception for Cardinal Egan. Pictured, the Cardinal addresses the Tri-State Italian-American Congress at a recent More...

Dereliction Of Duty At Community Board 14

The majority of Community Board 14 members are either underperforming or barely satisfying standards set by the borough president More...

Pheffer Announces ‘Tax Free Week’

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that families will soon be getting a much-needed tax break. Last year More...

Addabbo, Chan Team Up For Tsunami Relief

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. announced that he has worked out a plan to aid the victims of the Tsunami Disaster with Howard Beach business owner Danny Chan, who owns Danny More...


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