January 28, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Breast Cancer: Not Just An October Concern

Contributing Editor Breast Cancer is the most common cancer for women in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer for females. More...

Weiner To W: Don’t Cut Housing Grants

Congressman Anthony Weiner has joined eleven other members of the New York City Congressional Delegation, including Rockaway More...

Drunk Driver Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter

A Far Rockaway woman pleaded guilty last week to charges she was drunk when she mowed down and killed a pedestrian in Jamaica, District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced. More...

Liza Minnelli At Westbury, February 18 _ 20

Westbury Music Fair has announced that the incomparable Liza Minnelli will perform a three-night engagement beginning Friday, February 18 and continuing on Saturday and Sunday, February 19 and 20. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 8 pm and Sunday More...

Historical Views

of the Rockaways Oldest Known Photograph Of The Seaside Beach

Appearing in Historical Views today is the oldest known picture of the beach area of the Seaside section of Rockaway Beach. More...

Census Coming To Rockaway

The New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey is coming to the Queens area in February. Interviewing is scheduled to being next month and run through June 2005. More...

James Is An Early Learner

James More...

Frey To Receive Prestigious Award

Mary Beth Frey of Rockaway Park will receive The Hundred Year Association of New York More...

Celebrating The Blizzard Of ‘05 With A BBQ

What a better way to celebrate the Blizzard of More...

Local PEP Officer Wins Accolades For 9/11

There are many heroes from September 11, 2001, the day that Moslem terrorists took down the twin towers of the World Trade Center in Manhattan and changed our lives forever. More...

Gospel Celebration At City Hall

City Councilman James Sanders, Jr., New York City Council Speaker Gifford Miller and the members of the Black, Latino and Asian Caucus will host a Gospel music performance at City Hall on Thursday, February 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. More...

Rockaway Scenes From The Blizzard of ‘05

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Smoking Prevention At St. Camillus

St. Camillus students learned first hand about the damage that smoking does to the lungs. The students examined a diseased pig More...

Beach Channel Cheerleaders

The Beach Channel High School cheerleaders recently attended cheer camp. Pictured, from left to right, top row: Letecia Green, Coach Catalano and Coach Cheddie. Bottom row, left to right: Desiree Chase, Danielle Ryan and Chiquita Jenkins. More...

St. Virgilius December Happenings

The first graders put on a play about the Christmas spirit for the kindergartners. More...

St. Patrick’s Parade Fundraiser A Success Despite Snow

A fundraiser for the Rockaway St. Patrick More...

Demand More SS Money For Local Adult Homes

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

History Series Set For Fort Tilden

The National Park Service has announced that Gateway National Recreation Area More...

Stroke Seminar Set For Rockaway Beach

Residents living in Rockaway can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke, according to a recent report by Life Line Screening Radiology, which will be at the Knights of Columbus on February 10. More...

Beachcomber

Local environmentalist Bernard Blum, president of the Friends of Rockaway, called to remind us that the 1984 naming of Beach 38 Street in honor of famous Hawaiian surfer, Duke Kahanamaku, was all about water related activity and protection from storm More...

‘My Fair Lady’ And ‘The Odd Couple’ Auditions

The Rockaway Theatre Company is holding open auditions for the More...

Massive Loan For Daycare Center

State Senator Malcolm Smith has announced that Miss D More...

Four Go To Hospital In Edgemere Gas Leak

Three ten-year old students and an adult paraprofessional were transported to St. John More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Glasses, plates, a table and the counter were broken early last Saturday morning inside the Ram More...

Marshall Speech Peppered With Rockaway References

If this year More...

Winter Protection For Your Pet

The Humane Society of The United States has released a series of winter reminders for pet owners. Among the recommendations are: More...

‘My Fair Lady’ And ‘The Odd Couple’ Auditions

The Rockaway Theatre Company is holding open auditions for the More...

Named To Dean’s List

Janine R. Knight, a senior majoring in Africana Studies, has been named to the Dean More...

Celebrates 100th Birthday

Maria Lucrecia Soto de Gonzalez, called Lucre for short, was born in Puerto Rico on January 28th, 1900. More...

USCG Offers Course

Flotilla 11-03 of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary has announced the start of a seven-week boating safety course. The course covers all aspects of safe boating and is designed for new and experienced boaters. More...

St. John’s Visitor Dies Mysteriously In Bathroom

An unidentified man visiting the St. John More...

Send A Vet A Valentine

State Senator Malcolm Smith has announced the Fifth Annual Send A Vet A Valentine program. More...

Parking Advocate Meets With DOT Commissioner

One of the founders of the Coalition Against No Parking Any Time Signs (CANPAS) met recently with Department of Transportation Queens Commissioner Constance Moran. More...

PS 114 Student Council Adopts Mail Box

Students who are members of the PS 114 Student Council pose with Far Rockaway Postmaster George Buonocore and their faculty advisor recently. Students have adopted a mailbox nearby the school as a community service project. More...

M.S. 53 ‘Winter Showcase Spectacular’

M.S. 53 presented at More...

PS 114 Addresses MLK’s Dream

Fred T. Simmons, Director of Constituent Services for the Honorable New York State Senator Malcolm A. Smith, expressed admiration at the conclusion of Belle Harbor School Technology Instructor Ron Gerson More...

Ribbon-Cutting Hosted By Channel View School

A ribbon-cutting ceremony to formally celebrate the opening of Channel View School for Research was held at the school on December 8, 2004, at 7:30 p.m., hosted by Principal Pat Tubridy and Assistant Principal Joe Featherston. More...

St. Saviour Locals Enjoy Father-Daughter Dance

On January 14, St. Saviour High School celebrated its annual Father/Daughter Dance at Garguilo More...


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