February 4, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Community Celebrates Zagor’s Accomplishments

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer and Congressman Gregory Meeks help celebrate Fern Zagor More...

Business Diner Ready To Go The Extra Mile

The Rockaway Sunset Diner, located at the corner of Beach 116 Street and Beach Channel Drive, is right across the street from Jamaica Bay and vistas of Manhattan. The diner is open 24-hours each day and serves traditional diner fare. More...

Local Man To Head JPMorgan’s Trust Services

Rockaway resident Mike Clark, head of JPMorgan More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

A Scene On The Boardwalk At Rockaway Park, New York In 1915

Despite the printer More...

Long Island Blood Donations Needed

Long Island Blood Services reports that its supply of blood has shrunk to alarming low levels as a result of this past weekend More...

P.S. 183 Raises Money For Tsunami Victims

The students and staff at P.S. 183 raised more than a $1,000 for Tsunami victims at a bake sale held earlier this month. The project exceeded the expectations of its supervisors, Maria Scaffa and Emily Black. More...

New West End Rabbi Looks To Challenging Rabbinate

When Rabbi Marjorie Slome, the new rabbi at the West End Temple, moved away from counseling to go back to the pulpit, she expected lots of challenges, but not the one that she faced on her first day at West End. More...

New Orthopedist Joins Peninsula Hospital Center

Peninsula Hospital Center has welcomed Pierce Ferriter, M.D. to its Division of Orthopedic Surgery as an attending physician. Dr. Ferriter will also be maintaining a private office at the Hospital Center. A Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. More...

RMAC Needs Vocalists

The Rockaway Music & Arts Council (RMAC) has announced an Open Call for Vocalists...Soloists to Choral groups, performing More...

Featherstone Wins Award

When Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer was solicited by the Queens Borough President Helen Marshall for nominations from her constituency to receive recognition for their work with people with disabilities, she immediately thought of Joseph Featherstone. More...

McDonald Marches in Inauguration

Midshipmen Thomas McDonald of Breezy Point was one of 193 U.S. Merchant Marine Academy students who marched in the inaugural parade for President George W. Bush in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, January 20. More...

SJEH To Host Blood Drive February 14

St. John More...

Snow Renews Ire Over Reserving Parking Spaces

The recent snow storm that dropped 14 inches of snow on Rockaway and Broad Channel has spurred a spate of complaints about people who are using cones and pails to More...

Chan To Donate 2K To Tsunami Relief

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. has announced that on Sunday, January 30, at 12 p.m., Howard Beach business owner Danny Chan, who owns Danny More...

St. Mary Star Of The Sea School Hosts Pajama Day

The Student Council of the St. Mary More...

Cuomo At Simon Club February 10

The Good Government Regular Democratic Club will be holding the first of a series of More...

Politicians Endorse Meeks For DNC Slot

Arizona Governor, Janet Napolitano, Senator John Kerry, New York State Democratic Party Chair Denny Farrell, House Democratic Caucus Vice Chairman Jim Clyburn, Congressman Charles Rangel, and Puerto Rican Senator, Roberto Prats join more than two doz More...

Beachcomber

While there have been some minor complaints about beach block streets, we have to tip our hats to the Department of Sanitation for the way Rockaway streets were cleaned of snow after fourteen inches fell on the peninsula two weeks ago. Joey O More...

DA Brown Hosts PS 215 For ‘Job Shadow Day’

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown recently hosted the annual commemoration of the More...

Business Opportunities At Jets Stadium

State Senator Malcolm Smith, Congressman Gregory Meeks, Assemblyman William Scarborough and Councilman Leroy Comrie will host an informational session discussing the opportunities for women and minority-owned businesses in the proposed construction o More...

Guilty Verdict In Restaurant Worker’s Murder

A Far Rockaway man was found guilty last week of murdering a female employee at a local Chinese restaurant during a robbery in 2003, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced. More...

Historic Guns Of Fort Tilden Presentation

The National Park Service announced today that Gateway National Recreation Area will present a program on the history of harbor defense in the Rockaways entitled the More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Each year during the month of February, Temple Beth-El of Rockaway Park conducts its annual Law Sabbath in conjunction with the reading from the Torah dealing with the beginnings of Jewish Jurisprudence. More...

PS 114 Fifth Grade Sees The Dream

The Belle Harbor School - P.S. 114 upper grade classes More...

Ocean Bay Community Corporation Holds Coming Out Party

Contributing Editor The Ocean Bay Community Development Corporation celebrated its official coming-out at a party at the Beach Club on January 27. More...

Name That Valentine’s Day Bear Contest

Barbara Morris of West End Realty on Beach 116 Street will once again host her More...

After Christmas Surprise

Delaney Bridget McKee was born to Kim and Casey McKee on December 27, 2004, weighing 7 lbs. 13 oz., and measuring 19 More...

Agoglia Named To Fairfield Dean’s List

Jacqueline Agoglia or Rockaway has been named to the Dean More...

P.S. 106 Raises Money For Tsunami Victims

The children of P.S. 106 celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King More...

MS 53 Cuts Ribbon For Science Laboratory

Middle School 53 in Far Rockaway cut the ribbon on its state-of-the-art Science Laboratory last week. The new lab, which will be shared by the school More...

Queens City Planning Director At CB14 Mtg. Next Week

The Department of City Planning More...

Clay For Children At Library

The Rockaway Museum will offer More...

Tips On Handling Winter’s Cold Weather

Contributing Editor New York City shivered through the single digit temperatures of mid-January and blizzard conditions during the weekend of January 22. More...


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