February 11, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Beachcomber

The New York Post obviously has a vendetta going against Congress-man Anthony Weiner. Perhaps it More...

Filmmakers Focused On Bungalows

Filmmakers Elizabeth Logan Harris, left, and Jennifer Callahan, held a cocktail party in Manhattan last week to introduce their next project titled More...

Shabbat Across America – And Rockaway

The National Jewish Outreach Program is organizing a display of Jewish revitalization and unity. The event, More...

Local Mother, Daughter Bilk City For 180G

Two Far Rockaway women have been bilking the city for more than 20 years by taking unwarranted housing subsidies and social security payments, the Department of Investigation (DOI) said last week. More...

Local Student Makes Syracuse Dean’s List

Michael Martinez from Far Rockaway is a senior majoring in nursing, at Syracuse University College of Human Services and Health Professions. More...

Gaafar Named To Dean’s List

Robert Gaafar of Belle Harbor has been named to the Dean More...

Locals Shine At SUNY Oneonta

James Whyte of Arverne and Matthew O More...

Celeste Ray To Perform At St. Francis

Celeste Ray will perform with Celtic Legend at St. Francis de Sales in a St. Patrick More...

Snow What? Graybeards Come Out In Full

Blizzard? What blizzard? Twelve inches of snow didn More...

Parents Claim Female Gang Beatings At Middle School 198

A group of parents of teenage girls at Middle School 198 in Arverne have charged that a gang made up totally of girls has been randomly beating up and harassing others in the school and that the school administration has been slow to address the situ More...

Feurtado Completes Basic Combat Training

Army Pvt. Karriem Feurtado has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Knox, Ky. More...

Rockaway Park Track Work Off-Peak Hours Only

The MTA proved last week that its right hand really doesn More...

PHC Gets $500K City Council Boost

Peninsula Hospital Center received a check for $500,000 last Thursday to pay for its new, state of the art, CT Scan system. More...

Stella Maris School News

Sister Grace Lynch and members of her Sophomore Outreach Group are pictured with the many stuffed animals they collected for the Maria Regina Residence in Brentwood. More...

Stabbed In Face, Chest In Lovers Triangle

A clash between two 25-year-old men over a girl last Saturday evening in Arverne left one of the men with multiple stab wounds to his face and chest, police said. More...

Addabbo: Require Minimum For FDNY Response

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. has announced that he has co-sponsored legislation in the Council requiring that all firefighting engine and ladder companies in the city be staffed with a minimum of five firefighters and one fire officer. More...

Wounded Warriors’ Windham Ski Weekend

A group of 10 Wounded Warriors More...

Looking For Lifeguards

The National Park Service is looking for strong male and female swimmers to qualify as lifeguards for the summer season. More...

Breezy Point Youngsters Help Seal

Pat Egan and his cousin Mellina Chin recently helped a baby harp seal return to the water off Breezy Point. Photo by Stephen Chin. More...

BB Sharpshooters Blow Out Car Windows

Two young men using a BB gun to shoot out car windows on Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway precipitated a large police response Monday morning, when a More...

Rockaway Park Express Returns Monday

Express A trains will return to the Rockaway Park line next week More...

RMAC Sets Open Call For Vocalists

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

Deadline Nearing For New CEC Applicants

The city More...

Ancheta Honored By SJEH

Rowena Ancheta, Executive Secretary in the Nursing Department, was selected to be the Employee of the Quarter at St. John More...

Kapoor Named As Semifinalist

Amit Kapoor of Beach Channel High School has been named as one of 154 semifinalists in the New York Times College Scholarship Program. More...

Brasch Baptism In Oceanside

Rian Regan Brasch, daughter of Tom and Tara Brasch, was baptized in St. Anthony More...

Howard Completes Training

Army Pvt. Letisha M. Howard has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

Smith Announces 2005-2006 Committee Assignments

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith announced that he has been appointed to seven different committees in the New York State Senate for the 2005-2006 term by Senate Democratic Leader David A. Peterson (D- Harlem). More...

Hundreds Plunge For Cystic Fibrosis Under Sunny Skies

Hundreds of happy plungers were drawn to Beach 98 Street on Saturday for the annual Plunge for Cystic Fibrosis. Under sunny skies and what passed for warm February temperatures, they dove into the surf and just as quickly came out to dry off. More...

Weiner: Bush Under-funds New York City

According to a study released on Monday by the Office of Representative. Anthony Weiner, the Bush budget underfunds New York City by as much as $1.2 billion in federal aid. More...

Emergency Landing For Police Department Chopper

An NYPD helicopter made an emergency landing in Arverne Monday afternoon when pilots experienced feedback in the communication system. More...

Rockaway Area MapGuide To Be Released

Councilman James Sanders, Jr., The Rockaway Chamber of Commerce, The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation and Margert Community Corporation have joined forces to help promote participation and coordinate distribution of a More...

The Guns Of Fort Tilden

The National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area More...

Channel View Students Show Their Stuff

Channel View Academy 6th Graders presented a gallery of their work last week to show what they learned during the first half of the school year. Students from four different classes developed presentations and colorful, exciting displays More...

Westbury Music Fair

Liza Minnelli,

Feburary 18 - 20 Westbury Music Fair is proud to announce that the incomparable More...

Weiner: ‘Bush Endorses My DNA Bill’

It is unusual for Congressman Anthony Weiner to agree with President George W. Bush. On the question of DNA testing, however, both seem to be on the same page and Weiner is proud of it. More...

Still Use Bridge Tokens? Renewals Due June 27

MTA Bridges and Tunnels will begin sending renewal applications this week to more than 14,000 residents who hold Rockaway/Broad Channel Resident stickers for use with resident program tokens on the Cross Bay and Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bri More...


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