February 25, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Smith Sponsors Legislation

State Senator Malcolm Smith has co-sponsored legislation that would create a joint bipartisan Senate/Assembly Task Force to effectively make the governing process more open and better serve the public. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... In a letter to Councilman Walter Ward from Assistant Commissioner Joel J. More...

Riverhead Foundation In Need Of Help

The Riverhead Foundation, the only organization authorized to respond to injured whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals and sea turtles in all of New York State is in need of help. More...

Enjoying A Rockaway Irish Day For St. Pat’s

Children love a parade and these Rockaway kids are no exception as they watch last year More...

Save St. Virgilius Fundraiser

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African Drumming And Story telling

The Rockaway Museum will celebrate Black History Month with African drumming and storytelling by Khadyjah Alleyne at the Seaside Library on Friday, February 25 at 3:30 p.m. The workshop is free and open to all. More...

New Resident Pledges $3,000 To 101 Pct. Council

Captain Walter Salowski (of the 101 Precinct) and Gian Jones (president of the precinct community council) accept a donation of $1,000 from new Rockaway resident Dan Newell at the council More...

Emergency Fundraiser For St. Virgilius School

There will be an emergency fundraiser to assist the St. Virgilius School in Board Channel in its attempt to stay open in the wake of the Brooklyn Diocese More...

Stella Maris School News

The Stella Maris Outreach Club began a letter writing campaign to servicemen in Iraq in the fall. Last week, Lt. Colonel Patrick Halton visited and thanked the students for their efforts and goodwill. More...

P.S. 47 Third Graders’ Chinese New Year Celebration

The third graders of P.S. 47 celebrated the Chinese New Year on February 9 with a Dragon Parade through the school, followed by a feast of Chinese food. Gung Hey Fat Choy! More...

PS/MS 43 Raises $2000 For Tsunami Victims

Students at P.S./M.S. 43 raised more than $2000 for Save the Children More...

Rockaway Relay For Life Kicks Off With Party Atmosphere

Contributing Editor Cancer survivors and their families were among those who attended the Fifth Annual Relay For Life of the Rockaways Kick-off Party at the First Congregational Church on Beach 94 Street on the evening of February 16. More...

Pheffer: Don’t Allow Banks To Remove Services

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has denounced federal plans that would weaken banking services in low and moderate-income communities throughout New York. More...

Union Rat Comes To Ocean Grande

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Supreme Court Justice Presents 100 Precinct Awards

The commanding officer of the 100 Precinct, Captain Paul Piekarski, speaks to the crowd. Piekarsky, who came to the meeting late because he and his team were executing a warrant, answered questions about quality of life issues in the precinct. More...

University Chorus Set For Rockaway March 13

The Anderson University Chorale from Anderson, IN, will perform a brief concert at First Church of God in Far Rockaway on Sunday, March 13, at 11 a.m. More...

Addabbo Addresses Identity Theft

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. announced that he has cosponsored three pieces of legislation in the Council aimed at protecting and informing consumers about identity theft. More...

Ironworkers Looking For Apprentices

The Ironworkers Joint Apprenticeship Committee Locals 40 and 361 will open recruitment on March 1 for 100 structural ironworker apprentices. More...

Beachcomber

The city council is working on a bill that would suspend metered parking on Sundays throughout the city. More...

Bake Sale For Tsunami Relief

A group of fifth grade girls, with the assistance More...

Liza At Westbury: ‘Something About Me You Might Not Know’

A Wave Review by Les Gardonyi

At the end, when all the standing ovations went into overtime, Liza Minnelli sang an accapella gift to the Music Fair More...

‘No Parking’ Rules Set For St. Pat’s Parade

Police from the 100 Precinct in Rockaway Park have announced special More...

NY Daily News: Russo’s On The Bay Has Mob Ties

Many Rockaway organizations utilize the Russo More...

Ocean Park Co-ops Purchased By Related Companies

Related Apartment Preservation (RAP), a subsidiary of The Related Companies, LP, one of the nation More...

Peninsula Hospital Doctors Pen Journal Cover Story

Dr. Aaron Nesoff, Director of the Family Health Center at Peninsula Hospital Center (left) and Mr. Allen Corby, V.P. Operations (right) congratulate Dr. More...

P.S./M.S. 43 School News

Seventh and eight graders from P.S./M.S. 43 recently visited the Romare Bearden exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum as part of the celebration of Black History Month. More...

Elizabeth Horan, P.S. 47’s Honorary Poet

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St. Camillus School Happenings

Luis Maisonet and Shirley Thorne from the Zucker Hillside Hospital presented the seventh and eighth graders with a substance abuse seminar. The students learned that education and active parenting were the best ways to prevent drug and alcohol abuse. More...

Book Fair At M.S. 53

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Pheffer: Improve Assisted Living Facilities

As the population ages, seniors increasingly rely on assisted living facilities for the care they need. Such residences allow them to maintain their independence while still having close access to health care services. More...

SJEH Kicks Off Patient Safety Campaign

The staff at St. John More...

Pheffer: Improve Assisted Living Facilities

As the population ages, seniors increasingly rely on assisted living facilities for the care they need. Such residences allow them to maintain their independence while still having close access to health care services. More...

Washington Hotel Scheduled To Be Demolished Next Month

The Washington Hotel has been a Rockaway landmark since before World War II. More...


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