March 4, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Curves Food Drive Begins

The Seventh Annual Curves Food Drive will begin the week of Monday, March 7. Those who bring in a bag of nonperishable food items can join the sports club without a service fee. All groceries will be donated to a local food bank. More...

Baby Found Dead In Rockaway Beach Apartment

A 14-month-old girl was found dead in her crib by her mother on Tuesday morning when the mother went to check on her daughter at 5:50 a.m. More...

Boating Safety Courses

The Brooklyn Power Squadron will begin safe boating classes in Brooklyn on Monday, March 14 at Floyd Bennett Field. The classes will be two hours of instruction for four weeks. More...

K Of P Golf Outing

The Annual Knights of Py Gold Outing will be held at the Pitch and Putt Course in Riis Park on Saturday, May 7. The outing costs $30 and includes a round of golf and a barbecue. All proceeds will to research for children with diabetes. More...

Pheffer: Take Advantage of Earned Income Tax Credit

As the April 15 deadline to file taxes for 2004 approaches, Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer is encouraging local working families to take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit. More...

Meeks Pledges To Save Social Security

Representative Gregory Meeks has announced that he is committed to protect Social Security. More...

Here We Go Again – Hopefully, For The Last Time

When A. Wallace got up on Tuesday morning and looked at the window, he groaned and said to himself, More...

Werner Dean’s List At Loyola

Stephen Werner of Belle Harbor has been named to Loyola University Chicago Dean More...

Named To Dean’s List

DREW UNIVERSITY Drew University has named three locals to the Dean More...

Morrisville Lists Two Locals

Morrisville State College has named Cania S. Russell and Bartosz L. Wisniewski, both of Far Rockaway, to the Dean More...

Daniel Patrick Joins Schilling Family

Daniel Patrick was born on February 14, 2005, to parents Dr. John and Brenda Schilling of Rockaway Park at South Nassau Communities Hospital, Oceanside. Daniel weighed 6 lbs. 4 oz. and measured 19 More...

NFB Posts Far Rockaway Branch Hours

North Fork Bank notified clients of new business hours for its Seagirt Boulevard location, which was slated to close next month. More...

Seeks Painters Apprentices

The Painters and Allied Trades Joint Apprenticeship and Training Fund, District 9 Council, will conduct recruitment on March 8 for 100 bridge painter apprentices. More...

Rockaway Museum Hosts African Drumming, Dance

Khadyjah Alleyne practices welcome dance with students at the Seaside Library last week. The workshop for children was sponsored by the Rockaway Museum and is one of a series of workshops that will be held over the next few months at local libraries. More...

Scenes From The West End Of Rockaway

Can you identify the places all of these photographs were taken? This first picture is of a local religious institution that is famous the world over because an airliner crashed nearby in November of 2001. More...

Grant Writing Workshop

Councilman James Sanders, Jr. will host a grant and proposal writing workshop for community based and faith based organizations on Thursday, March 10. 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...

Catholic Schools Week At St. Rose Of Lima

St. Rose of Lima School celebrated Catholic Schools Week 2005 last month. The theme for the week, reminding parish, parents, students and teachers, was More...

Beachcomber

Paul Cohen, a documentary filmmaker, is planning a movie on the adventures of the More...

25 To Life For Chinese Takeout Murder

A Far Rockaway man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the 2003 shooting death of a female employee at a Chinese restaurant on Cornaga Avenue, District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced Wednesday. More...

Airport Advisory Board To Hold Meeting

City Councilman James Sanders will convene the Airport Community Advisory Board a second time to allow airport community residents to ask questions and suggest projects they More...

Museum Hosts Celtic Music Workshop

The Rockaway Museum will host a workshop featuring Celtic Music, directed by noted musician Celeste Ray on Wednesday, March 16 at 3:30 p.m. at the Seaside Library. More...

‘No Parking’ Rules Set For Tomorrow’s Parade

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

Addabbo Sponsors Bills On Paper Ballots, FDNY Retirements

City Councilmember Joseph P. More...

$500 Reward Offered For Information On Graffiti

The 100 Precinct is actively seeking information from the public on graffiti vandalism. The NYPD is offering rewards of up to $500 for the arrest and conviction of anyone who commits graffiti vandalism. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Mounted horse units, bands, bagpipers, Irish societies, civic organizations and political leaders are all scheduled to be part of the 8 More...

Wagner Named To Albany Dean’s List

Rory Wagner of Far Rockaway has been named to the Dean More...

Gill Wins Award At New Paltz

Nancy Gill, a resident of Broad Channel, was awarded the Jim Fredericks Student Employee Scholarship at the State University of New York at New Paltz. More...

Daniels Receives Four-Year Scholarship

Khalid Daniels, a senior at Beach Channel High School, recently won the Posse Foundation Scholarship. Daniels was selected from hundreds of applicants and will receive a full four-year scholarship to Babson College. More...

Welcomes Claire Layne

Judi and Richard Porter of Belle Harbor have announced the birth of their daughter, Claire Layne Porter. More...

PHC Officials Sound Off About Crain’s Story

Last Week, Crain More...

Woman Sentenced In Drunk Driving Kill

A Far Rockaway woman has been sentenced to up to seven years in prison for reckless manslaughter in the death of an off-duty NYPD traffic agent in Jamaica, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced Tuesday. More...

Rockaway MapGuide Kicks Off With Breakfast

The Rockaway MapGuide kicked off its advertising sales on Friday with a breakfast at the Beach Club in Rockaway Park. The MapGuide will be a map of Rockaway with advertising featuring local businesses and organizations. More...

Salowski Addresses Kids, Drugs and Guns

Guns, kids and drugs were at the top of the agenda when Captain Walter Salowski, commanding officer of the 101 Precinct, addressed the precinct More...

PS 114 Gets Flag Lessons From American Legion

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer (center) reads aloud the Power Point slideshow; City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. listens intently; as Dorothy McCloskey, Per Diem Teacher, P.S. 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...


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