March 11, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Beach Club Plays Hosts To La’ Vida Fashion Show, Fundraiser

Miriam Rosenberg Contributing Editor The Beach Club played host to the Second Annual Bridal Creations by La More...

CEC 27 To Fill Three Slots Despite Upcoming Election

Community Education Council (CEC) 27 will vote next Thursday night to appoint three new people to the council despite the fact that the tenure of all of its members ends on June 30 More...

Education Sets Pre-K Registration

The New York City Department of Education has begun the process of pre-kindergarten enrollment. More...

Cops Seek Bank Robbing “Dummy”

Police in the 101 Precinct are on the lookout for a black male in his 20s or 30s who held up the Chase bank on Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway Wednesday afternoon. The man, who was wearing a black knit Yankees hat, made off with a dye-filled More...

Sisters Raise Money For St. Virgilius

Sisters Monica Glynn (left) and Mary Doyle (right) raised $100 at the St. Patrick More...

Dawn Duggan Makes Dean’s List

Dawn Duggan, of Belle Harbor, was named to the dean More...

Awarded By Fox News

Susan Kinzie of Belle Harbor was awarded the 2004 Fox News Corporation Global Excellence Award. She was chosen over 20,000 employees. Susan received a VIP trip to Beverly Hills, California. More...

Lying In The Street

An unidentified union laborer, protesting the use of non-union workers at the Ocean Grande construction site on Beach 117 Street, lays in the roadway after, he claims, a non-union work truck struck him. More...

New GED Courses Available In Far Rockaway

The Far Rockaway Overall Planning Committee, initiated by Congressman Gregory Meeks, is concerned by the lack of employment opportunities for peninsula residents who do not possess a high school or GED diploma. More...

Sun Shines On Rockaway St. Pat’s Parade

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Yeshiva Of Belle Harbor Stages Play March 13

The Yeshiva of Belle Harbor will stage a play entitled More...

Neponsit Adult Day Health Care News

The DSSM-Neponsit Adult Day Health Care Center will celebrate its first anniversary at its site on Beach 102 Street on Wednesday, March 8. Over the past year it has established volunteer programs with its new neighbors, St. More...

Pride – The U2 Show At Irish Circle

A local band, with Rockaway Park drummer and singer SeanMinardi will be with Pride - The U2 Show performing at The Irish Circle on Friday, March 11 at 11 p.m. Pride has been chosen to perform at Seminole Paradise at The Hard Rock Caf More...

M.S. 53 School News

M.S. 53 hosted a Book Fair from February 14 through 18 under the direction of PTA President S. Parker. A wide variety of junior high school level books were presented by members Ms. Campbell, Ms. Applewhite, Ms. Taylor, Ms. Joseph, Ms. Boyd and Mr. More...

Plans For ‘05 Multicultural Festival

Contributing Editor The members of the Fourth Annual Rockaway Multicultural Family Festival planning committee met at the Boys and Girls club on Beach 40 More...

REMA, Sanders: New Park For Far Rockaway Business District

Contributing Editor The Rockaway East Merchants Association (REMA) is experiencing something of a rebirth after being missing in action for almost a year. More...

Weiner: Put New York Press In Trash

Representative Anthony Weiner has called on anyone who sees copies of the New York Press to put it where it belongs-in the trash. More...

Register Now For Diabetes and Fitness Festival

Hundreds of walkers are expected to lace up their sneakers, pound the pavement for donations and get in stride at a local diabetes and fitness event in April. More...

Weiner: Don’t Cut COPS Funding

Sixty-seven members of Congress are calling on the House Budget Committee to save federal law enforcement programs. More...

Titus Sponsors Maritime College Scholarship

Assemblywoman Michele Titus has announced that she is accepting applications to nominate eligible students living in her district for a full tuition scholarship to SUNY Maritime College. More...

Boating Safety Course

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...

Beachcomber

A few weeks ago, The Wave did a story on gang activity at MS 198 and noted that there was a possibility that the action was moving to other peninsula schools as well. The Department of Education said that More...

Addabbo Calls For School Nurses

City Councilmember Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

Broad Channel Volies Money Bill Goes To House Floor

A bill that includes $1 million dollars for a new Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department (BCVFD) firehouse has been voted out of committee and moved to the full House of Representatives for a vote, according to Kathryn Prael, a spokesperson for Cong More...

DOE Extends Deadline For CEC Candidates

The New York City Department of Education (DOE) More...

Childcare Business Training Course Set Until March 16

The Business Outreach Center Network (BOC) offers the Child Care Business Development Project (CCBDP) to individuals who are starting or expanding an in-home childcare business. More...

Hampton Accepted To Scholar’s Academy

Edward Wade Hampton III, currently a fifth grade student in P.S. 183 More...

Brian Champion Working Abroad

Film technician Brian Champion, son of Beverly Champion of Far Rockaway, is presently working in Paris, France. Fluent in French, Champion will soon be moving on to Geneva, Switzerland and Singapore. More...

Luna Completes Marine Boot Camp

Marine Corps Pvt. Sandro A. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Driving past Beach 25 Street on Beach Channel Drive in Far Rockaway has become so hazardous that Green Bus drivers are pleading not to make them do it. More...

Museum Sponsors ‘Pinchpot’ Workshop For Kids

The Rockaway Museum recently sponsored a More...

One Man Art Show In Broad Channel

Roger Carreau will present a one-man show at Tubridy More...

An Improbable ‘Probable Cause’

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This is Part I of a two-part series providing the website More...

Ocean Bay Apts. Top Vacancy List

The public housing development with the most vacant apartments in the borough More...

Channel View Rooms Get A Facelift

More than 30 volunteers contributed to the artistic renderings of volcanoes, Egyptian artifacts and dinosaurs. Betsy Carter, daughter of sixth grade teacher Vivian Carter, is shown working on a Pharaoh More...

School Kids Leave Their Mark On Bus

Amboy Bus Company Driver Jose Jimenez shows off the vibrant drawings that kindergarten and first graders from St. Francis de Sales and the Torah Academy for Girls have posted on his bus. More...

St. Valentine’s Day at St. Edmund Prep

Love was in the air on Valentine More...

Seal Off The Beach

While one police officer from the 100 Precinct approaches a Harp Seal that beached itself on Beach 145 Street on Monday, another uses his cell phone to contact the Riverhead Foundation, the organization that rescues stranded sea creatures. More...

Wendy’s Chips In For Future Of St. Virgilius School

On Wednesday, March 2, Lew Simon arranged with Wendy More...

What’s The Name Of The Game?

Researchers for the Rockaway Museum were getting ready for the opening of the Far Rockaway High School Revisited exhibit, which is expected to start in the next month, when they came upon this untitled picture of a home football game at Far Rockaway More...

Young Pipers To Perform In Big Parade

Brian Carley and Matthew Crockett, both fourth graders in St. Francis de Sales, have been practicing the bagpipes for two years with Terry Williams of the Breezy Point Catholic Pipes and Drums Band. More...


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