April 1, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Addabbo Sponsors Iraq, School Bills

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

25 Parents, 8 Locals To Vie For 9 CEC 27 Parent Seats

Despite the fact that many districts are having problems in finding candidates for their Community Education Councils (CEC More...

A New Year For ‘Relay For Life’ Fantasy Pool

For the second year in a row, locals have formed a fantasy baseball league with all of its proceeds to go towards the annual More...

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance A Museum of Women

Gallery Happenings: Black and Light on Silver More...

Financial Empowerment Workshop 4/11

The Dollars and Sense Financial Empowerment Workshop will be held on April 11 at the Ocean Bay Houses Community Center. More...

Gupton, Lavin Take ‘Cop Of The Month’ Awards

Police Officer Michele Gupton takes the 100 Precinct Cop of the Month award for December 2004. From left to right: 100 Pct. Community Council President Jate Doremus, Herbert Gormley of Belle Harbor Property Owners Association, Gupton, 100 Pct. More...

Insider Steals Big From Little Ones

Police are investigating a possible inside job at the Far Rockaway Head Start program where at least one sticky-fingered crook stole thousands of dollars in electronics from the children and parents who depend on the program, The Wave has learned. More...

‘Significant Issues Remain’ In Green Bus Takeover

Although Mayor Michael Bloomberg has already brought three of the seven private bus lines on board, questions remain on the takeover of the bus lines that impact Rockaway More...

Missing For Almost A Year

Lam Wan Kuen, a 64 year-old Far Rockaway resident, disappeared on May 28, 2004. More...

Giant Yard Sale At Beach Channel April 2

The Beach Channel High School Crew Team will have a More...

Cross Bay Bridge Set For Major Rehab

MTA Bridges and Tunnels is planning a $40 million upgrade of the nearly 35-year old Cross Bay Bridge connecting the Rockaway peninsula and Broad Channel in Queens. More...

St. Patrick’s Day In Florida

Several Rockaway residents were spotted at the St. Patrick More...

Claire Layne Born

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

Art Horizons Brings Literacy Through Music To P.S. 253 Students

Art Horizons More...

SJEH Celebrates Diabetes Alert Day

The American Diabetes Association held Diabetes Alert Day on March 22, at St. John More...

PS 114 Presents ‘Sanderella’ To Enthusiastic Crowds

The students of PS 114 presented an evening performance of More...

PHC Celebrates Social Workers

Whatever the problem - social workers work to effectively solve them. More...

Stations of the Cross St. Mary’s Star Of The Sea Church

During one of the final Stations of the Cross, participants depict the nailing of Jesus to the cross. All photos by Miriam Rosenberg More...

Special Purim Tot Shabbat Held At West End Temple Saturday

The West End Tot children made crowns for Purim at the Tot Shabbat service. More...

Ladies Guild Bazaar-ette At West End Temple

The Ladies Guild of West End Temple will hold a bazaar-ette on Saturday, April 16 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and on Sunday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The temple is located at 147-02 Newport Avenue in Neponsit. More...

Beachcomber

For a week or two, the folios (the issue date on the edge of each page) were wrong, giving the correct date, but the wrong year. Very few people obviously look at the folios (including our staff), but we caught it after two weeks. More...

37 Injured As Taiwanese Airbus Hits Turbulence

At least 37 passengers were injured, including four who are in serious conditions, when a Taiwanese Airbus A330-200 airliner with 251 passengers aboard experienced turbulence as it was landing at a Japanese airport on Tuesday. More...

‘Total Health’ Brings New Medical Facility To Rockaway

Total Health Medical care has come to Rockaway in the guise of four doctors who have relocated to the Sands Point Professional Building on Beach 102 Street between the Freeway and Rockaway Beach Boulevard (230 Beach 102 Street, Suite 3B). More...

Luft Pictures Reveal FRHS Of 1940’s, 50’s

The large treasure trove of pictures and memorabilia that once belonged to long-time Far Rockaway High School Athletic Director Harry Luft, continues to amaze both those at the Rockaway Museum, who are readying the facility for a FRHS exhibit as well More...

Jackson To Perform At York

Freddie Jackson, The Manhattans and Ray Chew and The Crew will perform at the York College Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 14 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the Joseph P. More...

Medicaid Cuts Threaten Local Institutions

Representatives from the largest medical care providers in Rockaway joined with Congressman Gregory Meeks Wednesday in calling for a moratorium on Medicaid cuts at a press conference held in front of the future Joseph P. Addabbo Health Center. More...

Judge Orders Settlement Offers In AA 587 Property Cases

Federal Judge Robert Sweet has ordered the consortium of American Airlines and Airbus Industries to make settlement offers to Belle Harbor residents who suffered property damage only on November 12, 2001 when flight 587 crashed into the corner of New More...

Gateway Information Sessions Set To Begin April 6

The National Park Service (NPS) and the Federal Highways Administration (FHWA) have initiated planning for several transportation enhancement projects in the Brooklyn and Queens portion of Gateway National Recreation Area (GNRA). More...

Overall Crime In 101 Pct. Down But Shootings, Rape Rise

While the overall crime rate in Far Rockaway More...

New Horizon Celebrates 18th Anniversary

The New Horizon Counseling Center in Far Rockaway celebrated eighteen years of service to the community recently with two days of special activities that were held on March 22 and 23. More...

FRHS Grad On USS Kearsarge

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Remenia K. Bispmam, daughter of Marie Modge and Abdo Alkaifi of Inwood, recently departed on a routine scheduled deployment while assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge, homeported in Norfolk, Va. More...

Bobbitt Receives Scholarship

Shawna Bobbitt recently received the Martha D. Lauderdale Scholarship for academic excellence from the Raising Grace Scholarship. Bobbitt will graduate from Stella Maris High School and will attend St. Francis College in Brooklyn. More...

New Community Affairs Officer For 100 Precinct

The changing of the guard in the 100 Precinct Community Affairs Unit was complete last week when Police Officer Peter Griffith was introduced as Police Officer Louis Brust More...

Stella Maris School Happenings

Sophomore Rupinder Kaur was chosen Student of the Month for March. Rupinder was chosen by her teachers for her academics and overall involvement in activities at the school. She is pictured with Principal Geri Martinez. More...

PS 114 Highlights Student’s Work

P.S. 114Q PTA Fundraising Chairperson and former PTA Co-President Geri Magee, More...

Theater Company’s ‘Taste Of Ireland’ A Hit At Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Theatre Company recently hosted More...

Spring Brings Student Visit At Neponsit Health Care

The Neponsit Adult Day Health Care Center welcomed spring on Tuesday, March 22, with a visit from St. Camillus students. The children from the choral group, under direction of their teacher, Ms. More...


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