April 8, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Marianne Dologuin Named To Dean’s List

Marianne Dologuin, daughter of Mario and Lourdes Dologuin of Rockaway Park, has been named to the Dean More...

Deputy Inspector Paul Piekarski Is The ‘Toast of the Town’

About 35 guests joined Deputy Inspector Paul Piekarski (left) at The Beach Club last Friday in celebrating his promotion. More...

DOE Out $16K Monthly For BCHS Blood Violation

By Howard Schwach The New York City Department of Education has been paying a fine of $16,000 a month for more than a year for its violation of the state More...

Backyard Composting At Fort Tilden April 10

The National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area, in partnership with the Queens Botanical Garden, is offering the public an opportunity to learn about backyard composting. No natural gardening program is complete without composting! More...

Floyd Bennett Bike Tour Set By NPS

The National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area is offering the public an opportunity to learn about the many historic, recreational, and natural treasures found at Floyd Bennett Field on a guided bicycle tour. More...

Smith: Home Repair Grants Available

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has announced that Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica (NHS) is offering grants of up to $15,000 to 25 owners of one- and two-family homes. More...

Have You Seen This Man?

The 100 Precinct Detectives are looking for information regarding the whereabouts of Patrick O More...

Sarnoff Draws A Crowd At RAA Dinner

The ubiquitous and versatile Wave Editorial Cartoonist, Robert Sarnoff, drew a crowd Saturday night, April 2 at The Beach Club at the Rockaway Artists Alliance More...

Motorcycle ‘Steal Man’ Sentenced To Prison

A Bayswater man was sentenced last week to four-and-a-half to nine-and-a-half years in prison for his role in a in a $1 million motorcycle theft and fencing ring, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced. More...

Rockaway Museum Hosts Youth Art Workshop

The Rockaway Museum is presently hosting a series of workshops for young people at libraries around the peninsula. More...

PHC Hosts PS 256 Students

The Students of the Week from P256 visited Peninsula Hospital Center More...

PHC Vol Honored By Hospital Fund

Peninsula Hospital Center volunteer and auxilian, Aleaze Logan, was honored by the United Hospital Fund at their annual Achievement Awards Ceremony held at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on Monday, April 4, 2005. More...

Holocaust Survivor Shares Portrait Of Pope With St. Francis

According to the National Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., 97,247 Czech Jews died at Terezin, better known as Theresienstadt, the More...

‘Sanderella’ At PS 114

Through the Rockaway Music and Arts Council Music Program, which is chaired by Myra Berger, the students of PS 114 were treated to the NYC Opera More...

Egg-Drop At St. Edmund Prep

Brian Wagner More...

Beachcomber

The good news for Congressman Anthony Weiner is that a recent poll shows that he is now slightly ahead of Council Speaker Giff Miller in the mayoral race. The bad news is that he and Miller are behind everybody else More...

Chamber Names Honorees For ‘Bravest And Finest’

The Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways will host their annual Bravest and Finest Awards Luncheon at the Beach Club (Beach 116 Street) on April 21 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. More...

Arverne By The Sea Goes Hollywood

One of the brand new Arverne By the Sea homes was used Monday to film scenes for More...

Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day In Florida

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

Car Snaps Wildlife Refuge Utility Pole

Police are investigating a single car accident in the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge that left a utility pole snapped like a twig early last Sunday morning. More...

Synagogue Holds Holocaust Remembrance Day

Yom Hashoah More...

Hadassah’s Heart Luncheon

Hadassah More...

Backyard Composting At Fort Tilden

The National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area, in partnership with the Queens Botanical Garden, is offering the public an opportunity to learn about backyard composting. No natural gardening program is complete without composting! More...

Fire Prevention At Temple Beth-El April 11

The Social Concerns Committee of Temple Beth-El has arranged an open meeting with the Fire Department on Monday evening, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. The subject will be More...

Addabbo Hosts Rockaway Easter Egg Hunt

City Councilman Joseph Addabbo, Jr. recently hosted an Easter Egg Hunt for Rockaway youngsters on Beach 73 Street. Pictured, Addabbo speaks with some of the many children who participated. More...

MetroCard Van Coming To Rockaway

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Skate Park Opens With New Hours

The Rockaway Skate Park on Beach 90 Street and Shore Front Parkway reopened last weekend with a new set of separate operating hours for skaters and BMX bike riders. More...

Rockaway Museum Presents More FRHS Mystery Photos

The staff at the Rockaway Museum has been rooting through the material loaned by the grandson of long-time Far Rockaway High School Athletic Director Harry Luft. They are looking for some identification on the people in these photographs. More...

RAA Sets Killian Exhibit At Fort Tilden

The Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) urges all local residents to come and celebrate the work of unique artist, poet and photographer Martha Elliott Killian. More...

PHC Celebrates Social Workers

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

PS/MS 43 Students Visit Brooklyn Museum

Students from 43 toured and sketched at the special Jean-Michael Basquiat exhibit, which opened recently at the Brooklyn Museum. More...

Veterinarian Visits New Charter School

Dr. Howard Ditcheck visited Peninsula Preparatory Academy Charter School to examine the school mascot, Bunny the rabbit, a two-year old Rex rabbit. More...

School Scope

Diane Ravitch and John Dewey Award

Let More...

The Progressive

Why I Am A Progressive

In recent years, people who would have called themselves liberals in this country have begun to call themselves progressive. This column, for instance, is called The Progressive and not the Liberal. More...


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