April 15, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Installation Ceremony At JWV

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer recently attended the Installation Breakfast for the Jewish War Veterans Post #258 in honor of its new officers for 2005. More...

Mayoral Candidate Visits

Democratic candidate for mayor C. Virginia Fields will visit the Harry S. Truman Regular Democratic Club of the Rockaways on Sunday, April 17 at 2 p.m. More...

McGonigle Celebrates Aunt’s 100th Birthday

Sally McGonigle of 8800 Shore Front Parkway, recently celebrated the 100th birthday of her aunt, Beatrice Meighan, in Quincy, Massachusetts. Meighan has 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. More...

Named To Dean’s List

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

Meeks, ‘The Apprentice’ Team Up For Minorities

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks and franchise owner Stacie J. from More...

SJEH Welcomes Two Midwives To Staff

Two certified nurse-midwives have joined the Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology at St. John More...

Miller Brings Campaign to Rockaway’s Clergy

City Council Speaker Gifford Miller brought his campaign for the Democratic nomination for mayor to the Community Church of the Nazarene for a breakfast with members of Rockaway More...

PS 225 Teachers Out In Reorganization

All the teachers at Public School 225 in Rockaway Beach have started a process that will end with either retention at the troubled school or reassignment to another city public school, according to a teacher, who asked not to be identified. More...

PHC Joins A Pooch For Therapy Sessions

Maureen Meehan and More...

Stand Up Comedy In Rockaway

The Rockaway Park Playhouse and Crashtest Entertainment will bring stand up comedy to the Rockaways this month. The Baxter Comedy Club will host performances on Saturday, April 16 and Saturday April 30, both at 8 p.m. More...

Author Of Young Adults Books Speaks At F.R. Library

The Far Rockaway Library was host to an award-winning writer of books for young adults on April 11, when Rita William-Garcia spoke to a group of eighth graders from MS 43 in Edgemere. More...

Scholarship Dinner At St. Edmund Prep

St. Edmund Prep High School recently celebrated the accomplishments of all scholarship recipients with a dinner at the school. More...

Sunday In The Park With Goeff

Local artist Geoff Rawling will present five one-man shows at sTudio 7 in Fort Tilden on Sundays in May. Among the shows will be: More...

Subway Follies A No Go From Now To May 27

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The ‘Craters Of The Moon’ Come To BCD

Motorists coming off the Gil Hodges-Marine Parkway Bridge and on to Beach Channel Drive can be excused if they believe they More...

Work On Tribute Park Ready To Roll

The Tribute Park site is days away from becoming an active work zone and the project, which turned out to be a big can of worms for planners, will be open by September 11, 2005, according to Chamber of Commerce President John Lepore. More...

Addabbo FHC To Honor Meeks At Dinner

The Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center is set to honor Congressman Gregory W. Meeks Thursday, April 14, from 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. at their More...

Rockaway Museum Offers Art At The Library

The Rockaway Museum is offering a series of workshops for children and teens at peninsula libraries this April. After school visitors can sign up for the More...

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JetBlue CEO Visits BCHS As Principal For A Day

David Neelman, the Chief Executive Officer and owner of JetBlue Airlines came to Beach Channel High School last week as the school More...

Gas Prices On Peninsula Draining Driver’s Pockets

Gas prices throughout the peninsula have hit all time highs recently, even in advance of the summer driving season, when gas prices traditionally rise. More...

Justin Joins The Rivera And Herbst Family

Justin Nicholas Rivera was born on March 21, 2005 at 11:40 p.m. weighing 8 pounds and measuring 21 More...

Couple Celebrated Fiftieth

Olfert and Joan Hansen, long-time residents of Arverne, have just returned from a cruise to Hawaii on the More...

Mott Avenue Bank Robber Strikes Again

North Fork Bank was the target of another note-job robbery Monday morning, and police now have important clues as to the identity of the man they think is behind a string of robberies in Far Rockaway. More...

Museum’s Project MORE Comes To PS 43

The Rockaway Museum More...

Mayoral Front-runner Speaks At Democratic Club

Fernando Ferrer, the front-runner for the Democratic nomination for mayor, appeared at the Good Government Democratic Club in Rockaway Park last week. More...

Peninsula Hospital To Honor Nurses At Luncheon

Peninsula Hospital Center will be holding its Annual Spring Luncheon on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at Russo More...

Museum Tracks Down FRHS Nobel Laureates

Volunteers at the Rockaway Museum, doing some research for the upcoming More...

Hamlet Performed At St. Edmund Prep

St. Edmund Prep High School recently welcomed performers from the American Globe Theatre who performed an 80-minute performance of More...

Double Dutch Day At M.S. 53

Double Dutch Day at M.S. 53 was held on April 4. Coach Stan Brown of Sorrentino Recreation Center in Far Rockaway presented his Pepper Steppers for a jump rope extravaganza. Jumpers included some of M.S. 53 More...

Take Us To The 1965 FRHS Senior Prom

Most of the senior proms through the 1960 More...

Waves Break For First ‘Surfing Only’ Beach

For surfers, Beach 91 Street will be the place to be as city officials announce the opening of the first More...

Pheffer: Increase Notification For Crime Victims

As New Yorkers prepare to observe Crime Victims Week, April 10-16, 2005, Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...


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