April 22, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Addabbo Lauds Fundraiser In Dad’s Name

City Councilman Joseph Addabbo, Jr. said recently that his father, the former Congressman, Joseph Addabbo, had a dream to bring affordable health care to the Rockaways and that dream has been realized with the Joseph P. More...

Beachcomber

Many Yankee fans were excited about the prospect of collecting More...

Senator Malcolm Smith: People Should Consider A ‘Gift Of Life’

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Rockaway Resident Finalist In Song Contest

Michelle Dyett-Welcome, an aspiring songwriter and poet has had one of her works selected as a Finalist in the VH1 sponsored Song of the Year Contest. The song entitled More...

Morris Named ‘Heroic Woman’ By BP

Barbara Morris, right, the proprietor of West End Realty on Beach 116 Street was recently honored by Queens Borough President Helen Marshall as one of the Queens Heroic Women of 2004. The award was part of the Women More...

Seamus Joins The Mack Family

Seamus Edward Mack was born on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2005, weighing 8 lbs. 5 oz. He was welcomed into the world by his parents, James and Pamela Mach and big sister Morgan. Seamus is the first grandson of Robert and Liette Whelton. More...

Sanitation Hours Change For Summer

The New York City Department of Sanitation has announced that starting Monday, April 18, and continuing through early November, the primary hours of work for the Department More...

Holocaust Remembrance Day At Ohab Zedek

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RDRC Presents ‘Rockaway Means Business’ Awards

The Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) will host its 19th Annual Tribute at Russo More...

St. Jude Workout At Shape Up

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Yom Hashoah Services At Temple Beth-El

The Annual Yom Hashoah community-wide observance of the Holocaust will be held on Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m. in Temple Beth-El More...

Nasty Collision In Far Rockaway

Seagirt Boulevard and Beach 19 Street was the scene Monday night of a two-car collision that sent both drivers to area hospitals and damaged four parked cars, police said. More...

Former Rockaway Resident To Be Honored By USPS May 11

Richard Feynman, a man who grew up in Far Rockaway and graduated from Far Rockaway High School, received perhaps the greatest honor of his life when he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965. More...

Remembrance Day Set For Ohab Zedek

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McCann Memorial “Bread and Soup” Day At Kearney

The annual Richard McCann Memorial Bread and Soup Day took place recently in Bishop Kearney High School More...

Kearney Community Gives Blood

Members of the Kearney community recently took part in a blood drive conducted by the Maimonides Medical Center Donor Program. More...

Papal Funeral At St. Rose Of Lima

Principal Theresa Andersen of St. Rose of Lima, posed after the school liturgy on the day of the Pope More...

M.S. 53 Goes To Albany

Ms. Naham of M.S. 53 recently brought her Social Studies classes, 709 and 710, to Albany, the state capitol. More...

Polish Dress For Papal Funeral At St. Rose of Lima

Students from St. Rose of Lima dressed in their native dress of Poland for the school liturgy on the day of the Pope More...

PHC Holds Philip Port Memorial Meeting

President of the Philip Port Memorial Unit Alexandra Davis (right) presented Harbor Light Pub owner, Bernard Heeran, (right) with a plaque commemorating his on-going assistance and support of the group. More...

SJEH Plans Woodmere Golf Tournament

The Golf Committee of the Development Board of St. John More...

RDRC Presents ‘Rockaway Means Business’ Awards

The Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) will host its 19th Annual Tribute at Russo More...

Seek Vols To Work With Senior Citizens

New York Foundation for Senior Citizens is launching a campaign to extend its Volunteer Ombudsman pool to assist not only residents of nursing and adult homes but also those in assisted living facilities. More...

The Progressive

Evolutionary Democracy

I was shocked recently when I read that science museums across this nation have refused to show educational documentaries that explain the theory of the evolution of humans because of fear of antagonizing some religious zealots. More...

Survey Asks How To Fix Local Biz Area

The Rockaway Chamber of Commerce is polling people on Beach 116 Street, and parts of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach Channel Drive to find out what kinds of improvements are needed in the west end More...

Arverne Shootout Puts Ocean VillageTeen In Jail

Police officers on their regular patrol walked into a shootout between two groups of teenagers on Wednesday outside of 434 Beach 54 Street. More...

Heat And Frost Insulator Apprentices

The International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers, Local 12, will open recruitment on April 25 for 10 insulation and asbestos workers apprentices. More...

Addabbo Health Center Fundraiser At York College

The Addabbo Family Health Center held a major fundraiser at York College last Thursday evening April 21, 2005 to help fund construction of its new facility at 6200 Beach Channel Drive. Hundreds of people attended. More...

Construction Apprenticeship And Building Careers Set

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has announced that Construction Skills 2000 will have a hands-on demonstration of union apprenticeship programs for high school students interested in the building and construction trades. More...

From A 70-Foot Wave To The Narrows

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Moriarty And Leiser Engaged

Ryan Moriarty and Kristen Leiser have announced their engagement. Ryan, son of Mick and Nancy Moriarty of Breezy Point, is a New York City Fireman, currentlyworking in Coney Island. More...

Howley Named To Dean’s List

Robert Howley, a sophomore majoring in Mathematics and Economics, has been named to the Dean More...

Wilson Wins Heyward Scholarship

Devaughn Chet Wilson has been selected as the recipient of the first Cornelius Heyward Scholarship Fund Grant from the Far Rockaway Church of Christ. Currently enrolled in John Jay College for Criminal Justice, Wilson hopes to become a lawyer. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Sunday of those months respectively.) More...

Gordon Awarded By Affinity Health

The Executive Director of the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP), Harvey Gordon, was among the eight faith leaders honored at a ceremony on April 13 at the Brooklyn Marriott. More...

Middle School 53 Hosts Community For ‘Cutting-Edge’ Science Fair

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Surfing Beach To Be Designated Today

Local representatives and Department of Parks and Recreation officials are expected to designate the city More...

NYPD Extends Test Filing Date To May 13

Citywide Administrative Services Commissioner Martha K. Hirst and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly have jointly announced that the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) extended the filing period for Police Officer Exam No. More...

Sarnoff Teaches Young People About Cartooning At F.R. Library

Local artist and Wave editorial cartoonist Bob Sarnoff conducted a workshop on the More...

Pheffer, LIPA Join To Bring “Big Belly” To Rockaway

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has joined with the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) and the Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaway More...

Math Bee Winner

Elizabeth Boyhan recently won the Primary Regional Math Bee and will go on to compete at the Diocesan Bee later this month. Boyhan is a third grade student at St. Francis de Sales. More...

Sonics vs. Dolphins at P.S. 105

School officials at PS 105 are offering congratulations to the P.S. 105 and Scholars More...

Stella Maris School Happenings

Students from the Maura Clarke Junior High School held their annual Pasta Night at the Beach Club recently. After a delicious meal and a few hours of fun and dancing, the students came together around the cake. More...

PS 114 Welcomes “Principal For A Day’

Belle Harbor School - P.S. 114Q Principal (for a Day) Alan Wolpert sits in More...

PS 105 Celebrates Read Aloud Day With Guests

On Friday, April 15, P.S.105, celebrated its 10th Annual Read Aloud Day. More...

Small Business Commissioner Tours F.R. Business District

New York City Small Business Services Commissioner Robert Walsh took a walking tour of the Far Rockaway business district on April 6. The tour was arranged by City Councilman James Sanders, Jr. to get the commissioner More...

St. Jude Workout At Shape Up

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Yom Hashoah Services At Temple Beth-El

The Annual Yom Hashoah community-wide observance of the Holocaust will be held on Thursday, May 5 at 7 p.m. in Temple Beth-El More...

American Community Survey

The new American Community Survey (ACS) will soon give local communities access annually to key socioeconomic data that has, until now, been available only once a decade. More...

SJEH Salutes Its Volunteers With Luncheon

In anticipation of National Volunteer Week, St. John More...

Was Bobby In Rockaway In 1964?

This picture was in the New York Times on Tuesday as part of an article on More...


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