May 13, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Celebrating The Life Of Richard Feynman

By Miriam Rosenberg Contributing Editor The life and accomplishments of Nobel Prize winner and Far Rockaway native Richard Feynman was celebrated on May 11 when a stamp and street were dedicated in his honor. More...

JASA Residents Raise Cain Over Elevators

The problem of constant elevator breakdowns that have caused residents of the Jewish Association for Services to The Aged (JASA) buildings on Beach 19 Street, to either be stuck in their apartments or have to walk up numerous flights of stairs was a More...

Essay Contest Winner At Stella Maris

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Sorensen Receives Communion

On Saturday May 7, Erika Sorensen, daughter of Thomas and Nancy Sorensen of Rockaway Park, More...

Informational Picketing At Local Schools

Teachers, who have been without a contract for more than two years, formed picket lines prior to school on Wednesday to inform parents and other about their demands and their plight. Chanting, blowing whistles and bearing signs that said, More...

Ministry Opens Internet Café In F.R. Business District

Moreh International Ministries has opened the first Internet Caf More...

Rockaway To Host Wounded Warriors Event

The Wounded Warriors More...

New Park Built Right On The Beach

A new nautical theme play unit is quickly being built right on the sand on Beach 103 Street. The unique area, aimed at kids age 5-12, will have a palm-tree spray shower, slides, climbers and other features. More...

Rawling Reception Draws 200 Visitors

More than 200 people showed up on May 1 for a reception for Geoff More...

Students Observe City Government In Action

The fourth grade students of St. Agnes Seminary in Brooklyn recently met city officials and observed government in action at City Hall. More...

PS 114 Hosts Read Aloud Day

New York City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. fields questions from the audience, in this case, his third grade More...

RDRC Presents Awards At Annual Dinner Dance

The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation honored local businesspeople, community figures and RDRC employees at its 19th annual dinner dance Wednesday at Russo More...

Stella Maris Steppers Compete At CTK

The Stella Maris Steppers recently competed at a competition held at Christ The King High School. The competitors are pictured with their moderator Jackie Guidice. More...

Tubridy Wins Grand Prize At Killian Exhibit

Raffle winner Michael Tubridy poses proudly with an original framed print by artist Martha Elliott Killian (r) and with Rockaway Artists Alliance president Geoff Rawling. More...

Women’s Industrial Service League Hosts Luncheon

An Annual Awards Luncheon hosted by the Women More...

101 Executive Officer: Streets Are Safer

Captain Woody Selover, executive officer of the 101 precinct, reported to the community at the April precinct community meeting that while the 101 has seen a rise in crime in some categories, the streets of Far Rockaway are getting safer. More...

Agrest: Serving Rockaway For 36 Years

At Right: Scott Agrest, who runs the shop with his father, Bob, shows off some of the decorative doors at the store. More...

Beachcomber

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Fresh Vegetables For Far Rockaway Seniors

The youth of Far Rockaway assist in the planting of fresh vegetables which, when harvested, will be donated to the senior citizens of Far Rockaway. More...

Keith Receives Bronze Medal

Theresa Ann Keith, a 2005 graduate of Beach Channel High School, received a bronze medal for academic achievement. She is the daughter of Suzann and Dan of Far Rockaway and the granddaughter of Ann and the late David J. Walsh of Florida. More...

Local Chapters Of ‘Red Hat Society’ Set

At the western tip of the Rockaway Peninsula More...

Funeral Set On May 21 For Toddler Found On Beach

By Brian Magoolaghan Funeral arrangements have been set for the boy whose body More...

Cops Take Tech-9 Machine Pistol From Hammels

A dispute between a Hammels man and a worker at Hammel Houses led to an arrest on Wednesday morning as the police seized a Tech-9 machine pistol and a magazine loaded with 30 rounds. More...

Pictures Make Point That Towing Is Legal

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NTSB To Study Loss Of Air Transat Airbus Rudder

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which previously said that it would wait for its Canadian equivalent to come to some conclusions prior to getting involved in the investigation into an incident in which a Canadian Airbus A310 flown by More...

Public Advocate to Support Community Efforts

Erin J. Bennett, Community Liaison in the office of Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum, will address community concerns at a meeting of the Citizen Action Team (CAT) for Rockaway on Monday May 16. More...

RTC Brings Youngest ‘Superstars’ To Stage

A Wave Review

The moms of children involved with the Rockaway Theatre Company More...

Stella Maris Scholarship Winners

The Stella Maris seniors pictured have won more than one and a half million dollars in scholarships. Pictured left to right, front row: guidance counselor Marie Kaiven, Ana Arguerra, Shawna Bobbitt, Meghan Briza, Monice Curbello and Kelly McKinley. More...

Musical Success At P.S. 183

Each year, Music Memory More...

Pheffer Greets Olympians

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer enjoyed a visit from a group of Olympians and Para-Olympians during their visit to the State Capitol in Albany. More...

Industrial League Hosts Luncheon

An Annual Awards Luncheon hosted by the Women More...

The Snake Visits St. John’s Residence

On Friday April 15, students at PS 256 Q at St. John More...

Spotlight On...

Senior Citizen Jack Domfort has been a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years. About six years ago, his wife, Phyllis, convinced him that he needed a hobby and suggested painting. More...


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