May 20, 2005 RSS feed / Community

DOT: Removing No Parking Any Time Signs Is ‘Feasible’

The New York City Department of Traffic has made a study of the impact on both traffic and the community of the No Parking Any Time signs that were posted on Rockaway Beach Boulevard between Beach 125 Street and Beach 128 Street in April of last year More...

Man Pleads Guilty In Rape Of Girl, 12

A Far Rockaway man pleaded guilty this week to raping a 12-year-old girl he met after she accidentally dialed his cell phone, District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced. More...

Beach Channel HS Sets Sidewalk Sale

Beach Channel High School will hold its first annual Sidewalk Sale/ Street Fair on Sunday, June 5 in front of the school at Beach 101 Street and Beach Channel Drive. More...

Edward H. Alleva Street Dedication

The Alleva Family of Breezy Point and the community of Gravesend, Brooklyn honored the memory of Edward H. Alleva at a street dedication ceremony. The dedication occurred at Avenue U and McDonald Avenue at Lake Street on Thursday, May 19. More...

It’s 1952 And Father Burke Marches With His Band

Monsignor William Burke, who passed away last week, founded the St. Camillus Band, a group that became nationally famous for its performances at sports events and in the Miami (Florida) Orange Bowl Parade. More...

DOH Warns On West Nile Virus

With warmer weather already here and this year More...

SJEH, JASA Host Health Fair

Helping seniors make their lives safer and healthier will be the focus of the Health and Safety Fair to be held on Monday, May 23, 2005, from 11 am to 3 pm at JASA Brookdale Village, located at 131 Beach 19 Street. More...

SJEH Names Korman To OB/Gyn Chair

Jerald Korman, MD, FACOG, has been appointed Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecol-ogy at St. John More...

Senator Ada Smith Supports Pepperdine Students

State Senator Ada L. Smith has announced that $1 million in scholarship money has been made available for 24 prospective and current Pepperdine College students. Philanthropist and University friend Theodore J. More...

PHC Celebrates National EMS Week

The Peninsula Hospital Center recently celebrated National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week at the hospital. Dr. More...

Pheffer: Make Your Own Health Decisions

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer urges everyone to take steps that will ensure your personal decisions govern the end of your life. More...

PHC Honors Nurses at Annual Dinner

A number of nurses were honored last week by the Peninsula Hospital Center at its annual awards dinner. Pictured, Marilyn Riviere - 2 North and Charis Nicholson More...

Wander Receives Presidential Certificate

Jack Wander of Belle Harbor recently received the Presidential Active Adult Achievement Award from Silver Sneakers Fitness Program. He was given a certificate signed by President Bush. More...

Four Locals Make Dean’s List

Four local students have been named to the Dean More...

Sikorski Graduates From NCO Academy

Air Force Technical Sergeant Scott J. Sikorski has graduated from the Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) Academy at McGuire Air Force Base, Wrightstown, New Jersey More...

MS 53, Channel View Vie In Track Meet

Beach Channel High School on Beach 100 Street and Beach Channel Drive will be the venue on Thursday for a track meet between Middle School 53 in Far Rockaway and the Channel View Academy for Research, housed at Beach Channel High School. More...

Local Artist Honors Feynman With Stamp Cachet

Local artist and author Stephen Yaeger, who writes the More...

Tile, Marble and Terrazzo Apprentices

The Tile, Marble and Terrazzo Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local 7, will conduct recruitment on May 26 and October 20. More...

PHC Hosts Spring Luncheon At Russo’s

More than 200 people enjoyed Peninsula Hospital Center More...

‘Big Sister Ping’ On Trial For Golden Venture Grounding

Cheng Chui Ping, better known by her associates as More...

P.S. 225 Students Raise Money For Charity

The students of the Seaside School Student Council are pictured here holding a check for $1,000. The amount is part of the money that was collected at P.S. 225 for their annual Penny Harvest. 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...

Sanders, PS 105 Celebrate Mother’s Day, Computer Funding

Councilman James Sanders, Jr. signs a $3,500 check that he appropriated for new computers at P.S. 105 as parent coordinator Alla Nesmith, students from the school and Principal Laurie Shapiro look on. The presentation was part of a pre-Mother More...

Channel View School News

Sixth-graders at Channel View School for Research observed Arbor Day during the week of May 2 with a variety of multidisciplinary lessons on the world of plants, and a community service project. More...

100 Black Men In Law Enforcement Give P.S. 42 Workshop

Graham Weatherspoon of 100 Black Men In Law Enforcement We Care, recently gave a parent workshop at P.S. 42 to more than 20 parents and staff members. More...

SJEH Names Korman To OB/Gyn Chair

Jerald Korman, MD, FACOG, has been appointed Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecol-ogy at St. John More...

Donations Asked For Cross Bay Flags

The Broad Channel Fire Department and the American Legion Post 1404 will line 185 telephone poles along Cross Bay Boulevard with American Flags to honor U.S. troops fighting overseas. More...

St. Rose Of Lima Hosts Golf Outing

Individual golfer? More...

Bricklayers Union Seek Apprentices 9/30

The Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local 1, will conduct recruitment from May 28 through September 30 for 20 bricklayers, 20 pointers, caulkers, and cleaners and three stonemason apprentices. More...

Construction Of West End Medical Facility Stirs Questions

Rockaway Park residents voiced their concerns this week when construction began on the basement and driveway of 124-16 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, a small three-story apartment house with 13 units right across the street from the now-shuttered Washingt More...

Congress Still Working On $1M For BCVFD

When Congressman Anthony Weiner came to Russo More...

Beachcomber

At the annual Dinner sponsored by the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation last week Borough President Heen Marshall praised The Wave as being the only community paper in Queens that provides a full range of information on what is happ More...

Painters Seek Apprentices

The Painters and Allied Trades Joint Apprenticeship and Training Fund, District 9, will conduct recruitment on June 3 for 100 painter, decorator and paperhanger apprentices. More...

SJEH, JASA Host Health Fair May 23

Helping seniors make their lives safer and healthier will be the focus of the Health and Safety Fair to be held on Monday, May 23, 2005, from 11 am to 3 pm at JASA Brookdale Village, located at 131 Beach 19 Street. More...

Intrabartola’s Celebrate 55th Anniversary

Gert And Steve Intrabartola, long-time residents of Arverne, Celebrated their 55th Anniversary this week with friends and family. Pictured, left, the couple at their marriage and right, today. More...

PHC Earns Respiratory Recognition

Peninsula Hospital Center has, for the third year in a row, earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services More...

PHC Hosts Spring Luncheon At Russo’s

From left, Geraldine Chapey, Lucy Salpeter, Selma Kaplan. Standing: More...

Graybeards And Friends Make Homes Sparkle

More than 50 Graybeards and family members pitched in on May 7 for their annual Spring Spruce Up More...

Tile, Marble and Terrazzo Apprentices

The Tile, Marble and Terrazzo Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local 7, will conduct recruitment on May 26 and October 20. More...

2005 English Test Scores In Rockaway

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Lindsay Joins Honor Roll

Shawnasia Lindsay, an eighth grade student at M.S. 180, recently joined the Honor Roll. She is the daughter of Shawn and Charisse Lindsay of Far Rockaway. More...

Olivia Joins The O’Dwyer Family

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Long Island Man Injured At FR Construction Site

Jose Mejia, 33, of Wyandanch was injured last Saturday morning while working at a construction site at Seagirt Boulevard and Beach 9 Street, according to police records. More...

Hetzel Named To Who’s Who

Christine Hetzel, of Belle Harbor, has been named to the 2005 edition of Who More...

PHC Celebrates National EMS Week

The Peninsula Hospital Center recently celebrated National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week at the hospital. Dr. More...

PHC Earns Respiratory Recognition

Peninsula Hospital Center has, for the third year in a row, earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services More...

Sanders, PS 105 Celebrate Mother’s Day, Computer Funding

Councilman James Sanders, Jr. signs a $3,500 check that he appropriated for new computers at P.S. 105 as parent coordinator Alla Nesmith, students from the school and Principal Laurie Shapiro look on. The presentation was part of a pre-Mother More...

Channel View School News

Sixth-graders at Channel View School for Research observed Arbor Day during the week of May 2 with a variety of multidisciplinary lessons on the world of plants, and a community service project. 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...

P.S. 225 Students Raise Money For Charity

The students of the Seaside School Student Council are pictured here holding a check for $1,000. The amount is part of the money that was collected at P.S. 225 for their annual Penny Harvest. More...

St. Rose Of Lima School News

Aidan Morgan, Meilan Antoine, Sophia Landa and Michael Obadina give Fr. Peter Gillen a gift and spiritual bouquet for Pastor Appreciation Day. More...

Music In Our Hearts

We all remember the popular game show from years ago called, More...


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