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Brian McKnight And The New Edition At Westbury

One of R&B music More...

Location, Location: Where Were These Stores Of Old?

The 1952 Memorial Day Parade took place only seven years after the end of World War II and just as the Korean Police Action was spiraling out of control. Hundreds of Veterans and local groups marched proudly east on Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Gregory Meeks: Redress Racial Disparities

Just before Congress left Washington for its Memorial Day recess, the House Financial Services Committee included an amendment by Queens, NY, Congressman Gregory W. More...

Rockaway Shining Star

Breezy Point native, Connor Hubbard recently represented St. Francis de Sales School in WOR Radio More...

MS 180 Parent Charges Cover Up In Sexual Assault

The parent of an eighth grade student at Middle School 180 in Rockaway Beach is charging that her daughter was More...

New Rock Park Med Facility OK By DOB

A new medical facility that is being built in the basement of a Rockaway Park apartment house is allowed under the property More...

Vasselman From St. John’s Law

Kristen Vasselman, a former student of St. Francis de Sales and Stella Maris High School will graduate from St. John More...

Malik From Baruch, To Start With Citigroup

Kamran Malik, a Beach Channel High School class of 2001 alumnus, will graduate from Baruch College with a Bachelor More...

Neponsit ADHC Honors Veterans

th Infantry U.S. Army) were among those honored. The veterans shared their unique military experiences during World War II with the center More...

New Pool Table For Queens Nassau Rehab

The Queens Nassau Rehab Center recently received a new pool table from Billiard Towne of New Jersey. More...

NPS Sets Field Walk At Big Egg Marsh

The National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area is offering the public an opportunity to learn about salt marsh restoration efforts in Jamaica Bay during a field walk at Big Egg Marsh, Broad Channel on Sunday, June 12 at 9:30 a.m. More...

PS 114 Participates In Community Project

Incoming Belle Harbor School - P.S. 114Q Principal, I.A., Stephen P. Grill pauses alongside third grade student Tara, who represented the entire third grade i-Movie DVD production, More...

Neponsit ADHC Honors Veterans

DSSM Neponsit Adult Day Health Care Center recently honored local Rockaway residents who served in the armed forces. More...

PHC Updates Heart Protocol

Dr. Stanley Katz, Vice President Cardiovascular Services at North Shore More...

Rockaway Residents Honored At FDNY Medal Ceremony

Four Rockaway residents who are firefighters in other parts of the city received awards for heroism at the New York City Fire Department More...

Rockaway Girls Shine In Kearney Graduating Class

Eleven Rockaway residents graduated from Bishop Kearney High School on Saturday, June 4. Eight of the eleven earned scholarships. More...

Sica Graduates From Fire Academy

Rockaway Park resident Brian Sica recently graduated from the New York City Fire academy and became a Probationary Fire Fighter on June 8. The graduation ceremony took place at Brooklyn College. More...

Sanders: Filing Controversy A ‘Tempest In A Teapot’

City Councilman James Sanders, Jr. is having both legal and procedural problems in his run for reelection to his District 31 Councilmanic seat. More...

Local Woman Killed In Motorcycle Accident

A Rockaway Beach woman was killed last Thursday when her motorcycle collided with a car exiting a parking lot in Far Rockaway, police said. More...

Test For State Court Officer Slated For October 22

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has been contacted by the New York State Unified Court System, requesting her assistance with their recruitment effort. More...

Spotlight On...

Watercolorist and longtime Rockaway resident Arlene Cornell has exhibited her watercolors in many shows through the northeast and mid-Atlantic. More...

Strand Sold; Being Renovated For New Owners

During its heyday, the RKO Strand Theatre in Far Rockaway could be packed with more than 1,700 entertainment seekers. More...

Beachcomber

There have been some beach problems early in the summer season. A number of people who were standing on the beach watching the surfers on the Surfers Only beach were shooed away by Parks Enforcement Police. More...

Buckley’s to Kennedy’s Charity Run Raises $100K

The weather was cool with a light, on and off rain, but that didn More...

Sanders Announces Community Wedding

Andrea Monique Stevenson-Duncan and New York City Council Member James Sanders Jr. joyously announced their wedding to be held on Saturday, July 9, 2005 at 4 p.m. More...

Little Tots Red Wagon Students Shine

The children of Little Tots Red Wagon Nursery and UPK of Breezy Point once again were shining stars during the month of May. More...

Local Schools Win Environmental Awards

P.S. 233 at Beach Channel High School has won the citywide Trashmasters Reduce and Reuse Challenge. The school won the award for its innovative More...

SJEH Hosts Health Fair For 110th Anniversary

A Health Fair with free health screenings and fun for the entire family will be held on Saturday, June 25, 2005, at St. John More...

Nagel Chosen For Diabetes Congress

Jesse Nagel, a resident of Belle Harbor, has been selected to represent the New York Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) at the 2005 Children More...

New Members Inducted Into Knights Of Columbus

The Msgr. William F. Burke Rockaway Council #2672 Knights of Columbus celebrated another milestone on May 3, 2005 as twenty-one men joined the ranks, making their first degree, right of initiation of The Order. More...

Feuerstein From Xaverian

Michael Anthony Feuerstein will graduate from Xaverian High School on June 4, 2005. Feuerstein, the son of Anne and Rick Feuerstein and brother of Francesca, will attend St. Francis College in September. More...

Knight From Hamilton College

Janine R. Knight, the daughter of Anne Knight of Hollis and Lucius Knight of Arverne, received a B.A. in Africana Studies from Hamilton College on May 22, 2005. Knight graduated cum laude with departmental honors in Africana Studies. More...

Honan And Brady From New Paltz

Roseanne Honan and Kristen Brady, of Rockaway Park, graduated from the State University of New York at New Paltz on May 22, 2005. Honan received a B.A. in English while Brady received a B.S. in Finance. More...

Merchants Complain About Panhandlers, Parking

West End merchants met with local police officials last week under the aegis of the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce to discuss issues of concern for the coming summer. More...

Massive Emergency Response To Rockaway Drowning Incident

The drowning incident last Sunday in which a 40-year-old Brooklyn man died of coronary arrest while unsuccessfully attempting the rescue of a 15-year-old teen brought dozens of emergency vehicles to Beach 94 Street along with hundreds of emergency re More...

Pheffer: Tighten Up On Security Personnel

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced a law she sponsored requiring individuals to undergo federal criminal background checks before becoming security guards for New York companies will take effect May 15 More...

RAA Presents ‘In And Around’ At Fort Tilden

Bursting forth with a profusion of color, shape, size and structure, the art of the 3-dimensional springs to life in IN and AROUND, an exhibition of contemporary sculpture presented by the Rockaway Artists Alliance at the Rockaway Center for the Arts More...

PHC Congratulates Staff For Honors

Michele Rosenblum, Au.D, Senior Audiologist at PCECR, recently earned her doctorate of audiology degree from the School of Audiology at the Pennsylvania School of Optometry. Dr. More...

RAA Hosts Rock ‘N Roll Spectacular

The two groups joined for a final song. Pictured, from left, James McKay, Jennie Hayward, Anow, John Jones, John Washington, Melvin Shepard and Gerard. More...

St. Virgilius School News

The CCD and St. Virgilius students received the sacrament of Holy Communion on May 14, 2005. More...

Rotary Holds School Awards Luncheon

The Rockaway Rotary Club held it More...

Rockaway Catholic And Jewish Council Award Ceremony

The Rockaway Catholic and Jewish Council held its Awards Ceremony at St. Francis de Sales on Sunday, June 5, 2005. Award winner Timothy Horgan displays his winning artwork. More...

Titus Hosts Constituents In Albany

“Albany Day, 2005,” brought dozens of Rockaway constituents to Albany as the guest of Assemblywoman Michelle Titus. More...

Weiner: Bring Olympics, I’ll Bring Queens Stadium

The Mayor says that New York City will not get the Olympics unless a stadium is built on the West Side. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-Queens & Brooklyn) released the following statement: More...


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