June 17, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Beachcomber

There has been lots of comment the past week about Edward Re More...

Teich Family Welcomes Frederick

Frederick Anthony Teich was born on June 19, 2004 at 9:12 p.m. weighing 8 lbs. 4 oz. He is the son of Fred and Yvonne Teich of Belle Harbor. More...

Alex Wander Celebrates Bar Mitzvah

Alex Wander celebrated his Bar Mitzvah at the Bay Terrace Jewish Center on May 7 in Bayside. The reception was held at the Swan Club in Glenwood Landing. More...

Gasby Graduates Valedictorian Of Pre-K

Imani K. Gasby has graduated from the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation Sorrentino Educational Pre-Kindergarten program as valedictorian of her class. Gasby received a plaque for her honor. She is the daughter of Theron Dordan. More...

Maltese One-Woman Show Draws Crowds to Fort Tilden

Constance Maltese and the Rockaway Artist Alliance (RAA) hosted a one-woman show at Fort Tilden last week. The paintings, all featuring women in history, drew large crowds to the Rockaway Center for the Arts. More...

Museum Fundraiser Draws Crowd To Pier 92

The Rockaway Museum held its second annual fundraiser at Pier 92 last Sunday. Large crowds enjoyed the food, music by Velvet Rose and many exciting auctions. More...

A Wave Review - RTC Audiences Cuckoo Over ‘Nest’

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Richard Marx At NorthFork Theater, July 13

Richard Marx brings his contemporary pop hits to the North Fork Theatre at Westbury, on Wednesday, July 13, at 8pm. More...

Bellamy Earns Several Awards For Essay

M.S. 53 student Jeffrey Bellamy has been honored for his participation in an essay contest sponsored by the Women More...

Father McDonnell Celebrates 40 Years Of Service

Father Tom McDonnell will celebrate the 40th anniversary of his ordination this month. Father McDonnell presided over his first Mass at St. Francis de Sales Church. More...

Relay For Life At Beach Channel High School

The American Cancer Society More...

Picture From 1952 Parade Stirs Memories Today

The response to last week More...

Safe Boating Classes

The Brooklyn Power Squadron will offer safe boating classes at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn starting Monday, July 11. The classes will consist of two hours of instruction for four weeks. More...

Middle School 180 Named For Gerald Dever

After seven arduous years in which the plan was in limbo, Middle School 180 was posthumously named for the Guidance Counselor Gerald R. Dever last Wednesday. The dedication took place on Wednesday, June 15 at 10 am at the school where More...

Nabbed In Nassau For Far Rockaway Shooting

A Far Rockaway man was nabbed by units from the 101 Precinct and Nassau County Police Department on Bayfield Avenue in Lawrence on Tuesday afternoon, after he fired a number of shots at four unidentified men nearby Nameoke Street and Redfern Avenue a More...

Honoring Teachers – Striking Teachers

A real way to honor teachers In my last column (Mer-it-oc-ra-cy More...

New Student Leaders At Stella Maris

As the senior class graduated at Stella Maris, the newly elected executive board members took their positions for the 2005-06 school year. More...

2005 Science Fair At P.S. 114

Science 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...

Career Day At P.S. 183

More than a dozen professionals visited P.S. 183 to speak at Career Day on May 24. Students from pre-kindergarten to the sixth grade were dressed to impress the visitors. More...

Teacher – Student Game Caps CVSR Season

With most of their citywide tests (except the 9th grade Regents) behind them, the students of the Channel View School for Research basketball team donned their uniforms and headed for the Beach Channel High School gym at 4:00 p.m. More...

Breezy Point Par Tee Golf- June 9, 2005

If it makes you feel better about your golf game remember the words of Billy Graham More...

MoMA Lecturer To Speak At Seaside Library

Museum of Modern Art lecturer Jennifer Katanic will give a talk about modern art at the Seaside Branch Library on Friday, June 24 at 2 p.m. More...

Weiner To Mayor: I’ll Go With You

This weekend, Mayor Bloomberg will go to Ghana to make a pitch for the Olympics, says Congressman Anthony Weiner in a prepared statement. More...

Young Cartoonists Create Heroes For Museum

As part of the Rockaway Museum More...

Busy Bee Moves To New Location

Busy Bee Learning Store has moved to 114-07 Rockaway Beach Boulevard. The store carries student and teacher merchandise as well as educational toys, workbooks and DVD More...

St. Mary’s Star Of The Sea Celebrates Parishioners

The Installation of the Members of the Legion of Mary. More...

Martinez Graduates From Fort Benning

Private Pedro Martinez recently graduated from Army National Guard at Fort Benning, Georgia, Infantry Brigade. He is the son of Mildred and Pedro Martinez of Rockaway Park. More...

Droesch Graduates From Boston College

Clare Droesch of Rockaway Park graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology on May 23, 2005. Droesch was a star forward for her college basketball team and led the Eagles to four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. More...

Graduates Poly Prep, To Attend Cornell

Gena Boggiano Cholakis, a former student of St. Francis de Sales, graduated on June 3, 2005 from Poly Prep Country Day School, receiving a diploma with honors. More...

Scranton Graduates Three Locals

Three Rockaway residents recently graduated from the University of Scranton. Christina Espinal of Far Rockaway received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications, while Bernadette Heeran and Maura A. More...

Mitchell To Chair General Practice Session

Thomas J. Mitchell, a partner with McCanliss and Early, has been named chair of the New York State Bar Association More...

One Year After Opening, An Arverne By The Sea Update

Precisely one year after opening its first units to new owners, officials at Arverne By The Sea, the new community that will eventually encompass more than 2,000 housing units, a community center, stores and a school, presented a update to elected of More...

RAA Opens ‘In And Around’ At Fort Tilden Gallery

Local Artist Esther Grillo with her work honoring the beach. More...

PS 114 Gets Safe Swimming Lesson

P.S. 114Q incoming Principal I.A., Stephen P. Grill hosted the Region 5 - promulgated Water and Beach Safety DVD presentation on Monday morning, June 13 at a series of assembly programs. More...

Mormon Missionaries Help Clean Whalemena

Eighteen missionaries from the Lynbrook District of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, under the tutelage of Geoff Rawling, president of the Rockaway Artists Alliance, recently gave More...

Rock ‘N Roll Still The Staple At Westbury Music Fair

They say More...

Parents: PS 225 To Be Rezoned For RB Cashin: Not True, Only Reorganization

Controversy continues to swirl around Public School 225 in the wake of the school More...

Summer School Programs Set For Peninsula

The Department of Education has announced that summer school programs for public school students will begin on Tuesday, July 5. More...

MS 180 Named For Dever

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Shots Riddle Far Rockaway Lobby

Police are investigating after gunfire erupted early Wednesday morning in the lobby of a walkup apartment in Far Rockaway. More...

Police Seek Man Who Held Up Rockaway Beach McDonalds

He robbed the Golden Arches, now the cops need your help to put him behind bars. Police are looking for a man who held up the McDonald More...

M.S. 53 Marching Band

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Blood Drive At St. Edmund Prep

Administration, faculty, staff and students at St. Edmund High School recently participated in the annual blood drive at the school. More...

Montonaro Wins Award And Savings Bond

Congressman Vito Fossella awarded Vincent Montonaro of Neponsit with the First Place Readers are Leaders award. Montonaro attends Adelphi Academy in Bay Ridge and received an $80 savings bond in addition to his award. More...

Stella Maris Choir Performs At Carnegie Hall

The Stella Maris Chorus, directed by Silvestre Pardon, performed at Carnegie Hall on May 31. The chorus performed as part of the National Women More...

Councilman Sanders Invites Community To His 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...

Neponsit Resident Gives Back to Rockaway

Local resident and activist, Joseph Mure, Jr., (left) recently presented Robert V. Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peninsula Hospital Center (right) with a check in the amount of $31,500.00. Through Mure More...

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Celebrates 100th Anniversary June 25

The history of St. John More...


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