July 8, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Dancing Under The Stars

Dancing Under The Stars will be held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 7 to 9 p.m. from July 12 though August 12. The event, hosted by Ellen Connelly and the Connelly Dance Centers, will take place on Beach 107 Street and the boardwalk. More...

District Attorney Brown Eyes Sanders’ Financial Track Record

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Fly The Flag, Tie Yellow Ribbons: Welcome The Wounded Warriors

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Holy Smokes! Cigarette Boat Capsizes In Jamaica Bay

Three men were rescued from Jamaica Bay on July 2 when the cigarette boat they were riding aboard capsized about 50 feet east of the North Channel Bridge, police said. More...

Doobie Brothers At NorthFork Theatre, July 20

The Doobie Brothers bring back their unique sound and countless hits to the North Fork Theatre at Westbury for one rocking night- July 20th. More...

Hadassah Honors Locals At Heart Luncheon

The Rockaway Park Chapter of Hadassah held its annual More...

Dolphin Sighting Causes Scare, Closed Beaches

Beachgoers enjoying the sand and surf last Friday were forced out of the water when a man out for an early swim reported sharks off the shore of Beach 90 Street. More...

Oh Yes, We Remember It Well

Judging by the clothing, we believe that these two photographs were taken around the turn of the century in the late 1890 More...

Tortorelli Looks To Tech

Benjamin Tortorelli of Rockaway Beach recently graduated from David A. Boody, JHS 128. Benjamin will be attending Brooklyn Tech High School in the fall. More...

Faulhaber Graduates From High School

James Faulhaber, formerly of Rockaway Beach and now residing in Lindenhurst, graduated from Lindenhurst High School on June 25, 2005. Faulhaber also turned 18 years old on June 20. More...

Birthday Party For Veterans

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Off-Duty Firefighters Pull Boy From Surf

A pair of off duty firefighters came to the aid of a mentally challenged teen who had difficulty while boogie boarding off Beach 149 Street on July Fourth. More...

The Music Of ABBA At NorthFork Theatre, July 14

Come dance the night away with ABBA, The Music performing over 20 of ABBA More...

Pheffer: Sweeping Oversight For Public Authorities

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer recently announced that the Assembly passed legislation to improve oversight of the state More...

Peter Yarrow, Judy Collins At NorthFork Theatre, July 15

Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary joins Judy Collins in concert with Special Guests Bethany Yarrow and Kenny White at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury on Friday, July 15 at 8 p.m. More...

PBQS Picnic Day At Cunningham Park

Patrol Borough Queens South, the YMCA of Greater New York and the Queens South Community Councils will host the 15th Annual Police Community Harmony Day Picnic at Cunningham Park on Tuesday, July 19, at 11 a.m. More...

St. John’s Residence To Cut Ribbon On Sports Fields

The St. John More...

‘Suspicious Package’ Closes Bridge For Hour

Motorists attempting to transit the Cross Bay Bridge on Thursday morning found themselves in classic gridlock while police from the elite Emergency Service Unit checked a More...

Tribute Park Work Heats Up On Hot Holiday Weekend

Denis Maloney and his crew from Malbro Construction in Breezy Point pour concrete for the base of the mosaic designed by local artist Patrick Clark, which will soon become one of the centerpieces of Tribute Park on Beach 116 Street and Beach Channel More...

Beachcomber

The National Night Out Against Crime event will take place on both ends of the peninsula on August 2, not August 8 as noted in last week More...

Addabbo: Budget Has Something For Locals

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., recently announced that he believes the New York City Budget for Fiscal Year 2006 (FY06) contains something for everyone in the district. More...

PAL Names Sites

The Police Athletic League will launch its 2005 Summer Program in Queens on Monday, July 11. More...

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Frank Avenue Civic Board Meeting

The Frank Avenue Civic Association of Edgemere held a meeting in June with Peninsula Hospital Center CEO Robert Levine and 101 Precinct Detective Willie Olmeda. More...

Historical Views

of the Rockaways Mystery Photo of Broad Channel-1935

Every chance Robert Moses (The Great Pharaoh) got, he insulted, downgraded and belittled the works and ideas of others-not only in the Rockaways, but the rest of the city and the Bay Community of Broad Channel. Oh! More...

Girl, 12, Sodomized By Acquaintance

A 12-year-old girl was sodomized by a family acquaintance after a relative took her to an Independence Day celebration, plied her with alcohol and then served the girl up to an alleged sexual predator, according to court records. More...

Meeks: Work Towards Olympics In 2016

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New NC-4 Model On Display In Bayport

A new model of the famous NC-4 aircraft, the first ever to fly the Atlantic Ocean is on display at the Long Island Flyers Club at the Bayport Aerodrome Society in Bayport, Long Island. More...

Lovett Named Colgate Coach Of The Year

John Lovett of Rockaway Park was named 2005 Colgate Coach of the Year at the recent Colgate Women More...

Christopher Celebrates Fifth Birthday

Christopher Anthony Quagliariello of Neponsit will celebrate his fifth birthday on Friday, June 8, 2005. Christopher is the son of Ilene and Anthony Quagliariello and big brother to Jennifer. More...

Khan Graduates Magna Cum Laude

Sarah Jessica Khan of Broad Channel graduated Magna Cum Laude from Drew University on May 21, 2005. Drew President Thomas Kean, who is retiring after 15 years at Drew, spoke to students at the ceremony. More...

Born On The Fourth Of July

Michael Joseph Ortega entered the world on July 4, 2005, weighing 7lbs. 10oz. and measuring 20 inches long. Baby Michael is pictured with his big sister, Jillian Frances. More...

Breezy Point Partee Golf News

On June 30 at Riis Park, 33 players enjoyed their golf game, especially Marge Driscoll with nearest to the pin on hole #1 and Susan Ryan on #18. More...

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A Summer Lost

I saw she was pregnant And fixed for the summer More...

Weiner: 2016 Olympics With Queens As Centerpiece

On Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee awarded the Olympics to London. More...

Resident Chosen for Modeling Convention

Tessa Williamson, 14, has been chosen to attend the New York Convention of the International Modeling and Talent Association (IMTA), which will be held July 17-23 at the New York Hilton Hotel in Manhattan. More...

Second Round Of Mosquito Spraying Monday

A second round of pesticide spraying in the peninsula More...

Spotlight On...

Jean Sammis always wanted to paint and always loved animals. The senior citizen put the two together and found Geoff Rawling, the president of the Rockaway Artists Alliance who More...

Three Charged In Brutal Slash And Stab Attack

By Brian Magoolaghan Three men were arrested after a brutal July 4 stabbing incident in which a man was slashed and stabbed nearly 10 times, police said. More...

Garrett Takes Reins At Gateway National Park

Billy G. Garrett, a twenty-two year veteran of the National Park Service, has taken on the position of Deputy General Superintendent of Gateway National Recreation Area. More...


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