July 29, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Can You Tell Us, Where And When?

For your perusal and enjoyment, some more photographs from Rockaway More...

Cops ‘Net’ Chat Room Predator

Local police busted a 24-year-old Nassau County man who arranged an illicit rendezvous with an underage Rockaway girl that he met in an Internet chat room, law enforcement sources said. More...

Davy Jones, Chuck Negron At NorthFork Theatre July 30

Ron Delsener presents Davy Jones, Gary Puckett, Chuck Negron and the Ides of March vat the North Fork Theatre at Westbury for one hot night of 60 More...

Flake Endorses Sanders

Former Congressman Floyd H. Flake, the Pastor of Allen A.M.E. Church, is endorsing Councilman James Sanders Jr. in his re-election bid. More...

From The Rockaway Postmaster’s Desk

America

In the early days of our country, the Founding Fathers recognized that a viable democracy required an informed citizenry. More...

Woman Fights Off Would-Be Thief

A Far Rockaway man was arrested on Queens Boulevard last Friday morning after the woman whose car and purse he tried to steal fought him off, police said.The attempted robbery unfolded at about 8:30 a.m. on 63 Road in Flushing when Darryl R. More...

National Night Out Against Crime

On Tuesday, August 2, the 100 and 101 Precinct Community Councils will celebrate More...

Vendlands Graduates from Katharine Gibbs

Tina Vendlands, a Rockaway resident, graduated on June 29, 2005 from Katharine Gibbs with an Associate More...

College Graduate Onto Pursue Masters

Kathleen Holloway (nee Tuffy) graduated this May with honors from the College of New Rochelle with a Bachelors Degree in Liberal Arts. She will be taking the summer off before going back to school in order to achieve a Masters in Psychology. More...

Rockaway Beach Resident Enters Police Academy

Divina Marie Machuca of Rockaway Beach has entered the Police Academy. She is a graduate of Kingsborough Community College with an Associate More...

Lamaze Classes At St. John’s

St. John More...

Weiner: Reclaim Partnership With Faith

Urging Democrats to More...

Some Cool Fun On A Hot Day

Using a spray cap, children on Beach 16 Street in Far Rockaway enjoy the cool feeling of water from a hydrant on a recent hot day. More...

RMAC Talent Search Draws Accolades, Large Crowds At Fort Tilden

Lyuba Shchybchyk Rose, a soprano who trained in Russia, and who has graced a number of professional productions, was the winner of the Rockaway Music And Art Talent Search, held Sunday evening at Fort Tilden. More...

Piping Plover Day Brings Fun, Facts To Rockaway

Last Saturday, youngsters and adults spent an afternoon of discovery and fun at the First Annual Plover Day held on the beach at Beach 58 Street. More...

Smith Gets An Earful As He Begins ‘Listening Tour’

State Senator Malcolm Smith, who represents the entire Rockaway peninsula, began a listening tour throughout his district, with a meeting at Peninsula Hospital Center on July 20. More...

RPA Donates Dough To Graybeards

MaryEllen Kiernan from St Camillus Special Olympics watches as Flip Mullen of the Graybeards accepts a $1,000 donation from the Rockaway Point Association as their gift to the Wounded Warrior Project. More...

Bloomberg Signs ‘Disappearing Marshes’ Bill

Last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a City Council bill that he hopes will save Jamaica Bay More...

Beachcomber

We have often written in this space of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), More...

$1.8 Mil Slated For BCVFD Firehouse

A House-Senate Conference Committee passed the Surface Transportation Reauthorization Bill on Thursday after 22 months of debate and compromise. More...

Bloomberg Signs ‘Disappearing Marshes’ Bill

Last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a City Council bill that he hopes will save Jamaica Bay More...

Weiner: Stop Sale Of Fake Police Identification

On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee accepted an amendment, offered by Representative. Anthony Weiner that would ban the transfer of fake police badges, except for legitimate law enforcement efforts and dramatic presentations. More...

Council Deletes Sunday Meters

Impact Seen On Peninsula

The City Council voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to eliminate metered parking on Sundays, sparking speculation locally that the move would have a negative impact on west end business located nearby the beach. More...

Brooklyn College Offers Paralegal Opportunities

Brooklyn College, in partnership with The Center for Legal Studies, will offer the Paralegal Certificate Course live lectures in the fall of 2005. More...

SJEH To Host Blood Drive August 4

As a result of the recent wave of extreme humidity and high temperatures, blood donations fell by 25 percent, leaving the community blood supply at risk and in a critical More...

Fix Promised For Ocean Village Residents

Things should be back to normal this week at Ocean Village, almost two weeks after a blackout left nearly 450 residents without electricity, air conditioning, water or elevators. More...

DNA Database Links Man To Rape

A Far Rockaway man faces up to 25 years in prison after DNA evidence recently linked him to a rape that happened six years ago, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown has announced. More...

Beep Marshall To Address Dem Club

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall will address the Regular Democratic Club of the Rockaways at 104-02 Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Wednesday, August 3 at 8 p.m. sharp. More...

Scholarly Child

Peter Wilson of Broad Channel has accepted a Sixth Grade seat in District 27 More...

Reading Prodigy Graduates

Kindergartner Princess Bo-Bix Randolph, who reads at the level of a third grader, graduated on Thursday, June 23. Her parents are Joe and Joy Randolph. More...

Otero And Estriplet Wed; Honeymoon In Aruba

Barbara Otero and Lloyd Estriplet were married on June 18, 2005 at St. Mary More...

Local Residents To Attend SUNY Oswego

Two Far Rockaway residents have reserved places as freshman at SUNY Oswego. More...

Local Corps Lobby For Abandoned Firehouse

The Rock Ambulance Corps, a volunteer service made up primarily of local residents, has asked the city to turn over the abandoned firehouse on Beach 57 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard to them as a headquarters. Last week More...

Sarnoff Sketches Kenny Vance And The Planotones

The Wave More...

RTC’s ‘My Fair Lady’ Is Loverly

A Wave Review

It looks like the Rockaway Theatre Company has brought another hit production to the Post Theater in Fort Tilden. July 15 and 16 marked the opening weekend of More...

Graybeards Host Annual Family Run

The 3rd annual Graybeards Family Run kicks off in Belle Harbor on Friday July 29 at 6:30 p.m., organizers said. More...

SJEH Stresses The Importance Of Safety

The importance of safety was the focus of the Patient Safety Zone Fair at St. John More...

Wave Artist Laments Tennis Loss

The Belle Harbor Yacht Club was humbled recently by their Breezy Point counterparts in a series of doubles tennis matches. Wave Editorial Cartoonist Bob Sarnoff was among the losers. This is his account. More...


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