August 25, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Breezy Pipes And Drums Perform In World Music Fests

A group of 35 pipers and drummers from the Breezy Point Pipes and Drums Band participated in one of the largest mass bagpipe events on August 21. More...

1949 Ads Spotlight Rockaway Resort Heydays

When Rockaway was in its heyday as a summer resort destination for the entire east coast, its restaurants, amusement parks, homes and apartment buildings were the envy of the entire city. More...

City Planning Commission Passes Mott Creek Rezoning

The City Planning Commission put the rezoning for the Mott Creek area of Far Rockaway back on the fast track on Wednesday when it unanimously passed an application for down zoning the area. More...

The Lighthouse Corporation Wednesday unveiled a shiny white Crusader ambulance More...

Rockaway Republicans To Meet In Bayswater

The next meeting of the Rockaway Republicans is scheduled for August 30 at 8 p.m. in Far Rockaway at the Young Israel of Bayswater and Wavecrest, 2716 Healy Avenue. More...

Harvey and Mueller Wed In Rhode Island

Deborah Elyse Harvey and Erik Wayne Mueller were married on Saturday, August 20 in Newport, Rhode Island. More...

Named Admissions Director At Woodmere

Corrine King of Breezy Point has been named the Director of Admissions and External Relations at Lawrence Woodmere Academy in Woodmere, Long Island. More...

Listen To The Voice Of Their Hearts: Donate To Fight ALS

Pictured: Toni Diamond and Warren Schiffer at their wedding in 1990. More...

PEP Officer Helps Nab Bike Thieves

Park Enforcement Patrol Officer Eugene Gee (above) recently helped two Rockaway Beach visitors get their bikes back from thieves. The visitors flagged down Gee on August 12 and pointed out two boys, who were quickly pedaling away from the More...

RMAC Hosts Ragtime Pianists At Final Concert

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council hosted its final Sunset Picnic Concert of the summer at Fort Tilden on Sunday. The concert featured ragtime music performed by two noted pianists. More...

PHC Auxiliary Active As Summer Ends

Peninsula Hospital Center More...

Broad Channel Vollies March To Celebrate 100 Years

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Sanders’ Committee Attendance In Question

Council candidate David R. Hooks, Jr. is challenging Councilman James Sanders More...

‘Youth At Risk’ Plants Garden At MS 198

The young men and representatives of Youth at Risk pose for The Wave More...

Breezy Pipes And Drums Perform In World Music Fests

A group of 35 pipers and drummers from the Breezy Point Pipes and Drums Band participated in one of the largest mass bagpipe events held in the United Sates on August 21. More...

Addabbo Addresses Needs Of Seniors, Disabled

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. announced that he has cosponsored two pieces of legislation in the Council aimed at aiding senior citizens and individuals with disabilities in his district as well as in the city. More...

Addabbo Addresses Needs Of Seniors, Disabled

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. announced that he has cosponsored two pieces of legislation in the Council aimed at aiding senior citizens and individuals with disabilities in his district as well as in the city. More...

Buildings Dept. Stops Conversion Work

The Department of Buildings recently issued a More...

Annual Family Day Celebrated At O’Donohue Park

Edwin Salgado, the day More...

Transit Coalition Urges Use of Old Rockaway Line

Advocates of better mass transit for residents of Rockaway, Broad Channel, Howard Beach, Ozone Park, Richmond Hill and Woodhaven are gathering to make sure that their communities are not excluded from the multi-billion dollar plans to improve transpo More...

Kosher Hot Dogs To Aid Parochial Education

For grocery shoppers in the Five Towns and Rockaway, a trip to the More...

Osteopath Joins SJEH Staff

A family physician and specialist in osteopathic manipulative medicine, Sonia Rivera-Martinez, DO, has joined the medical staff of St. John More...

Local Makes Binghamton Dean’s List

Kristine Corpus of Rockaway Beach made the Dean More...

Michael John Papagiannakis Turns Two

Michael John Jr. Papagiannakis celebrated his second birthday on August 7. His parents are Annmarie and Michael Papagiannakis of Rockaway Beach. More...

Free Cancer Screening

The American Cancer Society, in conjunction with the Queens Healthy Living Partnership, will host a free cancer screening for breast and cervical cancers on September 24 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Peninsula Hospital Center. More...

Deadline For Absentee Ballots Nears

The New York State Board of Elections has reminded all New Yorkers who are eligible to vote on Primary Day, September 13, that if they will be out of their county or New York City or will be unable to go to the polls because of illness or physical di More...

An Evening Of Traditional Indian Culture

The Five Towns Indian Association will showcase an evening of Indian dance, culture and food on Tuesday, August 30 at Cedarhurst Park, 200 Cedarhurst Avenue in Cedarhurst, starting at 7 p.m. More...

RAA Hosts Annual Picnic At RoCa

There was plenty of fun, food and fine entertainment at the Rockaway Artists Alliance More...

Saint John’s Hospital Residents Picket For Medical Benefits

By Miriam Rosenberg Contributing Editor St. John More...

Tips To Save Money At The Gas Pump

Industry analysts say record high gas prices are likely to climb even higher, but extra miles can be squeezed out of every fill-up if drivers follow a few simple rules. More...

Bricks And Plants Bring Tribute Park Closer To Opening Day

The metamorphosis of the Tribute Park site continued this week as the contractor, Quigg Development Corporation, and a handful of volunteers began installing bricks and plantings. More...


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