September 16, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Floral Designer To Speak At Luncheon

The Shore Garden Club of Neponsit and Belle Harbor will be hosting a luncheon on Monday, October 17 at the Beach Club. Cathy Miller will be the guest speaker. More...

Beachcomber

Wal-Mart had taken lots of hits lately for the way the large corporation treats its workers, but it certainly has generated lots of good will for its policy towards the victims of Hurricane Katrina. More...

CB14 Approves Dunkin Donuts Here

Community Board 14 approved plans to bring a Dunkin Donuts to this location on Beach 49 Street, just off of Beach Channel Drive. Board members had originally rejected attorney Adam Rothkrug More...

Addabbo Unveils Magnificent New Office

City Councilman Joseph Addabbo Jr. last Friday unveiled his dazzling new office, located at 98-16 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, to about 25 guests. More...

First Annual Mike King Fishing Trip

The Msgr. William F. Burke Rockaway Knights of Columbus Council #2672 held its first annual fishing trip to honor the memory of Michael King, a member and secretary of the Rockaway Council for five years. More...

‘Family Fun’ And Exploration At Ft. Tilden

The National Park Service announced that Gateway Recreation Area More...

Light A Match!

The Wastewater Treatment Plant on Beach Channel Drive has been so malodorous for the past few weeks that several people at this month More...

Graybeards ‘Pints For Life’ Blood Drive Set For 9/18

The Graybeards Fourth Annual More...

Beach 116 Re-Do Starts Next Week

The reconfiguration of the parking on Beach 116 Street, which includes four tiers of parallel parking and a more traditional center median, is moving into high gear now that Community Board 14 has approved specific plans. More...

Sanders Outpolls Hooks, Weiner Concedes

James Sanders, Jr. proved once again on Tuesday that the party nod does not guarantee electoral success by beating David Hooks by a wide margin. More...

‘Rockaway Renaissance’ Continues

Recently, Jim and Mary Kelly visited FrameWorks Group Real Estate Developers More...

PHC And Nurses Reach Tentative Contract Agreement

The New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA) announced Tuesday that it had reached a tentative contract agreement with Peninsula Hospital Center (PHC) preventing a possible strike by 150 registered nurses. More...

Change Marks Opening Of New School Year

Far Rockaway High School is now the Far Rockaway Educational Campus, a reorganized school with five different More...

Operating Engineers To Recruit Apprentices

The International Union of Operating Engineers Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local 15, will open recruitment on September 21 for 15 operating engineer (heavy equipment) apprentices. More...

Up From The Ashes, Assisting Katrina Victims

The Rochelle family lives in a newly-built home that stands on the corner of Beach 131 Street and Newport Avenue, where American Airlines Flight 587 crashed, killing five local residents on the ground and destroying a number of homes. More...

Showcase Window Treatments – One Stop Shopping At Home

Showcase Window Treatments is Rockaway More...

Belle Harbor Kids To The Rescue

Last Wednesday several young Belle Harbor residents raised money for Hurricane Katrina victims on Beach 139 Street and Cronston. Anyone that gave a donation received a hand-painted seashell. More...

An Inconsiderate Motorist On Opening Day

When School opened last Thursday, parents swarmed all over local schools to watch their children go through the first day routines. PS 114 in Belle Harbor was no different as parents watched their young children perform the morning exercises. More...

Beach Cleanups Set For September 17

Beach cleanup projects will take place on September 17 throughout the Atlantic Ocean coastline and Jamaica Bay. Those interested in taking part in the cleanup should call 718-471-2166. Pictured, Kate Willsen and a group of American Littoral Society More...

Clark In The Park

Patrick Clark, the artist whose work will be featured in Tribute Park, was at the site this week laying out and cementing the park More...

Divers &Volunteers For International Cleanup Day

The Far Rockaway and Five Towns diving community, and local residents, are being called upon to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of International Cleanup Day on Sunday, September 18, at Beach 8 Street, starting at 8 a.m. More...

Locals Bike From Ground Zero To Pentagon

Three local women recently took part in the Tour De Force fourth annual bike tour from the World Trade Center site in Manhattan to the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. The ride is a memorial to all those who were lost on September 11, 2001. More...

Local NYPD Officers Patrol New Orleans, Environs

A number of local police officers and firefighters are in New Orleans and neighboring parishes fighting crime and putting out fires. One of the locals sent The Wave these photographs. More...

Confusion Grows As Rezoning Vote Nears

In a surprising development relating to the Mott Creek rezoning issue, Councilman Tony Avella (chair of the City Council More...

Hadassah Youth Luncheon For September 27

This year More...

RMAC Fall Festival At Riis Park This Weekend

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC) will host its Fall Festival at Riis Park this Saturday and Sunday, September 17 and 18. The annual festival, which features, music, food, fine arts and crafts, will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Bloods Busted With Coke, Pot, Kid

Four people, including two known members of the notorious Bloods street gang, were arrested recently when police served a search warrant at an apartment in the Hammel Houses, police said. More...

PHC Docs Do Their Part in Katrina Relief

Doctors Guiney and Franks from Peninsula Hospital Center performed at Kennedy More...

What You Need To Know About STDS

A presentation concerning sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases will take place on Saturday, September 17 at the Mt. Carmel Church, 348 Beach 71 Street, Arverne, at 11 a.m. More...

St. Francis DeSales Second Grade Girls Do Their Part In Raising Funds For Katrina

On Saturday, after a hard fought intra-squad scrimmage, the second grade SFDS Girls soccer team got active in another important area by collecting money for the victims of Hurricane Katrina. More...


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