September 23, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Beachcomber

It seems as if The Wave started a minor firestorm by using the word More...

Addabbo Sets Hurricane Meeting 9/17

In an effort to prepare his constituents for emergency situations such as Hurricane Katrina, Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

Families of 9/11 Heroes Receive The President’s Medal Of Valor

Members of the Russell family were flown to the White House on Friday, September 9 to receive the 9/11 Medal of Valor in honor of Stephen P. Russell, a firefighter and local Rockaway resident who lost his life on September 11, 2001. More...

Hamer-Campos Farmers’ Market

Pictured: (in no particular order) Brother Tom, McKinley Hightower-Beyah, George, and other workers participating in the Hamer-Campos Farmers More...

Pheffer; ‘El’ Structure To Be Repaired

Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Gateway Park’s ‘Open House New York’

Gateway National Recreational Area will participate in Open House New York, for the third annual celebration of New York City More...

Good Reasons To Celebrate

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer celebrated Bernard and Selma Schreiber More...

Taylor’s Honeymoon At Disney

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Emma Jane Morgan Born

Eddie and Kelly Morgan of Rockaway announce the birth of their first child, Emma Jane Morgan, on August 30, at 7 lbs. 14 oz. More...

Addabbo FHC Hosts Successful Blood Drive

On September 16th the staff of the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center did their part to help with the blood shortage in the southeast queen More...

Local Artist Showcases Sculpture

Local Rockaway artist Pat Bishop was recently invited to exhibit her sculpture, More...

Mom Says Dean Roughed Up Her Son

The mother of a 12-year-old student, who sought criminal charges and legal action against a dean at a local school after an alleged corporal punishment incident left her son covered with scratches and bruises, is backing off now that school officials More...

State Report: ‘Serious And Significant Questions’ About Evacuation Plans

The city More...

St. Edmund’s Starts New School Year

St. Edmund Preparatory High School in Sheepshead Bay recently opened for the new school year. More...

Republicans Split The Difference In Party Election

Preliminary results are in on the recent Republican races in Rockaway and it looks like they More...

RTC’s ‘Rockaway Café ‘05’ Music And Fun

A Wave Review

The first two performances of Rockaway Theatre Company More...

Weiner: Save Brooklyn VA Hospital

Representative Anthony Weiner recently addressed a public hearing of the U.S. More...

From Rockaway To Louisiana Via SJEH

A 26-foot truck loaded with donations bound for Gulfport Memorial Hospital in Louisiana to help hurricane victims departed from Far Rockaway on Monday, September 19. More...

PHC Honors Employees For Perfect Attendance More...

Bayswater Looks To Downzoning

The Bayswater Civic Association has announced plans for a community meeting on Tuesday, September 27 to address the issue of downzoning the community and to hear a presentation by the Department of City Planning to rezone Bayswater and parts of Far R More...

11th Annual Broad Channel Historical Day

The Historical Society of the Broad Channel Civic Association will sponsor its 11th Annual Historic Day on Sunday, October 2 at the VFW Hall on Shad Creek Road in Broad Channel, from Noon until 5 p.m. More...

Clark Still In The Park

Artist Patrick Clark continues to work in Tribute Park, readying the park for its opening later this year. This mosaic, which was once slated to become the floor of the glass cupola, is now the centerpiece of the park. More...

From Rockaway To Louisiana Via SJEH

A 26-foot truck loaded with donations bound for Gulfport Memorial Hospital in Louisiana to help hurricane victims departed from Far Rockaway on Monday, September 19. More...

Graybeards Blood Drive Draws Record Crowds

Record crowds showed up for the Graybeards annual blood drive held last weekend at St. Francis de Sales Church on Beach 129 Street. Pictured, donors line up waiting for their turn to give blood. More...

Pheffer: Opt Out of ‘Pre-approved Solicitations’

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has informed New York consumers that they do not have to live with a mailbox cluttered with More...

Simon Wants Fast Track to Aqueduct

District Leader Lew M. Simon recently described the benefits of reopening the old Rockaway Beach line of the LIRR to the operators of the new Video Lottery Terminals at Aqueduct. More...

Sophia Marie Millet Born

Sophia Marie Millet was born August 2 at 3:32 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long when she was born at Long Island Jewish Hospital. Her big sister is Angela Rose and her parents are More...

Local Starts Freshman Year At St. Lawrence

Marcella I. Hall, of Far Rockaway, started her freshman year at St. Lawrence University as a member of the class of 2009. Hall graduated from Math/Science Research Technological Magnet High School in Cambria Heights. More...

Locals Take Part in Diabetes Walk

The NYC 12K Walk to Cure Diabetes was held on Sunday September 18. More than 10,000 walkers participated. Shown here with Betty Boop are Jason More...

KeySpan, ABTS Support Kite Festival

With the help of the wind and the support of KeySpan, Arverne By the Sea and Gateway National Recreation Area, children and adults alike had two fun-filled days at this year More...

V.F.W. Scholarships For High-Schoolers

Each year the V.F.W. and its Ladies Auxiliary present awards to students on local, district, state and national levels for outstanding art and audio/ essay participation. More...

Local Starts Freshman Year At Fordham

Far Rockaway native Matthew White has started his freshman year at Fordham University. White is majoring in Business Administration. More...

St. Francis De Sales Kicks Off New Year

Pictured: Seventh graders start the new school year at St. Francis de Sales school on Wednesday, September 7. More...

PS/MS 43 Beach Cleanup 2005

About 125 volunteers participated in the Fourth Annual Beach Cleanup at PS/MS 43 on Beach 29 Street in Far Rockaway on Saturday, September 17. Students, staff and families joined together to collect over 3,000 pounds of garbage. More...

Republicans Split The Difference In Party Election

Preliminary results are in on the recent Republican races in Rockaway and it looks like they More...

Smith Tapped For Male Mentoring

Senator Malcolm A. Smith will be a guest speaker for the Male Mentoring Project meeting that will be held on Wednesday, September 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at MS 198, located at 365 Beach 57 Street in Far Rockaway. More...

PHC Nurses Ratify New Contract, Avert Strike

Registered nurses at Peninsula Hospital Monday ratified a new four-year contract that maintains health insurance benefits, improves RN staffing, adds to experience pay, and increases base salaries, according to a spokesperson for the union that repre More...


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