September 30, 2005 RSS feed / Community

Stella Maris High School Senior Peer Leaders Meet

The Senior Peer Leadership group at Stella Maris High School came to school early in September to attend a Leadership Workshop conducted by advisor Fred Herron. More...

Developer Donates Edgemere School ‘For The Kids’

An off-hand remark for the principal of a Far Rockaway school led this week to the ribbon cutting for a brand new early childhood center donated and constructed by a local developer. More...

Chamber of Commerce Holds Annual Dinner Dance

State Senator Malcolm Smith (second from left) joins Joanie Omeste (the chamber More...

Laborers; Cement & Concrete Workers Recruit

The Cement and Concrete Workers Training and Education Fund, District Council 16, will conduct recruitment for skilled construction craft laborers on October 5, February 8 and June 7 for 45 apprentices. More...

Gateway Greenway Coming To Wildlife Refuge

Construction is set to begin early next month on a multi-use path that will run through the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, the National Park Service announced Monday. More...

Birthday Princesses’ Celebrate

Bellport, Long Island resident Emily Hernandez celebrated her 76th birthday on September 3 More...

Local Resident Returns From Sea Training

Midshipman Peter Belford of Breezy Point recently returned to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, where he is a student, after spending a number of months at sea training aboard U.S. merchant vessels. More...

Extended Hours At The Post Office

Window lobby hours at Rockaway More...

New Law On Towing Of Automobiles From Private Lots Proposed By City

New Yorkers with cars towed from private lots will have greater protection under a rule proposed by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA). More...

New Bill Sets Tough Penalties For Dog Attacks

New York State Governor More...

New Book An Eye-Opener For Inner City Youth

Most community leaders, educators, youth workers and parents will agree that inner city youth can never have too many positive reinforcements. In More...

P.S. 183 Gives Katrina Survivors A Helping Hand

The Russell family, who relocated to Rockaway after Hurricane Katrina destroyed their trailer-home in Mississippi, received a $1,400 check Monday from the teachers, staff, students and parents at P.S. 183. More...

Pheffer Urges Federal Fuel Economy Testing

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has introduced a resolution that calls upon the United States Congress to enact legislation to update the Environmental Protection Agency More...

Four Years Later, Concern Over AA 587 Settlements

Nearly four years after the tragic crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into the streets of Belle Harbor, many local residents remain troubled by the crash and its aftermath. More...

State Senator Praises The Life Of Simon Weisenthal

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith praised the life of Holocaust survivor Simon Weisenthal, who passed away Tuesday, September 20 in Vienna, Austria at the age of 96. More...

Shuttle Service Affects Commute In Rockaway

Temporary service diversions will affect the A train and Rockaway Park Shuttle lines to the Rockaways from October 19 to October 24. More...

Rappaport Joins Bayswater Players

Dr. Stuart M. Rappaport, a popular Five Towns optometrist, opens November 10th in the comedy, More...

St.Camillus Students Study Constitution

The 7th Grade Students from St. Camillus School read about the Constitution in preparation for the Constitution Day, which is slated for September 17. More...

Student Council Induction At Stella Maris

Pictured: Stella Maris Student Council Executive Board members, together with the Senior Homeroom Presidents, pose before the induction ceremony. More...

Many Shops Under One Roof

The Gift Is Love, at 223 Beach 126 Street in Rockaway Park is truly many shops under one roof. The shop features such name brands as Yankee Candle, Burt More...

Beachcomber

Hurricane Katrina may have one unexpected local consequence. More...

Four Car Accident Injures Three, Slows BCD

A four-car accident at approximately 5:30 p.m. on Monday left three people seeking medical assistance at local hospitals and the streets around Beach Channel Drive and Beach 129 Street in clogged with traffic. More...

Locked Away From Home, Medicine By Landlord

Despite the fact that a Queens Civil Court judge has ordered that a Rockaway man and his common law wife be given access to the apartment they have lived in for two months, a Rockaway landlord continues to deny that access, keeping the disabled veter More...

Terrianne Orr Honored At Irish Fair

Terrianne Orr (nee Manno) was honored on September 7 at the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Great Irish Fair, held at Giando More...

Waymer/Hall Engagement

Linda Waymer and Thomas and Martha Waymer announce the engagement of their daughter and granddaughter, Yolanda Y. Waymer, to Curtis Hall II. More...

Former Resident/Acclaimed Mathematician To Guest Speak

A former resident of Belle Harbor has gone on to become a famous mathematician, and will be the guest speaker for the American Mathematical Society More...

Gateway ‘Open House’ Set For Next Weekend

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

Norton Basin And Michaelis Park Cleanup

On September 17, members of the Norton Basin Edgemere Stewardship Group, founded by Marlen Waaijer, worked with the Parks Department, the DEC and Jamaica Bay Guardian, Don Riepe, to restore the neglected section of Michaelis Bayswater Park in Bayswat More...

Mott Creek Rocked By Explosive Devices, ‘Racist’ Graffiti

Two bottles, originally thought to be Molotov cocktails, and a possible bias incident brought a large police presence for the majority of the day in the small community of Mott Creek last Friday. More...

PS 114 Morning Exercises Renew Patriotic Spirit

Two PS114 (Belle Harbor) students proudly unfurl and subsequently hoist Old Glory, as part of The Belle Harbor School More...

PHC To Honor Marcus, Mure, Greco At Anniversary Ball

Stephen H. Marcus, M.D., Joseph Mure, Jr., Esq. and George L. Greco have been named honorees of Peninsula Hospital Center More...

Local Singer Finalist In “Senior Idol’ Contest

Edward Deacy, of Breezy Point, has been chosen as a finalist to compete for the title of New York State Senior Idol 2005. More...

West Lawrence Care Workers Picket For Contract

As passing cars honked horns in support, workers at the West Lawrence Care Center in Far Rockaway took to the streets last Thursday afternoon in an informational picket for a new contract. The members of Union 1199 at the facility More...


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