October 14, 2005 RSS feed / Community

After 12 Years, They’re Diggin’ In The Rain

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Channel View School Of Research On QPTV

Alive In Five , a student television program sponsored by Region 5, will feature The Channel View School of Research this month on Queens Public Television. More...

Change In Rockaway: Who Were The Players, What Was The Change?

Test Your Rockaway History Knowledge Quotient

Rockaway has changed greatly over the years and continues to change today. The people pictured here more than ten years ago brought a very positive change to Rockaway with their protests and with pressure on city officials. More...

KeySpan: The Answers On Winter Energy Costs

In an effort to help understand the complexities of the natural gas market and what consumers can expect this winter, KeySpan Span Energy has issued a fact sheet that the company hopes will answer many of the questions Rockaway residents have in the More...

SJEH Interns Approve New Contract

Interns at St. John More...

It’s October, But Some Classes Still Have No Teacher

Public school classes have been in session for more than a month, but up to 1,000 students remain in learning situations without teachers each day, according to a spokesperson for the Department of Education (DOE). More...

Precinct Council Hosts Annual Oktoberfest Breakfast

The 100th Precinct Community Council is hosting this year More...

Meeks Urges Individual Aid To Pakistan

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks, a Member of the House International Relations Committee and the Pakistan and India Caucus, released the following statement today, More...

Puppet Making Set For Public School 225

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. has announced that he and the City Parks Foundation will be sponsoring a free park event for the public to enjoy. More...

Senator Smith Hosts Listening Tour

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith will host his Listening Tour at the Beach Club, 129 Beach 116 Street, on November 15, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. More...

Hurricane Katrina Fundraising At BHYC

The Belle Harbor Yacht Club ended its summer season with a get together and fundraiser for Hurricane Katrina. Kristin Carey, Emma Collins, and Marina Cregan sold crafts and baked goods to raise money for hurricane victims. More...

Happy Birthday Wishes

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Parks Department Once Again Dozes Dunes

The Department of Parks once again angered many local residents by grooming the beach nearby Beach 113 Street by bulldozing under a row of natural dunes growing nearby the boardwalk. More...

Mayor’s Office Polls Families On Flight 587 Memorial

The Mayor More...

Kearney Students Score High Marks In Latin

Seventy-eight Bishop Kearney High School students received awards for their outstanding performances on the National Latin Examination. More...

Parent Teacher Night At St. Francis

The first grade students at St. Francis de Sales More...

Registration Deadline For ACT Test

The next national test date for college-bound high school students taking the ACT college admission exam is December 10. More...

Police Warn Against Auto Break-Ins

The Commanding Officer of the 100 Precinct, Captain Charles Neacy, reported a recent spike in auto break-ins in Belle Harbor at this week More...

B. 116 Street Work Continues On Furious Schedule

Work continues from one end of Beach 116 Street to the other, as a few deadlines loom large for the shopping street. At the northern end of the street is the new Tribute Park, which is now scheduled to open on November 6 with a large ceremony. More...

Beachcomber

The City Council on Tuesday overrode Mayor Mike Bloomberg More...

101 Council President Aims To Improve Police Relations

In a desire to break down barriers between the police and Far Rockaway residents, as well as to encourage more people to be active in the community, the president of the 101 Precinct Community Council More...

Far Rockaway Leaders, Residents Take Charge Of Local Program

Believing that Far Rockaway residents had been left out of the decision making process, area representatives came to last month More...

Jackson Soul Food Kitchen: Authentic Home Cooking In The Southern Tradition

Jackson More...

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Reopens Hemodialysis Unit

St. John More...

National Make A Difference Day

You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it More...

Nearly Four Years Later, Questions Remain On AA 587 Crash

By Victor Trombettas Victor Trombettas, the editor for the Website USRead,com, has been following the American Airlines Flight 587 crash into Belle Harbor from the beginning and has spent thousands of hours of his own time and lots of his ow More...

Changes To Verizon Lifeline Telephones

State Senator Ada L. Smith announced that under a new federal rule, Verizon and other telephone companies must annually re-certify the eligibility of their lifeline customers. More...

Lee Makes Dean’s List At West Point

Cadet Hobin Lee, son of Hun Jae and Min Sook Lee of Rockaway, was named to the Dean More...

Happy Birthday, Gretchen!

Gretchen, a dachshund, turned 13 years old on October 6. She lives in Belle Harbor. More...

Local Resident Makes Dean’s List

Yuk Chan, a Far Rockaway resident, made Dean More...

White House Florist To Speak At Luncheon

The Shore Garden Club of Neponsit and Belle Harbor present Cathy Miller, a White House Floral Designer, who will be the guest speaker at their luncheon on Monday, October 17, 11:30 a.m. at the Beach Club. More...

It’s October, But Some Classes Still Have No Teacher

Public school classes have been in session for more than a month, but up to 1,000 students remain in learning situations without teachers each day, according to a spokesperson for the Department of Education (DOE). More...

Cop Traumatized By Shooting

A local police officer was hospitalized for trauma last Friday night after he shot three times at a suspect who pointed a handgun at him in Far Rockaway, The Wave has learned. More...

Eucharistic Ministers Inducted

Pictured: Stella Maris Principal, Geri Martinez, presents a symbolic pin to the senior inductee Eucharistic ministers at the opening school liturgy. The inductees will assist Father Spacek at liturgical services throughout the year. More...

Johnny Appleseed Day At St. Francis

Pictured: The first grade children at St. Francis de Sales celebrated the birthday of Johnny Appleseed on September 26. They read books, made puppets, ate apple snacks, wore red and made pots to be worn on their heads. More...


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