January 27, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Local Completes Navy Boot Camp

Navy Seaman Jarbah W. Teh, son of Elizabeth G. and Pawoo N. Teh of Far Rockaway, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois. More...

East Is East And West Is West.. But Never The Twain Shall Meet.. But The Ocean Met The Bay On Rockaway Beach Boulevard

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101 Pct. Close To Arrest in Graffiti Case

Deputy Inspector Walter Salowski, the Commanding Officer of the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway told community leaders at the precinct community council meeting last week that the precinct More...

CB14 Committee To Hear Mott Creek Developers

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Proposed Beach Dune Project At Breezy Point Tip

Gateway National Recreation Area has recently completed a Draft Environmental Assessment for a proposed project on the Rockaway peninsula at the Breezy Point tip. More...

Senator Smith Hosts Seminar For First Time Homebuyers

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith recently announced that he, in conjunction with Acorn Housing and Bank of America, are presenting a First Time Home Buyer Seminar on Thursday, February 9 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Smith Starts Listening Tour

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith will once again embark on a district-wide listening tours, with a tour scheduled for Tuesday, February 1 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Flushing. More...

Reading Award To St. Francis Students

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer recently visited St. Francis de Sales School to present the 2005 Summer Reading Program certificates. More...

PS 215 Students Of The Month

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State Health Dept. Launches Hospital Profile Website

Find Out How Local Hospitals Scored

The State Health Department launched a new feature on its website last week that grades hospitals on quality and lists the treatments they offer. Want to know what the site says about Rockaway More...

Postmaster To Hear From Customers

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VNS Prep History’s Mysteries Champs

The students at Visiting Nurse Services (VNS) Prep continue to learn history in a unique and rewarding way. The History More...

Flea Market Begins Orientations For Vendors

The Seaside Flea Market at the Rock held its first orientation session on January 18 bringing interested vendors from as far away as Tarrytown to Far Rockaway. More...

MTA Bus,Van Meet In Collision On Newport Avenue

An MTA dispatcher who came to the scene discusses the crash with the driver of the van. More...

Rockaway Gives Curtis Archer Big SendoffAt Beach Club

Chamber of Commerce president John LePore signs a giant card of well wishes that will be presented to Archer at a later date. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg More...

Beachcomber

James Sanders, Jr., who bucked the party nomination for his city council seat, supported Michael Bloomberg in his reelection bid and refused to support City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, found the cost of those actions last week when he was summar More...

Horizon Care Resident Wins Calendar Contest

A resident of Horizon Care Center in Arverne was a winner in The New York State Health Facilities Association (NYSHFA) and the Foundation for Quality Care More...

Locals Make Dean’s List At Quinnipiac

Rockaway residents who attend Quinnipiac University were named to the Dean More...

Life Screening Comes To K Of C

Residents living in and around Far Rockaway can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke, according to a spokesperson for Life Line Screening Radiology. More...

PHC Sets Diabetes Support Group Meet

Peninsula Hospital Center, the American Cancer Society and the Arverne Cancer Support have joined together as the Rockaway Cancer Support Group. More...

After 43 Years, An Errant Wallet Is Returned

Some time during the 1963 school year, Helen Rivers, a student at Junior High School 180 in Rockaway Beach lost her wallet. More...

Councilman Addabbo Sets Anti-Graffiti Laws

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PAL Looking To Hire Local Residents

The Queens Police Athletic League is looking to hire experienced local adults to lead youngsters in program activities, Borough Coordinator Cynthea Greene announced at this month More...

Get NYS Certified For Boating

A Safe Boating Skills & Seamanship Course is being offered by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary starting on Monday, February 6 at the Ryan Visitor Center in Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. More...

Scholars’ Academy Visit Nursing Homes

Just prior to the holiday break, the students of the Region Five Scholars More...

National Honor Roll Inductees

The National Honor Roll, which recognizes high-achieving high school and middle school students, announced that several residents from the Rockaways have been inducted into the program. More...

St. Virgilius Enjoys Christmas Parties

St. Virgilius School held Christmas parties throughout the grades during the holiday season. Pictured are fourth graders posing by a classroom Christmas tree with their teacher, Mrs. Murphy. More...

West End Temple Clothing Drive

The West End Temple Caring Community Committee (C3) is launching a drive to collect men More...

Wounded Warriors Hit The Slopes

from page 6 New York City firefighters will be heading to the Windham Mountain ski resort in the Catskills next week to assist Wounded Warriors, troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, for the second annual Support Our Troops weekend. More...

Wounded Warriors Hit The Slopes Next Weekend

Find Out How You Can

Rockaway resident and volunteer Flip Mullen, FDNY retired, second from right, sells t-shirts with New York City firefighters from Brooklyn, who were volunteering for last year More...

Graybeards Fundraiser At Russo’s On The Bay

The Graybeards held their fifth annual dinner dance/ fundraiser on Saturday, January 21 at Russo More...

RAA Takes A Look At Primary Colors

The power of color is explored in the Rockaway Artists Alliance More...

Temple Beth-El To Honor Congressman Weiner

Congressman Anthony Weiner will be the guest speaker at Environmental Sabbath service, which will be held at Temple Beth-El More...


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