March 3, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Addabbo: Increase Fines For Illegal Conversions

In announcing that he has co-sponsored legislation in the City Council that will increase fines for illegal conversions of buildings from industrial to residential uses, Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

Bellamy Named Transportation Head

Shanton Bellamy, 18-year employee of Peninsula Hospital Center, was recently appointed to the position of Transportation Coordinator at the hospital. More...

Six Recruits Needed For Local 8 Union

The Joint Apprenticeship Committee for the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers, Local 8, will conduct recruitment on March 7 for six applicants. More...

Laborers Local 78 Union Looking For Apprentices

The Joint Apprenticeship Committee for Asbestos, Lead and Hazardous Waste Laborers, Local 78, will conduct recruitment from March 13 through April 7 for 100 skilled construction craft laborer apprentices. More...

Titus Awards Myers For Community Service

Assemblywoman Michele R. More...

PO, Church Join For Black History Month

The United States Post Office and a local church teamed up last week to honor Black History Month and to reveal a new, local cancellation to a national stamp honoring Hattie McDaniel, famous black actress. More...

MTA Adds New Buses; Looks To Improve Local Service

With the transfer of the private bus companies to the MTA Bus Company now complete, the MTA has begun to replace old buses and improve service along the routes once run by the franchise companies. More...

Congressman Gregory Meeks Gives Thumbs Down To Bush Budget

Representative Gregory W. Meeks rejected the Bush Administration More...

Mayor Cuts PS 114 Accessibility Project

Blames Lack Of State Funding For Cut

A project that would have made Public School 114 in Belle Harbor accessible to handicapped students has been cut by Mayor Michael Bloomberg in the wake of the state More...

Channel View School Research Staff Holds Winter Retreat

Teachers and administrators of Channel View School for Research (CVSR) joined together on a weekend in February for their second annual winter retreat at the YMCA More...

Stella Senior Chosen As Essay Finalist

Barbara Caceres, a senior at Stella Maris High School, was chosen as one of the 38 finalists in the Fireside Essay Scholarship competition. Over 287 applicants from across the U.S. and Canada submitted entries. More...

Belle Harbor Siblings Celebrate Cultures

Through song and dance, Lawrence Woodmere Academy children give glimpses of cultures from around the world at the Lower School More...

Wounded Warriors Host Ski Weekend For Vets At Windham

Rockaway was well represented at this year More...

Roma View: Catering To The Community For More Than 15 Years

Roma View, overlooking the bay at 160-05 Cross Bay Boulevard in Howard Beach, has been serving the Rockaway community for more than 15 years with catering for all occasions, including weddings, bridal showers, bar and bat mitzvahs, sweet sixteen part More...

BCVFD Hosts 101st Anniversary At Legion Hall More...

Beachcomber

The bylaws of the Rockaway Park Homeowners and Residents Corporation say that new officers shall be elected at the annual meeting, which the document mandates be held each December. More...

Clothing Distribution Center Slated For Arverne Area

An importer, manufacturer and distributor of denim products has proposed investing $25 million to build a new light manufacturing and distribution center that would bring approximately 80 construction jobs and 100 permanent jobs to the Rockaway commu More...

Brandi Ickes Joins Connelly Dance Center

The Connelly Dance Centers have introduced a new instructor, Brandi Ickes from Breezy Point More...

Tile, Marble Workers Recruit Apprentices

The Tile, Marble and Terrazzo Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local 7, will conduct recruitment on March 3, April 7, July 7 and October 20. More...

Man Threw Little Girl, Punched Her Mom: Police

A Rockaway Park man was arrested at home Sunday after he allegedly flung his girlfriend More...

Senator Smith Mum On Paternity Suit

State Senator Malcolm Smith was not eager to talk to reporters after the Daily News last Friday broke the story that the legislator was recently served with a paternity suit by a former staff member. More...

Pheffer Unveils ID Theft Bills

Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee Chair Audrey I. More...

Missing Tot And Teen Found In Rockaway Beach

A teenage Brooklyn girl was arrested in Rockaway Beach Tuesday night, about a day after she disappeared from her home with her infant stepbrother and sparked a missing persons search. More...

Proposal Would Lift Personal Watercraft Ban

National Park Service Seeks Public Comment

The National Park Service said last week that it wants public feedback on a proposal that would allow restricted personal watercraft use in Gateway National Recreation Area, including Jamaica Bay. More...

Program Promises New Airport Jobs

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced that it will spend more than $1.6 million to fund the Council for Airport Opportunity (CAO), a program that provides job recruitment and replacement services for residents of the areas sur More...

Academic Scholarships Awarded By Kearney

Bishop Kearney High School awarded academic scholarships to members of the Class of 2010 at a brunch held at the school. More...

Locals Make Dean’s List At Scranton

Three local residents were named to the Dean More...

PS 253Q Celebrates Valentine’s Day

Students, parents and staff of PS 253Q were treated to a special Valentine More...

West End Temple Volunteers At Soup Kitchen

Students and parents from the West End Temple Religious School spent President More...

Foreign Stars Shine On Ice At Nassau Coliseum March 11

For the past 19 years, Olympic Champion and skating icon Scott Hamilton has thrilled audiences by delivering the very best in skating with his annual More...


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