March 17, 2006 RSS feed / Community

A Rockaway Princess Turns Seven

Princess Bo-Bix Randolph celebrated her seventh birthday on Wednesday, February 22, with a pre-birthday party at school with her classmates and teacher, Mrs. Green, along with her parents, Joe and Joy Randolph. More...

BCHS Student Competes In Shakespeare Contest

Beach Channel High School Drama Club member James Wright won the English Speaking Union's Shakespeare Competition on Wednesday, March 8. The senior's victory at the Queens Borough Finals is the first win for the school in 13 years. More...

CB 14 Approves Plans For New Clothing Distribution Center

With only two dissenting votes and with two conditions that relate to traffic safety, Community Board 14 approved the plans of Federal Jeans, Inc. to build a new, More...

Free Bus Service To York College Health Event

Congressman Gregory W. More...

Irish Dance And Music Performance At Library

The Acosta School of Irish Music and Dance will perform in celebration of St. Patrick%27s Day at the Seaside Branch of the Queens Public Library, 116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Rockaway Park, on Monday, March 20 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Glen Carballo Inducted Into Rockaway Rotary

Glen Carballo of North Fork Bank in Rockaway Park was inducted as a member of the Rockaway Rotary on Wednesday, March 8 at their weekly meeting. Carballo is pictured with Rotary President, Barbara J. More...

Andy Cooney At NorthFork Theatre March 19

The New York Times as "Irish America%27s Favorite Son," Andy Cooney is set to take Irish-American music lovers by storm when he brings his Forever Irish show to the North Fork Theatre at Westbury on Sunday, March 19 at 3 p.m. More...

History's Mysteries Honor U.S. War Veteran

U.S. More...

Ohab Zedek Presents Spring Lecture Program

Congregation Ohab Zedek, 134-01 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Belle Harbor, presents the Spring 2006 Henry Kaye Memorial Lecture Program, with three lecturers and selected film showings. More...

'Operation New Southeast Queens'

Senator Malcolm Smith announced a new initiative that will open the lines of communication between City and State officials, dubbing the project "Operation New Southeast Queens." More...

PHC Advisory Council Inducts Two

Peninsula Hospital Center hosted its first Community Advisory Council meeting of the New Year this week. Topics of discussion included a presentation by guest speaker Joel A. More...

PHC Auxiliary Discusses Diabetes

Peninsula Hospital Center%27s Auxiliary sponsored a well-attended luncheon and meeting earlier this week and hosted Perry Herson, M.D., as its guest speaker. The topic of Dr. More...

Brennan Returns From Iraq Tour Of Duty

Laura Ann Brennan will be returning to her home in Rockaway Beach on Saturday, March 18 after serving her country in the United States Army with a twelve-month tour in Iraq. More...

Rockaway Rotary 27th Annual Ocean Run

The Rockaway Rotary 27th Annual Ocean Run will take place on Sunday, April 30 at 10 a.m. starting on the ocean end of Beach 116 Street. More...

100 Precinct Community Council News

The regular monthly meeting of the 100th Precinct Community Council will be held on Wednesday, March 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 333 Beach 90 Street. More...

Skaters-Turned-Activists Win More Skate Time

Starting this week, the Rockaway Skate Park on Shore Front Parkway in Rockaway Beach will be open Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., weather permitting, City Councilman Joseph Addabbo Jr. told The Wave on Wednesday. More...

MS 137 Penny Harvest Raises $2,000

This year, students collecting for the annual Penny Harvest showed that MS 137 really had the Katrina victims in mind when they were collecting money. People were in need of homes, clothing, and most importantly food. More...

St.Virgilius Student Heads To Albany Rally

Ricky Henglein, a fourth grade student at St. Virgilius School, poses with Bishop Daily at a rally in Albany supporting education tax credits for Independent and Religious Schools. More...

Blum To Be Honored By Brooklyn Jesuit Prep

Rockaway%27s own William J. "Bill" Blum will be honored at Brooklyn Jesuit Prep%27s first benefit dinner on April 5 at Gargiulo%27s Restaurant in Coney Island. More...

Szklanny Selected For Senior Honor Society

Sabrina Szklanny, a member of the class of 2007 at Colgate University, is among 26 rising seniors selected for membership in Konosioni, the senior honor society. More...

Michael Caprio Turns Four

Michael Anthony Caprio celebrated his fourth birthday on February 27 with family and friends. Michael is the son of David and Katie Caprio of Breezy Point, and the older brother of Alyssa and Jonathan. More...

Beachcomber

Things have not been quiet at Beach Channel High School, despite the Department of Education%27s contention that violence in our schools is a thing of the past. More...

Another Fender-Bender On Shore Front Parkway

A three-car accident at Beach 98 Street and Shore Front Parkway tied up the busy east-west road at about 6 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. More...

CB 14 Gives Absentee Developers Thumbs Down

After a series of cancellations and the failure on the part of the developers to submit proposals that would have allowed them to continue construction despite last September%27s downzoning of the Mott Creek area in Far Rockaway, Community Board 14 u More...

March Is National Nutrition Month

State Senator Malcolm Smith (D-Queens) today reminded his constituents that March is National Nutrition Month, and is an ideal time to evaluate their nutritional intake and habits. More...

Rebates From Internet Through Pheffer Bill

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that legislation she introduced that will ensure consumers have access to rebate offers for products on the Internet has passed the Assembly. More...

Southern Rock At NorthFork Theatre March 17

LIVE NATION presents The Outlaws, one of the classic Southern Rock acts of the 1970s, at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury on Friday, March 17 for a night of country rock with special guests The Renegades and Blackberry Smoke. More...

Gladys Knight At NorthFork Theatre March 18

Live Nation is proud to present the distinguished and uplifting music of Gladys Knight on Saturday, March 18 8 p.m. Catch her singing many of her hits such as "Midnight Train To Georgia." Tickets are on sale now for this great event. More...

Legal Loophole Frees Convicted Killer

A man found guilty in 2000 of hiring a hit man to kill his wife in 1996 was released from prison last August after spending four years in Attica for the murder because of a court ruling that narrowly defined the meaning of "depraved indifference murd More...

Two Nabbed In Barber, Game Shop Break-Ins

A Far Rockaway teenager and a young accomplice were arrested and charged last week in connection with repeat break-ins at a Rockaway Beach videogame store and a barber shop that were hit for thousands in cash, games, accessories and DVDs in recent bu More...

Pheffer Supports Tax Rebates For Film Studios

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that the Assembly is proposing to increase funding for tax rebates to Film Studios in New York. More...

Parks Department Puts Out Call For Lifeguards

Leroy Temple, who manages Rockaway%27s parks for the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, announced at CB 14%27s March meeting that the city is looking to hire lifeguards for the summer. More...

Ortiz Visits Aussies On WestPac Cruise

Navy Seaman Kelly E. More...

Dietrich And Ramos To Wed In June

William Dietrich and Jeanette Ramos, both from Rockaway Park, were engaged in December. The couple plans to wed on July 15, 2006. More...

Rockaway BMPR STCKRS Cause A Stir

You%27ve probably spotted them on many cars traversing Rockaway roads; the little, oval bumper stickers that feature simple, black capital letters on a white background. More...

IRS Provides The Top Ten Tax Tips For 2005

With the April 18 tax deadline approaching, the Internal Revenue Service has help for New York%27s 8.8 million taxpayers. "Looking for ways to avoid the last-minute rush for doing your taxes? More...

Howie Mandel At NorthFork Theatre March 25

Live Nation presents Howie Mandel one of the greatest comedians to ever hit the stage on Saturday, March 25 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available now so grab them fast before they are sold out! More...

Beach Channel Blood Drive A Success

The students and staff of Beach Channel High School hosted a successful blood drive on Wednesday, March 8, where 104 students signed up and 80 pints of blood were collected. More...

St.Virgilius Students Learn New Teaching Tools

Mrs. Duffy is pictured with her first grade More...

Public School 235 Celebrates Read Across America Day

On Dr. Seuss%27 birthday, PS 253 Principal Robin L. Johnson, along with Local Instructional Superintendent Joanne Brucella, Assistant Principal Fred Iorio and Literacy Coach Annie Dindial, enjoyed a fun-filled day reading their favorite Dr. More...


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