April 7, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Technology puts New Diagnostic Tools On Line

Narendra Hadpawat, MD, F.A.C.C., Director, Department of Medicine and Cardiology at Peninsula Hospital Center praises the diagnostic capabilities of the Hospital Center%27s new technology acquisition, the ultra-premium Acuson Sequoia C512 echocardiog More...

Beachcomber

The lawsuits concerning the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 are moving into the final phase. More...

Pheffer Warns On Medicare Phone Scam

from page 8 Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

no Medicare drug plan can ask for your bank account or other personal information over the telephone, and recipients should not provide this information to these callers. More...

High-Tech Learning Systems At St. Virgilius

The first grade class at St. Virgilius School recently received funding that provided Plato Playstations for the students. The high-tech mini computers allow the students to learn in an innovative and fun way. More...

Meeks Attends Jamaica Inauguration, Meets New Female Prime Minister

Congressman Gregory Meeks, a member of the House International Relations Committee and its Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, last week took part in an official United States congressional delegation to Jamaica for the inauguration of newly elected Pri More...

Mr. Jerry Ray Goes To Washington

Jerry Ray recently visited President George Bush in Washington, D.C. He is pictured with the President and his daughter, Gabriella Marie, near the White House, on March 26. (Happy April Fools Day!) More...

Old Friends Reunite In Florida

Rockawayite Joe Worst is pictured welcoming longtime friend Carol Lutgen, from Minnesota, at the Savannah Center in Florida. Pudge Williams, a mutual friend, looks on. More...

Beach Channel High School Fall 2005 Honor Roll

Gold Honor Roll Shauntel Abrams Ifeseyi Adedoyin More...

RAA Presents 'Paper Trail' Exhibition

Neither rock nor scissors will be present, but the possibilities of paper will fully unfold as Rockaway Artists Alliance presents "Paper Trail: A Printmaking and Paper Works Exhibition" in their studio 7 gallery at Fort Tilden between April 8 and Apr More...

Time Running Out To Become Lifeguard

Time is running out to sign up to be a New York City lifeguard this summer. This season%27s lifeguard recruitment campaign will end soon and now is your last chance to apply for a great summer job. More...

Those Were The Diner Days My Friend

Now that the Rockaway Sunset Diner is gone forever, Rockaway is diner-less for the first time in perhaps 30 years. More...

Celebrates Diabetes Awareness Day

Diabetes Awareness Day, March 28, 2006, was recognized More...

Names Trainor,Wu As Top Employees

Two employees at the Peninsula Hospital Center recently won the facility%27s "Employee of the Month Awards." First picture: Left to right: Patti Trainor, Physical Therapy Aide, PCECR, March, Employee of the Month accepting her award from Janet Miele- More...

Baxter Entertains Patients

Ambulatory patients as well as employees in Peninsula Hospital Center's Traumatic Brain Injury Unit were treated to a light-hearted "song-fest" performed by John Baxter. More...

DEA Agent Injured In Hit And Run, Two Locals Arrested

While details are still sketchy at press time, a Drug Enforcement Administration agent who reportedly lives in Rockaway was hit and injured in Bayswater on Wednesday evening when a maroon Buick Sports Utility Vehicle struck him and fled the scene, po More...

MTA Repeals Administrative Fee

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer reports that during the 2006-2007 budget negotiations, the Legislature was able to offer a proposal to eliminate the $1.00 administrative fee recently introduced by the MTA. More...

Russo Gives To PHC Peds Center

Frank Russo, Jr. (right) on behalf of the Angels on the Bay Children's Charity of Howard Beach, officially donates $50,000.00 to Peninsula Hospital Center's Pediatric Program. More...

City's Evac Plan Puts You In Danger: Study

Members of an state assembly committee, including Audrey Pheffer, last week released a report that criticizes the city%27s hurricane evacuation plans but the Big Apple%27s disaster prep planners say they%27re late to dinner. More...

Hadassah Knits For SJEH Infants

Members of the Nassau Region of Hadassah knitted and crocheted afghans, hats and sweaters for the infants in the Nursery of St. John's Episcopal Hospital, South Shore. More...

'Jamie' Spotted With Offspring

It has been three years since the last 'official' sighting of Jamaica Bay's own "Nessy". Last week Dr Rawling from the Endangered Species Protection Agency spotted her with the newborn. More...

Smith Censured, Loses Senate Perks

Amid new charges that State Sena-tor Ada Smith was ordered removed from an airline flight from Albany to Washington (D.C.) last month, Sen-ate Minority Leader David Patterson has taken action against her for "de-meaning her office, our {Democratic] c More...

Students Lend Helping Hand To Motorists

Avi Satt, 17, directs traffic at the intersection of Beach 17 Street and Seagirt Boulevard after the traffic lights froze in all directions on Monday afternoon. More...

TV Presentation On "Medicare And You"

Paying too much for prescription drugs? A special two-hour presentation "The Medicare Drug Prescription Program And You" will air on Channel 34, Time Warner in Queens, on Tuesday, April 25 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. More...


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