April 21, 2006 RSS feed / Community

A Quiet Word About Buying Hearing Aids

Are you considering the purchase of a hearing aid? More...

Voice Of The Faithful To Hold Meeting

The Voice of the Faithful is holding a meeting on Tuesday, April 25, 7:30 p.m. at Stella Maris High School, Beach 111 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Rockaway Park. More...

'Crisis In Darfur' Discussion

Sybil Kessler, Director of United Nations Affairs for B'nai B'rith International will speak at West End Temple, 147-02 Newport Avenue, on Friday, April 21 at 8:15 p.m. to discuss the crisis in Darfur. More...

Veterans Information Day

A Veterans Information Day, coordinated by Vietnam Veterans of American, Queens Chapter 32, Inc. and POW-MIA, will be held on Saturday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

'Golden Boys' - Avalon, Fabian, Rydell April 29

Live Nation is pleased to announce The 2006 Solig Gold Concert Series at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury continues on Saturday, April 29 at 8 p.m. with Dick Fox's Golden Boys: Frankie Avalon, Fabian, and Bobby Rydell. More...

The Blume's Celebrate 59 Years Of Marriage

Sam and Millie Blume of Far Rockaway celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, April 12. More...

BCHS Student In Culinary Competition

Tranice Taylor, a junior at Beach Channel High School, recently participated in the C-CAP cooking competition at Park West High School with over 200 other New York City high school students. More...

Locals Make Dean's List At Binghamton

Six Rockaway residents achieved Dean's List for outstanding academic achievement for the Fall 2005 semester at Binghamton University. Michael W. Blair, Taryn A. Moorer, and Ilir Sadik of Far Rockaway, and Carly B. Eisenberg, Jessica L. More...

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PRIL 2006 Broad Channel Bits

Craft Fair and Flea Market, Christ Presbyterian Church (Noel Rd.), More...

PHC Hosts Flower Arranging Workshop

Danielle of Danielle's Rockaway Florist (center photo) on Beach 129th Street gave a demonstration of spring floral arranging to the Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary group at their April monthly meeting. More...

Green To Speak At Simon's Club

Former Consumer Affairs Commissioner and Public Advocate Mark Green will address Rockaway voters and members of the Good Government Regular Democratic Club on Thursday evening April 27 at 7:45 p.m. More...

Remembering Candidate Terry Flynn

The memorial ad for Terry Flynn posted by his family in last week's Wave said, "To try and reduce somebody's life to several lines on a sheet of paper is extremely difficult. To do so for Terry Flynn, Sr., is impossible at best. More...

Second Allegation Of Smith Coffee-Toss Arises

Senator, Lawyer Take On TV Host In 'Strange' Interview

It sometimes seems that everything she does puts State Senator Ada Smith into the spotlight, usually with a negative connotation. More...

St. Camillus Hosts Easter Bunny Breakfast

St. Camillus recently hosted another successful Bunny Breakfast, organized by Erin Rippe and Claire Amster, to celebrate Easter Sunday. Families were treated to breakfast and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny. More...

Reading Fair At St.Rose

Full Story

Three students stand with their reading fair projects. More...

Students Invovled In Math Bee At St.Virgilius

Left to right: Mrs. Phalen, Mrs. M. Stewart and Mrs. R. Stewart with Megan Minihane and Stewart at the math bee. More...

BCHS Work On Environmental Posters

Students at Beach Channel High School recently worked on an environmental/ conservation project with environmental educator Chris Smith, where they made posters and catchy slogans for their final presentation on "A Combined Sewer Overflow Awareness/W More...

Entrepreneurs Check Out New Flea Market Location

Residents of the Rockaways and surrounding areas came to Beach 17 Street and Seagirt Boulevard to sign up as vendors for the new open air Seaside Flea Market on Tuesday morning. Greeted by Councilman James Sanders, Jr. More...

P.S 253 Celebrates Crazy Hat Day And Dress Down Day

From hand-made hats to plastic cowboy hats and from baseball caps to princess crowns, all the students at P.S 253 enjoyed showing off their crazy hats on Crazy Hat and Dress down day. Mrs. Fiore and Mrs. Cabbell are happy to read to Pk-109 students. More...

Robert Sarnoff Seeks Boxing Comments

RobertSarnoff, The Wave's editorial cartoonist and filmmaker, is presentlyfilming aboxing documentary, exploring the immigrant experience. More...

Green To Speak At Simon's Club

Former Consumer Affairs Commissioner and Public Advocate Mark Green will address Rockaway voters and members of the Good Government Regular Democratic Club on Thursday evening April 27 at 7:45 p.m. More...

Beachcomber

State Senator Ada Smith, who is often called "The Wild Woman of Albany" for her actions over the years, told the New York Times this week that she did not throw a cup of scalding coffee at an aide, as has been charged. More...

Former Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday

Adelaide Winfield (nee Mentzinger), a former resident of Belle Harbor for many years who now resides in New Jersey, celebrated her 100th birthday on March 31. More...

Matthew Francis Zampino Turns Seven

Matthew Francis Zampino turned seven on Monday, April 17. Son of Winifred Francis and Nat Zampino, Matthew, who spent his earlier years in Rockaway, had a birthday party at his school, the Number 5 School, on Wednesday, April 12. More...

FRHS Alumni Reunite After 38 Years

Two Far Rockaway High School alumni got together this past winter at the Loon Mountain Ski Resort in New Hampshire. Bob Nesoff (left) and Steve Gross (class of '56) had not seen one another in 38 years. More...

Espinosa And Kamen To Wed

The parents of Shanna Espinosa and Joshua Kamen announce the union of their two children in holy matrimony on Saturday, April 22 at 1 p.m. The wedding ceremony will take place at St. More...

New Convention Plan For Republican Candidate

Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld has his work cut out for him. More...

Holocaust Survivor To Speak At Ohab Zedek

Congregation Ohab Zedek willhost Holocaust survivor RenaWallach Bernsteinat 8:00 p.m. on Monday April 24at the Belle Harbor synagogue located at 134-41 Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

School Scope

Adventures At Tweed

The April 14 edition of The Wave carried my report ("Report Cards For Schools Under New DOE Plan") of the press conference last Tuesday where schools Chancellor Joel Klein announced a new accountability plan to give schools letter grades from A to F More...

FF Find 'Heavy Body Of Fire' On B. 14 St.

More than 60 firefighters responded to a "heavy body of fire" roaring through a vacant home at 229 Beach 14 Street in Far Rockaway on Saturday afternoon. Fire officials say that the first call came in at 3:45 p.m. More...

Rockaway Man Found Beaten In Driveway

Police responding to an anonymous call of a man down in Far Rockaway last Sunday found Harry Duran, 29, lying in the driveway at 22-14 Beach Channel Drive, badly beaten by an unknown assailant. More...

Senator Malcolm Smith's Cable Show Schedule

State Senator Malcolm Smith has announced his Senate cable television show schedule. "At The Roundtable With Senator Malcolm Smith" airs on Queens Public Television (QPTV) twice a month. More...

Waldbaum's Purse Snatch Leads Local To Court

A Rockaway man who thought that he was taking some easy money from a senior citizen earlier this month found himself in Queens Supreme Court after snatching the woman's purse in front of Waldbaum's Supermarket in Rockaway Park. More...

Senior Service At St.Rose of Lima School

Xaverian High School student Harold Prigge recently finished his senior service project helping students at St. Rose of Lima School. Prigge is pictured with students at the school as they say thank you for his assistance over the last few months. More...

Students Of The Month At St.Virgilius

The March Students of the Month from St. Virgilius School, grades 1-8, were awarded their certificates for outstanding academic achievement and conduct at a ceremony at St. Virgilius. More...


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