May 5, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Orlow-Choset Baby Debuts Five Weeks Early

Heather Orlow-Choset of Belle Harbor and Ian Choset of Roslyn, New York gave birth to Wyneth Nicole Choset on April 11, weighing 4 pounds, 15 ounces. More...

Artist Alliance Kidsplash! 2006

The Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) and the NYC Department of Education Region 5 Learning Support Center present Kidsplash! 2006, a comprehensive showcase of work from young artists all over the area. More...

Cancer Group Hears PHC Family Practice Chief

Dr. Peter A. Guiney, Director of the Peninsula Hospital Center Family Practice Residency Program, gave an informational presentation at the April meeting of the Philip Port Cancer Group. Dr. More...

Beachcomber

A good example of how insular the Department of Education has become when dealing with the media came last week when The Wave's Sports Editor went to the new Scholar's Academy at MS 180 to cover a visit by New York Jets Safety Erik Coleman. More...

First Rockaway Summer

Madison Jett McLaughlin, who is three months old, is pictured here getting ready for her first summer in Rockaway. More...

Increasing Funds For School-Based Health Centers

State Senator Malcolm Smith voted to override the Governor's veto of $3.4 million to fund New York's school-based Health Centers. More...

Court: Rudy Right To Fire Cop, Two Firefighters Who Wore Blackface in 1998 BC Parade

A federal appeals court has ruled that former mayor Rudy Giuliani was within his rights when he summarily fired a cop and two firefighters who rode in blackface on a float entitled "Black To The Future: Broad Channel 2098" in the Broad Channel Labor More...

PHC Recognizes Laboratory Team

Members of the Peninsula Hospital Center Laboratory Team were recognized during Lab Week. States Allen Corby, V.P. More...

PHC Names Musslewhite As VP

Ron Musselwhite is the latest addition to the administrative team at Peninsula Hospital Center. More...

Court: Rudy Right To Fire Cop, Two Firefighters Who Wore Blackface in 1998 BC Parade

A federal appeals court has ruled that former mayor Rudy Giuliani was within his rights when he summarily fired a cop and two firefighters who rode in blackface on a float entitled "Black To The Future: Broad Channel 2098" in the Broad Channel Labor More...

Child Abuse Prevention Hotline

State Senator Malcolm Smith recently announced that the Parent Information Resource Center (PIRC) has opened a 24-hour Parent Helpline designed to counsel parents and provide them with the information and resources they need. More...

Second Man Sentenced In 'A' Train Slaying

A Far Rockaway man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for his role in the robbery and killing of a young man - the father of two children - on a subway platform in Edgemere in 2003. More...

Scholar Participates In Washington Leadership Program

John Maiocco, a sixth grade student at the Scholars Academy, recently returned from Washington, D.C. where he was a participant in the "People to People Leadership" program. More...

Ombudsman Training For Seniors In Rockaway May 16

New York Foundation for Senior Citizens will conduct training for people living in Far Rockaway who are interested in becoming Volunteer Ombudsman. More...

Rockaway Theatre Company Kids Strut Their Stuff On Stage

Saturday night, April 22, and Sunday afternoon, April 23, young thespians from The Rockaway Theatre Company's Children's and Teen's Theatre Workshops performed before packed houses in the Post Theater at Fort Tilden. More...

Saving Jamaica Bay...One Small Marsh at a Time

"Every day should be Earth Day," said Barbara Toborg of Broad Channel. On April 29, the American Littoral Society organized a cleanup and marsh restoration project at the East 12th Road salt marsh in Broad Channel. More...

Tuskegee Airman Visits Far Rockaway's Middle School 53

MS 53/Brian Piccolo Middle School seventh and eighth grade students were treated to an afternoon of living history as Colonel Ed Monroe, a Tuskegee airman, recounted his years of training and combat. More...

Poetry Month At PS 215

in the Wavecrest section of Far Rockaway, are celebrating the month of April by reciting original poems as well as poems written by famous and celebrated poets. More...

PHC Honors Volunteers At Annual Luncheon

Peninsula Hospital Center hosted its annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon last week in conjunction with this year's National Volunteer Week. More...

...Names Bosa To Head Family Health Center

Vincent Bosa has been named Administrator of the Family Health Center at Peninsula Hospital Center. More...

Childbirth Prep Courses At SJEH

Classes for pregnant women and their coaches will be given at St. John's Episcopal Hospital. More...

SJEH Thanks Volunteers With Luncheon

St. John's Episcopal Hospital honored 55 volunteers with a luncheon on Thursday, April 27, during National Volunteers Week. Barbara Morris, President of the Rotary Club of Rockaway, delivered the keynote speech. More...

Shevlins Marry In Their Own Way

Rev'n up on the road of marriage, Edward Shevlin of Belle Harborand Kathryn (KAT) Daly, of Woodside,were married on April 30, at St. Francis de Sales Church. Msgr. Martin Geraghty officiated. More...

Loffredo Takes Kennedy Library Honors

Ben Loffredo, the fifteen-year-old grandchild of Rockaway resident Sylvia Hershkoff, will be honored by Caroline Kennedy and other members of President Kennedy's family during the May 22 "Profile in Courage" Award ceremony at the John F. More...

Fuel-Saving Tips For Summer Travel

Traditionally Memorial Day kicks off the season of summer vacation driving and rising gas prices. However, this year gas prices get a jump on breaking records. More...

Republicans Give Nod To Weld For Governor

Continuing its tradition of leaping into the political fray, the recently chartered Rockaway Republicans Club in southern Queens announced its decision to endorse Bill Weld for GOP gubernatorial standard-bearer, a club spokesperson told The Wave on T More...

Emergency 'Prep-talk' At Precinct Council Meet

Daniel O'Keefe, an NYPD lieutenant and public education worker for the Office of Emergency Management, gives a presentation on emergency preparedness at last week's 100 Precinct Community Council meeting. More...

Sanders Brings Free Job Training To Rockaway

Councilman James Sanders, Jr., along with the NYC Central Labor Council and the Consortium for Worker Education (CWE), will host a press conference in May 9 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Republicans Give Nod To Weld For Governor

Continuing its tradition of leaping into the political fray, the recently chartered Rockaway Republicans Club in southern Queens announced its decision to endorse Bill Weld for GOP gubernatorial standard-bearer, a club spokesperson told The Wave on T More...

SJEH Sets 100th Anniversary Plaque

A plaque honoring the 100th anniversary of St. John's Episcopal Hospital was unveiled on Friday, April 28, 2006. More than $129,000 was raised for the plaque from among the community and the Hospital's staff and physicians. More...

Statement By State Senator Carl Kruger

State Senator Carl Kruger, who represents sections of Brooklyn, recently released a press release concerning the new Aviator Sports and Recreation Complex currently being constructed in Floyd Bennett Field. More...

Gateway's Stone Soup Saturday May 13

Roll up your sleeves, because Friends of Gateway (FoG) is holding their next Stone Soup Saturday on May 13. More...

Results In For Rockaway Rotary Run

  The   Rockaway   Ocean   Run,   sponsored More...

101 Precinct,Walter Salowski Honored By US Post Office More...

Region Five Names Scholar's Academy Economics Bowl Champs

The students of the Scholars' Academy economics team were victorious as the regional winners of the Econ Bowl. The Econ Bowl is an annual contest sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank. More...

Public School 47's 'Hoops For Heart'Event

Above: Andy from the American Heart Association recently paid a visit to PS 47 in Broad Channel to start off a "Hoops/Jump Rope For Heart" heart awareness event that will take place on Friday, May 12 in the schoolyard. More...


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