June 23, 2006 RSS feed / Community

SJEH Names Bobb Employee OfMonth

Hilrette Bobb, RN, who works on patient unit Tower 11, was selected to be the Employee of the Quarter for St. John's Episcopal Hospital. Bobb, who has worked at St. John's for ten years, is praised by her co-workers. More...

First Annual Community Day Kicks Off 7/15

A Community Day will be held at the First Church of God, 14-25 Beach More...

ChamberChat

The Rockaway Chamber held its Annual Public Meeting on Tuesday, June 20 at The Beach Club. More...

Pheffer Offers Summer Reading Challenge

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer is offering a Summer Reading Challenge to students during their summer vacation from school. "Just because school is out doesn't mean we have to stop learning or reading," stated Assemblywoman Pheffer. More...

St. John's Episcopal Hospital Graduates DO Residents

Graduates of the Osteopathic Medicine Residency Program of St. John's Episcopal More...

Pheffer: Crack Down On Disruptive Bars

Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Parks Department Honors Assemblywoman Pheffer

Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Siblings Beat and Slashed Snitch: Cops

A Rockaway Park man faces assault and harassment charges and his sister is hiding from cops after the siblings allegedly beat and slashed a girl who they thought ratted to cops investigating the sale of illegal fireworks. More...

Legislation Increases Jail Time For Rapists

The New York State Senate has recently passed a crime legislation bill that increases penalties for violent criminals who have been convicted of raping a child. More...

Milestones

Cooper To Be Honored By TNJ

The Network Journal (TNJ), a New York City-based magazine that focuses on African-American professionals and small business owners, has completed selections for its year 2006 top achievers who will be honored at the Ninth Annual "40-Under-Forty" More...

Milestones

Perez And Jolmo Celebrate Double Graduations

Luis Perez, Jr. and his little sister, Mariah Jolmo, both of Rockaway Beach, will be June graduates. Luis attends MS 180 and will be attending Beach Channel High School this September. More...

2006 History's Mysteries Championship At VNS Prep

Latonya Edeline, pictured with Visiting Nurse Services Program Facilitator Greg Carter (left), won the grand prize of the "History's Mysteries at VNS Prep" challenge. More...

Former Resident Graduates From Art Institute

Former Rockaway Beach resident Jared D. Scott, currently residing in Minnesota, graduated from the Art Institute International of Minnesota on June 16, 2006, with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Media Arts and Animation. More...

Bay Body Positively Identified

The body that was found floating in Jamaica Bay on Sunday, May 28, has been positively identified as Michael Bianco Sr., 44, a Staten Island man who fell off his boat near the Marine Parkway Bridge on May 17. More...

Siblings Celebrate Double Graduations

Laa'Neisha E. Jones, 14, and Quianna M. Brown, 6, both of Far Rockaway, will celebrate their upcoming June graduations. More...

She's Got 15 With 14

Barbara J. Morris stands with Community Board Liaison Jerry R. La More...

P.S. 114 Kid Chorus Shines At Peninsula's Annual Meet

The 100 and 101 Precinct Explorers fall in line. They later recited the pledge of allegiance. More...

Local Girls Enjoy Junior/Senior Prom

Jade Ritwo and Dana Hirsch, both from Belle Harbor, are pictured here at the More...

Business Spotlight

Fast,Friendly,Professional Service

Kings Pharmacy, at 194 Beach 116 Street, in the heart of the west end's premier More...

Rockaway Students Exhibit Art Work At KidSplash

All public and private schools in the Rockaways and surrounding area and from the RAA's KidsmArt program were recently asked to submit their exemplary pieces to a special show, KidSplash, which the RAA hosted at its Fort Tilden gallery. More...

Thanks To Sanders,PS 42 Students Become Computer Savvy

With 80 new computer laptops to call their own, PS 42's students are now learning to do research, magazine layouts, web designs and edit their own schoolwork on those computers thanks to a $100,000 grant from the City Council that was facilitated by More...

Breaking The Law To Protect And Serve

Or, Was It Simply To Have Lunch

The Traffic Enforcement Officer who wrote lots of tickets on Beach 116 Street on Friday, June 16, broke some of the Vehicle and Traffic Laws of his own. More...

MTA: New Buses For Local Routes By End Of Summer

On a day with 80-degree temperature, a Q22 bus driver had to be content with non-working air conditioning and a non-working fare box on Wednesday. More...

Hetzel Graduates From St. Lawrence University

Christine L.V. Hetzel, of Belle Harbor, was among the 567 students who received a degree at St. Lawrence University's Commencement ceremony, held on May 21 on campus in Canton, New York. More...

Mom Angry At Lack Of School Supervision

An Adult Would Have Prevented Broken Jaw, She Says

The mother of a young Rockaway teen who was beaten in the gymnasium at Middle School 53 last week is speaking out against the lack of adult supervision that she believes put her son in a vulnerable position. More...

Milestones

Jennifer Quagliariello Turns Three

Jennifer Nicole Quagliariello of Neponsit will celebrate her third birthday on Sunday, June 18. Jennifer is the daughter of Ilene and Anthony Quagliariello and little sister of Christopher. More...

Milestones

Carson Home From Deployment In Iraq

Air Force Senior Airman Melyne R. Carson has returned to the 437th Airlift Wing, Charleston Air Force Base, S.C. after being deployed to an overseas forward-operating location in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. More...

Milestones

Saunders Earns BS Degree

Keyona Saunders recently received a Bachelors of Science degree in Elementary Education from Lincoln University (Pennsylvania) on May 7. More...

Exam For Correction Officer Training

A statewide competitive Civil Service exam for the position of Correction Officer Trainee will be held on September 9, 2006. More...

F. R. Weed and Seed Chooses New Fiscal Agent

Looks To Hire New Site Coordinator As Soon As Possible

In a vote at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, the Far Rockaway Weed and Seed steering committee selected the Police Athletic League (PAL) as the new fiscal agent to oversee the site's finances. More...

Teen Arrested In 'Dice' Slay

A teenager was arrested and charged with murdering another man on the boardwalk in Arverne last Sunday night, police said. Meanwhile, sources tell The Wave that a misstep during a dice game is what triggered the deadly shooting. More...

Holder Completes Army Training

Army Pvt. Samantha Holder has graduated from the Quartermaster and Chemical Equipment Repairer Advanced Individual Training (AIT) course at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen, Md. More...


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