July 7, 2006 RSS feed / Community

DiGiulio Graduates From Mark Twain

Angela DiGiulio of Rockaway Park, daughter of Michael and Mary DiGiulio, More...

Lanci Inducted Into National Jr.Honor Society

Michael Lanci, 12, the son of Deborah and Aldo Lanci of Rockaway, was recently More...

20 Years Later,Rockaway Remembers PO Scott Gadell

Shooting Of Young Cop Changed The Way NYPD Used Firearms

It was on July 1 twenty years ago and Police Officers Scott Gadell and James Connelly were on patrol in the "Boy Sector" of the 101 Precinct when a man waved them over at Beach 22 Street and Seagirt Boulevard. More...

PHC Gets OK For Cardiac Cath Laboratory

Peninsula Hospital Center recently announced that the state has approved the hospital's request to construct a $5 million dollar cardiac catheterization laboratory. More...

Rockaway Rotary Installation Ceremony

The Rockaway Rotary Club recently held their annual More...

Congressman Meeks,Russell Simmons Aid Public School 183 Music Program

Last week, Congressman Gregory W. Meeks presented two checks totaling More...

Ancient Egypt Right In The Front Yard

A large group of home-schooled children took part in an archaeological dig More...

Abdulina Earns Bachelor's Degree From Niagara

Lilia Abdulina of Far Rockaway received her undergraduate degree from Niagara University on May 20 and May 21. More...

Weiner Leads Tour of Gateway's Jamaica Bay Projects

Congressman Anthony Weiner led a group of National Park Service officials, elected officials, community activists and reporters on a tour Thursday of three major projects in the Jamaica Bay Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area. More...

PHC Emergency Department Hosts Conference

On Monday, June 19, Dr. Michael Franklin, Peninsula Hospital Center's Emergency Department Director, hosted a dinner/ conference for all emergency service technicians serving the Rockaway peninsula. More...

Rock Park Man Faces Nassau Rape Charge

A Rockaway Park man faces rape and other criminal sex charges after he allegedly raped a Nassau Community College student on the school's campus last September, according to court records. More...

Guyanese Event Could Draw Thousands

Park Service To Enforce New Attendance Limit

The National Park Service is limiting attendance and restricting activities at Jacob Riis Park just as a massive Guyanese-American event could draw thousands to that park and Floyd Bennett Field this Sunday, July 9. More...

Victor Named To Dean's List

Janene A. Victor, a Far Rockaway resident majoring in Individual Studies, has been named to the Dean's List at Morrisville State College for the spring semester of 2006. More...

Special Civic Association Meeting On 7/11

A special meeting of the Rockaway Beach Civic Association will be held on Tuesday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 333 Beach 90 Street, to discuss rezoning. More...

Pheffer Sponsors Autism Bill

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer announced that after intense negotiations the Assembly and Senate have passed legislation pertaining to insurance coverage for autism spectrum disorder. More...

Graybeards Family Run On 7/28

The Graybeards will sponsor a Family Run that will begin and end on Beach 100 Street and Shorefront Parkway on Friday evening, July 28. More...

Cell Tower Morphs Into Flagpole

Last week, it was a cell tower. This week, it's a flagpole. When workmen More...

Milestones

Local Receives Yeshiva Award

Nassau Comptroller Howard Weitzman (center) presents HALB-Davis Renov More...

Mundy Sisters Step Up At Tri Tot

Two local siblings celebrated special "stepping up" graduation ceremonies in June. More...

McGovern Graduates From Quinnipiac

John F. McGovern, a Rockaway Park resident, has recently graduated from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. More...

St.Virgilius Barbecue Marks End Of An Era

Parents, students and faculty from St. Virgilius School marked the completion of the More...

RAA Sets 'Summer Moons'For Summer Thursdays

Refreshing Rockaway is not only a cool place to watch the stars come out this Summer, but also the spot to bring the whole family at 7:30 every Thursday night as the Rockaway Artists Alliance presents SUMMER MOONS 2006, an ever changing program of en More...

PS 197 Penny Harvest Donates To PHC

The children who participated in the Penny Harvest Program from More...

Hall Makes St.Lawrence Dean's List

Marcella I. Hall, of Far Rockaway, a graduate from Math/ Science Research and Technology Magnet High School in Cambria Heights, has been added to the Dean's List at St. Lawrence University for the spring semester 2006. More...

Sanchez Graduates From Simmons College

Elisa Sanchez of Far Rockaway recently graduated from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts with a Bachelor of Arts degree. More...

Killian And Walsh Earn Bachelor Degrees

Bridget Killian and Clare Walsh, both from Rockaway Park, received Bachelor Degrees from Manhattan College during the school's 164th commencement ceremony, held on Sunday, May 21, 2006. More...

MS 198 No More, Now 'The Goldie Maple School'

Middle School 198, known to Rockaway students for most of its history as Junior High School 198 is no more. More...

Addabbo: Something For Everyone In Budget

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. believes the New York City Budget for Fiscal Year 2007 contains "something for everyone in the district." More...

Flag Dedication Ceremony At K Of C

An installation ceremony for a new flagpole and flag for the Monsignor Burke Knights of Columbus Council #2672 took place on the Fourth of July in front of the Knights of Columbus building on Beach 90 Street. More...

AARP Launches Online Safe Driver Course

The AARP will launch a new Driver Safety Online Course in New York and nationwide beginning this week.The online course presents the same information as the popular in-classroom AARP driver safety programs taught throughout New York state by 1,000 AA More...

Wayward Turtle To Be Released After Rehab

After six months in rehab, Ms. Shell - a female turtle that washed up in Manhattan during the winter - will be released Saturday, July 8, at Floyd Bennett Field, according to Dave Lutz of Friends of Gateway. More...

Free Adult English Classes

People who want to learn how to read, write, speak English or improve their language skills now have a place - right on the peninsula - to accomplish their goals. More...

Local's Paintings At RMAC Festival

Local watercolorist, Arlene Cornell, will have her newest paintings on display at Riis Park for the annual Rockaway Music and Arts Festival on September 16 and 17, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m, rain or shine. More...

Last Chance For Community Council Cruise Tix

This is the last week to buy tickets for the 100th Precinct Community Council's Dinner/Dance Cruise. The cruise is being held on Saturday, July 15, with boarding at Riis Landing beginning at 6:30 p.m. and departure promptly at 7 p.m. More...


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