July 21, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Burning SUV Halts Traffic On Cross Bay

Police and firefighters responded last Thursday evening to a SUV that was driven off of Cross Bay Boulevard into the brush on the east side of the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and left burning. More...

Cops Seize Pound-Plus of Pot On Beach 30 Street

Cops busted a Far Rockaway man and seized more than a pound of pot and almost $1,900 in cash when they raided his home last week. More...

Councilman Sanders Appointed to Community Action Board

Mayor Bloomberg recently appointed Councilman James Sanders, Jr. to serve on the Community Action Board (CAB) of the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development. More...

Gilmartin Visits Ireland In Summer Program

Laura Gilmartin of Belle Harbor was chosen as one of 74 students to travel to Ireland this summer, courtesy of the Irish American Cultural Institute summer program. More...

Peninsula Hospital Names New Top Docs

Robert V. Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Peninsula Hospital Center in Arverne, recently announced the appointment of Martin A. Grossman, M.D. as Director, Department of Medicine. Dr. More...

Addabbo Hurricane Preparedness Presentation

Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

Free Bike Tours At Floyd Bennett

Free guided bike tours are available at Gateway National Recreation Area now through the end of August. More...

Annual Broad Channel Mardi Gras

Come support Peyton for Babyface in Broad Channel's annual Mardi Gras celebration on Sunday, August 6 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Student Volunteers At Jamaica Bay

Young people concerned with environmental causes have been flocking to Gateway National Recreation Area and Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge to assist in the monitoring of endangered shorebirds. More...

Gallagher To Attend World Leaders Summit

Casey Gallagher, a student at Stella Maris High School, was chosen to participate in the Presidential Classroom Future World Leaders Summit from July 22 to July 29 in Washington, D.C. More...

Milestones

Local Bishop Kearney Student Honored

Mary Lograno of Belle Harbor was awarded the Homer S. Pace Award at a Bishop Kearney High School awards ceremony in June. More...

Broad Channel, Rockaway Walking Tour

A free, guided walking tour from Broad Channel to Rockaway will take place on Sunday, July 23 through the "Take a Walk, New York!" (TAWNY) program sponsored by the Neighborhood Open Space Coalition and the New York City Department of Health and Menta More...

From The Artists Studio

Indaculture In Free Concert; Kate A 'Must See' Rockaway Artists Alliance

Indaculture performs Thursday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. in a free concert on RAA's outdoor Rockaway Moon Stage, located between sTudio 6 and sTudio 7 Galleries in Fort Tilden. More...

Just One More Week For RTC's 'Kiss Me Kate'

Time is running out for those who want to see the Rockaway Theatre Company's production of 'Kiss More...

RMAC Presents 'Musical Legends'At Fort Tilden

Rockaway Music and Arts Council's (RMAC) second presentation in its 2006 Sunset Picnic Concert Series brought. "A Tribute to Musical Legends, The Leon S. Locke Memorial Concert" to Fort Tilden on Sunday evening More...

SJEH Hosts Annual Employee Barbeque

St. John's Episcopal Hospital held its annual barbecue for three shifts of more than More...

NYCHA Apartments Empty As Applicants Wait Years

Nearly one-fifth of the apartments at the Ocean Bay Houses in Rockaway are empty and awaiting renovation and have been for more than three years as the New York City Housing Authority (NYCH) goes through the process to update them, a report releases More...

Flag Raising On Beach 125 Street

Beach 125 Street residents raised its first American Flag on Flag Day, June 14, 2006. The newly installed flag pole, erected in the garden at the boardwalk, represents the unity and patriotism of the residents from bay to beach on 125 Street. More...

Developer Tries End Run Around New Zoning Rules

Mott Creek Residents Continue To Fight Builder

By Miriam Rosenberg Contributing Editor Despite the fact that a city plan to downzone the Mott Creek section of Far Rockaway went into effect in September of last year, a developer made his second appearance on Tuesday before the city's B More...

Broad Channel Shamrock Youth Football Signup Set Sunday

The Broad Channel Athletic Club will continue registration for the fall football season this Sunday. The Shamrocks will be signing up teams for ages 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12 at the BCAC Memorial Field on 1st Road and Cross Bay Boulevard from 11 a.m. More...

St. John's Participates In Citywide Evacuation Drill

St. John's Episcopal Hospital was one of thirty hospitals and nursing homes participating in a citywide mock coastal evacuation on July 11. More...

Beach 57 Street Renamed To Honor Maple

In memory of a longtime community activist, Beach 57 Street and Beach Channel Drive will be renamed Goldie M. Maple Way at a ceremony on Saturday, July 29, 1 p.m. at Beach 57 Street in Far Rockaway. More...

St. John's Pharm Techs Complete New Training

Six Pharmacy Department personnel at St. John's Episcopal Hospital recently received on-site training to upgrade their skills as pharmacy technicians. More...

Weiner: 'UN Caught Between Inaction And Bad Action'

United States Congressman Anthony Weiner released the following statement on Monday in response to the latest developments in the Israeli military conflict: More...

Verizon Promotes FiOS In Roxbury

Roxbury was introduced to the new Verizon service called FiOS on Sunday, July 2. More...

Workman Completes NYPD Citizen Academy

Arverne by the Sea employee Eulene Workman, pictured with Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, graduated from the Citizen Police Academy Spring 2006 Class.Workman was sponsored for the class, which shows citizens the work of the police officers who pa More...

Locals Inducted Into National Honor Roll

Twenty six local high school and middle school students were recognized for their academic successes by being inducted into the 2005-2006 National Honor Roll. More...

Graduates

Berlingieri From Murrow HS

Christopher Berlingieri of Belle Har-bor graduated from Edward R. Murrow High School on June 26 in the Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. More...

Engines Full Speed Ahead For 100 Precinct Community Cruise

Business, Civic and political leaders boarded the Royal Princess at Riis Landing last More...

'I've Been Working On The Railroad'- Circa 1920

Working on Jamaica Bay and the railroad bridge that crossed the bay in the early part of the last century was More...

PHC Hosts 2005-2006 Graduation Ceremony

Peninsula Hospital Center held its 2005-2006 graduation ceremony for 31 residents and interns on June 23 at an 8:30 a.m. commencement and breakfast at the Beach Club on Beach 116 Street. Dr. More...

PHC Hosts Golf Outing At Inwood Country Club

Peninsula Hospital Center held its Annual Golf Outing at the Inwood Country Club on More...


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