July 28, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Methodist Center Closes Chapter, Awaits Next

The brightly colored outside wall welcoming clients promises, "You are in good hands," but for the staff inside a well-established non-profit organization, their future rests in murky waters. More...

Mirsky Scores Three Lines In Assembly Hunt

Despite long odds,Stu Mirsky, a local writer and former Assistant Commissioner inthe New York CityHealth Department,residing in Rockaway, Queens,recently secured three ballot linesin his drive to unseat two-decade incumbentDemocratic Assemblywoman Au More...

Milestones

Machuca and Steward Engaged

Rafael Louis Machuca and Jennifer Linn Steward are engaged to be married on January 13, 2007 in Charlotte, North Carolina. More...

Locals Earn Honors At SUNY Oneonta

Kaitlin Fitzgerald, a Rockaway Park resident and Ariane Torres, a Far Rockaway resident, both earned Dean's List honors for the spring 2006 semester at SUNY Oneonta. More...

O'Sullivan Named To Dean's List

Rockaway Beach resident Kate O'Sullivan was recently named to the Providence College Dean's List for the Spring 2006 Semester. More...

Weiner, Pheffer At Simon Club August 3

Democratic District Leader Lew Simon invites all local residents to a Town Hall meetingon August 3 with Congressman Anthony Weiner and Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, who are expected to address many local issues including improved transportation, ove More...

Martin, Bannon Wed In Ireland

The former Jane Martin of Derry, Northern Ireland was wed on July 8, 2006 to Gerald Bannon of Dundee, Scotland at a wedding held in Derry. A reception for family and friends of the bride and groom was held at the White Horse Hotel. More...

Pier 92 Hosts Irish Theme Night

Three Chefs Travel From Tyrone To Rockaway

Agroup of Irish nationals, all relatives of Pat Tubridy, traveled to Rockaway this week for a quick visit and an Irish Theme Night at the Pier 92 restaurant. More...

NorthFork Theatre At Westbury

Rickles,Danza, Aug. 6, Aug. 9

Live Naton presents Don Rickles and Tony Danza at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury on Sunday, August 6 at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, August 9 at 8 p.m. More...

Discover Queens Events In August:Marshall

Kite Festival Among Hot Happenings

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and the New York Mets kicked More...

Phattime Making Big Plans For Computer Education

A pioneering computer literacy organization is making strides to offer computer educational tools and teaching programs to high schools and colleges, with aspirations to expand to the Rockaways and beyond. More...

Sanders, Health Department Tackle Mosquito Problem

The Department of Health (DOH) is working to keep mosquitoes away from Rockaway residents as much as possible this summer by performing at least four aerial larvicidings and four ground sprayings, an official of the agency told Rockaway residents thi More...

Pheffer: Renters Insurance Important

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer wants area renters to be informed of the importance of renter's insurance and the many benefits it has to offer. More...

Summer Moons Family Night

Summer Moons 2006 debuts its Family Night with music, dancing and other activities for children on Thursday, August 3 at 7 p.m. More...

St. John's Hospital Hosts Blood Drive

St. John's Episcopal Hospital South Shore will be hosting a blood drive on Thursday, August 3 for anyone who wishes to give the gift of life. More...

McGinn Returns From Iraq

Kevin McGinn, Rockaway resident and graduate of Beach Channel High School, recently returned home after five years in the Marine Corps. More...

Tina Marie Turns 21

Tina Marie Faulhaber celebrated her 21st birthday on July 3. She is the daughter of Jim and Liz Faulhaber (nee Sweeney), formerly of Rockaway Park. Faulhaber is currently attending Buffalo University and taking classes in the medical profession. More...

Graybeards Family Run Set For Tonight on Shore Front Parkway

The Graybeards will host the annual Family Fun Run tonight, Friday, July 28 on Shore Front Parkway beginning at 6:30 p.m. from Beach 110 Street. More...

'P.R.E.P. Relationship Program' At St. Francis

The P.R.E.P. Relationship Program, featured on television programs such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, 20/20 and 48 Hours, will hold a seminar on Saturday, July 29 beginning at 10 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Church in Belle Harbor. More...

PH Center Hosts JWV Breakfast

Peninsula Hospital Center hosted the Jewish War Veterans Post 258 for breakfast on Sunday, July 16 More...

Community Fair Brings Food,Fun and Information

Blood pressure screenings by Peninsula Hospital Center; vendors selling items such as clothes; Christain books and music; information handed out by organizations such as the American Diabetes Society and on the FDNY More...


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