September 22, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Extended Health Insurance For Autism

A new law extending health insurance coverage to children diagnosed with autism, a neurological condition, is being applauded by State Senator Malcolm A. Smith. More...

Kelley Receives Honors At Naval Academy

Midshipman 1/C Ryan P. Kelley of Belle Harbor was named to the Superintendent's List for the spring 2006 semester at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. More...

2006 Health Insurer Guide Available

The 2006 New York Consumer Guide to Health Insurers More...

Marsh Areas Set For Larvicide Treatment

The city's latest round of mosquito control includes larvicide application in two local marshlands, according to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. More...

SDNY Electronics And Used Clothing Drive

The Sanitation Department will sponsor a series of electronics and used clothing collection events in September and October, where New York City residents can recycle unwanted electronic items, including TVs, printers and cell phones, and donate gent More...

Wings Over Wall Street Fundraiser 9/28

Donate To Fight ALS

MDA's Wings Over Wall Street fundraiser, which raises money to find a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, will be held on Thursday, September 28 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. More...

SUNY Opens New Computer Lab In Far Rockaway

Assemblywoman Titus' Persistence Brings High Tech To Area

With 24 workstations - each with a top of the line computer installed with a high-speed Intel Pentium 4 processor and an array of various types of software - the availability of high technology has come to Far Rockaway. More...

RMAC Hosts Annual Fall Festival At Riis Park

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC) hosted its annual Fall Festival last More...

PHC To Honor Outstanding Surgeon At Ball

Moo Young Jun, M.D. has been an attending surgeon at Peninsula Hospital Center for more than 30 years and will be honored by Peninsula Hospital Center at its upcoming 99th Anniversary Ball, which will be held at The Sands in Atlantic Beach. More...

Milestones

Hadassah Youth Luncheon Set For 10/10

The annual Hadassah Youth Aliyah Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, October 10 at Snug Harbor Restaurant in Rockaway Park. More...

Flego Starts uccessful Senior Year

Noel Flego, a Roxbury resident, has had a noteworthy start to her senior year at Midwood High School at Brooklyn College. More...

Third Annual Disabilities Awareness Mass

People with or without disabilities are invited to attend the third annual Disability Awareness Mass on Saturday, September 30, 4 p.m., at St. Gertrude Church in Arverne. More...

Addabbo Votes To Override Bloomberg On Gas Prices

The New York City Council, on September 13, voted to override Mayor Michael Bloomberg's veto of the Gas Pricing Bill. The legislation protects car users from gasoline price gouging. More...

St. Saviour High School Summer Activities

Several St. Saviour High School students spent the summer in various athletic and education programs. More...

Allen Cathedral Economic Development Conference

The Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York will hold a faith-based Economic Development Conference from September 25 to September 27 at the Cathedral, located at 110-03 Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica. More...

Parks Admin Has A Lot In Mind For Rockaway

Have you ever wanted to go kayaking on the beach? How about watching a movie on the sand? More...

Hammels Man Gets 20 Years In Friends Killing

A Hammels man was sentenced last Friday to 20 years in prison for killing a friend after an argument with a third man near the housing project, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown. More...

SJEH Sets Clinical Depression Screening

If you have feelings of persistent sadness, hopelessness and guilt and your interest or pleasure in ordinary activities has lessened, you may be suffering from depression, says Penny Chin, a spokesperson for St. More...

Shore Garden Club Flower Show Awards

The Shore Garden Club's 50th Anniversary Celebration Flower Show was held on Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17 as part of the Rockaway Music and Art's Council Fall Festival at Riis Park. More...

Belle Harbor Beach Wall Offers Varied Defense

The US Army Corps of Engineers recently said it would inspect a dilapidated section More...

Community Rallies At Graybeard Blood Drive

The Rockaway community turned out in large numbers, rolled up their sleeves More...

REMA Throws End Of Summer Block Fair

Area residents stroll through the Rockaway East Merchants Association's More...

RMAC Fall Festival Photo Contest

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC) has announced a contest for the best photos snapped last weekend at the 22nd Annual Fall Festival. More...

SJEH To Host Diabetes Workshop September 25

"How Diabetes Changes Your Lifestyle: Resources, Referrals and Programs" will be the topic of discussion at the next Diabetes Education Program at St. John's Episcopal Hospital that will be held on Monday, September 25, 2006, at 1:30 pm. More...

Life Center Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

The Monsignor Ferris Life Center located at 204 Beach 116 Street (2nd floor) will be celebrating its tenth anniversary at Russo's On The Bay in Howard Beach on Thursday evening, September 28. More...

SJEH Walks To Raise Funds For OB/GYN Department

St. John's Episcopal Hospital raised $37,000 last weekend at its Ocean Walk 2006 event to benefit the facility's OB/GYN department. More...


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