October 6, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Cop 'Bags' Burglar As He Exits School

A Far Rockaway man faces burglary charges after a police officer spotted him leaving a private Jewish school carrying a large plastic bag that contained charity collection cans, radios and other items, according to court records. More...

Lifeguard/Beach Issues To Air Tuesday At CB 14

An ad hoc Lifeguard/Beach Issues Committee has prepared three pages of findings and recommendations, which it will share with board members and the public at Community Board 14's October meeting. More...

Economic Development Conference A Success

Last month's Economic Development Conference held by the Greater Allen A.M.E. Cathedral of New York, in partnership with Citicorp, was an outstanding event, according to State Senator Malcolm A. Smith. More...

NY House Delegation Votes No On AIDS Bill

On Monday, Representative Gregory W. More...

Bob Weir And Ratdog At North Fork Theatre

Live Nation presents Bob Weir and Ratdog at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury for two shows only - Tuesday, October 31 (Halloween) and Wednesday, November 1. More...

LWA Launches New Initiatives

This fall, Alan Bernstein, Headmaster of Lawrence Woodmere Academy, hired a new Director of Information Technology to coincide with the unveiling of an interactive school website that has been underway for months, designed to further an innovative te More...

School Supe To Speak At Simon Club 10/12

Dr. Kathleen Cashin will address parents and community members about all the PreK to 12 programs in local public schools on Thursday October 12. Dr. Cashin is the Regional Superintendent of Region 5. More...

PHC Auxiliary Gets Readiness Briefing

Michael Valentino, Director of Safety and Security at Peninsula Hospital Center, briefed the Hospital Center's Auxiliary members on Emergency Preparedness at their October meeting. More...

Drivers Beware:New Red Light Camera For BCD

Mayor Bloomberg's demand that the city get 50 new red light cameras has led More...

Estuary Live'Broadcast At Jamaica Bay

Scientists and educators were filmed for a nationwide live web broadcast about Jamaica Bay and the disappearing marshes last Friday at Big Egg Marsh in Broad Channel. More...

'Pizza In The Hut'Party For Sukkos At West End

The children who attend the Hebrew School at West End Temple gathered More...

Housing Partnership Apprentice Graduation

The Housing Partnership's public home maintenance training and repair program, in collaboration with the Margert Community Corporation, a local non-profit housing agency, held a ceremony for the graduates of the apprenticeship program on Friday, Sept More...

Zora Charles All Smiles On 1st Birthday

Zora Elaine Charles celebrated her first birthday on Thursday, September 21. More...

McGonigle Travels To Boston For Family Visit

Sean McGonigle traveled to Boston to visit with his great aunt, Beatrice Meighan, More...

Sanders Denounces 'Cocaine' Energy Drink

A new energy drink named "Cocaine," produced by Redux Beverages LLC and founder Jamey Kirby, has been denounced by Councilman James Sanders Jr.. s More...

Voter Registration Ends October 13

The State Board of Elections reminds all state residents to register to vote for the November 7, 2006 general election if they have not already done so. More...

Parents To Sue Over BCHS Death Of Arverne Teen

The family of Schermiela Palmer, a teenage girl who collapsed and died in front of her friends on the track at Beach Channel High School, has filed notice that it plans to sue the Department of Education for "failure to train and supervise its teache More...

KeySpan To Raze Structures On Toxic Site

KeySpan is moving ahead with its plans to demolish two structures on the toxic former manufactured gas plant site in Rockaway Park, according to a document obtained by The Wave. More...

Sanders, Red Cross Address Emergency Preparedness

On Thursday, September 28, at a town hall meeting hosted by New York City Council Member James Sanders, Jr., approximately 90 Rockaway residents received important information about becoming personally prepared for a local emergency. More...

Malcolm Smith Named Senate Minority Leader

Malcolm Smith, who represents Rockaway in the New York State Senate in Albany, has been named to a slot that could, if the Democrats ever take power in that body from the Republican majority, become one of the most powerful politicians in the state. More...

Prevention of Pneumonia in Geriatric Patients

Topic At Medical Grand Rounds At PHC

The featured speaker at Medical Grand Rounds at Peninsula Hospital Center on September 21 was Hope Baylow, MA, CCC-SLP, BRS-S, Director of Communication Disorders at the Health Center and the Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation (PCE More...

Stella Students Choose Involvement

Anxious to enjoy the fullness of their high school experience, Stella Maris High School freshmen, sophomores and juniors are pictured signing up for clubs and activities. More...

Museum School Programs Off To Fast Start

The Rockaway Museum's School Program got off to a fast start on Thursday, September 28, according to Stephen Yaeger, local artist, author and teacher, who gave one of his popular school presentations to Frances Mangan's first grade class at PS 114. More...

Ladies Hibernians Off To Great Start

Rockaway's Ladies Order of Ancient Hibernians Division 25 got off to a great start on Tuesday evening with their first meeting, held at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club. More...

SJEH Hosts Nurse Lecture Series

The Nursing Department of St. John's Episcopal Hospital held its 8th Annual More...

BCHS Dedicates Homecoming Game To Schermiela Palme

Arverne Teen Died After Running Lap On School Track

Beach Channel High School held a somber homecoming game at its home field last week, dedicating the event and the game against Campus Magnet High School to both Schermiela Palmer, the student who died after running a lap on More...

PHC To Honor Greenberg At Annual Ball

The Peninsula Hospital Center will honor Steven Greenberg at its annual ball on October 28. More...

Milestones

Michaelle Bernateau Celebrates 60th Birthday More...

Newest Edition To The Bernateau Family

Brandon Bernateau, the son of Alfred Bernateau and the grandson of Michaelle More...

Zy-Tasia Gaines Receives National Honor

Arverne resident, Zy-Tasia Gaines, a student at the High School for Law Enforcement and Public Safety, has been selected as a member for the National Society of High School Scholars More...

New Faces,Contacts Introduced At 101 Precinct Meeting

Assistant District Attorneys Jeanine Diehl, Elizabeth Dank More...


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