November 3, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Dozen 'Unsettled Families' Refuse To Take AA 587 Settlements

Federal Court Sets Trial For March, 2008

With the fifth anniversary of the crash coming next week, family members of nine of the 260 passengers who died on the American Airlines A300 and of three Rockaway residents who died on the ground continue to refuse to settle their cases with Airbus More...

Men Charged In Attempted Gay Slay

Two Far Rockaway men were arrested and charged with attempted murder as a hate crime this week after they brutally beat and slashed a gay man in Far Rockaway last Saturday, authorities said. More...

AA 587 Crew Working Weekends To Finish By 11/12

The construction crew working to finish the memorial to those who died in the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 on November 12, 2001 is working full-tilt to finish the project by this year's anniversary date, when the Beach 116 site is widely exp More...

Neponsit Center Hearing Rescheduled For 11/28

City Wants West End Land For Luxury Homes

The Health and Hospitals Corporation has rescheduled a public hearing on the future of the abandoned Neponsit Health Care Center after abruptly canceling an earlier meeting that was to be held in Jamaica without much notice to the Rockaway community. More...

RAA Is 'Going To The Dogs'

As in years past, The Rockaway Theatre Company will end its 2006 performance schedule with its annual musical revue, More...

'Jewel' At North Fork Theatre November 12

Live Nation presents JEWEL Solo & Acoustic with special guest Shane Alexander at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury on Sunday, November 12 at 7 p.m. More...

Stella Seniors Travel To Pennsylvania

Twenty four Stella Maris High School seniors traveled to the Sight and Sound Theater in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on October 4 to watch the Biblical production of "Ruth." More...

Weiner: Suspend Aid To Egypt To End Smuggling

In light of Egypt's clear failure to comply with an international agreement signed in 2005, Representative Anthony Weiner, along with Representative Dan Burton (R-IN), has called on the United States to suspend military aid to Egypt. More...

Milestones

Nicholas Donohue Celebrates Fifth Birthday

Nicholas Donohue's parents, Greg and Virginia Donohue, celebrated his fifth More...

Hadassah Snowbird Luncheon 11/14

Hadassah's Rockaway Park Chapter is hosting their annual Snowbird Luncheon on Tuesday, November 14 at noon at Kennedy's Restaurant in Breezy Point. More...

SJEH Celebrates Breast Cancer Month

St. John's Episcopal Hospital observed October is Breast More...

Potential Homeowners Drawn To Home Fair At St.Mary's

Gray skies and heavy rains during the early part of the day didn't keep a huge crowd of potential homebuyers away from St. Mary's School in Far Rockaway last Saturday when Margert Community Corporation hosted its Home Fair 2006. More...

Belle Harbor Yeshiva Celebrates Succot Holiday

The Yeshiva of Belle Harbor and the greater Jewish Belle More...

Weiner Charges USDA Delayed Hunger Report

In a move reminiscent of the 2004 election, the U.S. More...

Democrats Celebrate At Queens County Party

At the Queens County Democratic Organization party, representatives gathered to wish a happy birthday to Senator Hillary Clinton. Pictured are (left to right): Councilman Peter Vallone Jr., Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer and Councilman Leroy Comrie. More...

Working To Restore Jamaica Bay Functions

Efforts to improve the Jamaica Bay ecosystem are moving forward as groups are adopting shorelines and helping restore natural functions. More...

PS/MS 43 Students Display Their Artistic Creativity

PS/MS 43 students have been working on various creative projects for their art classes in the month of October. Pictured at left: is seventh grader Kale Abbott creating a painting in the style of Pablo Picasso. More...

101 Precinct Auxiliary Officers Recognized With Citations

101 Precinct auxiliary police officers Deputy Inspector Gus Markides and Officer José Guilbe (holding awards) after being presented with citations by Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer honoring their work as auxiliary police officers. More...

Seashore Golf League Celebrates Great Season

Once again the Seashore Golf League at Riis Park has donated $500 to the Philip Port Memorial Unit of the American Cancer Society. The league had another fun-filled season, with Marie Campbell taking the number one golfer spot. More...

PS 114 Hosts Annual Halloween Parade

Public School 114 in Belle Harbor hosted its annual Halloween Parade on Tuesday, putting hundreds of ghost, ghouls, princesses and Sponge Bob's on the street. More...

Something Cooking At Beach Channel

Beach Channel High School Culinary students recently prepared crpes filled with fruit in the newly remodeled cooking room in the school. Pictured left to right are Brittany Devore, Nefetari Morris and Shakia Clements. More...

Despite Gale,Goblins And Ghouls Join Princesses In Rockaway Halloween Parade

The wind might have been howling on Beach 116 Street, but that did not keep hundreds More...

Halloween Fun At The Blackwater

Boardwalk Bagels own Luis Torres (right) having fun at a Halloween costume More...

Trick Or Treat: Costumes,Candy,Broken Eggs And Shaving Cream

Halloween is a time for little kids to dress up and amass all the candy their containers More...

Do You Remember This Church Event?

Rockaway resident Constant Denni III brought in this photo of a First Congregational Church event taken in either 1947 or More...

Chamber of Commerce Honors Local Businesses,Activists

The Rockaway Chamber of Commerce held its annual Dinner Dance at Russo's On The Bay in Howard Beach on More...

Volies Host Annual Broad Channel Halloween Parade

More than 200 parents and children marched proudly up Cross Bay Boulevard on More...


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