November 10, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Incumbents Win Big In Local Assembly Races

Pheffer, Titus Retain State Seats

Both of the incumbents in the contested Assembly seats won big victories on Tuesday, retaining their seats for another term, while a new candidate for the State Senate also proved her vote-getting ability. More...

All-Hands Fire Hits Ocean Bay Apartment

Firefighters move out of 51-24 Beach Channel Drive on Monday after putting out a hot, smoky fire in Apartment 5B in that Ocean Bay houses building. The first call of fire came in at 3:24 p.m. More...

Addabbo Urges Passage Of Breast Cancer Bill

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. announced that he has cosponsored a Resolution in the Council calling on the United States Congress to pass the Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2005. More...

Diabetes Awareness Day This Saturday

A consortium of local Rockaway healthcare providers invites the public to Family Diabetes Awareness Day, which will be held on Saturday, November 11, at St. Rose of Lima Church, located at 130 Beach 84 Street, Rockaway Beach, NY, from 10 a.m. More...

Lifeguard Training Program Begins

The DOE, Region 5, Lifeguard Development Program started Sunday, November 5. Janet Fash, an educator and a Chief Lifeguard in the Rockaway's, is the instructor at Far Rockaway High School. More...

Graybeards Support Marathon Wounded Warriors

When a handful of Wounded Warriors, soldiers severely injured in Iraq and Afghanistan, came to a New York to participate in the New York City Marathon, they first made a stop at a Manhattan firehouse and were greeted by representatives of The Graybea More...

Celebrating 80 Years Of Interfaith Services

First Congregational Church and Temple Beth-El will celebrate their 80th anniversary of Thanksgiving Interfaith Services, held this year at Temple Beth-El, 445 Beach 135 Street in Belle Harbor, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. More...

Queens Arts Council Gets Mayor's Award

In celebration of the Department of Cultural Affair's (DCA) 30th anniversary, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, joined by Chair of the Mayor's Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission, Agnes Gund and Commissioner of Cultural Affairs, Kate D. More...

Free Hebrew Lessons Set For Ohab Zedek

Throughout the month of November, members of the greater Rockaway Jewish community will gather at Congregation Ohab Zedek to participate in the only continent-wide campaign aimed at teaching North American Jews to read the Hebrew language. More...

Angela Rose Millet Turns Four

Angela Rose Millet celebrated her fourth birthday on October 14 at the Sensory Spa with her parents, George and Barbara Millet, younger sister Sophia and her closest friends and family. More...

Stroke Screenings On November 21

Life Line Screening Radiology will be screening Rockaway residents for preventive measures against a stroke at the Elks Lodge #532, 1410 Beach Channel Drive on November 21. Appointments will begin at 9 a.m. More...

Business Spotlight

Century 21 Esha Realty/Queens Equity LLC Serving Rockaway's Real Estate And Mortgage Needs

Century 21 Esha Realty and Queens Equity LLC, located at 237 Beach 116 More...

Sarnoff's 'Irish Ropes' Screens November 19

Robert Sarnoff, The Wave's editorial cartoonist, has directed a documentary here in the Rockaways. More...

Addresses Needed For Military Holiday Packages

The Daniel M. O'Connell Post 272 of the American Legion wants to send holiday packages to Rockaway residents serving in the military overseas. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Community Events

Gregory Smith has worked in the Dietary Department of More...

Something Cooking At Beach Channel

Beach Channel High School Culinary students recently prepared crpes filled More...

Drug Awareness Seminar November 15

The Broad Channel Athletic Club and the Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department invite parents and children from Broad Channel for the third and final drug seminar at the VFW Hall on November 15, starting at 7 p.m. More...

Stroke Screenings On November 21

Life Line Screening Radiology will be screening Rockaway residents for preventive measures against a stroke at the Elks Lodge #532, 1410 Beach Channel Drive on November 21. Appointments will begin at 9 a.m. More...

NTSB: FAA Lags On AA587 Recommendations

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a report just before the fifth anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into Belle Harbor that criticizes the Federal Aviation Administration for not implementing changes that More...

Cop Spots Gun On Teenager

An armed teenager was arrested last Sunday night in Far Rockaway after a police officer spotted what appeared to be a gun protruding from the back of his jacket, according to court records. More...

Weiner Takes Rockaway Victory Tour

Congressman Anthony Weiner, who represents the west end of the Rockaway peninsula, thanked his constituents for his reelection on Thursday morning, driving in an SUV with a sound system attached. More...

Rockaway Rotary Food Drive

The Rotary Club of the Rockaways is holding its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive in front of Waldbaum's Supermarket on Saturday, November 18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Bayswater Hosts 'The Absence Of A Cello'

The comedy The Absence of a Cello, running at the Bayswater Jewish Center Theater, Far Rockaway, has been wowing audiences with its insightful take on contemporary themes of truth and honesty. More...

JCCRP Home Improvement Loan Program

Through a grant from the New York City Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP) will provide assistance to those who would like to apply for low-interest loans, possibly as low as 2.5 More...

Hadassah Snowbird Luncheon 11/14

Hadassah's Rockaway Park Chapter will host its annual Snowbird Luncheon on Tuesday, November 14 at noon. The luncheon, which honors the members who leave Rockaway for Florida will be held Kennedy's Restaurant in Breezy Point. More...

$45,000 Grant Continues Revitalization

Community leaders and business representatives join Councilman James Sanders Jr. as he announces securing a $45,000 grant to insure that the Doe Fund continues keeping the streets in the Far Rockaway business district clean. More...

American Legion Commemorates Veterans' Day

The Daniel M. O'Connell Post 272 of the American Legion in Rockaway Beach will gather on Saturday, November 11 before 11 a.m. at the Doughboy Monument at the Crossbay Plaza on Beach 95 Street, to observe Veterans' Day. More...

Jaden Edward Keane Turns One

Jaden Edward Keane celebrated his first birthday on November 9, 2006. He is the son of Edward and Crystal, lifelong residents of Rockaway. More...

Five Years Later,Memories Of AA 587 Crash Remain

Rockaway Commemorates Deadly Crash This Sunday

Five years ago this Sunday, American Airlines Flight More...

Landscaping Completes Memorial Complex

With its official opening set for this Sunday, November More...

Mahoney Shines At Maritime College

Cadet Thomas Mahoney will soon complete his first academic semester as a Midshipman under Guidance (MUG) or fourth-class cadet at the State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College. More...

Peninsula Hospital To Host Blood Drive

Peninsula Hospital Center will sponsor a blood drive on Monday, November 27, 2006 in conjunction with Long Island Blood Services and New York Blood Center. More...

Public School 114 Hosts Rockaway Museum Presentation

Stephen Yaeger, a presenter for the Rockaway Museum, returned to PS 114 on October 24 to give another presentation to Mrs. Mangan's second grade classes on the skeleton, with his wife, Judy, joining him to snap some photographs. More...


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