November 17, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Rockaway Man Is Shot In Vermont

A Rockaway teenager was shot on the streets of a Vermont city last Sunday and has been uncooperative with investigators who are trying to solve that area's first shooting in five years, according to news reports. More...

Far Rock Teen In Gay Slay

A Far Rockaway teenager and another Queens teen are charged with choking and bludgeoning a 55-year-old homosexual man to death last month inside his home in Howard Beach, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown. More...

PHC Greets Mayor At YMCA Groundbreaking

Robert V. Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peninsula Hospital Center greets Mayor Michael Bloomberg as he arrived for the groundbreaking for the new Arverne by the Sea YMCA. More...

Holiday Lights Spectacular At Jones Beach

The Holiday Light Spectacular at Jones Beach Theater, Long Island's premier drive-thru animated holiday light display, produced by Live Nation and presented by Toyota, returns for the 2006 holiday season. More...

BCHS Named 'Blue Star' School

Beach Channel High School was honored as a "Blue Star" school for the second year in a row. More...

VOTF Discuss Proposed State Bill,Survivor Stories

The Rockaway Voice of the Faithful held a well-attended meeting at Stella Maris High School on Wednesday, November 15. More...

Body Found In Jamaica Bay Marsh Area

A body was discovered Wednesday morning in a marsh area in Jamaica Bay near More...

Expert Says New Home Is In Wetland

A Bayswater man who is trying to stop a house from being built on a tiny sliver of land between his home and Jamaica Bay has hired a wetlands expert to investigate the matter and designed a website dedicated to his cause. More...

After Memorial Service,Many Drawn To Beach 131 Street Crash S

Although a memorial now stands at Beach 116 Street, many of the family members were More...

Milestones

Harold And Jeannette Burgos Wed

Harold and Jeannette Burgos were married at St. Rose of Lima Church on October More...

Residents Receive Dean's List Honors

Two Rockaway residents have received Dean's List status for the 2006 summer quarter at the University of Cincinnati in Ohio. More...

Sanders Announces Turkey Giveaway

Does your table need a turkey for the Thanksgiving holiday feast? Then City Councilman James Sanders Jr. may be your man. More...

PHC Medical Records Dept.Celebrates

Under the banner, "Information Is The Thread That Ties It All More...

BCHS Voyager Students Clean Up Beach

Beach Channel High School Voyager students cleaned up a section of Rockaway Beach from Beach 101 Street to More...

Veterans Holiday Party A Success

Daniel M. O'Connell Post 272 of the American Legion hosted More...

PHC Execs Cheer Marshall Plan

Executives at Peninsula Hospital Center are cheering Borough President Helen Marshall who this week called for two new hospitals in Queens - one of them in Rockaway. More...

Top Cop Makes Stop at CB14 Meeting

Captain Brian McMahon (center), the commanding officer of the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway, stopped by the Community Board 14 meeting in Rockaway Beach Tuesday night to formally introduce himself to board members and the public. More...

Trapped Tanker Freed From Rockaway Shores

Feared That Oil Spill Would Foul Beachfront

A 281-foot tanker that ran aground off the Rockaway peninsula last week was stuck in place for three days as crews and the U.S. Coast Guard worked to rid it of more than 672,000 gallons of home heating oil. More...

Proposed Funding For Local School Improvements

The New York City School Construction Authority has released project costs for capital improvement projects at 33 schools that serve students of the 14th Senate District, according to State Senator Malcolm A. Smith. More...

Addabbo: Let Local Boards Set Bicycle Lanes

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

Civic Organizations To Honor Rockaway Residents

A group of civic associations and community members next month will honor four "home grown heroes" who "have done great things to make [Rockaway] a better place for everyone, according to the Neponsit Property Owners' Associaton. More...

November Grand Rounds At PHC

Eric Lippman, MD, Director of the Rehabilitation Department at Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation, presented at the PHC Department of Medicine Grand Rounds on November 9. More...

Five Years After The Crash, Flowers,Tears And A New Memorial

Five years after American Airlines Flight 587, an Airbus A-300, crashed More...

100 Precinct Community Council Installation

The 100 Precinct Community Council recently installed new officers for the coming More...

A Day For Remembering The 265 Who Were Lost On AA 58

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Legion's O'Connell Post Commemorates Veterans'Day

The Daniel M. O'Connell Post 272 of the American Legion held a Veterans' Day More...

Angela Rose Millet Turns Four

Angela Rose Millet celebrated her fourth birthday on October 14 at the Sensory More...

Raffle Winner At Peninsula Rehab Center

Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation conducted a raffle to More...

Rockaway Park Residents Debate Merits Of Downzoning Community

A diverse array of opinions and recommendations were voiced at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club on Tuesday, as members of the Rockaway Park Homeowners and Residents Association were given an opportunity to discuss the proposed downzoning of the community. More...

PS/MS 43 Students Inspired By Picasso

Students in the seventh grade at PS/MS 43 recently More...

Family Diabetes Awareness Day Draws Crowd

Joseph N. Edwards, the associate director for diversity outreach for the American More...


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