December 15, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Grocery Hold Up No Joke For Employees

Gun-Toting Quartet Gets $8 Thousand, Phone Cards

A gun-toting quartet of bandana-bound stickup men took more than $8,000 from a Rockaway Park grocery store on Monday evening, leaving with the money and more than $500 worth of phone cards, police say. More...

Solstice Celebration Features Local Bands

The Rockaway Artists Alliance will present a Solstice Celebration on Thursday, December 21 featuring local favorites from the Rockaway music scene. More...

Meeks, Black Clergy React To Police Shooting

Flanked by 100 members of More...

Smith Rallies Democrats At Weekend Retreat

State Democratic Leader-elect Malcolm A. More...

Council Speaker Quinn Visits Rockaway

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn Promised the Good Government Regular Democratic Club that she would arrange with Transportation Committee John Liu for a Public Meeting in Rockaway and support fair hiring oflifeguards. More...

Ohab Zedek To Host Henry Kaye Lectures

Congregation Ohab Zedek, located at 134-01 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Belle Harbor will host a series of lectures entitled, More...

PHC Addresses Asthmatic Children

Peter Guiney, D.O., Director of Peninsula Hospital Center More...

At North Fork Theatre

Kenny Rodgers, December 20

Kenny Rogers Christmas and Hits Featuring Linda Davis More...

Tree Drop-Off For MulchFest 2007

Parks and Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe invites residents to participate in the eleventh annual MulchFest during the first weekend of January 2007. More...

SJEH Names Foy As Employee Of The Quarter

St. John More...

Seek HARP Help

The Historic Aircraft Restoration Project, better known as HARP is interested in adding new members to the volunteer effort that works to restore vintage military aircraft, Brian Sweeney, a spokesperson for Gateway National Recreation Area say More...

Cars,Dollar Vans Ignore Bike Lane Markings To Pass On Right

A City Express Van passes a school bus on the right, using the bicycle lane as an illegal passing lane. This illegal action, which took place on Beach Channel Drive near Beach 54 Street on a recent morning, More...

Property Owners Associations Honor Locals,Officials

Each year, the Belle Harbor and Neponsit Property Owners Associations choose one individual from each of the Neponsit, Belle Harbor and Rockaway Park communities, along with one elected or appointed official, to be honored at their annual cocktail p More...

Ladies AOH Junior Girls Celebrate Christmas Season

The junior girls of the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians were visited by Santa Claus on Tuesday night as they decorated Christmas cookies, made gingerbread houses and wrote holiday cards to soldiers fighting in Iraq. More...

Weiner Gets Seat On Energy And Commerce Committee

Representative Anthony Weiner has been tapped by his House colleagues to serve on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, one of five exclusive committees of the U.S. House of Representatives. More...

The Dunes Should Go, Say Engineers For Plaintiffs In Suit

Make the beach wall taller and get rid of the dunes that restrict beach access in Belle Harbor. So say the engineers hired by the Belle Harbor residents who are suing the city and state to get the dunes removed. More...

Two Give Up Fight To Keep ‘Member Items’ Secret

After years of trying to hide More...

Assaulted, Robbed On Way Home From PS 42

Looking For Four Men In Series Of Incidents

Police are searching for four men in their twenties in connection with a series of assaults and robberies of young children coming home from the after-school program at PS 42 in Arverne, The Wave has learned. More...

Dem. Leader Calls For Special Session

Senate Democratic Leader-elect Malcolm A. Smith says the Legislature has an opportunity to More...

Council Seeks To Strengthen Citizen’s Bond With Police Department

City Council Speaker Christine C. More...

Beach 69 Street To Close In 2007

As part of the Arverne by the Sea project, CAC Industries will temporarily close Beach 69 Street from January 15, 2007 through March 15, 2007, according to Brendan Perlee, an employee of Arverne by the Sea. More...

Christmas Spirit Shines At Kearney

Bishop Kearney High School students showed they understood the meaning of Christmas by adopting local charities and buying gifts for those in need. More...

Scholars Academy Students Send Gifts To Relatives Fighting In Iraq

Peter Cashin, Kiernan Ross, Sean Cummins and Meg Redden, all students at The Scholars Academy, MS 323, hold the special teddy bears that were sent along with care packages to their relatives who are fighting in Iraq. More...

RMAC Receives Mayoral Proclamation

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council were the recent recipients of a Proclamation issued by Mayor Michael Bloomberg for their artistic efforts in the Rockaways. Members of the RMAC are pictured with Philip Goldfeder, from the Mayor More...

Jay Black, April 14

Live Nation presents Jay Black More...

Red Cross Warns On Emergency Preparedness

Many local residents have taken steps to be prepared for an emergency, but few have completely stocked supply kits or have practiced their preparedness plans, according to a new report by the American Red Cross More...

Holiday Gifts For Locals Serving In Iraq

The Daniel M. O More...

West End Lights Holiday Tree On Coldest Night OfYear

The Rockaway Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday night, which turned out to be the coldest night of the year. More...

DEP Says That Two Water Main Beak Woes ‘A Coincidence’

The City More...

PHC Unveils New Mammography Suite To Public

A new $250,000 state of the art mammography suite was unveiled to Rockaway residents at a ceremony at Peninsula Hospital Center this week. Robert Levine, the hospital More...

Milestones

St.Camillus Hosts Christmas Boutique

St Camillus Church on Beach 100 Street hosted a successful Christmas Boutique on December 2 and 3. The shoppers were entertained by the children More...

SJEH Physicians Celebrate The Holidays

St. John More...

Rockaway Is No Swan Lake

It is not often that somebody in Rockaway awakes to find a swan cavorting around on their front lawn, but that More...


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