December 22, 2006 RSS feed / Community

Get Ready For Boulevard Closure, Detours

Major roadwork is slated to start on Rockaway Beach Boulevard in about a month, making detours and traffic headaches part of the peninsula More...

Cement Masons Recruit Apprentices

The United Cement Masons Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local 780, will hold open recruitment in December for 15 cement finisher apprentices, announced State Labor Commissioner Linda Angello. More...

DOT: Free MetroCards For Parking At Shea

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New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Iris Weinshall has announced that the agency will issue 350 complimentary round trip ($4) Metro Cards to motorists who park at Shea Stadium and use mass transit to enter Manhattan More...

‘Hero Miles’ Benefit Wounded Soldiers

Senator Malcolm Smith is encouraging residents to donate unused frequent flier miles to help armed service personnel and their families this holiday season through the More...

Firehouse Meeting Set For January 3

A date has been set for a public meeting that More...

SJEH Names New VP For Regulatory Affairs

Luis A. Hernandez, Chief Executive Officer at St. John More...

Two Dogs In Need Of A Home

Two sweet-natured dogs are in need of a home this holiday season. A two or three-year-old female Rhodesian Ridgeback mix, who goes by the name of More...

‘Brain Bee’ Seeks High School Students

High School students are invited to compete in a challenging academic contest that tests their knowledge of the human brain at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University More...

Weiner Gets Top Grade From Civil Rights Group

In a newly released Congressional ranking of the 109th Congress, Representative Anthony Weiner earned a 100% score from the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights (LCCR) for consistently voting to protect civil rights. More...

History’s Mysteries At Visiting Nursing Service Prep

Can you remember the color of General George Washington More...

A Season to Remember For PS 256 Students

On Friday, December 15 P.S. 256Q Elementary Sites were invited to More...

RCJC Interfaith Celebration At West End Temple

The Rockaway Catholic/Jewish Council held their Interfaith Hanukkah and Christmas celebration at the West End Temple of December 13. Co-chaired by Renee Freeman and Dr. More...

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PHC Cuts The Ribbon On New Mammography Suite

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SJEH,K Of C Team Up To Bring Cheer

Santa and the Knights of Columbus-Rockaway Council 2672 brought toys to the children on the pediatrics unit at St. John More...

Stella Students Prepare For Christmas

Each year the students of Stella Maris High School begin the preparation for Christmas with the Giving Tree Service. Each ornament taken represents a child, and students purchase a gift for that child. More...

St. Francis de Sales Student Poetry

Fifth grade students at St. Francis de Sales School recently wrote poems about their communities. Here are several selections from the collection of the students More...

Three Congregations Join For Menorah Lighting Ceremony

For the first time, three Rockaway synagogues joined on Friday, December 15 to celebrate the lighting of the Chanukah Menorah at Beach 116 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Mayor Sets New Office Of Special Enforcement

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has announced the creation of the Mayor More...

Search On For Man Who Shot Seven Rounds At Police Officers

Detective for the New York City Police Department are endeavoring to locate Jamal Bryant, who is wanted in connection with an incident on Wednesday in which he allegedly fired a number of shots at police officers patrolling the Edgemere Housin More...

Crime Continues To Drop In New York City

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly have announced that New York City continues to reduce overall crime to levels not seen in decades and remains the safest big city in America according to the FBI More...

NY Press Association Essay Contest

The New York Press Association (NYPA) Foundation announces the inauguration of a First Amendment essay contest for 11th and 12th grade high school students in New York State. More...

Weiner: Charge Hezbollah With Rights Violations

In light of a new report detailing Hezbollah More...

KAPPA Civic Project Celebrates Taxis

The cadets of Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy VI (KAPPA VI) in Far Rockaway were recently given the opportunity to participate in a citizenship project to celebrate the 100th year of the motorized taxi. More...

Kearney Inducts Eucharistic Ministers

Seventeen Bishop Kearney High School seniors were recently commissioned as Eucharistic Ministers during a Mass attended by their parents and friends, as well as clergy, religious and lay representatives from the local parishes they represent. More...

Goldie Maple Academy Coat Drive, Family Night A Success

The Goldie Maple Academy of Arverne has coordinated two successful inaugural events at the school this year: the first annual Coat Drive and first Family Night. More...

Harry G’s Doo Wop Spectacular Set For 1/27

Harry G More...

PHC Offers Free Breast Screenings

Horace Herbsman, M.D., Attending, Department of Surgery, and his team along with the dedicated staff of experienced Radiologists and support staff, opened the doors of the Family Health Center earlier this month for a full day of free Breast S More...

Rockaway Park Association Honors Locals At Holiday Party

The Rockaway Park Homeowners/ Residents Association recently held their annual Holiday Christmas/Chanukah Party at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Rockaway Beach. More...

Developer Donates Flagpole To Revitalize F.R.Business District

The developer of Arverne By The Sea, Benjamin-Beechwood Organization, is proving to be a good neighbor to all of Rockaway. More...

Abbott Labs Visit Peninsula Hospital

Peninsula Hospital Center Vice President Allen Corby and members of his Laboratory staff greeted technical support visitors from Abbott Lab last week when the Abbott Architour visited Peninsula Hospital Center. More...

SJEH Hosts Successful Chrysanthemum Ball

The Development Board of St. John More...

West End Brownie Scouts Deliver Holiday Cheer

West End Temple More...

Maura Clarke Honor Society Inductees

Ann Cordes, Director of the Maura Clarke Junior High School program at Stella Maris is pictured with the National Junior Honor Society More...

Class 302 Hits Highs In PPA Food Drive

Peninsula Preparatory Academy Charter School participated in the City Harvest Kids Can Help Week School Food Drive from Monday, December 4 through Friday, December 8. More...


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