January 12, 2007 RSS feed / Community

SMK Pharmacy Raises Money For PHC

SMK Pharmacy, located in Rockaway Beach, received great support from the community for their Christmas raffle, with funds going to the Peninsula Hospital Development fund. More...

CBB Claims Another Victim As Florida Woman Rolls Honda

Police say that Orange Park (Florida) resident Mary Ann Jahrnes was traveling southbound on Cross Bay Boulevard at East First Road at 2:30 a.m. More...

Burglary Of Shogun 1 An Inside Job

A chef who usually slices and dices meat and shrimp was also a burglar who stripped the Shogun 1 Restaurant in Broad Channel, where he cooked on the Hibachi Tables, of money, computer equipment and cameras, police say. More...

CB 14 Looking For Programs For Youth Directory

Felicia Johnson, of Community Board 14's Youth and Services Committee, announces at Tuesday board meeting that CB 14 will join with other local organizations in developing a resource directory of programs and services available to the pre-K to More...

VFW Ladies Present Book To Library

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars recently donated a children's book, "America's White Table," to the Queens Library Far Rockaway branch. More...

Take The 'Plunge' For Cystic Fibrosis

The seventh annual "Take The Plunge for Cystic Fibrosis" for Annie McMahon, which raises money to fight the disease, will be held on Saturday, February 10 starting at 1 p.m. More...

Local Girl Dazzles At National Pageant

Emerald Angel Young,an Arverne resident, is poised to become a big star in the showbiz world. More...

Durham Completes Army Basic Training

Army Pvt. Edward L. Durham has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. More...

2007 Begins With 'Beautiful Late Summer Day'

Most often, January weather finds local residents huddled in their homes or wearing layers of warm clothing in an attempt to beat the freezing temperatures. Not in 2007, however, with temperatures that ran well above normal right into this week. More...

PHC Celebrates Corde's Retirement

Ann Corde, a Microbiology Technician at Peninsula Hospital Center, recently celebrated her retirement with friends and colleagues. More...

DA: Queens Crime Stats Down For 2006

The crime rate went down in Queens in 2006, including the critical homicide rate, the district attorney said last week. Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

Rockaway Man Posed As Cop To Rape Three Women

A Far Rockaway man, on parole for sexual offenses committed in 1994, has been charged with masquerading as a law enforcement officer during the past month and approaching three young women - two of whom he brought to Queens motels and is alleg More...

Local Woman To Intern At Jewish Museum

Belle Harbor native Monica Brandwein has been chosen to participate in the Lipper Internship Program at Lower Manhattan's Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. More...

Zoning Meeting 1/24

A community information meeting to discuss residential zoning in the west end of the Rockaways is scheduled for this month. More...

Weiner Joins Family On Historic Day

Representative Anthony Weiner (D-Brooklyn and Queens) was joined by his father and aunt for the swearing in of the 110th Congress and the election of Nancy Pelosi as the first woman Speaker of the House, a historic day in Washington, D.C. More...

One Of The Newest Of The Finest

Gavin Sullivan-Hoop graduated from the NYPD Academy on December 26, 2006. His parents, Johnette Sullivan-Hoop and David A. More...

'March For Life' On MLK Day To Address Gun Violence

Using Martin Luther King Day as a backdrop, a 'March for Life', starting at the Redfern Housing Development and ending at Hammel Houses will take place Monday in an attempt to bring the community together to stop the gun violence that More...

Toussaint And Benjamin Engaged

Marceline Toussaint and Trevor Benjamin were engaged on Thanksgiving Day, 2006. Their wedding is planned for September 2007. More...

Martini Graduates From USAF Basic

Air Force Airman Samantha T. Martini has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Meeting With Chancellor Klein January 16

New York City Department of Education Chancellor Joel Klein is scheduled to attend a CDEC 27-presented meeting on Tuesday, January 16 at MS 137, 109-15 98 Street in Ozone Park, starting at 7:30 p.m. More...

Beach Channel High School Students Excel In Vocab Game Show

Two Beach Channel High School students recently competed in a game show vocabulary championship, where they put their verbal skills to the test. More...

Public School 256Q Thanks Local Organizations

'Twas three days before Christmas And all through the school Our students were excited 'cause the Holidays are cool The presents were hidden in the principal's room But some children peeked in a little too soon And oh how they worried You see More...


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