January 19, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Precinct Commander Defends Suspended Cops

NYPD Eyes How They Handled Case That Involved Rapist

The Commanding Officer of the 101 Precinct this week defended two of his officers who were suspended without pay for failing to investigate a kidnapping complaint that could have taken an alleged rapist off the streets two hours before, ac More...

A Shelf for The Lawrence Hotel's Roof

A swift wind on December 1 began to blow down the roof of the abandoned Lawrence Hotel on Beach 116 Street, drawing fire and department of building's officials to the street, closing it for a short period of time. More...

Ruben Studdard At North Fork Theatre

Live Nation presents Ruben Studdard at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury on Saturday, January 27 at 8 p.m. More...

Local Co-Ops To Fight Council Disclosure Bill

Local cooperatives, including the large Breezy Point co-op at the western tip of the Rockaway peninsula are gearing up to fight a proposed City Council bill that would mandate co-op boards to inform prospective buyers who are turned down of More...

Lifelong Broad Channel Resident Turns 85

Muriel Stemmann (nee Berry) recently celebrated her 85th birthday. Stemmann, who has lived at the same address in Broad Channel for 85 years, was born on January 15, 1922. More...

Community Board 14:Keep Abandoned Firehouse OffMarket

In what was anti-climatic after last week's Land Use Committee hearing, Community Board 14 unanimously voted on Tuesday to ask the city not to sell the city-owned property where the old firehouse stands, at 58-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, to give th More...

Flowers In Memory Of Those Who Died

Although American Airlines Flight 587 crashed into Belle Harbor killing all 260 on the plane and five Rockaway residents on the ground, family members continue to gravitate to the memorial to those who died in the crash. More...

Mason And Sebastian At North Fork February 3

Live Nation presents two Rock & Roll Hall of Fame legends, Dave Mason performing with his band, and John Sebastian performing solo & acoustic at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury on Saturday, February 3 at 8 p.m. More...

Weiner Joins Family On Historic Day

Representative Anthony Weiner (DBrooklyn 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...

Erin Casey Named To Dean's List

Erin Casey, a Rockaway Park resident, was named to the Fall 2006 Dean's List at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. More...

Movie Night At Goldie Maple Academy

The Goldie Maple Academy, 365 Beach 56 Street in Arverne, and the Rockaway Revitalization and Development Corporation (RDRC) collaborated together for another successful Family Night, held on January 12. More...

Meeks Backs 9/11 Commission Bill

Congressman Gregory W. More...

Weiner Pushes For Truck Traffic Reduction

Representative Anthony Weiner recently released a new report that shows truck traffic is on the rise in New York City. Since 1998, truck traffic has increased nearly 30% on City roads, and is projected to grow 83% in Queens by the year 2020. More...

Klein: Need More Schools, But Where To Put Them?

With the mass development of new housing units now going on all over the Rockaway peninsula, the question of where the children who come with those homes will go to school has become a contentious one, pitting local education activists again More...

Meeks Votes For Minimum Wage Raise

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks has voted for bipartisan legislation increasing the minimum wage to $7.25 an hour over the next two years. More...

Well-Earned Congratulations For Two Sisters

Two sisters from Rockaway Beach have both excelled in their respective fields of study and are starting successful careers. More...

Snowflake Bingo To Benefit Cystic Fibrosis

A Snowflake Bingo benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will be held on Friday, January 19 at the American Legion Hall, 1st Road and Crossbay Boulevard, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and games starting at 7:30 p.m. More...

Road Rage As Construction Ties Up Rockaway

The new Rockaway mantra has become "You can't get there from here," especially for those who have to travel the east-west road network that includes three major roads: Beach Channel Drive; Rockaway Beach Boulevard and the Rockaway Free More...

Flowers Bloom At New Rockaway Artist Alliance's Exhibit

The Rockaway Artists Alliance's latest exhibition, "Where Flowers Bloom In Winter," is blossoming at the sTudio 6 gallery in Fort Tilden from January 21 to February 18. More...

An Activist In Memory Of Her Teenage Son

At right: Audrey Anderson holds a photo of her teenage son, Andre, who was struck and killed by an SUV on Shore Front Parkway in 2005, as she joins the environmental group Time's Up! More...

Milestones

Addabbo Family Welcomes Arianna Nicolle

Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. and his wife, Dawn, announce the birth of their second daughter, Arianna Nicolle Addabbo, who was born on January 9, 2007 at noon. Arianna weighed in at 8 pounds 3 ounces. More...

Kellie Celebrates Second

Kellie Zurheide, daughter of Steven Zurheide and Lorraine Ott of Rockaway Beach, celebrated her second birthday on Saturday, January 6 at her home with family and friends. More...

Pizza-Making On Tap For Rockaway Cub Scouts

Cub Scouts from the Wolf den of Pack#204 in Rockaway got together on Martin Luther King Day for a full afternoon of special activities. More...


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