January 26, 2007 RSS feed / Community

'Dizzy' Drivers Escape Death On Cross Bay Boulevard

The drivers of two vehicles involved in separate accidents on Cross Bay Boulevard last weekend are lucky to be alive after both reported nodding out at the wheel and going horribly out of control on the notorious stretch that passes th More...

Meeting To Discuss DOE Changes

An upcoming meeting to discuss Department of Education (DOE) Reforms and The Fair Student Funding Proposal will give parents, guardians and residents the opportunity to voice concerns or ask questions about DOE policy changes. More...

Send A Veteran A Valentine's Gift

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith, along with HealthPlus, is once again seeking to make Valentine's Day a little brighter for hospitalized veterans at the New York State Veterans Nursing Home. More...

Doo Wop Spectacular Shines This Weekend At BCHS

The 14th annual "Harry G Doo Wop Spectacular" concert kicks off this Saturday with what promises to be a jam-packed lineup of doo wop greats and upcoming talent. More...

peninsula Hospital Center:

$20 Million For Refinancing, Medical Upgrades

A city agency will meet early next month to vote on a $20 million dollar civic facility revenue bond that would bring new capital to the Peninsula Hospital Center for much-needed medical upgrades, a spokesperson for the hospital center sai 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...

The Ward Family's Latest Addition

Madison Riley Ward, the granddaughter of Breezy Point residents Jim and Carole Ward, is pictured celebrating her first Christmas. Madison, who was born on July 23, 2006 at 9 a.m., is the daughter of James E. Ward III and Dana L. More...

Weiner and NASA Astronaut Visit Queens Schools

Representative Anthony Weiner and Dr. Michael Massimino, a NASA astronaut, visited some Queens schools, including the St. Camillus School in Rockaway, to encourage students to work hard and follow their dreams. More...

Rockaway Rotary Welcomes Newest Member

Saywalah Kesselly (right) is the first new member of the new year to be inducted into the Rockaway Rotary Club. Kesselly is the executive director of the African Center for Community Empowerment (ACCE) in St. Albans. More...

Senator Smith Visits Public School 253Q

State Senator Malcolm Smith visited PS 253Q in Belle Harbor during the holiday season and toured classrooms with Principal Robin L. Johnson. He is pictured with Johnson and Math Coach,. G. More...

Stroke Support Group

Stroke victims, friends and family affected by stroke are encouraged to attend a meeting sponsored by the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Support Group of Peninsula Hospital Center, Wednesday, January 31 at 5:30 p.m. More...

School Bus Accident Sends 19 Kids To PHC

Nineteen students on their way to the Scholar's Academy on Beach 104 Street at about 8:30 a.m. More...

Loaded Gun Recovered From Teen

Dropped Weapon On Subway Platform, Cops Say

An alert police officer from the 101 Precinct recovered a gun that a Rockaway teenager dropped on the A Train subway platform after he was involved in a dispute at the Mott Avenue station early on Sunday morning, police say. More...

Applications Set For Correction Officer Positions

Applications are now available for those who would like to take the test for correction officer says Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

National Park History Series Will Examine Jamaica Bay

Curious about the history of Jamaica Bay, or how it's future was shaped by Robert Moses and mass transit? Then don't miss the National Park Service's upcoming Jamaica Bay History Series. More...

Senator Huntley Urges Cervical Cancer Screenings

January is Cervical Cancer Screening month, and to end the month on a healthful note, State Senator Shirley L. Huntley is encouraging women to take advantage of Pap smear screenings. More...

Bright Smiles 'Cause Streetlights Are Back On

City Councilman Joseph Addabbo Jr. More...

Prawzinsky and Lowe Named PHC Employees Of Month

Peninsula Hospital Center and Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation (PCECR) recently chose its first Employees of the Month for the New Year. More...

Bishop Graduates Penn State, Starts Active Duty

Danielle Bishop, an Arverne resident, graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State in December 2006. Bishop was part of the Air Force ROTC program as a Cadet Major at the university. More...

RAA 'Flowers'Bloom To Packed House

The Rockaway Artists Alliance's latest exhibit at the sTudio 6 gallery in Ft. More...

Smokey Fire Hits Shopping Street On A Cold Night

On what was the coldest night of the winter to date, fire and emergency medical units were drawn to a smoky fire that hit two stores on the Beach 116 Street shopping strip last Saturday, January 20. The first call came in at 8:40 p.m. More...

PS 43 Celebrates The Arts

Class 7-428 of PS 43 in Far Rockaway recently held a bake sale to raise money for an art/English trip to the Museum of Modern Art. More...


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