February 9, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Cops: Woman Critical After Husband Stabs Her Four Times

A Far Rockaway man stabbed his wife four times during an altercation in their home on Wednesday after what his landlord termed a long series of family fights, leaving the man under arrest, his wife in Jamaica Hospital and their five children More...

Addabbo: Pump Sand On The Beaches

City Council Member Joseph P. More...

Pheffer Honors Heroics of Wesley Autrey

Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Stops Mac-Attack, Drugs Send Him To Jail

Blocks Access To McDonald's, Found With Heroin

A local man who police spotted blocking the entrance to McDonald's in Far Rockaway was caught with heroin in his waistband when cops asked him to move along, police say. More...

Winter 'Animal Sign' Walk At Ft. Tilden

A park ranger with the National Park Service at Gateway National Recreation Area will lead children and parents through back dunes and shore habitats on a "Winter Animal Sign Walk." The children's program, scheduled for Sunday, February More...

PHC Addresses Danger Of Drugs In Rockaway

Dr. Peter A. Guiney, D.O. More...

PHC Staffers Go 'Red' For Heart Health

Employees, volunteers and friends of Peninsula Hospital Center, an affiliate of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, joined companies across the nation and sported their something RED last Friday to support the American Heart Association's Natio More...

Tips To Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

As record balmy winter weather ends and typical frigid temperatures set in, homeowners across the Northeast are cranking up their heating systems. More...

Audrey Pheffer Receives Historical Dolls By St. Camillus Students

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer was delighted to receive several small sculptures created by St. Camillus students featuring great figures in America's history. More...

Local Makes Scranton Dean's List

Colleen M. McDonald, a Breezy Point resident, was named to the Fall 2006 Dean's List at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. In order to make the Dean's List, students must maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or better. More...

NorthFork Theatre At Westbury

Jonny Lang - February 24

Live Nation presents blues sensation Jonny Lang at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury on Saturday, February 24 at 8 p.m. More...

Public School Councils Announce Elections

The Department of Education (DOE) has begun the nomination process for the 2007 Community and Citywide Education Councils (CECs) elections, announced Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein. More...

Learn Energy $marts At Gateway Home Fair 2/10

Learn how to keep warm and reduce energy bills this winter at the Energy $mart Home Fair, sponsored by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Friends of Gateway (FoG) and the National Park Service. More...

Waterfront Alliance Cleans Beach To Ready For Earth Day

This past weekend was cold and chilly but that didn't stop the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) from getting out to clean the area off of Beach 30 Street and the boardwalk. More...

A Man On His Own,But With Many Friends

The entrance to 187 Beach 115 Street, an SRO, was like a walkin box this week, but residents of that dwelling and others nearby still sat on the cold, black plastic treads of the enclosed front steps. More...

Hearts And Shamrocks Dance Starts St.Pat's Season

The 32nd annual Hearts and Shamrock Dance, held at St. Camillus Church's Springman Hall, kicked off the countdown to the Rockaway St. Patrick's Day Parade. More...

Local Woman Busted For Prostitution

Approached Several Male Drivers In South Jamaica

A Far Rockaway woman who was observed by police as she approached several cars driven by men was arrested for loitering for purposes of prostitution late last month, court records show. More...

Saunders Named To Rensselaer Dean's List

Charity G. Saunders, a Far Rockaway resident, has been named to the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Dean's List for the Fall 2006 semester. More...

Meeks To Host Rockaway Town Hall Meeting

On Wednesday, February 21, at 7:00 p.m ., Congressman Gregory W. More...

Fifteen-To-Life For 2005 Edgemere Shooting

An Edgemere man was sentenced to 15 years to life at Queens Supreme Court on February 6 in connection with the 2005 shooting death of a 32-year-old father of three whom he thought was having a liaison with his girlfriend. More...

Arverne Girl To Speak At Black History Event In State Capital

A 12-year-old girl from our community will speak later this month at a Black History event to be held in the state's capital, The Wave has learned. More...

Teen Duo Beat, Rob Far Rockaway Man On Redfern Ave

Two 16-Year-Olds Take Ipod, Money While Victim Is On Ground

Two 16-year-olds were arrested late last month after they allegedly beat and robbed a complete stranger on a Far Rockaway street, according to court records. More...

Union Engineer Apprentice Program

The International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 30, will conduct recruitment for 50 stationary engineer apprentices from February 5 through February 16, the State Labor Department announced. More...

St. John's Hospital To Host Blood Drive

St. John's Episcopal Hospital will host a blood drive on Monday, February 12, from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Hospital Boardroom. More...

Huntley Disappointed In Republican Veto

State Senator Shirley L. Huntley recently expressed her disappointment that two progressive property tax measures, introduced recently as amendments by Senate Democrats, were rejected by the Senate's Republican Majority. More...

The Agoglia's Celebrate Academic Success, 21st B-Day

Raymond Agoglia III, a Neponsit resident, was named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2006 at Fairfield University in Connecticut. To qualify for the Dean's List, a student must attain a grade point average of at least 3.5. More...

'Seniors In Shape' Expo At Aviator

In an effort to encourage a healthy lifestyle, Aviator Sports and Recreation is sponsoring the first annual "Seniors in Shape" Fitness for Life Expo. The expo, scheduled for Wednesday, February 28 from 9 a.m. More...

Baez Named To Dean's List

Christopher P. Baez, a Far Rockaway resident, was named to Morrisville State College's Dean's List for the Fall 2006 semester. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must achieve an average of 3.0 to 3.99 for the semester. More...

Weiss Receives IBM Scholarship

Masha R. Weiss, a Far Rockaway resident and Binghamton University student, was recently awarded an IBM/Watson Fellows Scholarship. More...

Milestones

Local Firefighter Praised As Hero

A local firefighter is being praised as a hero after assisting in the rescue of an elderly man trapped in a burning home. More...

Malcolm Graduates From Army Basic

Army Pvt. Troy O. Malcolm has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, South Carolina. During the nine weeks of training, Pvt. More...

The Progressive

Religion and Politics "A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. More...

The Sunset Diner's Slow Demise

It's hard to imagine from looking at this photo, but up until about a year ago this was the bustling counter section of the Rockaway Sunset Diner. More...

A Man Named Arthur

How many times do we lose someone in our life to only realize how special they were once it's too late? Maybe they made you laugh when you were sad or gave you good advice when you were in need. It has happened to me too many times to count. More...

Doo Wop Show To North Fork Theatre March 3

Live Nation proudly presents Dick Fox's Original Spring Doo Wop Extravaganza at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury on Saturday, March 3 at 8 p.m. More...


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