February 23, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Snow, Ice And Parking Tickets Impact West End

Frozen Muni-Meters, Slippery Median Cause Woes

The storm that hit Rockaway last Wednesday was reasonably modest in terms of accumulation as snowstorms go, but it was messy and icy and led to lots of problems for Rockaway motorists, especially those in the west end, where parking slots More...

Kids Build Fort With Flags On Washington's Birthday

A group of kids visiting their grandparents in Roxbury this week found that the snow-and-ice mixture that recently coated our streets and sidewalks - and then froze solid as a rock - made a great building material, perfect for constructing a More...

Patrylo Turns Five

Michael Patrylo, of Inwood, turned 5 years on February 20. Michael is a pre K student at School number 4 in Inwood. He was given a birthday party by his classmates and his teacher Ms. Mareno of class 3. More...

'Whistle Worthy' Lifeguard Drive Kicks Off

That's the question Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe asked city residents this week - particularly those who might be interested in a great summer job. More...

St.Patrick's Day Parade Fundraiser At Antun's

The Rockaway St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee continued their longstanding pre-parade tradition with a dinner at Antun's on February 17, honoring the chosen marshals and deputy grand marshals for 2007. More...

Weiner Hosts Screening,'Climate Crisis'Discussion

Congressman Anthony Weiner has announced that he is inviting Rockaway residents to join him for a screening of Al Gore's Documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" on Sunday, February 25 at 2:00pm. More...

Registration Set For Local Girl Scout Group

The Girl Scouts of New York is looking for Rockaway girls in grades K-12 to join the organization. To that end, a registration drive will be held on a series of Wednesday evenings to recruit new members. More...

Accident Injures Pregnant Woman,Ties Up BCD

A two-car accident between a gasoline delivery truck and a car injured an unidentified pregnant woman early on Wednesday morning, closing down Beach Channel Drive at Bay 32 Street for about an hour. More...

Goldie Maple Gearing Up For 2007-2008 School Year

The Goldie Maple Academy, formerly MS 198, is gearing up for its second year with an open house and new programs. More...

PS 225 Students,Faculty Square Off In B-Ball Game

For several weeks, students from PS 225 challenged teachers to a friendly game of basketball. Teachers then selected students based on talent and merit, and on January 25, the student basketball team took on the PS 225 faculty in an exciting game. More...

Jamaica Bay Task Force To Meet

The American Littoral Society and the Jamaica Bay EcoWatchers have announced that the Jamaica Bay Task Force will meet on Tuesday, February 27, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel. More...

Addabbo Sets Legislation To Aid Volies

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. announced that he has cosponsored legislation and a resolution in the Council aimed at aiding the city's volunteer ambulance companies. More...

Parks Department 'Uncooperative' On Lifeguard Issues: CB14

Others Want City Council Hearing Date Set Now

A top Community Board 14 representative is accusing the Department of Parks and Recreation of trying to scuttle the board's efforts to investigate lifeguard issues, according to a letter obtained by The Wave. More...

Milestones

VOTF Seeks To Extend Statute Of Limitations

The Legislative Committees of New York State Voice of The Faithful (VOTF) held a meeting of regional representatives recently at Fordham Prep in Brooklyn. More...

FRHS Class Of '57 To Hold Fiftieth Reunion

The Far Rockaway High School Class of 1957 will hold its fiftieth reunion this year on Saturday, June 23 at the Marriott Uniondale Hotel near Roosevelt Field. More...

King Completes AF Basic Training

Air Force Airman Candace P. King has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

'Harold The Mailman'Retires,Feted By Residents

Harold Griminger might live in Oceanside, but he has lots of friends in Rockaway, as he found out when he retired recently after 25 years of delivering the mail to Beach 131 and Beach 132 Streets in Belle Harbor. More...

Pat Cooper At North Fork Theatre March 4

Live Nation presents comedic genius, Pat Cooper, with special guests The Con Astone Trio and singer Dino De Luca at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury on Sunday, March 4 at 3 p.m. More...

Far Rockaway Youth Court Is Hiring Teens

They'll Work As Judges, Lawyers And Jurors On Local Juvenile Cases

By Brian Magoolaghan Recruiters are looking for about two dozen teenage students from this area for a new youth court system in which Rockaway teens will be paid to be the jurors, judges and attorneys in real cases involving their peers, The Wave More...

Beach Channel High School Culinary Class Bakes It Up A Notch

The Beach Channel High School culinary class met with Art Institute representative Rick Fine at the school just prior to the President's Week school vacation. Fine spoke to the students about careers in the culinary field. More...

Students from Goldie Maple Academy enjoy the after-school programs at the Beacon Program hosted by the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation. More...

Hip,Hip Hooray! It's The 100th Day

PS 225 in Rockaway Park held their 100th School Day celebration on February 7. More...


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