March 2, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Little Dog Lost In 101 Precinct

This small, reportedly expensive dog was found wandering around at Beach 21 Street and Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway on Wednesday. The police officers who found the dog took it back to the 101 Precinct. More...

Titus Hosts Ocean Bay At Albany Caucus

Assemblywoman Michele Titus hosts the Ocean Bay Community Development Corporation with Pat Simon and Rudy Williams- Capitol Day during the NYS Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus Weekend in Albany, New York. More...

City Moves For Summary Judgment In Pleener Case

After two years of moving through the courts, New York City has filed a motion asking for summary judgment in the case of a former Beach Channel High School principal, who was ordered from the school after civic leaders and students picketed More...

Senator Smith Calls For Smaller Class Sizes

State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. More...

Weiner: Middle Class Deserves Tax Cut

The Big Apple has the highest local tax burden of any large city, according to a new Independent Budget Office (IBO) report released recently. More...

'Fake' McCoy Guilty Of Raping Two Women

Posed As Law Enforcement To Fool Victims

A Far Rockaway man who posed as a police officer in order to lure women to motel rooms and rape them pleaded guilty on Monday and will spend 15 years in prison for his crimes, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown. More...

Expecting? Get Prepared With Childbirth Classes

If you are expecting, childbirth classes may help you get ready. More...

Black History Month Celebrated At Far Rockaway High School

Students and teachers of Far Rockaway High School were treated to a journey through Black History last week at a special show put on by students, including those who take part in the CMS After School Program at the school. More...

Hall Named To Dean's List

Marcella I. Hall, a Far Rockaway resident, has made the Dean's List for academic achievement during the Fall 2006 semester at St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York. More...

New Veterans Group Open House 3/10

The Veterans of Modern Warfare, a nationally-chartered veterans organization, will be holding an open house for its Queens chapter. More...

Business Spotlight

Accentuate: Finest In Décor and Flameless llumination

Accentuate, located at 114-09 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, in the heart of the west end shopping area, has been in business for two years, bringing the peninsula the finest in décor and flameless llumination. More...

SJEH Hosts Successful Blood Drive

The blood drive at St. John's Episcopal Hospital held on Monday, February 13, 2007, collected blood for the Long Island Blood Center. More...

Women's Economic Growth Seminar 3/10

With the message "opportunities for growth in women-owned businesses now exist like never before," State Senator Shirley L. More...

Local Man Busted For Scamming Ocean Bay Houses

A Local former New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) employee was arrested by the city's Department of Investigation this week, for allegedly stealing an estimated $1,500 in NYCHA funds. More...

Risk Remains As Winter Weather Persists

Dealing with hazardous weather conditions can become a routine of sorts during the last weeks of winter; however, life-threatening risks remain high and focusing on safety can prove to be a life-saving decision. More...

Addabbo 'Close' To Run For State Senate

Term-limited and with few places to go in the public service realm, City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. is looking to the State Senate seat in the 15th Senatorial District now held by Republican Serphin Maltese as his "next logical step. More...

Wave Gets Answers On Deteriorating Diner

That's what the fired-up owner of the Sunset Diner property in Rockaway Park and a representative for lessee HSBC bank told The Wave this week in response to our probe into dangerous conditions at the prominent and fast-deteriorating s More...

PHC Lab Gets National Quality Approval

Peninsula Hospital Center Vice President Allen Corby announced last week that the hospital center's laboratory recently received its bi-annual accreditation by the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Health Care Organizations, after an inten More...

Next American College Test Deadline March 9

College-bound high school students can register by March 9 for the next national ACT test date, which will be administered nationwide on Saturday, April 14. More...

Literary Arts Festival Set For Fort Tilden

First Such Event On Peninsula April 22

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council (RMAC) will present the first ever Literary Arts Festival on the Rockaway peninsula on April 22 between 10 AM and 5 p.m., the organization's president, Stephen Yaeger has announced. More...

The Irish Ropes Screening On St. Pat's Day

On St. Patrick's Day, Saturday, March 17, the Del Ray Beach Film Festival in Florida will screen Wave editorial cartoonist Robert Sarnoff's documentary, The Irish Ropes . More...

Sanders To Address East End Zoning

As construction continues throughout the Rockaway peninsula, rezoning to stop over-development has been an issue that's been front and center for the last few years. Next week Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

Milestones

Muldrow Completes Air Force Basic

Air Force Airman Jessica A. Muldrow has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. More...

Nicole Porcella And John Roesch Engaged

The parents of Nicole Porcella and John Roesch announce the engagement of their children. Nicole's parents are Frank and Laurie Porcella of Broad Channel, and John's parents are John and Diane Roesch of Broad Channel. More...

Irish Music Afternoon With Ed Deacy 3/9

Retired New York City police detective Ed Deacy, now a successful cabaret entertainer and actor, brings his extensive songbook of Irish ballads, lullabies and nostalgic tunes to the Queens Library for a celebration of the Emerald Isle the whole fami More...

Weiner: Iraq War Hits City And Its Workers Hard

City workers deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan have cost New York City taxpayers more than $57 million, according to a new report released recently by Representative Anthony Weiner and Councilman Michael McMahon (D-Staten Island). More...

St.Mary's Star Of The Sea Church Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Bishop DiMarzio Celebrates Special Mass

Four Bishops and more than 25 members of the clergy from the Brooklyn Diocese gathered at St. Mary's Star of the Sea Church in Far Rockaway on February 17 to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the church, the oldest parish in the local area. More...


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