March 23, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Annie Schmitt Celebrates Fifth Birthday

Annie Schmitt, from Breezy Point, will celebrate her fifth birthday on Monday, March 26 with family and friends. More...

Halligan And Colleran Plan 2007 Wedding

Lorien Halligan, the daughter of Thomas and Irene Halligan of Breezy Point, and Richard Colleran, the son of Richard and Mary Colleran of Roxbury, were engaged in February of 2007. More...

Gurry Carries Flag On St.Pat's Day

Michael Gurry did not let the snow on the streets of New York keep him from marching in the "big parade" on St. Patrick's Day. Gurry, a Rockaway resident, proudly carried the flag of Ireland up Fifth Avenue in the 264th St. Patrick's Day Parade. More...

Rotary Hosts Exchange Team From Mexico

Members of Rotary District 7250, including the Rockaway Rotary Club, are presently hosting five members of a group study exchange team from Rotary District 4100 in Baja California, Mexico. More...

Beachcomber

In the September 3, 2004 edition of The Wave we ran a front-page story about a Canadian intelligence report that said a shoe bomber might have brought down American Airlines Flight 587 in Belle Harbor on November 12, 2001. More...

ARF, ARF! Dog Run Group Introduces Itself

Meet Members In Person This Sunday

A new group that wants to establish a dog run on Parks Department property in Rockaway detailed its intentions late last week in a letter sent out to various community members and stakeholders. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary Hosts

from page 6 has questions about what to do in the event of an emergency situation to attend this important meeting, set for 12 noon in the Meditation Room of the Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation, located directly a More...

Now Hiring: Seasonal Toll Collectors

M TA Bridges and Tunnels are hiring students to work as seasonal Bridge and Tunnel Officers collecting tolls. The filing period for summer employment applications is from April 1, 2007 through May 1, 2007. More...

PHC Honors Rapid Response Team

Peninsula Hospital Center presented certificates of recognition at a special breakfast to the members of the Hospital Center's Rapid Response Team, which has been in place since November of 2006. More...

PHC Adult Day Care Does 'American Idol'

Every Wednesday in March brings a series of a home-grown version of American Idol to the Adult Day Health Care Program at Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation. More...

Peter Noone At North Fork Theatre April 28

Legendary British artist Peter Noone who worked with the Top 11 finalists last week on American Idol is coming to the North Fork Theatre in Westbury on April 28. More...

Ringgold Moves From Lifeguard To Soap Star

Sean Ringgold was a lifeguard on Beach 116 Street four years ago when he decided that the annual arm-wrestling championship looked like something for him to do. More...

NYPD Ready For Anything In Bell Case

Mobile Command Post, Officers Wait For Word

New York City Police officials were ready for anything as the city waited on Monday, March 19 for District Attorney Richard Brown to officially unseal the indictments against three police officers in connection with the shooting of Sean Bell More...

West End Temple Hebrew School Celebrates Purim

Children of West End Temple and their families, joined with Rabbi Slome to celebrate Purim on March 3. Festivities included a pot luck dinner, crafts, costumes and the Magillah done in a rap style. Pictured are children from the West End Temple. More...

Missing Girl, 18, May Be In Rockaway

Danielle Hanley, an 18-year-old who is physically challenged due to traumatic brain injury, was last heard from a week ago at her Manorville, Long Island, home. More...

St. John's Diabetes Support Calendar

The Diabetes Education Support Group at St. John's Episcopal Hospital in Far Rockaway meets monthly to provide people with diabetes educational tools for self-management. More...

Named To Dean's List

Kate O'Sullivan, a resident of Rockaway Beach and a member of the class of 2009, has been named to the Dean's List at Providence College in Rhode Island for the Fall 2006 semester. More...

Hammel Playground Re-Do Hits A Little Hitch

The Department of Parks and Recreation is reconstructing the Hammel Playground on Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Goonan And O'Connor Engaged

Theadora Goonan and Ann Marie O'Connor announce the engagement of Tara Goonan and Liam O'Connor of Rockaway Beach. Tara is the daughter of Theadora and the late Roger Goonan of Whiting, New Jersey. More...

Mongelli Named To Rochester Dean's List

Guy Mongelli, a freshman majoring in Chemical Engineering at the University of Rochester, has been named to the Dean's List for academic achievement for the Fall 2006 semester. Mongelli, a Rockaway Park resident, is the son of Dr. More...

St.Francis Students Create Websites

Participate In 'Think Quest'Competition

The entire sixth, seventh and eighth grades of St. Francis de Sales School are participating in the 2007 Think Quest competition. More...

St.Rose Wins Best Catholic School'Award

St. Rose of Lima won the trophy for "Best Catholic School," donated and presented by Lew Simon. Principal Theresa Andersen is pictured accepting the trophy from Simon with some of her students and staff. More...

ENACT

Receives Grant, Neighborhood Award

The Edgemere Neighborhood Action Committee Team (ENACT) was recently awarded a grant from Citizens Committee for New York City and recognized as a recipient of the 2007 New Yorkers for Better Neighborhoods Award. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary Hosts Training Seminar

The Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary will be sponsoring a "Prepare New York With Training" Seminar on Tuesday, April 3 as part of its regularly scheduled monthly meeting and everyone is invited to attend. Anne F. More...

Neilson Street Fire Victims Could Soon Retrieve Belongings

The victims of the massive fire that destroyed 1056 Nielson Street in Far Rockaway last month may soon be able to retrieve their belongings, Captain Brian McMahon, the commanding officer of the 101 Precinct, announced on Wednes More...

Remembering P.O. Alcamo's Sacrifice

Racing To Help, He Dies In '92 Crash

Monday marks a somber anniversary for the NYPD and the 100 Precinct in Rockaway Beach, because on that day 15 years ago a 31-year old police officer and soon-to-be father died in the line of duty in Rockaway. More...

Nembhard, Speller Named PHC Employees Of The Month

Peninsula Hospital Center and Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation (PCECR) have recently chosen their March Employees of the Month. More...

Pheffer, Titus Discuss Improving Libraries

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer (D-Queens) and Assemblywoman Michele Titus recently met with Thomas W. Galante, Library Director, to talk about the future of the Queens Borough Public Library. More...

Teacher's Summer/Fall Civic Program

The Taft Institute for Government is offering a new 2007 seminar on civic education for K-12 teachers to earn graduate school credits in Education/ Political Science at Queens College. More...

NPS Sets Series Of 'Listening Sessions'

The National Park Service (NPS), which controls Gateway National Recreation Area has announced that it is hosting listening sessions in several cities nationwide to offer citizens the opportunity to provide feedback on how America's national p More...

Renovations Close Beach 116 Street Stores

With the construction of the new Transit Police stationhouse (far left in this recent photograph) on Beach 116 Street nearly completed, the city is moving ahead with the renovation of the stores and restaurants on the east side of the shopping street More...

Weiner Urges Eligibles To Apply For Section 8

For the first time in 12 years, low and middle income New Yorkers in need of housing assistance can apply for rent subsidies through the popular Section 8 program, according to Representative Anthony Weiner, who urged eligible residents to act More...

Sunset Diner Demolished Soon, Says Notice

The old Rockaway Sunset Diner could be demolished any day now, according to a recent notice sent out by the owner's project manager. More...

'Seniors In Shape' To Start In Spring

A free Seniors in Shape program for baby boomers and seniors looking for enjoyable exercises tailor-made for their age bracket will run for eight weeks starting April 12 through May 31 at Aviator Sports and Recreation Complex. More...

SJEH Advisory Board Hears From Sirota

Sheldon Sirota, DO, Director of the Osteopathic Medicine Residency Programs at St. John's Episcopal Hospital, spoke at the meeting of the Community Advisory Board of St. John's on Wednesday, March 15. During his presentation, Dr. More...

West End Temple Helps At Hebrew University

A group shot of West End Temple families with Rabbi Marjorie Slome (far right). More...


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