April 13, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Campaign Set On Importance Of Mammograms

The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline is reaching out to New Yorkers asking them to urge their loved ones to get mammograms in honor of Mother's Day. More...

Fresh Easter Flowers At AA 587 Memorial

Each new holiday brings fresh flowers to the Beach 116 Street memorial honoring those who died in the tragic crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into Belle Harbor on November 12, 2001. More...

Local To Perform At West End Temple

Aerial Acoustics, a guitar duo featuring local resident Dorothy Wagner on classical guitar and Dennis Smith on steel-string guitar will be performing a concert at West End Temple, 147-02 Newport Avenue in Neponsit on Sunday, April 22 at 4 p.m. More...

Queens DA Appoints Eight Assistants

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown has announced the appointment of eight Assistant District Attorneys. The new prosecutors were sworn-in on Wednesday at a ceremony in the District Attorney's Office. More...

Roy Reuther Houses Sold Again

"Flipping" a property is an old story in the real estate game. It occurs when somebody buys a piece of property and then sells it immediately in order to turn a profit. More...

Business Spotlight

Langer Business: Century 21Realty; House of Essence; Dunkin' Donuts

Rockaway native Irwin Langer has his hands in lots of Rockaway businesses, including Century 21 Langer at 1926 Mott Avenue, a realty company that "shows you the way." Pictured, one of the fine Far Rockaway homes that Langer has listed for sale. More...

Doctors Honored By St. John's Hospital

St. John's Episcopal Hospital honored its medical staff and residents on Doctors' Day, Friday, March 30, 2007, with a brunch along with door prizes and gifts. More...

Fresh Easter Flowers At AA 587 Memorial

Each new holiday brings fresh flowers to the Beach 116 Street memorial honoring those who died in the tragic crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into Belle Harbor on November 12, 2001. More...

Phoning EveryONE About Her Big Day

Erin Elizabeth Schmitt, granddaughter of Fred and Delores Schmitt of Broad Channel and Marilyn and Terrence Darcey of West Haven, Connecticut, is turning 1 on April 15, and she's been calling everyone to remind them about her big day. More...

Relay For Life Boosted By Bunny

Danny Ruscillo, right, the President of the 100 Precinct Community Council got together with the Easter Bunny on Beach 116 Street to remind everybody that the American Cancer Society will host its annual Relay for Life at Beach Channel H More...

MovieScope

'The Namesake' - A Jewel From India

What's in a name? For Gogol Ganguli, plenty. A first-generation American teenager, Gogol (Kal Penn) is struggling under the name that his Indian immigrant engineer father, Ashoke (Irrfan Khan), gave him. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center News

Peninsula Hospital Center Auxilians Get Prepared

Members of the Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary hosted their monthly meeting this past Tuesday and welcomed Lucy Lopez of the American Red Cross as their guest speaker. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Family Practice Recognizes Physicians

Family Practice Resident Physicians Artemio Perez, D.O. (left) and Margarita Kogan, D.O. More...

Weiner Gives Gateway Update

He's Pushing To Fund Ryan Re-Do, Ferries And More

Rep. Anthony Weiner held a press conference at Gateway National Recreation Area's Ryan Visitor Center on Wednesday to take credit for about $66 million in recent improvements and talk about the new projects he wants to fund. More...

State Senators Tout New State Budget

The recently passed 2007-2008 State Budget offers record spending for education, safeguards the uninsured and restores cuts to the health care system proposed by Governor Eliot Spitzer. More...

Clinton: Strengthen Hate Crime Legislation

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday joined a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators in cosponsoring the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007 . More...

New Item Needed For Soldiers' Care Packages

Three More Chances To Make A Donation

A community collection drive for care package items that will sent to U.S. troops fighting overseas is going well, but one thing has been added to the wish list: flypaper. More...

Rockaway Artists Aliance Hosts 'The BIG Show' And 'Of Land And Sea' At Fort Tilden

The BIG Show" and "Of Land And Sea" are not only the latest artistic exhibitions to hit the Rockaways, but also the perfect description as the Rockaway Artists Alliance, the Rockaway Music and Arts Council, and the Rockaway Theatre Company all More...

St. John's Episcopal Hospital And JASA Host Memory Screening

Becoming more forgetful? Worried that forgetfulness may mean something more serious? St. John's Ambulatory Care at JASA and Healthfirst Medicare Plan will conduct memory screenings on Wednesday, April 25, 2007, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. More...

Smith 'Listening Tour' Hits Rockaway

Speaks With Residents, Organizations During Two Day Tour

State Senator Malcolm Smith held a two-day listening tour throughout the Rockaways last week in what he termed an attempt to "better assess the needs of this growing community." During the two days, April 2 and April 5, Smith l More...

D.A.Brown Visits Community Board 14

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown (left) visited Community Board 14 Tuesday night at the Knights of Columbus in Rockaway Beach. More...

'Fair Housing'Talk At Community Board 14

Robert Tilly (left), a Human Rights specialist for the Commission on Human Rights, gave a presentation at Community Board 14's meeting Tuesday night at the Knights of Columbus in Rockaway Beach. More...

Alexandra Rosemary Carrubba Christened

Alexandra Rosemary Carrubba, who was born on January 16, was christened on March 24 at St. Thomas More Church. Following the christening ceremony, her family, including her mom and dad, Vinny and Clare and her brother, Vincent Jr. More...

Jiang Completes Air Force Basic Training

Air Force Airman Christopher K. Jiang has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Several Locals Make Dean's List At New Paltz

Eight local residents have been named to the Dean's List at the State University at New Paltz for the Fall, 2006 semester. More...

Naples,Florida Hosts Rockaway St.Pat's Day Parade

For the second year in a row, a large contingent of Rockaway residents marched in the Naples, Florida St. Patrick's Day Parade. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Celebrating Occupational Therapy Week

To officially recognize "April is Occupational Therapy Month" the staff and patients of the Peninsula Hospital Occupational Therapy Department are having a special day of celebration on April 25. More...

St.Mary Star Of The Sea Church Recreates Stations Of The Cross

On Good Friday, the faithful of Saint Mary Star of the Sea Church joined clergy in recreating the final steps of Jesus Christ as he was about to be crucified in the annual Stations of the Cross procession. More...


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