April 20, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Just A Few Days Left For Lifeguard Tryouts

There's only a few days left to try out for one of the best summer jobs around - working as a New York City lifeguard. More...

Nor'easter Not As Predicted, But Dangerous Nevertheless

Roadwork came to a halt as the high winds blew over construction signs and equipment. Photo by Arnie Goodman More...

Rockaway Republicans Host First 2007 Meeting

New Leadership And Improvements Discussed

The Rockaway Republicans held their first 2007 meeting at The Belle Harbor Yacht Club on Wednesday evening, April 11. More...

SJEH, JASA Join On Senior Memory

Many seniors worry about forgetfulness. They often think that forgetfulness may be a symptom of Alzheimer's disease. To help address some of these questions, St. More...

Pheffer Meets With Queens County VFW In Albany

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer recently welcomed the Queens County Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Legislative Committee to Albany to discuss their legislative agenda for 2007. More...

Sanders Brings 'CASA' Cash To Schools

Councilman James Sanders Jr. has secured $75,000 to be distributed equally among three schools for an after school program that promotes culture. More...

At Risk Seniors Lose Psychiatric Help

After Dozen Years, Neponsit Adult Care Drops Program

After more than a dozen years of providing psychiatric help to troubled senior citizens with dementia and Alzheimer's disease, the Neponsit Adult Care Center has abruptly dropped the service, critics say. More...

Smith Celebrates Seventh Anniversary

New York State Senator Malcolm A. Smith held his 7th Anniversary Awards Celebration at Antun's on Friday, April 13. More...

Student Writers Vie At Literary Festival Sunday

Could there be a young Pulitzer Prize-winning author in our midst? More...

Far Rock Location For Youth Employment Applications

Deadline May 18, 2007

Summer Youth Employment Program applications can be picked up or dropped off Monday through Friday, 3:30 p.m. More...

Seamus Mack Turns Two

Seamus Mack, son of James and Pamela Mack and the little brother of Morgan Mack, celebrated his second birthday on March 27. Seamus was joined by friends and family to make the special occasion. More...

Named To Superintendent's List At Naval Academy

Midshipman 1/C Ryan P. Kelley of Belle Harbor was named to the Superintendent's List for the Fall 2006 semester at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. More...

O'Connell Post Presented With Plaque

Appreciation From Soldiers Serving In Iraq

During a recent two-week home visit, Army Specialist Kevin McKeon took the time to attend a Daniel M. More...

Reilly Discusses Fire Safety With Youngsters

Brandon Reilly, a senior at St. Edmund Prep High School and volunteer firefighter, recently visited students at St. Edmund Elementary School to speak about fire safety. Reilly is involved with the Rockaway Point Volunteer Fire Department. More...

Local Earns Honors At NH Academy

Arielle S. James of Far Rockaway, a ninth grader at Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, has earned honors for the winter term. More...

Citizenship Application Event April 20

New York City residents are invited to a free citizenship application assistance event at the York College Academic Core Atrium, 94-20 Guy R. More...

Huntley Visits 'Democracy In Crisis' TV Show

Freshman State Senator Shirley L. Huntley (10th District) recently appeared on the popular live call-in public affairs show "Democracy In Crisis" broadcast on QPTV's Channel 34. More...

'The Lives Of Others' Hot Film About The Cold War

At first, it may seem surprising that "The Lives of Others" won the 2006 Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. More...

National Park Service Seeks Return of Missing Jacob Riis Bust

This summer Jacob Riis Park will celebrate its 75th anniversary, but as of right now, there is something missing…the bust of the man for whom the park is named. More...

'Pennies For Patients' At Peninsula Prep

Peninsula Preparatory Academy Charter School (PPA) in Far Rockaway recently participated in The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Pennies for Patients program for three weeks in the month of March. PPA students collected $910.83 for the cause. More...

RDRC Hosts Earth Day Exhibit April 26

The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) Beacon Program is hosting its first annual Earth Day Exhibit at Goldie Maple Academy- PS/MS 333 on Thursday, April 26 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. More...

Pheffer, CPB Begin Home Improvement Investigation

Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Sanders Defends Council Attendance Record

He's Absent Nearly 30 Percent Of The Time

In the wake of a report that City Councilman James Sanders, who represents portions of Rockaway, had the worst attendance record in the council, Sanders went on the offensive, stating that he was "serving his community" during the times he More...

Alyson Lee Inducted Into Ithaca Honor Society

Alyson Lee, daughter of Belle Harbor residents Michael and Denise Lee, was inducted into Ithaca College's Oracle Honor Society in March of this year. More...

Public School 47 Parents Go Back To School

Parents at PS/MS 47 in Broad Channel are going back to school for special classes that help raise awareness about science. More...

NYS: April Is 'Underage Drinking Prevention Month'

State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) Commissioner Karen M. More...

A Happy 83rd Birthday For Nana

Gloria Lighthall, better known as "Nana," celebrated her 83rd birthday with a surprise brunch given by her family. More...

Look At Who's Two

Kaitlyn Hartman celebrated her second birthday on March 21. More...

Graduates From Coast Guard Academy

Ryan Keegan graduated from Basic Military Training at the United States Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May, New Jersey on Friday, April 13. Keegan has been assigned to work in South Beach, Miami on the USCG C. More...

Former Mayor,DA Visit Goldie Maple Academy

Help Celebrate 'Say No To Violence'Week

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins, accompanied by Richard Brown, Queens District Attorney, visited the Goldie Maple Academy in Arverne to help celebrate "Say No To Violence" week. More...

'Pot O'Gold' For Public School 215Q Second Grader

PS 215Q second grader Emani Arce is all smiles as she is presented with the "pot of gold" that was used for a mathematics estimation contest recently held at the school. More...


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