November 2, 2007 RSS feed / Community

BCVFD Hosts Annual BC Halloween Parade

Seasonal temperatures and sunny skies brought out more than 150 parents and children, who marched proudly up Cross Bay Boulevard on Sunday afternoon to celebrate Halloween. More...

The Bay-Gull Shoppe:

The Top Ten Sandwiches And Dinners As Well

Television viewers might stay up late to view the "Top Ten" each night, but Broad Channel has its own Top Ten that adds up to good eating. More...

Do Not Call Registry Gets Reprieve

The Do Not Call Registry, which has prevented people across the country from receiving annoying telemarketer calls, will continue past its designated term without deletion of numbers, as work continues to make the registry permanent. More...

Weiner Receives An 'A'

Representative Anthony Weiner has announced today that he has received a perfect score of 100 from the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy (DMI) for his voting record to date on middle class issues in 2007's 110 Congress. More...

Ruby Dee and Medicare Unite for Community Health Fair

The Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will join the Antioch Baptist Church for an afternoon of "Health and Spirituality: A Day of Awareness," on Sunday, November 4, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. More...

JCCRP Breakfast Awards Bravest And Finest

Two members of New York City's uniformed services were honored last week, as the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula recognized them for their service to the Rockaway community. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...

Rockaway business and civic leaders sighed with relief this week when senior officials of Chemical Bank told them the branch at 1912 Mott Avenue, Far Rockaway, will be kept open for at least another year (when the bank again will evaluate the econo More...

McIntosh Competes for Miss Teen NYC/LI

Ayanna McIntosh of Far Rockaway has been selected to participate in Nationals' 2007 Miss Teen NYC/Long Island pageant that will take place on November 11. More...

Logan John has Arrived

James Kalisak and Dina Hanning of Rockaway Beach welcomed their son, Logan John Kalisak, to their family on Sunday, October 28. Logan John weighed 7 pounds, 12 and one-half ounces and was 22 inches long. More...

Jackson Ross Turns One

Jackson Ross turned one-year-old on Tuesday, October 2. He celebrated his special day on Saturday, October 6 with family and friends. Jackson is the son of Michael and Heather Ross of Boca Raton, Florida. More...

National High School Essay Contest

The Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI), a national educational organization headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, is taking submissions for a nationwide high school student essay contest. More...

Local is Featured in Newly Released Book

Marianne McGeary, a Rockaway resident, is featured in the new book "Magnificent Masters in Financial Services" by Ginger Cockerham, MMC and Diane Dixon, CLU. More...

PHC Sets New Cardiac Support Group

"Heartbeats," a new Cardiac Support Group at Peninsula Hospital Center, an affiliate of North Shore-LIJ Health System, had its inaugural meeting on Tuesday, October 23, 2007. Dr. More...

Rockaway's Dogs Celebrate Halloween At K-9 Costume Party

Small dogs. Big dogs. Shaggy dogs. Shorthaired dogs. Dogs and their humans from all over the peninsula attended ARF ARF's K-9 Kostume Karnival at the Rockaway Freeway Park Dog Run on Beach 81 Street last weekend. More...

Rottweiler,Schnauzer Altercation Mars Canine Party

An altercation between two dogs and their owners marred what was an otherwise successful costume contest for canines at the Rockaway Freeway Dog Run on October 28. More...

Lawrence Woodmere Academy's Homecoming

Lawrence Woodmere Academy celebrated its Homecoming festivities on Saturday, October 20. Students, alumni, parents and faculty enjoyed the barbeque, international food court, scavenger hunt, a karate demonstration, craft booths and a DJ. More...

Seaside Library Celebrates Saturday Opening

In recognition of the first time in five years that all Queens Library locations are open six days a week, the Seaside Library took part in the Friends of Libraries Week and officially celebrated their reopening on October 27. More...

Trick Or Treaters Continue Halloween Traditions With Candy,Shaving Cream

Kids of all ages fanned out over the Rockaway peninsula on Wednesday night, seeking candy, a little fright and, for some, a shaving cream bath. More...

Parade Fundraiser Kicks Off

The Queens County St. Patrick's Day parade kicks off its fundraising season with a dance on Saturday, November 10 from 7 to 11 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus Hall, at 333 Beach 90 Street. More...

Redfern Family Day

The New York City Police Department invites all to attend Redfern Family Day on Saturday, November 3 from 12 to 4 p.m. The event will take place at the Redfern Houses, located on Hassock Street, between Beach Channel Drive and Redfern Avenue. More...

Beachcomber

The Governor has changed his mind about issuing regular driver's licenses to illegal aliens and is working with the Department of Homeland Security to pilot a three-tiered system. More...

Broad Channel Bits

It has taken a while, but the weather actually feels more autumn like now that we're in November. More...

Deerfield Area Association Cleans Up

The Deerfield Area Association held a cleanup day in Far Rockaway. Pictured from left to right are board members: Clement Southwell, Barbara Smith (President), Valerie West, Kaymona Bernard and Joseph Groves. More...

Far Rockaway Bank Teller Caught Stealing On The Job

A bank teller from Far Rockaway has been charged with stealing over $1700 generated from fake money orders deposited at the same Valley Stream bank she worked in, police said. More...

HHS Sets Kickoff For Health Challenge

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will join Aviator Sports and Recreation for the CMS Prevention Challenge Kickoff and the Aviator Sports & Recreation's "Seniors Shape Up" Progr More...

McNair Completes Coast Guard Training

Coast Guard Seaman Apprentice Matthew C. McNair, son of May A. and Michael S. McNair of Belle Harbor, recently graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Recruit Training Center in Cape May, New Jersey. More...

Guidance Service Hosts a Health Fair

Federation Employment and Guidance Service (F.E.G.S.) will host a health fair on Saturday, November 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held in the P.S. /M.S. 43 gymnasium, located at 160 Beach 29 Street. More...

LaPaugh Named Employee of the Quarter

Orthopedic technician Harold LaPaugh was selected to be the Employee of the Quarter by St. John's Episcopal Hospital. As Employee of the Quarter, Mr. La- Paugh received a check and a plaque. More...

Emily Rose Turns 2

Emily Rose Martens of Rockaway Park celebrated her second birthday on Thursday, October 18, with family and friends. More...

Happy Birthday Molly

Molly Grimaldi celebrated her second birthday with family and friends on October 20. Her proud parents are Greg and Marylou Grimaldi. She is the granddaughter of Sally McGonigle of Rockaway Beach and Ralph and Marlene Grimaldi of Melbourne, Florida. More...

'Lust, Caution' - Lee In Lust

MovieScope

Film director Ang Lee is chameleon-like in his selection of topics, from Jane Austen to Kung Fu to his Oscar-winning homosexual western "Brokeback Mountain." The last film seems to have put him in a bit of a holding pattern, regarding sexual kinki More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

Well, our Fall Museum Trip went off without a hitch, if you don't complain about the weather. More...

Child Care Business Training Course Information Session

The Business Outreach Center Network, in partnership with South Brooklyn Legal Services and Child Development Support Corporation, will host a child-care business information session on Thursday, November 8, at 6:30 p.m., at Blanche Community Day C More...

Queens Comedian Set To Play The Baxter Theater

Former nurse turned comedian Tomasina DeCrescenzo is bringing her multi-personality act to Rockaway for a one-night performance at The Baxter Theater. More...

Rockaway Gets Some Waterfront Ferry Support

The dream of commuter ferry service from the Rockaway Peninsula to Manhattan gained some much- needed support from The Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance (MWA), More...

RTC's 'Inspecting Carol' Is Pure Holiday Mayhem

A Wave Review

Most of us are familiar with Charles Dickens' great holiday classic "A Christmas Carol". Perhaps we read it in school. More...

St.Camillus School Hosts Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser On October 26

St. Camillus held a walk-a-thon fundraiser on Friday, October 26. Kindergarten through eighth-grade students participated in the event. Students raised a total of $4,450, which will be used to benefit programs at St. Camillus School. More...

School Scope

It's Merit Pay, It's Not Merit Pay, It's Merit Pay, It's Not…

There is still lots of fur flying on the school-based merit pay plan, where a committee consisting of the principal, assistant principal and two elected teachers will decide on how money is distributed, based almost entirely on test scores. More...

Shapiro Toasted By JCCRP And Council Speaker

What started as a way to recognize her many contributions to the area with a service award at the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula Legislative Breakfast last Sunday, turned into a toast for longtime Rockaway resident Joanne Shapi More...


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