November 23, 2007 RSS feed / Community

Assemblywoman Titus Speaks at SJEH

New York State Assemblywoman Michele R. Titus spoke to members of the Community Advisory Board of St. John's Episcopal Hospital on Wednesday, November 14. She discussed a number of issues, including health care. More...

Breakfast with Santa

The 100 Precinct Community Council will host "Breakfast with Santa" on Saturday, December 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus, located at 333 Beach 90 Street. Tickets are $20 each. Children must be accompanied by an adult. More...

'Empty Bowls' Project in Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Potters Group began its Empty Bowls Project in 1996 to raise consciousness of hunger in Brooklyn and to raise money for CHIPS, a Park Slope nondenominational food and shelter program. More...

F.E.G.S. Hosts Far Rockaway Health Fair At PS/MS 43

The Federation Employment and Guidance (F.E.G.S.) Programs Beacon at PS/MS 43 hosted a Far Rockaway Health Fair last weekend that gave residents a chance to have their glucose, More...

Health & Harmony

Indiscretion, dietary or otherwise, may be prominent in your mind today as you experience the aftermath of the holiday. Indulgences of all kinds take place around the holiday table and right now, you may be asking yourself, "What WAS I thinking? More...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Awards Three

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer awarded three St. Camillus School students with certificates of achievement for the summer reading program on November 2. More...

Roxbury's Newest Resident

Billy Jr. and Kaitlyn Hartman welcomed their new baby sister, Megyn Debra Hartman, to their family on Sunday, November 4. Megyn weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 19 and a- half inches. Her proud parents are Kim and Billy Hartman of Roxbury. More...

Kenny Vance and the Planotones'Hall of Fame Induction

For the past 15 years, Kenny Vance has been releasing new recordings and performing regularly to packed houses and standing ovations with his group, the Planotones. More...

Rita Rudner At North Fork Theatre, 12/7

Live Nation presents the soft-spoken, yet clever, mainstream comedienne, Rita Rudner at the North Fork Theatre at Westbury on Friday, December 7 at 8 p.m. More...

Parks Begins Renovating Far Rockaway Boardwalk

As promised earlier this year by the city's Parks and Recreation Department, renovations have begun on Far Rockaway's boardwalk between Beach 20 and Beach 23 Streets. More...

Sanders to Host Foreclosure Seminars

Councilman James Sanders Jr. will host two Foreclosure Seminars in the month of December, 2007. An estimated 2 million adjustable rate mortgages are scheduled to reset by the end of 2008, going from a low introductory rate to a higher rate. More...

Herbert Kamlet Lecture Series December 3

Congregation Ohab Zedek, located at 134-01 Rockaway Beach Boulevard in Belle Harbor, will hold the annual Herbert Kamlet Memorial Lecture on Monday evening, December 3 at 8 p.m. More...

City Sets Holiday Traffic Plan For Manhattan

In anticipation of the busy holiday traffic season, New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and NYC Transit President Howard Roberts today announced the 2007 Holiday Traffic Mitigation Plan. More...

'Roc The Youth Tour'Kicks Off At Arverne Library

'Roc The Youth Tour,' an initiative to help the young people of the area express themselves, made its first stop at the Arverne Library earlier this week. More...

Rockaway Train Stations To Get Overhaul

MTA Allocates $142 Million For Renovations

The Metropolitan Transit Authority has confirmed that it will begin a $141.8 million restoration of the Rockaway subway line beginning next summer. The renovation is part of the agency's 2008 fiscal budget. More...

Small Turnout For Advisory Board Hearing

Approximately 25 people attended a Queens Neighborhood Advisory Board public hearing on November 14 at the Goldie Maple Academy. More...

Two Stellar Events at Rockaway Artists Alliance

The Rockaway Artists Alliance presents two stellar events: Twist Mix and A Gallery Sitters' Event. Both events will be held at the Rockaway Center for the Arts in Fort Tilden, Gateway National Recreational Area. Admission to both is free. More...

A Very Thankful Thanksgiving

On Friday, November 16 at approximately 4 p.m., Rockaway resident Chris Russell had her pocketbook stolen from her vehicle, which was parked in front of her house. More...

Another Skate Park Coming Soon To Rockaway

With a little bit of luck and an infusion of public money from the City Council, Rockaway may soon have a second skate park. Councilman James Sanders recently announced that he has secured money for another park development in Rockaway. More...

Beachcomber

The overnight closing of the Marine Parkway Bridge has been extended once again, this time to November 30. Originally, the bridge was to be closed for deck work until the end of October. More...

Explosion: Salon Plus For Men, Women And Children

Serenity Day Spa: We Give Thanks To Our Customers

Two businesses sharing one building have made an impact on the local community. More...

Fight Leaves One Shot,Another Slashed

Afight between two men in front of a home in Arverne on Tuesday left one with a gunshot wound in the leg and the other slashed on his torso, police say. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... More...

LWA Hosts Law Networking Event

On Thursday, November 15, the rain could not stop Lawrence Woodmere Academy Alumni and students from traveling to Manhattan's Graybar building to hear harrowing tales of money laundering and scandal from former Chief of the Juvenile Offense Bureau, More...

Milestones

Far Rockaway Teen Honored By National Organization

Far Rockaway's Whitney Hogan, 13, was one of 11 honorees recognized for community service, at the National Council of Negro Women, Inc.'s 21st Annual Harambee Luncheon on November 10. More...

The Keller Name Continues!

Michael and Julanne Keller proudly announce, with their daughters Kirsten, Courtney and Kaleigh, the birth of their son Michael Patrick Keller II. Born at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside on October 13 at 12:04 a.m. More...

MovieScope

'American Gangster' - The Good Guy Returns

Remember in the good old days of Hollywood gangster movies, when there was a bad guy and a good guy? Since "The Godfather" of 1972, we just have varying degrees of badness within the mob hierarchy. More...

Coping With Stress At Holiday Time

It's that busy time of year, again. The holidays are upon us. There's so much to do and so little time to do it all. Are you feeling overwhelmed? Is your neck or back bothering you? Are you having difficulty sleeping? More...

PHC Announces New Procedure for Dialysis Patients

Peninsula Hospital Center, affiliate of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, has introduced a new surgical procedure for dialysis patients, which is now available at the Hospital Center. More...

PHC To Host Blood Drive November 26

Peninsula Hospital Center will sponsor another critically needed blood drive on Monday, November 26, 2007. The blood drive is being held in conjunction with New York Blood Center. The drive will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Pheffer Hosts Hearing On Child Product Safety

Assembly Consumer Affairs and Protection Committee Chair Audrey Pheffer, and Subcommittee on Child Product Safety Chair Ginny Fields, cosponsored a public hearing on November 1 in New York City that examined various toy safety issues, including the More...

Redfern Family Day Brings Together Residents and Police

A little wind from Nor'easter Noel didn't stop the residents and officers of the 101 Precinct from holding a family day celebration earlier this month. More...

Rockaway Rotary Collects Food For The Needy

Members of the Rockaway Rotary Club joined members of Girl Scout Troop 4404 last weekend to collect food for the needy in front of Waldbaum's Supermarket on Beach Channel Drive and Beach 112 Street. More...

St.John's Episcopal Hospital Celebrates Pastoral Care Week

The Pastoral Care Department of St. John's Episcopal Hospital recently celebrated Pastoral Care Week. They observed the week with an interfaith worship service and a rededication of staff to their mission and purpose on Thursday, October 25. More...

Islanders- Rangers Rivalry Continues To Intensify At MSG

NEW YORK- It started as a low murmur before a cacophony of groans and boos engulfed the arena. In the final seconds, the Islanders once again cut off shooting lanes and blocked shots. More...


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