April 4, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Con Edison Gives Ospreys a New Home

For the past two years, a pair of ospreys have been nesting on top of a transformer telephone pole on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel. More...

St.Patrick's Day In The Villages

Belle Harbor residents Pudge and Pat Williams entertained their niece, Christine Reiss, formerly of Breezy Point, and her family. Pictured from left to right are twins Patrick and Thomas, Christine, Hannah, Pudge, Pat and Matthew. More...

Locals Petition Feds For Riis Park Improvements

Plan Weekend,Holiday Petitions

A group of Rockaway residents plans to petition the federal government for improvements to Riis Park, part of the sprawling Gateway National Recreation Area that includes not only the beach at Riis Park, but Floyd Bennett Field, Fort Tilden and San More...

Michael Keller II Was Baptized

Michael Patrick Keller II, son of Michael and Julanne Keller received the sacrament of Baptism at St. Camillus Church on March 9. More...

Darkwah Accepted To Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Far Rockaway resident KofiDarkway has been accepted to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. More...

Pheffer Attends 'Arrow of Light' Ceremony

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer recently attended Cub Scout Pack 139's Annual Blue and Gold Celebration Dinner. The dinner honored the 2007 "Arrow of Light" Awardees. More...

SJEH Appoints Farzetta To Engineering Post

Thomas A. Farzetta is the new Director of Engineering for St. John's Episcopal Hospital. Mr. More...

Program On Respecting The American Flag

The Daniel M. O'Connell American Legion Post 272 in Rockaway is offering a one-hour, assembly appropriate, program on respecting the American flag to public, private and parochial schools in the community. More...

SJEH Medical Staff Society Meets

The Medical Staff Society of St. John's Episcopal Hospital recently met at the Lawrence Village Country Club. Melvin Young, MD, cardiology attending and President of the Medical Staff Society gave a presentation entitled "Eastern vs. More...

Victoria Gives 'Locks of Love'

Five-year-old Victoria Recco of Broad Channel donated 10 inches of her hair to Locks of Love, a non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to children under 18 suffering from long-term medical hair loss. More...

Scholars'Academy Hosts Flea Market April 5

The Scholars' Academy will host a Flea Market on Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event, sponsored by The Scholars' Academy PTA Fundraising Committee, will be held in The Scholars' Academy cafeteria, Seaside Avenue and Beach 103 Street. More...

Addabbo Supports Veteran Property Tax Rebates

City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. is supporting an effort to ensure that all veterans will receive the same treatment in obtaining the residential property tax rebate. More...

Celebrating St.Patrick's Day In Georgia

Former members of the St. Camillus Band enjoyed the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Savannah, Georgia. As members of the band, the group marched up Fifth Avenue many times. More...

St.Felix Promoted To Medical Staff Coordinator

Far Rockaway resident Marjorie St. Felix has been promoted to Medical Staff Coordinator of Peninsula Hospital Center, affiliate of the North Shore-LIJ Health System. St. More...

Arverne Library Presents FDNY Recruitment Initiative

The Arverne Community Library will hosts a FDNY recruitment initiative on Monday, April 14 at 4:30 p.m. More...

Celebrating Fifty Years Of Marriage

Rockaway Beach residents Mike and Joan Suglia are celebrating their 50th anniversary. The couple, who were married on April 12, 1958, has three children and six grandchildren. More...

Locals Reenlist With National Guard

Major General Joseph J. More...

No Reprieve For Redfern Community Center

Other NYCHA Rockaway Community Centers In Jeopardy

The Refern Community Center is definitely closing - no ifs, ands or buts about it. At least, that's the word from a New York City Housing Authority representative who spoke with The Wave earlier this week. More...

Home Sharing May Be Answer For Senior Women

Far more women than men in New York City are seeking the benefits of New York Foundation for Senior Citizens' Home Sharing Program, the unique free matching service and affordable housing opportunity available to New Yorkers of all ages. More...

Women Urged To Get Mammograms

New York women are being encouraged by Senator Malcolm A. Smith to receive mammogram screenings as an early Mother's Day present to themselves. More...

Smith Calls For Delay Of Senior Service Changes

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith has called on the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) to delay the implementation of a new modernization proposal for citywide senior citizen centers. More...

SJEH Gets New Endoscopy Equipment

The Ear, Nose and Throat clinic of the Ambulatory Care Center of St. More...

The Greening Of Rockaway

As part of Mayor Bloomberg's PlaNYC 2030 program to plant one million trees citywide over the next ten years, the greening of Rockaway began this week. More...


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