June 18, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Titus Recognizes Women Vets

Assemblywoman Michele Titus has announced that the Assembly passed two resolutions honoring the service of New York’s women veterans. More...

RAA Gives Voice To Words

The Rockaway Artists Alliance showcases the art of public speaking as its Writers Group presents “Give Voice To Your Words!” an interactive presentation with public speaking consultant Michelle J. Dyett- Welcome. Ms. More...

Bayswater Jewish Center Visits Floyd Bennett’s H.A.R.P.

Recently, the Men’s Club of Bayswater Jewish Center and their guests visited the Historic Aircraft Restoration Project (H.A.R.P.) at Floyd Bennett Field. More...

Relay For Life Draws Hundreds To Riis Park, Raises $42,000

More Than A Dozen Teams Walk Day And Night For Cure

More than a dozen teams braved high winds to take part in the annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life, which was held on the Riis Park Mall last Saturday evening into Sunday. More...

Whale Spotted Off Belle Harbor Shores

Wave reader Laura Katsimagles was on the beach at Beach 129 Street last Saturday at 11:00 a.m. when she spotted and took a photo of what appears to be a humpback whale. More...

SJEH Community Board Installs New Officers

The Community Advisory Board of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital installed a new slate of officers at its annual dinner meeting on Wednesday, June 9. The keynote speaker was Sanford M. More...

Rotary Club Receives Membership Award

At the regular weekly meeting of the Rockaway Rotary Club last Wednesday, June 16, Past Rotary District 7250 Governor Thomas Gelsdorf (left) presents Rockaway Rotary Club President Kevin O’Mealy More...

AARP Offers Tips For Part D Checks

With the first checks to be mailed on June 10, people in Medicare Part D who reach the prescription drug coverage gap (or “doughnut hole”) this year will automatically receive a rebate of $250 to help with their drug costs and other expe More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary Donation

The Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary, at its recent meeting, presented Robert V. More...

Verrazano Peregrine Falcon Couple Adopts Two:

MTA Bridges Home To 11 New Chicks

Two peregrine falcon chicks found in an unsuitable nesting place in Queens were relocated to the top of the Brooklyn tower of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge where they were welcomed into the nest by a mother falcon already caring for three new chicks More...

Native American Culture Takes Over Floyd Bennett Field

Two weeks ago large audiences at Floyd Bennett Field were educated and delighted by a bevy of Native American dancers, musicians, story-tellers and fine artists. More...

PHC And PCECR Employees Of Excellence

Debra Hoyte, CAN, Peninsula Hospital Center and Marie Desir, LPN, Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation, recently received honors as the Employees of Excellence for the second quarter of the year. More...

Father Devine Celebrates 50 Years As Priest

Father James T. Devine celebrated the 50th anniversary of his ordination on May 28 with a gala affair at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Beach 90 Street. More...

Sullivan To Retire From Gateway NRA

Barry Sullivan, Superintendent of Gateway National Recreation Area, has announced his retirement after a 34-year career with the National Park Service (NPS). More...

100 PCT CC Hosts Third Annual Spaghetti And Meatball Dinner

The 100 Precinct Community Council hosted its third annual “Spaghetti and Meatball Dinner,” which was once again a successful evening. More...

Public School 114Q Reunion At Breezy Point Restaurant

On Sunday, June 13, more than 50 alumni of PS 114Q — The Belle Harbor School — gathered at Kennedy’s Restaurant for their first annual reunion brunch. More...

Pheffer And Titus Unveil Music Booth

New York State Assemblymembers Michele Titus and Audrey Pheffer unveiled a new vocal booth with a recording computer and three computerized editing stations at the Queens Library for Teens. More...

BBPA Hosts Another Successful Cleanup

A total of ten folks participated in the Beach 24 Street cleanup on Saturday, June 12. Mary Hurson; BBPA Board Member Roseanna Marshall; Raymond Renault; Michael Vasquez, 8; Paul Schubert; Assemblywoman Michele R. More...

Local Vets To Hold Dog Flu Shot Clinic

Rockaway Animal Hospital, 1833 Cornaga Avenue, Far Rockaway, and Belle Harbor Animal Clinic, 457 Beach 129 Street, Belle Harbor, will host a special clinic on Wednesday, June 30, as part of a nationwide initiative to vaccinate dogs against the canin More...

Pheffer Congratulates Queens Parks Commissioner

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer had the pleasure of being on hand to congratulate the Parks & Trails New York 2010 Greenway and Community Trail Award Recipient, Dorothy Lewandowski, Queens Commissioner NYC Parks. More...

POs Urged To Participate In Motorcycle Safety Course

In the wake of a fatal motorcycle accident in Queens involving an offduty police officer, Police Commissioner Raymond W. More...

W.I.S.H. - Woman Inspired To Support And Help

On Friday, June 11, Rockaway W.I.S.H hosted their 3rd Annual Cash Draw Down Fundraiser. The Bungalow Bar was the venue for more than 200 people who showed up to participate and support this fundraiser for Rockaway W.I.S.H. More...

Access To Justice At Peninsula Hospital

Assemblywoman Michele R. Titus is expanding her Access to Justice legal service program to accommodate those who need an evening appointment. The free service will be on Wednesday, June 23, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. More...

Assemblywoman Titus Celebrates Men’s Health Week

Assemblywoman Michele Titus is encouraging men of all ages to schedule an appointment with their physician. More...

Tips For Saving Power During Vacations

Summertime is the ideal season for vacations, and with a few energy saving actions, it’s also a great time to save money on your energy bill. More...

Buildings: ‘Summerize’ Your Home This Season

Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri today reminds all New Yorkers to take extra precautions and make basic repairs to their homes in order to stay safe throughout this summer season. More...


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