Ocean Village Resident Turns 100
Nellie Hayes, former resident of Ocean Village, turned 100 years old on June 29. Her birthday party was held at Rockaway Senior Center in Ozone Park. Present were guests and members of the many Queens Senior Centers. Her nephew, Fire Marshal Pruden, coordinated the affair. The nearby fire company on Rockaway Beach Boulevard attended, recognizing her for her 20 years of service in the fire department prevention division. President Obama sent a proclamation recalling her many activities in our country. Assemblywoman Vivian Cooke, Congressman Gregory Meeks, Senator Huntley and Mr. Rueban himself were present for the proclamations.