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NYC Is Testing Public-Private Housing Partnership With HUD Program

July 12, 2017 by Next City

Next CityLinval “Troy” Buchanan has lived in the Rockaways since 1979. His senior year at Far Rockaway High School, he expressed an interest in electrical, and a guidance counselor sent him to a program where he learned the basics of being an electrician ...

Dorothy Jean Rounds, 90

May 23, 2017 by

She was born on 22 June 1926 in Brooklyn, New York; the daughter of Frederick Haerer and Florence Jackson. Dorothy graduated from Far Rockaway High School, Long Island NY in 1944, and from Schauffler College of Religious Education, in Cleveland ...

Marlene LaMonica

May 11, 2017 by Bainbridge Island Review (subscription)

Bainbridge Island Review (subscription)Marlene was born in Staten Island, New York to Elaine Zimmerman on May 30, 1942. She graduated from Far Rockaway High School and completed computer courses at Adelphi University. She married Arthur (“Artie”) LaMonica on Feb. 16, 1960 in Far ...

Rise & Shine: Meet a principal working to transform a Queens high school

April 26, 2017 by Chalkbeat New York

PRINCIPAL POWER Carl Manalo is the principal of a high school in Far Rockaway that serves a large number of English Language Learners, many of whom are either undocumented, unaccompanied minors or refugees. Chalkbeat. CHOICE TO INTEGRATE ...

How a principal who 'never wanted to be a leader' is transforming a Queens high school

April 25, 2017 by Chalkbeat Colorado

Chalkbeat ColoradoIt was an unusually chaotic morning for principal Carl Manalo. The A train, the only subway line that travels to this remote part of Far Rockaway Beach, was delayed nearly an hour that February morning, and seven teachers out of 20 called in absent due ...


September 9, 2015 by Press of Atlantic City

Press of Atlantic CityScott was born in New York City and moved with his parents to Far Rockaway, NY where he attended Far Rockaway High School before earning his B.A. and M.A. at Queens College. Subsequently, Scott attended Brooklyn Law School before embarking on a ...

Benjamin Landa and Ben Philipson of SentosaCare Donate Land in Far Rockaway to Yeshiva Darchei Torah for New ...

August 7, 2015 by PR Newswire (press release)

The donated property, valued at over $1.1 million, was originally acquired by Mr. Landa and Mr. Philipson as part of the purchase of the Brookhaven Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, located at 250 Beach 17th Street, Far Rockaway. "Once we determined ...

Dr. Abel King Fink, taught psychology at Buffalo State

January 31, 2015 by Buffalo News

Buffalo NewsBorn in Rockaway Beach, Queens, Dr. Fink graduated from Far Rockaway High School in 1944. Though he first went ... In 1986, he studied psychodrama at the Moreno Institute in both New York City and Beacon, with J.L. Moreno, the founder of psychodrama.

Just in Time for Summer, the A Train Is Fully Restored

May 30, 2013 by New York Times

New York TimesSeven months after Hurricane Sandy wiped a portion of the A train from the subway map, dooming riders to a makeshift shuttle service and a connecting bus between Far Rockaway and Howard Beach, full service was restored to the peninsula on Thursday.

Queens community leader Michael Duncan bringing hope & holiday cheer to Sandy storm victims with the 'Christmas in ...

December 15, 2012 by New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsMore individuals, organizations and businesses are being sought to contribute to the project, which will distribute gifts at Far Rockaway High School, 821 Bay 25th St. (between Ocean Crest Blvd. and Comaga Ave.), from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. With many of the ...

The Power That Wouldn't Fail

November 11, 2012 by New York Times

New York TimesBeach Channel lineman Roger Arrington Jr. rode past a storm relief center on the way to Far Rockaway High, which lent a field for practice. Credit Chang W. Lee/The New York Times. By the end of that opening drive, though, Port Richmond's Red Raiders ...

Rockaway, Howard Beach schools move to LIC in Sandy's wake

November 8, 2012 by Queens Chronicle

Queens ChronicleRockaway Collegiate High School will attend the Far Rockaway High School campus. Students from Beach Channel High School are attending classes at Franklin K. Lane High School. PS 78 in LIC, which suffered damage from the East River storm surge, ...

Akeem Craig, 14-Year-Old Who Drowned At Far Rockaway, Didn't Know How To Swim

June 14, 2012 by Huffington Post

Akeem Craig, the 14-year-old boy who drowned at Far Rockaway Tuesday, did not know how to swim, according to his friends and family. It was the last day of school at August Martin High in Jamaica, and Craig joined some classmates for a trip to a nearby ...

Water Balloon Fight Gets East Rockaway High School Students Banned From Graduation, Prom

June 21, 2011 by CBS New York

CBS New YorkEAST ROCKAWAY, NY (CBSNewYork) — Some Long Island high school students are paying a hefty price for their end-of-year hijinks. The school ... Do you think these students went too far or is the administration totally overreacting? Please offer your ...

Enduring Shelters and Long Subway Rides, a Recruit Perseveres

April 13, 2011 by New York Times

New York TimesRecruiters of New York City's best high school basketball players have long gone to the toughest corners of the five boroughs — housing projects and violent playgrounds, and households of desperation and inspiration both. The recruitment of Marquis ...

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