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PSEG Long Island, Local High School Launch STEM Course

October 19, 2017 by

LongIsland.comPSEG Long Island President and Chief Operating Officer Dan Eichhorn enjoyed meeting the students taking the new STEM curriculum designed in partnership between the utility and the Queens High School for Information Research and Technology. Photo by ...

John Archibald Wood Of Water Mill Dies September 17

September 30, 2017 by

27east.comJohn Archibald Wood, MD, of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, formerly of Water Mill and Alpine, New Jersey, died on September 17, 2017. He was 95. Born in Far Rockaway on May 5, 1922, to Archibald and Phebe (Sprague) Wood, he graduated from Far Rockaway High ...

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

Dorothy Jean Rounds, 90, passed away on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Glen Rose Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born on 22 June 1926 in Brooklyn, New York; the daughter of Frederick Haerer and Florence Jackson. Dorothy graduated from Far Rockaway ...

Marlene LaMonica

May 11, 2017 by Bainbridge Island Review

Bainbridge Island ReviewMarlene 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 Rockaway ...

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 ...

Far Rockaway man gets 19 years for fatal shooting outside club

December 14, 2016 by Newsday

Newsday“He worked in the justice system,” Hope Gaskins, 44, said of her son Daquan Gaskins, a Hempstead High School graduate who was 22 at the time of his 2014 slaying. “… He didn't deserve what happened to him.” Dashawn Wade, 24, of Far Rockaway, had ...

Teaching Taylor: Mentorship coming full circle

May 23, 2016 by Big East Coast Bias (blog)

Big East Coast Bias (blog)Oliver Taylor was considered one of the best young basketball players in the five boroughs during his high school days. The sky was the limit and all he had to do was choose the right college to play basketball, but an obstacle would arise. Taylor did ...

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)

FAR ROCKAWAY, N.Y., Aug. 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A 25,000 square foot parcel of land in Far Rockaway, Queens was donated to Yeshiva Darchei Torah this week by Benjamin Landa and Ben Philipson, business partners and co-founders of SentosaCare, the ...

Nancy Lieberman returns to her city roots with message of inspiration

February 14, 2015 by Newsday

NewsdayThis was after the women's basketball pioneer and Hall of Famer had spent two hours speaking to students at Public School 105 in Far Rockaway. "I told them, 'I was you,'" she said. "I was that kid who didn't know what was in front of me. And with a lot ...

Officials from city Board of Elections gush over performance, drawing ire of city pols, good-governance groups

November 13, 2012 by New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe bizarre display of backslapping drew a torrent of outrage from city pols and good-governance groups. City Councilman Jumaane Williams (D-Brooklyn) said he was “dumbfounded.” “They're talking about they did an excellent job?” he asked. “I guess they ...

The Power That Wouldn't Fail

November 11, 2012 by New York Times

New York TimesBreland Archbold woke up hungry at his grandmother's house on the Saturday morning of his last high school football game. Typically, Archbold, the quarterback and captain of the Beach Channel Dolphins, spends the night before game day at a teammate's ...

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

November 8, 2012 by Queens Chronicle

Queens ChronicleIn the wake of Hurricane Sandy, a number of schools in the Rockaways and Howard Beach have relocated due to destruction at school buildings and power outages. One Rockaway public school hard-hit by the storm has been relocated by the city Department of ...

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 York... school students are paying a hefty price for their end-of-year hijinks. The school principal, assistant principal and a crossing guard were among those hit by water balloons during the annual water balloon battle outside East Rockaway High School ...

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