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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.

John Archibald Wood Of Water Mill Dies September 17

September 30, 2017 by

27east.comBorn in Far Rockaway on May 5, 1922, to Archibald and Phebe (Sprague) Wood, he graduated from Far Rockaway High School, then attended Harvard University, class of 1939 (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) and Harvard Medical School, graduating from the ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

The Power That Wouldn't Fail

November 11, 2012 by New York Times

New York Times... 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 house in Far Rockaway, eats chicken fingers and macaroni ...

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

November 8, 2012 by Queens Chronicle

Queens ChronicleIS 126/Albert Shanker School for Visual and Performing Arts will be housing Q333/Goldie Maple Academy, an impacted school from Far Rockaway that sustained structural damage and loss of power from last week's superstorm, as of Wednesday. Teachers ...

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 ...

Poor Ruth

July 2, 2009 by New York Magazine

New York MagazineIt was the 50th reunion of Far Rockaway High School's class of 1958, and although Ruth, 68, had lost touch with most of her friends from that time, she wouldn't have missed it for anything. Few people from her school days knew exactly what had become ...

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