Kiwanis Club of Howard Beach honors past and present members


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THE COURIER/Photo by Vicki Schneps

In a tribute to its members, the Kiwanis Club of Howard Beach held its 52nd annual dinner dance and honored past and present members. The well-attended event honored Queens County Clerk and Rockaway resident Audrey Pheffer; former Howard Beach resident and successful construction management owner Frank Sciame; and the Kiwanis Club of Howard Beach’s immediate past president Edward Tudisco.

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Historic Howard Beach


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Photo courtesy of Benny Patti

Famous for its waterways, Howard Beach has been known since the early 1900s as the “Venice of Long Island.” The land that makes up the neighborhood today was originally settled by the Canarsie and Rockaway Native Americans, and later attracted English settlers for its fishing sites — particularly by Hawtree Creek and Jamaica Bay. William […]

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Howard Beach is a place of
History, homes and happiness


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Howard Beach is a suburban neighborhood in southwestern Queens. It is bordered in the north by the Belt Parkway and South Conduit Avenue, the south by Jamaica Bay, the east by 102nd -104th Streets and the west by 78th Street. Howard Beach borders the neighborhoods of Ozone Park to the north and Broad Channel to […]

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Howard Beach Columbus Day Foundation Gears Up for Parade


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The Howard Beach Columbus Day Foundation is gearing up for the Fourth Annual Columbus Day Parade. The event will kick off on Sunday October 19 at 1 p.m. on Cross Bay Boulevard at 156th Avenue. The Foundation has named Michael Amonte as the 2008 Male Grand Marshal and Valerie Smaldone as the Female Grand Marshal. […]

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