January 23, 2015 RSS feed / Community

Relay For Life Invites YOU

The Relay for Life of Broad Channel, Breezy Point and the Rockaways team is already warming things up in their push to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. On Sunday, Jan. More...

Doing Their Part

The American Legion’s Auxiliary volunteers did their share of great work during the holiday season. More...

Richards Applauds Camera Install Free Access

While previous attempts to complete the installation of security cameras at the Beach 41st Street Houses have stalled for years, the work is finally done. On Jan. More...

Parks Celebrates Another MulchFest

This weekend, New Yorkers celebrated the 19th annual MulchFest by recycling their Christmas trees at over 80 locations across the city. More...

MLK Remembered In Words And Music

Across the country on Jan. 19, ceremonies, marches, and movie screenings marked the birth of slain civil rights leader the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.. More...

Walking Queens

Discovering Queens, Step By Step

Author Adrienne Onofri would like readers to take a walk. Around Queens, that is. Her new book, Walking Queens, published by Wilderness Press, maps out an array of walking tours and opens up a wealth of discoveries across the borough. More...

Seeking Seniors To Rap With

“The idea came to me one day when I happened to watch a rap video,” Larry Matusoff recalled, “and I said to myself (or anyone that would listen) this is something us seniors can do just as well.” That, Matusoff, says is where More...

The Rockaway Nassau Safety Patrol Reports

Editor’s Note – The Rockaway Citizens Safety Patrol is now operating under the Rockaway Nassau Safety Patrol (RNSP). More...

Memo From The RTC

While baseball fans are getting excited over pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training in a few weeks, the real excitement in Rockaway and neighboring communities is the beginning of the RTC season with the opening of Seussical Jr., starring More...

The Gift Of Warmth

As the winter takes hold of Rockaway, hundreds of local families were the recipients of winter clothing at a giveaway hosted by We Care New York last week. More...

Riis Parking Fees To Increase

Considering the low turnout at a Public Meeting on Proposed Fee Increases at Riis Beach, held at Floyd Bennett Field's Ryan Visitor Center last week, the fee increases proposed by Gateway National Recreation Area are likely to be implemented. More...

Woman Veteran On A Mission

Born and raised in Rockaway, Lakia ‘Kia’ Echols is the founder and president of the non-profit MakeMyMotherProud and a 2014 NY State Women of Distinction award winner. She is also a 14-year U.S. More...

Signs Of Life

There are signs of life — and work — being done at the Far Rockaway Shopping Center. On Tuesday, Jan. 13, new pillars were seen being built along the sidewalk. More...


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