February 5, 2016 RSS feed / Community

Good Works At First Congregational Church

In the upper room at First Congregational Church, small hands were busy selecting items such as toothpaste, tooth brushes, hand warmers, snacks, soaps, lotions, bottled water and other necessities and packing them into small bags. More...

Rock Soup Stirs The Pot

Around 40 people gathered at the Rockaway Retreat House on Beach 91st Street for the second Rock Soup “Meet, Pitch, Eat, Vote” event on from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 31. More...

Local Wins Art Contest

Dino Tomassetti was selected as the fourth grade winner of the 2015 Keep Christ in Christmas Art Contest sponsored by The Tablet newspaper and the John Hughes Knights of Columbus. More...

Sugar Bowl Rises Free Access

The Sugar Bowl, the legendary oceanfront bar in Breezy Point, was destroyed in 2012 by Superstorm Sandy. The watering hole operated for the following three summers out of a shipping container, which locals dubbed the Sugar Cube. More...

Richards To Hold Hearings

Councilman Donovan Richards, chair of the Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises, will hold two hearings through his subcommittee on the de Blasio administration’s Mandatory Inclusionary Housing (MIH) and Zoning for Quality and Affordability (ZQ More...

CROM Helps Grant WISH Free Access

Local Gym Holds Fundraiser For Non-Profit

Ninety minutes of intense cross training, 30 participants, four prominent instructors, and one particularly generous donor came together on Sunday afternoon to benefit a local non-profit organization. More...

A Touch Of Irish Music And Dance

Ask Annmarie Acosta-Williams and she will tell you about the vibrant Irish culture she grew up with in Rockaway. More...

Ethoscope: Live From Brooklyn!

Rockaway band Ethoscope rocked Brooklyn’s Black Bear Bar as headliners of a packed show on Friday, Jan. 29. More...

CERT Volunteers Graduate

New York City Emergency Management Commissioner Joseph Esposito, NYPD Deputy Inspector Phylis Byrne, and FDNY Assistant Chief James Hodgens presided over a graduation ceremony for 78 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteers. More...

All In The Family

Former Rockaway residents Helene Weig and her son Justen Novak both graduated from Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, Pa. on Jan. 30. More...

Cross Now, Pay Later

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is driving change toward Rockaway. By spring of this year the MTA is expected to change the Cross Bay and Marine Parkway bridges to an all-electronic toll system. More...

What A Difference A Week Makes

Last Saturday afternoon, Jan. 23, snow was swirling heavily across the Northeast, New York City, Rockaway and Broad Channel in what would turn out to be a record-breaking blizzard. More...

BCAC Shamrock Awards At Russo’s

The Broad Channel Athletic Club Shamrocks Football program celebrated their 2015 season in style. On Jan. 31, players, parents, relatives, coaches and friends celebrated with an awards brunch at Russo’s on the Bay. More...


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