April 18, 2008 RSS feed / Community

West End Temple A 'Safe Haven' Once Each Month

One of the major complaints about Rockaway is that there are no recreational activities outside of sports for the peninsula's young people. More...

PHC Auxiliary Welcomes Director of Medicine

Hospice and palliative care was the subject of this month's meeting of the Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary. Dr. More...

Passover Begins At Sundown On Saturday

The following information comes from the webstie, www.Judaism101. com. And this day shall become a memorial for you, and you shall observe it as a festival for the L-RD, for your generations, as an eternal decree shall you observe it. More...

PHC Receives Respiratory Care Award

Peninsula Hospital Center, an affiliate of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, recently received its annual renewal as a national Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) hospital for 2008. More...

State AG Seeks Senior Safety At Home

To learn that a group of nurses have taken advantage of the State Medicaid home care program and exploited a patient is unsettling. More...

Fresh Air Fund Summer Camp Registration

The Rockaway Waterfront Alliance is looking to help families register their children, ages 7-15 years old, to attend one of the Fresh Air Fund camps this summer. More...

SJEH Holds Osteopathic Medicine Poster Competition

Sheldon Sirota, DO, Director of St. John's Osteopathic Medicine Training Program, addresses the residents at St. More...

Thomasina's Dance Company Wins Gold

Dancers from Thomasina's Dance Company in Broad Channel won the first place in the "Hall of Fame Dance Competition," which was held on Sunday, April 13. More...

Ironworkers Recruit Apprentices April 21

The Ironworkers Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local 40 and 361, will begin recruiting for 100 structural ironworker apprentices on April 17. More...

The 'Art Of Nature' Workshop At Gateway Recreational Area

Artist and illustrator Patricia J. Wynne will host a free workshop and book signing on Sunday, April 20, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Gateway National Recreation Area. More...

Four Chaplains Honored At St.Francis de Sales

Members of the American Legion Daniel M. O'Connell Post #272 Auxiliary Unit participated in the annual Queens County Four Chaplains ceremony held at St. Francis de Sales Church. More...

St. Rose Parish Welcomes Pope In Novel Way

As the Pope enters Rockaway airspace on his way into John F. Kennedy Airport tomorrow, parishioners at St. More...

West End Girl Scouts Enjoy A Cooking Party

The West End Temple Girl Scouts Troop 4275 visited Nora Gianotti's Chefs of the Future cooking party at her Beach 138 Street home, where they made gourmet pizza and learned new techniques for decorating cupcakes. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Honors Employees

Peninsula Hospital Center and Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation (PCECR) pay honor each quarter to two distinctive individuals as their "Employees of Excellence". More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Will Honor LPNs

Luncheon Set For May 7 At Russo's On The Bay

Peninsula Hospital Center will be holding its Annual Spring Luncheon on Wednesday, May 7, 2008 at Russo's on the Bay in Howard Beach, honoring four "Nurses of Distinction. More...

Mortgage Crisis Workshop

St. Mary Star of the Sea Church will host a workshop on Sunday, May 4 at 1 p.m. (Spanish) and 2:15 p.m. (English) that will address the subprime mortgage crisis and predatory lending. For more information, call Jason Soto at 718-271-1238. More...

Warriors' Way Program Awarded $25K

The New York Life Foundation awarded Youth at Risk $25,000 for its Warriors' Way program. More...

SJEH Volunteer Honored By United Hospital Fund

On Friday, April 4, St. John's Episcopal Hospital volunteer Maria Figueroa was honored at the Grand Ballroom of The Waldorf- Astoria during the United Hospital Fund Volunteer Achievement Award Ceremony. More...


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