April 25, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Ruscillo Completes Basic Crime Scene School

Hyde Park Police Officer Jason Ruscillo, son of Danny Ruscillo Jr., President of the 100 Precinct Community Council, completed his course in Basic Crime Scene School in the City of Poughkeepsie. The course was taught by Dr. More...

Nancy Lopez Country Club At The Villages

Fellow golfers Mary Banks, Mary Dever Kelly and Dot Trondle congratulated LPG Champ - Nancy Lopez for her many charitable causes on behalf of children. More...

Queens District Attorney Celebrated By 100 Precinct CC

The 100 Precinct Community Council honored Queens District Attorney Richard Brown on Wednesday night for his hard work and dedication in cleaning up the drug and violence problems that plague areas of the peninsula. More...

A Real Rockaway Send-Off

The flower car standing outside St. Francis de Sales Church on Rockaway Beach Boulevard at Beach 129 Street last week drew lots of second glances from motorists driving by. More...

SJEH Names Employees Of The Month

With input from patients, St. John's Episcopal Hospital honors one employee each month who has made a difference or whose performance has gone beyond the call of duty. All the winners receive an engraved Tiffany crystal star and a check for $100. More...

Riders To Grade Local Bus Service

Queens local bus customers will have the opportunity to rate their rides when Bus Rider Report Cards are handed out throughout the borough beginning Tuesday, April 22 and continuing through May 7. More...

Smith Applauds Forums On After-School Programs

State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. More...

U.S.Treasury Official Addressed Sanders' Seminar

In response to the mortgage meltdown, a high-ranking member of the Bush administration attended Councilman James Sanders' "Rescue Your Home" seminar on Saturday, April 19. More...

Time To Think About Your Boat Insurance

BoatU.S. Angler is a membership program that's part of the nation's largest association of recreational boaters whose mission is to protect the interests of boat-owning freshwater anglers. More...

The American Cancer Society Need Volunteers

The American Cancer Society is seeking volunteers to help enroll individuals in the American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention Study-3. Enrollment will take place during the Fourth Annual Relay For Life at Shea Stadium on Saturday, May 17. More...

Justin Zemser's Bar Mitzvah

Justin Zemser, son of lifetime Rockaway residents Howard and Susan Zemser was Bar Mitzvahed on Saturday, April 5, at Congregation Derech Emunoh in Arverne, with Rabbi Rubinstein and Cantor Shindler officiating. More...

East End Churches Welcome Pope To City

It may not have been as novel as St. Rose of Lima's welcome, but this sign says it all as St. Mary Star of the Sea in Far Rockaway and its sister church St. More...

PHC Sets Occupational Therapy Day

April is National Occupational Therapy Month and Peninsula Hospital Center, an affiliate of the North Shore- Long Island Jewish Health System, is celebrating with a special Occupational Therapy Day on Tuesday, April 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Rockaway Artists Alliance Announces Newest Exhibitions

The Rockaway Artists Alliance offers three more reasons to visit Fort Tilden galleries this spring. More...

Rockaway Precincts Doing More With Less

101 Captain: Officer Level Down About 13 Percent

The next class of rookie police officers is not due to graduate from the academy until this summer. Precincts across the city have found themselves in the position of having to do more with less - including the Rockaways. More...

St. John's Episcopal Hospital Sets Pressure Ulcer Initiative

The nurses of the Pulmonary Care Center at St. John's Episcopal Hospital have launched an initiative to reduce pressure ulcers. According to Hermelina Zabala, MA, RN, Nurse Manager of the Pulmonary Care Center at St. More...

Senator Smith Reflects On Earth Day

Since its inception, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement. In 1970, Americans were primarily using leaded gas in massive V-8 engines in their sedans. More...

St.Patrick's Day Parade - Naples,Florida

Every year, the Rockaway Beach Alumni grow in number. This year the largest number of marchers to date came from all over Florida, to participate in the St. Patrick's Day parade. Plans are already in the works for next year's parade. More...

Weiner Celebrates Earth Day In Style

Congressman Anthony Weiner celebrated Earth Day on Tuesday by driving to his "State of the National Park" speech at Gateway National Recreation Area in a french fry powered, Ecofriendly car. More...


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