May 2, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Mikell Family Welcomes Jenna Theresa

Lily and Mairead Mikell welcomed their baby sister, Jenna Theresa to their family on Tuesday, April 22 at 2:45 p.m. Jenna weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long. Her proud parents are Richie and Kalen Mikell. More...

MTA's New 'Green'Roadway Sweepers

New MTA environmentally engineered sweeper truck is ready to hit the roadways. Two new roadway sweepers will be used at the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge and the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge. More...

Rockaway Rotary Ocean Run Draws 171 Runners Despite Inclement Weather

Despite a constant driving rain, 171 intrepid runners and walkers stepped off on the boardwalk from Beach 116 Street last Sunday for the 30th edition of the Rockaway Rotary Ocean Run, sponsored by Sweet N'Low. More...

Don't Mind The Booming Explosions, It's Only The Beach Under Attack

If you're traveling along Rockaway Beach Boulevard in the vicinity of Beach 65 Street at any time on Tuesday or Wednesday and hear some booming explosions, don't worry about it. It's only that the beachfront is under attack. More...

RAA's 'Of Women' Opening Reception

Pictured from left to right are Wendy Hedges, Sophia Skeans and Lisa Pulkoski standing beside Skeans' art installation at RAA"s opening exhibition Of Women on April 27. More...

Rally To Protect Rent Regulated Housing

A campaign rally to push local elected officials to reform the State's rent laws will be held in Far Rockaway on Thursday, May 8 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary's Church located at 1920 New Haven Avenue. More...

Remembering Mindy Waks

There will be a three-mile walk, in memory of Mindy Waks, on Sunday, May 18. Participants will meet on Beach 126 Street and the boardwalk at 9 a.m. Donations, in honor of Mindy's memory can be mad e to the American Cancer Society for Research. More...

Track Possible Parolees On Line

A new initiative by the Division of Parole empowers crime victims and other citizens to instantly learn which offenders are coming up for parole. George B. More...

Local Receives St.Francis De Sales Award

Belle Harbor resident Joseph Farrell was honored on April 11, with the St. Francis de Sales Award from the Tablet Publishing Company. The award has only been given twice before. More...

Meeting Tonight On Post Office Problems

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks in conjunction with, Congressman Anthony D. Weiner; New York State Senator Malcolm A. Smith; New York State Assemblymember Michelle Titus: New York City Councilman James Sanders; the Honorable Valerie L. More...

SJEH Continuing Day Treatment Program Celebrates 20 years

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Continuing Day Treatment Program on April 17 were (from left to right); Ronald Brenner, MD, Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry; John Gupta, Chief Executive Officer; Nat Etrog, Director, Outpatient Mental More...

Occupational Therapist Day At PHC

Peninsula Hospital Center celebrated National Occupational Therapy Month with a full day of demonstrations, quizzes, games, prizes and one-on-ones with the Hospital Center's occupational therapy staff. More...

Peninsula Hospital RNs Protest For New Contract

Nurses at Peninsula Hospital have been without a contract since Wednesday and on Thursday afternoon they took to the sidewalks in protest for the lack of agreement between the hospital and the New York State Nurses Association, who represents the 200 More...

PHC Participates In Take Your Child To Work Day

The Food and Nutrition Department at Peninsula Hospital Center participated in Take Your Child to Work Day and welcomed children of the staff. More...

Expanding Nutritional Services At SJEH

St. John's Episcopal Hospital's Food and Nutrition Department is making advances for patients and visitors at the facility. More...

Toddlers Rock At Belle Harbor Music Studio

The Belle Harbor Music Studio became a "Toddler Rock" concert on Monday, April 21. The tiny rockers, who ranged from one-six years old, were treated to a concert presented and performed by Miss Linda and Paddy J. More...


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