May 16, 2008 RSS feed / Community

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Closing Reception Sunday; Free New Adult Workshops

Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) cordially invites you to join them at 1 p.m. More...

SJEH Hosts Philippine Rotary GSE Team

On Friday, May 2, St. John's Hospital hosted a Group Study Exchange (GSE) team sponsored by Rotary clubs in the Philippines who were on a month-long vocational exchange with Long Island and New York Rotary clubs. More...

Mother's Day Remembrances At AA 587 Memorial

Family members with Mother's Day plants and balloons begin to set up the Beach 116 Street memorial for a short service that was held on Sunday for about 40 people who came from all over the city to remember their loved ones who perished on the plane. More...

Volunteers Celebrate Mother's Day At PCECR

Members of the Blessed Trinity Parish in Breezy Point celebrated Mother's Day with residents of Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation. More...

RAA Opens Our Beaches With Whalemina

The Parks Department, Arverne by the Sea, Rockaway Beach Civic Association, Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) and Connolly's are celebrating the beginning of Rockaway's summer season with Whalemina on Friday, May 23 at 11 a.m. More...

A 'Poem Tree' Grows In BCHS Library

National Library Month culminated with a Poetry Slam at the Beach Channel High School library. Students and staff of the Beach Channel High School community created and read original poetry and published poems. More...

St.John's Nurses Assist Rotary Runners

Nurses Ludy Scahlione and Mila Cruz (front and center) with Rotary members and friends (l. to r.) Christopher Connolly; Dr. Harsha Reddy; Deirdre Connolly; Rabbi Melvyn May, Rockaway Rotary President; John Kimball; and Dr. Dan Mirkin. More...

USO Needs Volunteers For Fleet Week

The United Services Organizations (USO) is encouraging the public to help kick off Fleet Week with the "Parade of Sail," on Wednesday, May 21 when all the ships parade along the banks of the Hudson River in New York City and the New Jersey shorelin More...

Community Beach Cleanup

The Belle Harbor Property Owners Association, the Rockaway Park Homeowners Association and Residents Association teamed up for their Annual Beach Cleanup on Saturday, May 10. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary Receives Honors

The Health Association of New York State (HANYS) announced that Peninsula Hospital Auxiliary is a recipient of the 2007 Auxiliary Advocacy Recognition. More...

Tritschler Family Welcomes Michael Thomas

Annie and Emma Tritschler welcomed their little brother, Michael Thomas to their family on April 9. Michael Thomas was born at 8:16 p.m., weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long. More...

PCECR Awards Staff Members

Janet Miele-Powers, Sr. V.P. and Administrator of Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation presented special recognition award to members of the PCECR staff who have gone above and beyond in their dedication to service. More...

PHC Celebrates Laboratory Professionals

Peninsula Hospital Center, an affiliate of the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, recently celebrated National Laboratory Professionals Week and honored this department for being an excellent example of this year's theme: More...

The Original Far Rockaway Branch Library

Shown is a photo of the first of the New York City Carnegie Libraries to open in Queens. The one-story brick building located in Far Rockaway was dedicated in August 1904 and was destroyed by fire in 1962. More...

Parks Department Teaches How To Ride A Bike

The City of New York's Department of Parks and Recreation staff taught children how to safely ride a bicycle on May 10 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Bayswater Park. More...

SJEH Offers Community Service

Many people in the community self-inject medication to treat a variety of disorders and illnesses. The disposal of used needles is a public health concern because improperly disposed needles can become a health hazard. More...

The Morris' Visit Niagara Falls

Former real estate diva Barbara Morris and her husband pose on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, where the couple vacationed. More...

Youth Committee and Explorers Host Bake Sale

Members of the 100 Precinct Council Youth Committee and Explorers raised over $500 at their bake sale. The money will be used to maintain Tribute Park. More...


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