June 20, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Borough President Speaks On Closing Senior Centers

The following is a statement by Queens Borough President Helen Marshall on City Housing Authority Proposal to close all senior centers and naturally occurring retirement communities. More...

American Legion County Commander

Michael P. Honan was elected commander for 2008-2009 of the Daniel M. O'Connell Post 272 of the American Legion at the 90th Queen County Convention There are 27 posts with 3,600 members in Queens County. More...

Far Rockaway Resident Finishes Combat Training

Army Private Christopher T. Diaz, son of Irene Delgado of Beach 40 Street, has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. More...

Local Ministry To Hold Candlelight Vigil

Sayahword Ministries will hold a candlelight vigil on Saturday, June 21 at 1 p.m., in honor of the youths killed by random violence in the Far Rockaway Community. More...

Masons Continue To Fight Diabetes,Evident At Recent Banquet

The First Kings Masonic District, known for contributing to the fight against diabetes since 2004, once again have shown their fervor in battling the terrible illness. More...

Francesca Feuerstein Graduates St.Camillus

Francesca Feuerstein, daughter of Rick and Anne Feuerstein of Rockaway Park, is a 2008 graduate of St. Camillus School. Francesca will attend Stella Maris High School, on a scholarship, in September. More...

Happy Birthday Mariah

Mariah Luster will turn 10-years-old on June 24. She will celebrate her special day with her parents Eleza and Rodney, sister Jania, and little brother Javaughn. More...

MWBE Jumpstarts Technology Fair

Senate Democrats were on hand to kick-off the first Technology Sector Minority Women-owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Jumpstart training program in the Empire State. Pictured (L-R) Marilyn Johnson, VP of Marketing Development for IBM; Terrence C. More...

Nursing Home Honors Staff

Bishop MacLean Episcopal Nursing Home honored their entire nursing staff with a gourmet luncheon on June 12. More...

Pheffer Hosts The Winners Of Bookmark Contest

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer was pleased to host the winners of the Program for the Development of Human Potential Bookmark (PDHP) contest in Albany. More...

Rockaway Rotary Club Installs New Officers And Celebrates 60 Year Anniversary

The Rotary Club of the Rockaway's installed its new officers for the 2008/2009 term on Wednesday, June 4 at Mother Kelly's in Cedarhurst. More...

Workshop For Asthmatic And Diabetic Children

At the invitation of P.S. More...

100th PCT.C.C. Cooks Up A Hearty Fundraiser

The 100th Precinct Community Council's Youth Committee held a Spaghetti and Meatball fundraising dinner this Tuesday at the Knights of Columbus Hall. More...

Begin Demolishing Beth-El Community Center

Workers began demolishing the former Temple Beth-El community center on Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 122 Street this week, to make way for a new, state-of-the-art community center that will include offices, classrooms and an elevator that will More...

Calling All Old Cell Phones

Recycling your old cell phones can now help soldiers stationed overseas communicate with loved ones back home. More...

Refuge Visitor Contact Station To Close Temporarily

The Visitor Contact Station at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge will close temporarily while new exhibits are being installed. The Visitor Contact Station will be closed from Monday, June 23 through Thursday, July 3. More...

Graduates With Master's Degree

Sharon Rutman, local Titanic historian and co-author of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Titanic." graduation from Brooklyn College with a Master of Arts Degree in English. More...

Locals Honored By Friends Honoring Friends

The Friends Honoring Friends Committee, a local civic organization whose mission is to honor those who have had a positive impact in improving the quality of life for residents of the Rockaway community, honored five members of the community on Jun More...

Sullivan Salutes Konstanty

Gerald Sullivan, candidate for State Assembly 23rd AD congratulated St. Rose of Lima's Father Konstanty on the occasion of his 25th Anniversary as priest. More...

Kearon And Calardo To Wed In The Fall

George and Barbara Kearon of Brightwaters, New Jersey, formerly of Rockaway, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter Megan to Matt Calardo of Kerhonkson, New York, son of Cathy Calardo of Ridgewood, New Jersey. More...

Florival Makes COGCA History

Christina Florival received a College Preparatory High School diploma from the Church of God Christian Academy on Saturday, June 7. At the age of 14, Florival is the youngest graduate to receive the highest degree offered by the academy. More...

National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month, and with good reason, as summer activities also bring unintentional injuries. Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. More...

PHC Honors Perfect Attendance

Peninsula Hospital Center recently hosted a recognition breakfast for 35 employees with perfect attendance records ranging from one year to 10 years. Robert V. More...

Puppets Perform In Rockaway's Parks

Rockaway youngest residents attended the Puppets in the Park performances of Cinderella Samba. The events, sponsored by Councilman Joseph P. More...

SJEH Installs Advisory Board Officers

St. John's Episcopal Hospital installed the officers of the Community Advisory Board on Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at the Board's annual dinner meeting. Guest speaker Albert Strojan,, DO, Chairman, Department of Family Practice, St. More...

Sanders Hosts Summer Jam Concert Series

Councilman James Sanders Jr. and the People United for Local Leadership (PULL) will sponsor a series of summer concerts and family fun days at O'Donohue Park, Beach 19 Street, in Far Rockaway and Brookville Park in Rosedale. More...


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