July 4, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Locals Receive Dean's List Honors

The University of Scranton has announced its Dean's List. A total of 1,239 students were named to the Dean's List, including Allison L. Kearney of Rockaway Point, Jennifer M. Lawler of Belle Harbor and Kelly A. Magee of Rockaway. More...

Sanders Sponsors Far Rockaway Concert Series

The Garvey-Tubman Music Series, an event sponsored by Councilman James Sanders, was held on Saturday, June 28 at O'Donohue Park on Beach 17 Street. More...

Girls Gossiping On Rockaway Beach

"Gossip Girls," a highly-popular television show about the lives of socialite young adults growing up on New York City's upper east side and who attend elite schools while dealing with drugs, sex, jealousy and other teenage issues, More...

Rockaway's Got Talent

More than 500 people including filmmakers, actors, artists, media and family and friends attended the event. More...

SJEH Hosts Medical Staff Meeting

The Medical Staff Society of St. John's Episcopal Hospital held its quarterly meeting on Tuesday, June 17, 2008 at the Lawrence Village County Club in Lawrence, NY. More...

Paddling Along On Jamaica Bay On Saturday

Novices and experienced canoers and kayakers took to the waters of Jamaica Bay at Norton Avenue and Beach 36 Street last Saturday in the 1st Annual Rockaway Paddle. More...

Testing The Ocean Waters

A helicopter operated by the Environmental Protection Agency dips low over the Atlantic Ocean just off Rockaway Beach taking water samples for later testing. More...

Despite Storm, Relay For Life Draws Hundreds to Riis Park

For Food, Fun, Laps, Luminaries And Remembrances

The weather was threatening and the venue was brand new, but the annual Cancer Society Relay For Life drew hundreds to the Riis Park Mall for a celebration of life and a memorial to those who were savaged by the disease. More...

FDNY Drills To Rescue Errant Swimmers

Both the fire department and the police department drill regularly on Rockaway beaches to protect against drowning incidents and to rescue errant swimmers. Last week, the fire department hit west end beaches for one of those drills. More...

At Capitol Bank One Theatre

Kids' Shows Live Nation proudly presents seven popular children's shows at the Capital One Bank Theatre at Westbury this summer. More...

SJEH Starts Summer With Community Health Fair

St. John's Episcopal Hospital pulled out all the stops last Sunday at a health fair held on the grounds of St. Mary Star of the Sea Church in Far Rockaway. The hospital was represented by most of its departments. More...

Kahn Heads Up PHC Arrhythmia Center

Shoshanah Kahn, M.D. is a Cardiac Electrophysiologist and Pacing Specialist who has a private office on the fourth floor of Peninsula Hospital Center, affiliate of the North Shore- Long Island Jewish Health System. More...

Rockaway Old Timers Know How to Play Ball

Rockaway Old Timers hosted a "Stop the Violence" basketball game on Saturday, June 21 at the PS 42 Park on Beach 66 Street. More...

Make Preparations For Safe Boating

With American's busiest boating holiday, July 4th, upon us, the waterways will soon be brimming boaters. The BoatU.S. More...

Safety Tips For Traveling With Your Pet

Vacation season is underway and many dogs and cats will be joining their owners for a summer getaway. Although car trips can be stressful for many household pets, experts agree that they do not have to be if drivers take some simple precautions. More...


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