July 11, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Family Movie Night Draws Crowds To Tribute Park

Free popcorn and a family movie drew a crowd to Tribute Park on June 28 for the first in what may become an annual event sponsored by the new HSBC Bank branch, which recently opened across the street from the park, at Beach 116 Street and Beach Chann More...

Garden Club Plants New Board Members

On June 16, 2008, the Shore Garden Club of Rockaway Park held its annual installation of officers for the 2008- 2010 term. More...

Diamonds Are A Turtle's Best Friend:

Those who are interested in turtles should pay close attention this week, as the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge presents a program on the Diamondback Terrapin turtle, entitled "Diamonds Are A Turtle's Best Friend. More...

No Little League For Sorrentino This Year

Center To Hold Clinics For Youngsters

Normally, the last Saturday in June brings the opening day for the Sorrentino Center's little league program. By now, the Far Rockaway baseball players should out on the ball fields of O'Donohue Park, pitching and hitting for their teams. More...

Stonehill College Names Boyle To Dean's List

Megan M. Boyle of Rockaway Park has been named to the Dean's List at Stonehill College for the spring 2008 semester. More...

St. John's Episcopal Hospital Honors Residents At Graduation

On Monday, June 16, 2008, St. John's Episcopal Hospital celebrated the graduations of the Allopathic and Osteopathic Residency Programs. More...

Sunset Picnic Concerts Cancelled, RMAC Says

There will be no Sunset Picnic Concerts at Fort Tilden, or anywhere else in Rockaway, this summer. More...

Threatened Bay Ospreys Making Comeback

With help from Con Edison, the American Littoral Society completed its annual banding and monitoring survey of the NY State threatened osprey, a magnificent bird of prey. More...

Toddlers From Belle Harbor Rock Away To Songs Of The Past

The Belle Harbor Studio of Music, located on Beach 133 Street, held its second Toddler Rock concert on June 23, 2008. More...

Local Heads To Nova Scotia In August

Finds Alternate Energy Solutions Besides Riding The Bus

Samuel Epstein is living proof that you never know who is sitting next to you when you ride the commuter bus. Geologist, financial marvel, published journalist, and QM16 rider, Sam Epstein is a Rockaway resident worth learning about. More...

Sanders And West Speak At ENACT Meeting

Edgemere Neighborhood Action Contact Team (ENACT) held its monthly meeting on June 24 at Blanche Community Progressive Day Care. More...

Pattugalan To Study In Italy

St. Mary's Star of the Sea Church welcomed Bishop Thomas Daily, retired Bishop of Brooklyn, to their parish. He called on Seminarian Gino Pattugalan to be a candidate for the sacrament of Holy Orders. More...

Industrial League Honors Seniors and Youth

The Women's Industrial Service League, Inc. held its annual awards luncheon on June 14, 2008, at Antun's. More...

Rock 'n' Skate Takes Over O'Donohue Park

A large crowd came to O'Donohue Park on the evening of July 3, as the Parks and Recreation Department of hosted its citywide Rock-n-Skate program at the Beach 17 Street venue. More...

SJEH Appoints Sokol As Chief Of Cardiology

St. John's Episcopal Hospital recently appointed Sergio Sokol, MD, Chief of the Section of Cardiology. Dr. More...

SJEH Hosts Development Board

The Development Board of St. John's Episcopal Hospital held its annual meeting on Tuesday, June 17, 2008, at the Lawrence Village Country Club. More...

West to attend SUNY Oswego

Zahidah West of Far Rockaway has reserved a place as a transfer student at SUNY Oswego. Fall classes will begin August 27. She last studied at Kingsborough Community College. Admission to SUNY Oswego is competitive. More...

Titus Honors RDRC Job Readiness Graduates

Assemblywoman Michele Titus presented Certificates of Completion to graduates of Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation's Job Readiness Course on Friday, June 13. More...

Urban Rangers Host 'Plover Day'At B. 59 St.

The Department Of Parks Urban Rangers took to the beach and boardwalk on June 28 for its annual "Plover Day" ceremonies honoring the piping plover, a small bird on the federal Endangered Species List, that often nests in Rockaway. More...


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