July 25, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Beach Assaults Mar Summer Weekend

It was a bad couple of days for those who patrol the beachfront last weekend. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Hosts Jewish War Vets

The Bernard E. Weiner Post 258 Jewish War Veterans recently held their annual breakfast at Peninsula Hospital Center. Robert V. More...

Patrick Hernandez Remembered Through Poetry

The whole morning stumbled in, and in the candlelight I was alone, trying hard to hold a little bit of belief. More...

Rockaway Youth Clean Up Blocks

The Rockaway Beachside Neighborhood Association (RBNA) conducted a block cleanup, aimed at beautifying the Rockaway area. Children and adults gathered together to clean up Beach 25, 26, 27 and 28 Streets. More...

SJEH Names Employees Of The Month

With input from patients, St. John's Episcopal Hospital honors one employee each month who has made a difference or whose performance has gone beyond the call of duty. All winners receive a Tiffany crystal star and a check for $100. St. More...

Sunset In The Park To Be Held At Tribute Park

Friends of Tribute Park is once again hosting "Sunset in the Park," the annual fundraising event for Tribute Park, which is dedicated to the 70 Rockaway residents who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. More...

Annual Fourth Of July Party On Beach 131 Street

Beach 131 Street held their annual Honor America Rag-Tag Parade, a block party held each year on July 4. Here, Chairman Hank Lori lines up the "Ragtaggers" for the parade. More...

Beach 74 Street To Turn One-Way

Will Provide Angle Parking

Beach 74 Street from Rockaway Beach Boulevard to Shore Front Parkway will soon become a one-way street. More...

Free Child Care Training For CCBDP Graduates

The Business Outreach Center Network (BOC) and the CUNY Early Childhood Professional Development Institute are offering a special training for graduates of the Child Care Business Development Project. More...

Honor Famed 1930's Aviators

On July 15, 1933 Lithuanian- American aviators Steven Darius and Stanley Girenas attempted the first non-stop flight from Floyd Bennett Field, New York to Kaunas, Lithuania. More...

NPS Hosts Butterfly Day

The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge hosted an exciting event for children on July 20. The children participated in discussions, crafts and a nature walk. They learned about the characteristics of insects and shared their favorite bugs with the group. More...

Rockaway Development Corporation Celebrates Earth Day

For Earth Day 2008, the RDRC Youth Council developed a community beautification project that earned them recognition at a recent Brooklyn Cyclones game. More...

Locals Graduates From College of St Rose

The College of Saint Rose, located in Albany, New York awarded undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates of advanced study to 906 students who completed their requirements in spring 2008. More...

SJEH Offers Access To CarePages.com

St. John's Episcopal Hospital now offers patients, their families and friends free access to CarePages.com, healthcare's largest social network to provide the emotional support needed for healing and well-being. More...

Tips On Beating Ocean Rip Currents

With the summer vacation season here, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Park Service are alerting beachgoers to the threat of rip currents and how to escape their strong and potentially fatal grip. More...


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