August 15, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Gerald Sullivan Calls On Assembly To Cut Spending

Hundreds of neighbors and friends joined Gerald Sullivan, Rockaway's reform candidate for State Assembly, at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club to lend him their support and boost his aspirations as he calls for the discontinuance of spending. More...

On The Road Again With Ed 'Shevy' Shevlin

Rockaway's favorite biker, Ed "Shevy" Shevlin, continues to ride to Newfoundland, Canada to once again raise money for the research and fight against cystic fibrosis. More...

Parent Hearings Set To Kick Off

Parents and educators are invited to assist the State Senate Democratic Conference in proposing legislation that will improve the educational system. This is taking place on October 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. More...

CNR Offers Courses At New Location

The College of New Rochelle (CNR) School of New Resources for adult learners will continue to offer college courses at a new location. Beginning September 2 Brooklyn Campus Extension Courses will be held at St. Mary's Star of the Sea. More...

Rockaway Kite Festival Cancelled

Money, Personnel In Short Supply

Last year, the weekend of September 7 and 8 was a gala one for Rockaway and Gateway National Recreation Area. More...

Big Losers Win Weight Loss Challenge

Thirty people lost a combined 259.6 pounds while participating in Shapewatchers 12-week weight loss challenge. Participants ranged from 11 to 83 years of age. The top three winners lost 66.4 pounds combined. More...

EHS Hosts Clinical Pastoral Care Symposium

Episcopal Health Services' Vice President of Pastoral Care and Education of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island, Reverend Dr. More...

Malodorous Condos Coming Down

Residents laughed when the condominiums adjoining the foul-smelling wastewater treatment plant on Beach Channel Drive at Beach 104 Street began going up more than three years ago. More...

Opening Date For TD 23 HQ Remains A Mystery

West end residents have watched the new headquarters for the NYPD's Transit District 23 literally grow from the ground at Beach 116 Street near the subway station. More...

Register Now To Vote In Primary Election

The State Board of Elections is reminding all state residents that the last day to register to vote for the September 9, 2008 primary election is Friday, August 15. More...

Beach 84 Street Pier To Be Purchased

Governor David Paterson signed into law a measure sponsored by Senate Democrat Leader Malcolm A. Smith and Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer allowing the City of New York to sell the Beach 84 Street Pier to the residents living there. More...

Washed Up At Beach 90 Street

Two men and a woman spent a scary three hours on Saturday, August 10, when their boat engine seized up and they floated onto the beach at Beach 90 Street. More...


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