September 5, 2008 RSS feed / Community

All Stars Project Honors Community Leaders

Far Rockaway community leaders Eric Dennis and Keith Crosby were honored by the All Stars Project for their participation and activism in reopening the Redfern Community Center. More...

Rockaway Residents Ignore Beach Regulations

There is a small group of Belle Harbor and Rockaway Park residents and beach goers who insist on ignoring signs that instruct them to keep dogs off the boardwalk and beach, but who are also now leaving certain byproducts of their dogs behind. More...

Ocean Walk To Benefit Obstetrics At SJEH

St. John's Episcopal Hospital Development Board is holding the Third Annual Ocean Walk on Sunday, September 21, 2008. The proceeds of the Ocean Walk will benefit the Obstetrics and Gynecology Depart-ment at St. John's Episcopal Hospital. More...

Assemblywoman Titus Hosts Senior Coffee Hour

Assemblywoman Michele Titus recently sat down with the Rockaway Peninsula Seniors, a group that meets at the Sorrentino Center, for Senior Coffee Hour. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Volunteers Trained In Hospice Care

Peninsula Hospital Center and the Hospice Care Network completed the training and orientation of 25 new volunteers for the new " Butterflies by the Sea," Eisenstadt Hospice Center at Peninsula. More...

Rockaway Says Goodbye To Summer 2008

Families and friends celebrate the unofficial last day of summer with barbeques and picnics at O'Donohue Park. More...

Sunny Skies Highlight Broad Channel Labor Day Parade

With few clouds in the sky on Monday afternoon, the Broad Channel Labor Day Parade was full of creativity and pageantry. Kids, teenagers and adults took part in creating the floats that traveled down Cross Bay Boulevard. Photos By Peter Borriello. More...

School's Open - Drive Carefully'

MTA Bridges and Tunnels is once again participating in the American Automobile Association's (AAA's) annual public awareness campaign, "School's Open - Drive Carefully," with a message display at toll plazas at its seven bridges and two tunnels th More...

Accessible Doors For Post Offices Installed

The United States Post Office has converted local offices into handicapped accessible facilities, as required under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The automatic doors were installed in Rockaway Beach (11693) and Rockaway Park (11694). More...

Beach Channel Drive Receives Traffic Light

A new traffic light was installed at the intersection of Beach 104 Street and Beach Channel Drive last week, giving Scholars' Academy students a safe place to cross. More...

Fort Tilden Highlights

ARTSPLASH multimedia arts festival runs from September 13 through October 12 in the galleries and stages of RAA in Fort Tilden. Opening reception: Sunday, September 14, 1-3 p.m. in sTudio 6 and sTudio 7Galleries. Free admission. More...

Lifeguards Pack It In After Another Summer Season

A lifeguard at Beach 89 Street blows the whistle on the 2008 summer beach season as 6:00 p.m. on Labor Day marked the official end of summer in Rockaway More...

MTA Bus Extends Q21 Route To Queens Boulevard

Effective August 31, the northern terminus of the Q21 has extended its route to Elmhurst (Woodhaven Boulevard RVG subway station) to provide direct local bus service between Rockaway Park, Lindenwood, and the entire Cross Bay Boulevard/ Woodhaven B More...

Patel Ranked Nationally As Outstanding Resident

Dipak Patel, D.O., Chief Resident, Family Practice Residency Program of Peninsula Hospital Center, has been selected as one of only four residents from across the country to receive the prestigious American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) Outstandi More...

Remembering Reverend Henry M. Childs Jr.

Reverend Henry M. Childs, Jr., a 31-year Pastor of the First Congregational Church, located at 320 Beach 94 Street, will be remembered during a memorial service on Saturday, September 13, at 3 p.m. Members of the community are invited to attend. More...

Tribute Park Ceremonies Set For September 11

Two ceremonies are scheduled to take place at Tribute Park next Thursday, as the Rockaway community and the nation observe the seventh anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. More...


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