September 12, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Former Local 'Captains' Ride For MS

Former Rockaway Beach resident Sheldon Stiefeld will captain a team of cyclists in the City to Shore Ride for MS, September 27 and 28, 2008. More...

Rockaway Park Hadassah Celebrates Dual Achievement

The Rockaway Park Hadassah celebrated a dual achievement on June 24, during the Faye Cohen Heart Luncheon at the Lawrence Country Club. The group celebrated 60 years of Israel's independence and 60 years of the chapter's founding. More...

RWA Reception At Riis Park

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance will host its end-ofsummer Benefit Celebration at Jacob Riis Park Bathhouse on Saturday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m. Ticket sales will support RWA Environmentor After-School Programs. More...

Operation Give Back' Has Become A Family Affair For Rockaway

It started with a family get-together four years ago and has developed into a program that emphasizes giving back to the community. More...

Radio Shack Returns To Rockaway Beach

Radio Shack will be returning to the Dayton Plaza Shopping Center in Rockaway Beach. The store is nearly finished with construction workers beginning to install the new business signage. More...

St.Virgilius: 'First Step To Oblivion'

Parishioners of the St. Virgilius Church in Broad Channel have been notified by the Brooklyn Diocese that, beginning September 1, they will be sharing a pastor with St. More...

Auxilians Welcome PHC Residents

The featured topic at this month's Peninsula Hospital Auxiliary meeting was, "A Day in the Life of a PHC Resident." Peter A. More...

'Cathedral Windows' To Be Raffled Off

A handmade quilt, made by the Shore Garden Club, will be raffled off at the Rockaway Music and Arts Festival on September 13 and 14 at Jacob Riis Park. 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. Free admission. Gallery hours: Sat. 12-4 p.m., Sun. 1-4 p.m. and by appointment. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... 20 Vacant old-fashioned, wood frame houses at 173 and 179 Beach 96 Street, Rockaway Beach, were badly burned early Tuesday morning, September 6, by a blaze that kept firefighters on the scene for 3 More...

Celebrating The History Of Broad Channel

The Historical Society of the Broad Channel Civic Association will sponsor its Annual Historical Day on Sunday, October 5 at the VFW Hall on Shad Creek Road in Broad Channel from 12 to 5 p.m. More...

'Pinwheels For Peace' Set For September 19, 20

The Rockaway Museum is gearing up for the "Pinwheels For Peace" project at three Rockaway libraries in observance of United Nations' International Peace Day on September 21. More...

Richie Allen Surf Classic Draws Crowd

The fourth annual Richie Allen Memorial Surf Classic was held last Sunday, September 7, at Beach 91 Street, drawing a large crowd of both kids and adults. More...

RMAC To Host 24th Fall Festival

Every year the Rockaway Music and Arts Council's Fall Festival draws thousands of visitors, artists and craftspeople to Jacob Riis Park. This year, the RMAC will host its 24th Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, September 13 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...


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