September 26, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Shape Up Works Out For St. Jude

Shape Up Ladies Fitness Center will raise funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at 230 Beach 102 Street, in the Sands Point building, on Saturday, September 27 at 8 a.m. More...

Local Requests Boardwalk Repairs

Local Resident Paul Schubert recently sent a letter to Department of Parks and Recreations' commissioner Adrian Benepe which briefed him on the condition of the boardwalk and requested that areas along the boardwalk that are in poor condition be bl More...

Clinton Calls For Health Care Reform

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton made the following statement after the release of the 2008 Employer Health Benefits Survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Health Research & Educational Trust. More...

'Google Transit' Available In NYC

Governor David A. Paterson joined Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman H. Dale Hemmerdinger, MTA Executive Director and CEO Elliot G. Sander, Port Authority of NY and NJ Executive Director Christopher O. More...

Locals Make 'Pinwheels For Peace' Project A Success

The Rockaway Museum in collaboration with PS/MS 105 celebrated the United Nations' International Peace Day, September 21, by hosting free workshops at three Rockaway libraries, where participants created pinwheels and decorated them with words of p More...

PHC Cancer Registrar Praised By State

Robert V. More...

Saint John's Episcopal Hospital Holds Successful Ocean Walk

St. John's Episcopal Hospital held its Third Annual Ocean Walk on Sunday, September 21. The most successful since its inception, the Walk raised more than $63,000 to support the renovation of the St. More...

Thompson:'We Are Ready For Trying Times'

New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr., addressing the current turmoil on Wall Street and uncertainties about New York City's economic future, insisted this week, "We are ready for the trying times that no doubt are ahead. More...

Rockaway's Ringgold Takes 'Notorious' Role

There has never been a time in Sean Ringgold's life when he backed down from a challenge or turned his head away from a life changing opportunity. More...

100 Precinct Community Council Returns From Summer Break

The 100 Precinct Community Council returned to its regular meetings this past Wednesday after a twomonth summer recess. The meetings occur on every fourth Wednesday of the month at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 333 Beach 90 Street at 7:30 p.m. More...

Charles F. Heeran Foundation Communion Breakfast

The Charles F. Heeran Foundation Communion Breakfast was held on September 13, at St. Francis de Sales Church. The annual celebration is held in memory of the many people, who were lost on the September 11, 2001. More...

Lewis Makes Appearance At ENACT Meeting

Fred Lewis, candidate for City Council, appeared at ENACT's monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 22 at Blanche Day Care Center. More...

Dunker Honored For Generous Donations

The department commander of the American Legion for the State of New York has recently honored the generous donations of Legionnaire Neil F. Dunker, a member of the Daniel M. O'Connor Post 272 in Rockaway Beach, to the National Emergency Fund. More...

PHC Announces Honorees

Committee Plans for 101st Annual Anniversary Ball

The Anniversary Ball Committee Co-Chairs, Marvin E. Eisenstadt, Patte Bogen Roberts and Peter A. Galvin, M.D. More...

Disability Awareness Mass At St. Gertrude

St. Gertrude Church will host the second annual Father Downing Disability Awareness Mass on Saturday, September 27 at 4 p.m. All are invited to attend the event. The church and church hall are fully accessible, as are the restrooms. More...

Pheffer Announces Breast Cancer Grant

Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Edgemere Suffers Weekend Verizon Outage

Nearly 400 Verizon telephone customers in Edgemere lost service this past weekend, when a crane truck crashed into a telephone pole last Saturday night, according to a Verizon company spokesperson. More...

Weiner Presents American Flag To Veterans

As part of a program to replace old flags and honor local heroes, Representative Anthony Weiner presented an American flag to Commander Pat Toro and members of the Vietnam Veterans of America Queens Chapter 32. More...


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