October 3, 2008 RSS feed / Community

A- Team Memory Honored At Riis Park

On Thursday, September 25, the firefighters of Engine 257, Ladder 170 and Battalion 58 hosted the Seventh Annual "A-Team" Memorial 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at Riis Park Recreational Facility. More...

Center For Wound Healing Hosts Open House

The Center for Wound Healing at St. John's Episcopal Hospital held an open house of Wednesday, September 17. The center provides a wide range of treatment options including Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) for the most difficult wound conditions. More...

DEP Tests Jamaica Bay Sewage Pump Station

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), with major advocacy from the Jamaica Bay Eco-Watchers group, is hoping to make Jamaica Bay a "no discharge zone" in the near future. More...

Ombudsmen Training In Far Rockaway

New York Foundation for Senior Citizens (NYFSC) will conduct free training for residents of Far Rockaway who are interested in becoming Volunteer Ombudsmen. More...

Rotary Clubs Sponsor Beach To Beach Bike Ride

Bike riders of all ages participated in the Beach to Beach Bike Ride on Saturday, September 27. Locals rode bicycles to raise money to eradicate polio. More...

Sullivan Speaks At EMS Event

Gerald Sullivan, Rockaway and South Queens reform candidate for State Assembly, recently joined EMS at the Knights of Columbus Hall to honor EMS President Patrick Bahnken for his service to EMS, the FDNY and New York City. More...

NYPD Transit District 23 To Host Blood Drive

The New York Police Department Transit District 23 will hold a blood drive on Monday, October 13 in the Waldbaum's parking lot between 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. More...

'American Princess' Blows Engine, Out Of Service To Be Replaced By Yellow Water Taxi

The "American Princess," the boat that has been used since May to bring commuters from Rockaway to Manhattan's Pier 11, suffered a blown engine on Wednesday and had to be towed to dry dock, officials say. More...

Addabbo Cosponsors Bill On Closing Senior Centers

City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo recently announced that he has cosponsored a bill in the Council that would require the city to give adequate notice before closing publicly funded senior centers. More...

Corral A Commercial In Rockaway

Friday morning was commercial day in Rockaway as film crews shot at a few locations in Rockaway on Friday morning, September 27. Pictured, the film crew settles outside of the Belle Harbor Steak House on Beach 116 Street. More...

NCJW Donates To SJEH Nursery

The Peninsula branch of the National Council of Jewish Women, located in Lawrence, donated a number of gift bags to the nursery at St. John's Episcopal Hospital on Thursday, September 25. More...

PHC Employees Honored For Longevity

Peninsula Hospital Center, an affiliate of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, recognized many of its dedicated employees for their years of service to the Hospital Center at its annual Years of Service Celebration breakfast last week. More...

RWA Holds Fundraiser At Riis Park

By Miriam Rosenberg The Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) held their first fundraiser last weekend with a reception and screening of the film, "City of Water," at the Riis Park Bathhouse. More...

West End Temple Hosts 'Saturday Safe Haven'

The West End Temple started its Saturday Safe Haven program for tweens last weekend at the synagogue building at 147-02 Newport Avenue in Neponsit. More...


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