October 10, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Clarity Honored At USMMA Awards Dinner

Michael G. Clarity, Broad Channel resident, was honored on Thursday, September 25 during the United States Merchant Marine Academy Homecoming 2008 Awards Dinner. More...

JASA Senior Center Makes Fall Centerpieces

JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center created arts and crafts projects on Thursday, October 2 at the center. More...

Local Precincts Seek Volunteer APOs

Both the 100 and 101 Precincts are actively seeking volunteers for their Auxiliary Police units. More...

Pheffer Seeks Legislative Interns

Local Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that the New York State Assembly is offering two internship programs to eligible college and graduate students for the upcoming 2009 Legislative Session. More...

American Legion Legislative Breakfast Scheduled

The Queens County American Legion's Annual Legislative Breakfast will be held on Saturday, October 18 at American Legion Broad Channel Post 1404, 209 Cross Bay Boulevard. More...

CVSR Cleans Rockaway Beach

Sixth grade students from Channel View School for Research were on a mission to clean up local beaches on September 18. More...

Broad Channel Celebrates Historical Day

The Broad Channel Historical Society held its annual Historical Day on October 5, at the VFW Hall. Visitors brought photographs and memories to be added to the historical collection that can be viewed in the Broad Channel Library. More...

New Health Resource For The Rockaways

The Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center has been chosen by the New York City Department of Health to be a "pointing of dispensing," (POD) in case of a pandemic. The center will receive the vaccine and distribute it immediately to the community. More...

Foggy Day Cruise On Jamaica Bay

About 100 people enjoyed a sunset cruise on Jamaica Bay, hosted by the American Littoral Society. Local naturalists Mickey Cohen and Don Riepe were on hand to talk about the ecology, management and wildlife of Jamaica Bay. More...

Locals Remain With Army National Guard

Major General Joseph J. Taluto, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of Annette Laffose of Arverne and the reenlistment of Lashima Turner of Rockaway Beach with the New York Army National Guard. More...

PHC Names Sussman As Director Of Surgery

Howard L. Sussman, M.D., F.A.C.S, has been named as the Director, Department of Surgery at Peninsula Hospital Center, affiliate of North Shore-LIJ Health System. The announcement was recently made by Robert V. More...

Sebago Canoe Club Trash Bash A Huge Success!

The Sebago Canoe Club of Brooklyn was joined by Boy Scout Troop 96 of Forest Hills, Queens, to clean up the shore of Canarsie Pol, an island in Jamaica Bay near Canarsie, on Sunday, September 21. More...

Stella Maris Inducts Eucharistic Ministers

Father Frank Spacek, SM Chaplain and pastor of St. Brendan shares a photo moment with the newly inducted Eucharistic Ministers Danielle Gardner, Letitia Alexander, Meghan Dengler and Lauren Velocci. More...

'Thumbs Down' To Term Limits Change

The majority of local politicians, some of whom will be impacted should the present term limit law change, favor a referendum that would allow voters to decide whether or not the controversial law should change. More...


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