October 17, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Fall For Kids

Fall is a fantastic time to visit the refuge as animals prepare for winter, trees shed their brilliant leaves, and the weather is as crisp as a quick gust of wind. More...

QIFF 'Filmmaker Spotlight On Robert Sarnoff '

The Queens International Film Festival (QIFF) has chosen to cast their "Filmmaker Spotlight on Robert Sarnoff," at The Crowne Plaza Hotel, La Guardia, located at 104-04 Ditmars Boulevard, on November 8 at 1:30 p.m. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

Automobile accidents at Beach 73 Street in Arverne (one involving a fire truck) and a suspicious fire at 1018 Grassmere Terrace in Far Rockaway appeared to have ties last Friday, October 7. More...

Wheelchair Races Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Family, friends and fellow community members got together with those in wheelchairs for an afternoon of food, music and fun at Mulitviz Health Center's 10th Anniversary Wheelchair Races on October 12. More...

RDRC Receives Neighborhood Youth Grant

Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation was recently awarded a Neighborhood Youth grant award from Allstate Foundation. More...

Parks Hosts First Rockaway Fall Festival

A large crowd attended the first ever Rockaway Fall Festival, hosted by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation at O'Donohue Park at Beach 17 Street last Sunday. The day, funded by an allocation from Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

SJEH Honors Their Employees For Longevity

St. John's Episcopal Hospital held a ceremony and luncheon to honor employees' service to the institution, on Friday, October 10, 2008, at the Lawrence Village Country Club. More...

RAA Presents 'A Funny Thing…'

Humor and art will come together at the sTudio 6 Gallery at Fort Tilden as the Rockaway Artists Alliance presents their newest exhibition, "A Funny Thing…," which runs from Saturday, October 18 to November 2. More...

Souls Needed To Create 'I Want My Mummy'

The Rockaway Artists Alliance is sending an open call for brave souls to create "I Want My Mummy," a threenight free interactive Halloween event to be performed in building T-7 (sTudio 7), Fort Tilden. More...

Church Hosts Annual Coat Drive

The Far Rockaway NAACP Youth Council and Mount Carmel Baptist Church will host its "Second Annual Coat Drive Kickoff," in conjunction with hip-hop legend Ja Rule and J Records' new R&B sensation Boxie on Saturday, October 18 at Mount Carmel Church, More...

Locals Remain At 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...

Georgina E. Nichols

Georgina Nichols, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 6. Nichols, a telephone operator, was born in Mamaroneck, New York. More...

PHC Honors Family Health Center Doctors

Ceremony Set For Annual Ball

Peninsula Hospital Center, affiliate of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, has announced that members of the Family Health Center medical staff have been chosen to receive this year's Outstanding Physician Commitment Awards at its 101st Anniversary More...

RDRA Youth Visit African Burial Ground In Manhattan

Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) Out-of-School Time (OST) Program at Beach Channel High School toured the African Burial Ground National Monument on Thursday, October 9. More...

Residents Still Dispute MGP Disposal

National Grid had a plan in place to decontaminate the site of a former coal gasification plant in Rockaway Park after nearly a decadelong wait. More...

Sanders Fights To Ease Elevator Breakdowns

In response to a Daily News report on numerous failed elevators in public housing, Councilman James Sanders Jr. recently met with the New York City Housing Authority and local tenant association leaders. More...

SJEH To Honor Three At Chrysanthemum Ball

The Development Board of St. John's Episcopal Hospital will host the annual Chrysanthemum Ball on Saturday, November 8 at the Sands in Atlantic Beach. More...


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