December 12, 2008 RSS feed / Community

PHC Continues Involvement in APDA

Miele Elected Organization President

Chairman of the Board of Directors of Peninsula Hospital Center and Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation, was recently elected president of the American Parkinson Disease Association. More...

Congressman Weiner Visits CB14

Congressman Anthony Weiner, a 2009 mayoral candidate, made an appearance at this month's Community Board 14 meeting on Tuesday night at The Knights of Columbus Hall in Rockaway Beach. More...

Medical Service Honors 47Z1 With Unit Citation

The city's Emergency Medical Service honored three of its own with a prestigious Unit Citation Award at a ceremony held at the EMS Station 47 at the Beach 49 Street firehouse on Wednesday morning. More...

Two Congregations Join To Celebrate Thanksgiving Together

The inscription carved over the entrance to Temple Beth-El of Rockaway Park reads: "To the Glory of God and the Brotherhood of Man." On Thanksgiving, at 10:30 a.m., the temple joined with First Congregational Church of Rockaway Beach, as it has for More...

Addabbo Joins Fight To Continue Senior Center Funding

City Council member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., a supporter of keeping senior centers open, said that now is the time when our senior citizens, some of them our most vulnerable, need our support more than ever. More...

Queens Libraries Receive High Ratings

Queens residents use their local libraries more than those of any other borough, according to a recent survey. More...

St. John's Episcopal Hospital Honors Employees Of The Month

St. John's Episcopal Hospital honors one employee every month who has made a difference or whose performance has gone beyond the call of duty. The employees are nominated by patients and co-workers. More...

Dollars For Scholars Golf Scramble

Former Rockaway residents Robin Alder, Mary and Jim Kelly, and Rosemarie Wooley are participating in live Golf Scrambles in The Villages, Florida from November '08 to March '09. More...

MGP Meeting At PS 225 Set For December 18

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and National Grid will join in hosting a third town hall meeting that will reportedly address toxic soil at both the former LILCO Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) and the shopping plaza that h More...

Harbor Seal Beaches On Rockaway Peninsula

A small harbor seal washed up on the beachfront at Beach 70 Street on Tuesday. Several joggers called the 911 emergency system and police from the 100 Precinct responded. More...

Far Rock's Engine 328 Escapes Budget Axe

Budget cuts by the Fire Department of New York will not hit Far Rockaway's Big House firehouse. Last week the fire commissioner released a list of companies that would close during evening hours and Engine 328 was not on it. More...

Toborg Honored By BC Civic Association

The Broad Channel Civic Association recently honored Barbara Toborg for her efforts in several aspects of the town. The plaque cited her involvement in the community as ecologist, journalist, historian and community activist. More...

PHC Adult Day Health Care Program Gives Thanks

Registrants at the Adult Day Health Care program at Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation gave thanks to local Girl Scout Troop 4275 and their leaders Laurie and Robin for sponsoring a food drive and donating goods. More...

Backus Named Emergency Department Director

St. John's Episcopal Hospital recently appointed Victoria Backus, NP, as the Director of the Emergency Department. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Michael and Coleen O'Neill (nee Fleming), who moved to Shirley a year ago, have been the parents of a baby girl, Amanda, since November 8. More...

Miracle On Beach 144 St.As Little North Pole Lights Up

When you do something good you're rewarded, is what Joe Muré said when, as if in a movie, it began to snow just as Santa and Mrs. More...

Exciting And Educational Weekend At Wildlife Refuge

Experience a photo-portrait of Jamaica Bay on Saturday, December 13 from 1 to 3 p.m., as Johann Schumacher guides a photographic journey of the Park's light, colors, textures and more. More...


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