December 19, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Songs Of The Season Brings Holiday Cheer At Addabbo FHC

Each year the Addabbo Family Health Center provides a special holiday treat for its youngest patients and their parents by hosting a holiday bash at the Knights of Columbus Hall. More...

National Park Service Educational Weekend A Success

The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge hosted its quarterly program for children four years of age and older on Sunday, December 14. The program focused on the topic of winter. More...

Weiner Says Shoppers Facing Many Woes

This year's holiday season may be the worst for wallets, a recent study by Representatives Anthony Weiner and Carolyn Maloney shows. More...

Rockaway Meets China On The M/V Rockaway Belle

M/V Rockaway Belle was launched in Nantong, China on November 29. The ship was named in honor of more than 70 Rockaway Beach residents, who lost their lives in the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001. More...

Several 100 Precinct, TD 23 Officers Awarded At CC Meeting

The 100 Precinct Community Council awarded Police Officer William Rapp his "Cop of The Month" award for the month of October. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

Tolls at the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial and Cross Bay Veterans Memorial bridges would rise from $1 to $1.25 next July under a plan unveiled on Wednesday, December 14, by the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority. More...

St. John's Episcopal Hospital Hosts Santa For Gala Party

St. John's Episcopal Hospital held a holiday party for children on Thursday, December 11, 2008, in the lobby, which was attended by more than 460 people. Santa visited with the children and gave out toys. More...

Ambulatory Chemo Patients Celebrate Season

Rosemarie Zapata, RN, and Janet DePaolo, RN, OCN, hosted the annual Peninsula Hospital Center Ambulatory Chemotherapy Holiday Party last week for the patients, graduates and families of the Ambulatory Chemotherapy Department, an integral part of th More...

MTA Says Winter No Problem For Bridges And Tunnels

Winter is just around the corner and MTA Bridges and Tunnels is prepped and ready to go. More...

EMS Assists Homeless Woman To Shelter

With the temperature falling and the windchill index below zero degrees, paramedics from the city's Emergency Medical Service transported an unidentified homeless woman, who had been sleeping in front of the subway station on Beach 116 Street in Rock More...

US Census Bureau Is Hiring For 2009

The United States Census Bureau currently has positions available for recruitment assistants, crew leaders and field staff (Enumerators) for 2009. More...

Copper Wiring, Going... Going... Gone!

During the last summer season, Parks Department officials wondered why the lights on the boardwalk were not going on as evening fell, even though they were wired to photosensitive switches It turned out that people were buying a key on the internet t More...

Rockaway's Youngest Enjoy Breakfast With Santa

Many of Rockaway's youngest residents turned out to have breakfast with Santa. The 100 Precinct Community Council hosted its annual "Breakfast with Santa" at the Lobster House on Saturday, December 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Celebrating The Festival Of Lights During Hanukkah Week

Congregation Ohab Zebek, Temple Beth-El and West End Temple are inviting the community to celebrate the Festival of Lights on the median of Beach 116 Street. Candles will be kindled each night of Hanukkah at 4:45 p.m. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary Celebrates The Holidays

The Peninsula Hospital Auxiliary met on Tuesday, December 2 and celebrated the holiday season with a festive buffet luncheon and holiday sale. Robert V. More...

SJEH Hosts Emergency Preparedness Drill

The staff of St. John's Episcopal Hospital prepared for an emergency by holding a drill on Thursday, December 11, 2008. More...

PHC Involvement In APDA Strengthened Cordero Wins 'Big Apple' Award

Bea Cordero, RN, received a Big Apple Award this past week from the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA). Ms. More...

Honors Peterson And Gard

Peninsula Hospital Center and Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation (PCECR) pay honor each quarter to two distinctive individuals as their "Employees of Excellence. More...


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