February 20, 2009 RSS feed / Community

101 Pct. Urges Community To Turn In Guns

During Wednesday's 101 Precinct Community Council meeting Captain Matthew Hanrahan, the executive officer of the Precinct, urged residents to turn in legal or illegal guns during Queens Borough South's Gun Buy Back Program this Saturday. More...

SJEH Designated 9-1-1 Hyperthermia Center

St. John's Episcopal Hospital recently was designated by the Fire Department of the City of New York as a 9-1-1 Hypothermia Center. This means that St. More...

New Chamber President Has Old Look

Former President Takes Reins, Sees New Vision

In a unanimous vote at the January meeting of the Rockaway Chamber's Board of Directors, John Lepore, past ex-officio and owner of the Allstate Insurance Agency on Beach Channel Drive, was named new president of the board. More...

SJEH Sets Blood Drive For February 27

St. John's Episcopal Hospital invites the community to a blood drive that will be held on Friday, February 27, 2009, from 9:30 am to 5 pm at St. John's Episcopal Hospital Boardroom. St. John's is located at Beach 19 Street. More...

Simon Honored By St. Camillus

Democratic District Leader Lew M. Simon was honored by the St. Camillus Home School Association for his many years of commitment in helping the association with card parties, fundraisers, etc. Pictured with Simon are Ann Keane, Erin Rippe, St. More...

DiResto Endorsed By Police Unions

Two of New York City's largest police unions, the Lieutenant's Benevolent Association (LBA) and the Captain's Endowment Association (CEA), announced their endorsements of Glenn DiResto for City Council on Tuesday. More...

Where In Rockaway Do We Stand?

Old photos from The Wave archives are always intriguing, and we always get lots of interesting information from old-time Rockaway residents when we run them on our pages. See if you can figure out these four. More...

New Program At Gateway

This year the Gateway National Recreation Area, in conjunction with the National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy, will offer a special program to introduce area residents to the joys of kayaking on Jamaica Bay. The program is free. More...

SJEH Observes National Wear Red Day

Wear Red Day The staff of St. John's Episcopal Hospital joined New York State Assemblywoman Michele Titus to observe National Wear Red Day on Friday, February 6. More...

Thompson Unveils MTA Tracking Website

New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr. has unveiled an online chart and map system to help transit users understand the potential impacts of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) proposed service cuts. More...

FR Beach Replenishment Nearly Complete

The beach replenishment project started earlier this year from Beach 28 to Beach 38 Streets is nearly complete. More...

Transit Unions Endorse Lew Simon

TWU Local 100 and Amalgamated Transit Union Local Division 1056 have announced their endorsement of Lew Simon for City Council in the 32nd Council District in the special election on February 24. More...


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