April 17, 2009 RSS feed / Community

First Congregational Church Hosts Easter Ceremonies

It may have been the only Easter Sunday service in Rockaway with a dog in attendance! More...

Edwin A. Ortiz Completes Basic Training

Navy Seaman Edwin A. Ortiz, son of Juana and Juan Ortiz of Far Rockaway, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, and Illinois. More...

St. Rose Of Lima Walks 'The Way Of The Cross'

Parishioners of St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, led by Msgr. James Spengler, solemnly commemorated Christ's crucifixion during a "Way of the Cross" walk on Friday, April 10. More...

Belle Harbor Native Featured In Upcoming Go Green EXPO

In keeping with earth month festivities, Noreen Mulvanerty, a Belle Harbor Nurse Practitioner, Herbalist and CEO of Herbal Intervention proudly announces that her revolutionary new product, "Omyst," will be featured at the prestigious Go Green Expo More...

SJEH Hosts 'Healthy Hearts For Kids'

For children who are overweight or physically inactive and their parents, finding guidance and assistance can be difficult. Healthy Hearts for Kids is a support group to help children and their families make healthier lifestyle choices. More...

SJEH Names 'Nurses Of Distinction'

St. John's Episcopal Hospital has named four nurses as its 2009 Nurses of Distinction. More...

Hospital Group Sponsors PHC

Peninsula Hospital Joins MediSys Network

The MediSys Health Network has announced that Peninsula Hospital Center has become a sponsored facility, adding a fourth hospital and a third nursing home to its growing New York based network. Robert V. More...

Prodigal Whale Returned To Rockaway Monday

For a certain humpback whale, a love affair with Rockaway is an on-again and offagain thing. More...

Daffodils Bloom For 9-11 In The Spring

Once again, the peninsula is chock full of yellow daffodils and many locals do not know the genesis of the numerous sites that have the beautiful blooms. More...

Rockaway Artists Alliance Hosts Two New Exhibits At Fort Tilden

"Being an artist is [like] being in a constant flux of ideas and decisions," says multi-medium artisan Karen Monath, one of the many artists creating a swirl of color, sights and sounds in "Wine & Dine" and "A Color Mix of Quilts & Artwork," the Ro More...

Rockaway Group Hosts Preparedness Summit

A new group, called Ready Rockaway, is a local stakeholders group, comprised of residents and professionals in the field of Emergency Preparedness who have joined together to ensure that the Rockaways are prepared for emergencies and disasters alik More...

Beachfront Emergency Preparedness Drill

NYPD, FDNY, EMS Participate

Members of the NYPD, FDNY and EMS emergency services participated in an emergency preparedness drill this past Wednesday afternoon on the beach, near Beach 73 Street. More...

PHC Will Honor Nurses At Spring Luncheon

Peninsula Hospital Center will honor its two nurses of distinction as it hosts its annual Spring Luncheon on Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at Russo's on the Bay in Howard Beach. More...


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