May 29, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Waters Edge Cuts The Ribbon

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) joined the Briarwood Organization in celebrating the final phase of construction at the 210-unit Waters Edge development. More...

BCHS Students Honored At Queens Museum

The three Rockaway students pictured from Beach Channel High School (BCHS) were chosen to have their artwork displayed at the Queens Museum of Art in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. More...

100 PCT CC Holds Monthly Meeting

Eric Cabrera, Cop of the Month for March, is given his award by Captain Thomas Barrett following a March 26 robbery arrest inside Hammels Houses where the victim was being held against her will inside an apartment by an armed individual. More...

Christian Academy Students Showcase Talent

represented the Church of God Christian Academy at the 2009 Northeast Regional Student Convention, held in Schroon Lake, NY. The group achieved 55 awards collectively, eleven in first place. More...

Rockaway Kids Name That Tune For Music Memory Program

We all remember the popular game show called "Name That Tune." Now, imagine years later, elementary school students being able to experience a similar game while sitting in the seats of the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at New York Univer More...

Locals Honor Veterans In 3 Moving Ceremonies

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Volies, Pipers, Flags And Kids Highlight The Cross Bay Boulevard Parade

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Victory Spring Games Bring Athletes Together

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer (D-Queens) was pleased to join over 400 Special Olympics athletes from St. More...

St. John's Episcopal Hospital Honors EMS

For National Emergency Medical Services Week, St. John's Episcopal Hospital honored the men and women of EMS of Rockaway and Nassau County with a luncheon held on Friday, May 22, 2009, at the Hospital. More...

Amid Fanfare Rockaway Beach Opens For Season

Rockaway Beach officially opened for the 2009 season last Friday as the Department of Parks and Recreation hosted a day of fun in the sun, including food and entertainment, for area residents. More...

Sis Comes From Pennsylvania To Remember

Lieutenant Richard Davis, U.S. Army Air Corps, has his own tree with a plaque at its base on Rockaway Beach Boulevard near Beach 121 Street. Davis, a navigator on a B-24 bomber, was shot down and killed in action against the Nazis in 1944. More...

Women's Industrial Service League Honors Seniors And Students

Women's Industrial Service League, Inc. (WISL) will sponsor its Annual Scholarship and Awards Luncheon at Antun's where five senior citizens and five senior high school graduating students will be honored for outstanding community service. More...

HSBC Hosts 'Lively' Card Exchange

A well-attended business card exchange was held on Wednesday evening, May 27 at HSBC Bank's Rockaway Park Branch, co-sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways. More...

Stimulus Jobs Posted On Website

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It's Fun For All At It's My Bark! Day

Dogs and their humans descended on the Rockaway Freeway Dog Park last Saturday for the annual "It's My Bark! More...

PS/MS 114 Student Accepted Into Academic Program

Mary Serena, a student at PS/MS 114Q, has been accepted into the People to People World Leadership Program. More...

Crowds Line RBB For Annual Memorial Day Parade

Hundreds of Rockaway residents crowded the curbs on Rockaway Beach Boulevard last Monday as the marchers in the annual Memorial Day Parade passed by. More...

Broad Channel Memorial Day Parade Draws Many Marchers

T he Broad Channel community held its annual Memorial Day Parade on Sunday, May 24. The parade, which wends its way along Cross Bay Boulevard, drew many marchers and onlookers this year. More...

Pheffer Joins Teachers For Their 20th Anniversary Gala

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer (D-Queens) was pleased to join the Association of Filipino Teachers of America for their 20th Anniversary Gala held May 9, 2009 at the Astoria World Manor. More...

Falcon At Bridge Roost

Three pairs of peregrine falcons are spreading their wings with joy after five new chicks hatched high atop the towers of the Verrazano- Narrows, Throgs Neck and Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridges this season. More...

PHC Collaborates With Senator Smith

Peninsula Hospital Center collaborates with New York State Senate Majority Leader, Hon. Malcolm A. Smith, in his Community Outreach van, every Friday. More...

The Knowledge Network Annual Art Exhibition

A rtworks created by students from PS/MS 105 and their art teacher, Norma Allende, were featured in the Annual Knowledge Network Art Exhibition at the Queens Museum this month. More...


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