June 12, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Rockaway Walks Program

A coalition of Rockaway health providers led by Councilman James Sanders Jr., is kicking off the Third Annual Rockaway Walks, a healthy lifestyle walking initiative. More...

NYC Remains Safest Big City In America

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly this week announced that New York City remains the safest big city in America, according to the FBI's Crime in the United States, the preliminary Uniform Crime Report for 2008. More...

Children's Garden Sprouts at First Congregational

The young people of First Congregational Church are helping to create a children's garden in the rear of the church property at 320 Beach 94 Street in Rockaway Beach. More...

P.S. 215Q All 'Fired Up' During Fire Safety Presentation

P.S. 215Q students were all "fired up" to attend the FDNY Fire Safety Education event being presented at their school. Each student entered a speciallydesigned mobile unit to help reinforce how to prevent and escape from fires. More...

RAA Opens New Exhibits In Fort Tilden Studios 6 and 7

(Left) The Magician, a captivating work by Carol Rickey on view RAA's sTudio 6. Photo by Dan Guarino More...

AMENY And RDRC Sponsor Minority Business Development Training Program

On Wednesday, June 3, Councilman James Sanders, Jr., served as the keynote speaker to over 80 graduates and guests of an initiative focused on developing minorityowned businesses throughout the Queens 31st Council District. More...

Tribute Park Concert Draws Crowds

PS/MS 114 Band, Chorus Participate

The PS/MS 114 chorus, led by teacher Jodi Timpone sang for the crowd. More...

EMS Workers Join Memorial Ride

Once again May 17 through May 24 is designated as EMS Week, during which the nation recognizes EMS workers' dedication to service. It is also a time during which EMS workers remember those who have fallen in the line of duty. More...

Managed Care Assistance Now Available In Neponsit

To better serve the western end of the peninsula, the managed care specialist of the Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP), Kathy Rosenberg, will be stationed at the West End Temple, 147-02 Newport Avenue, Neponsit, on the firs More...

Summer Means Carnival Time

Rides, food, prizes, games and fun - if it's summer, it must be carnival time. More...

Pheffer Welcomes New SUNY Chancellor

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer welcomed Dr. Nancy Zimpher, the newly appointed Chancellor of the State University of New York, to Albany. Dr. More...

Local Firefighter Awarded On Medal Day

Barry Brandes was the second Rockaway resident and firefighter to be honored at last week's New York City Fire Department Annual Medal Day, an event in which firefighters across the city are recognized for their bravery in the line of duty. More...

Relay For Life Set For Riis Park June 27

The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life is a "unique celebration of life in honor and in memory of those whose lives have been touched by cancer," says a local spokesperson for the two day event, which will be held this year at the mall at Rii More...

Kayaking On Jamaica Bay

The kickoff for the Kayaking on Jamaica Bay Program will begin this Sunday, June 14 at the Canarsie Pier (Exit 13 off the Belt Parkway). The free program is part of Gateway's participation in the nationwide Active Trails program. More...

St. John's Episcopal Hospital Holds Tree Care Seminar

New York City Department of Parks held a tree care seminar at St. John's Episcopal Hospital (SJEH) on Tuesday, June 2. More...

How To Use The American Flag

What is a Flag? More...


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