July 3, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Rockaway Memories Of Old Days Gone By

Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and Jamaica Bay, the Rockaway peninsula has a diverse history. More...

Rockaway Actor Keynote Speaker

Sean Ringgold, Rockaway resident, star of the box office hit hip-hop movie "Notorious" and actor on "One Life to Live," pictured here with Frederica Williams, president and CEO of Whittier Street Health Center. More...

Pheffer, St. Mary, St. Gertrude's Honor Barden

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer (D-Queens) was pleased to join St. Mary Star of the Sea and St. Gertrude's Church on Saturday, June 20, 2009 at their 2009 Dinner Dance, 'Faith, Family and Unity' to honor Joseph G. Barden as their Man of the Year. More...

Terrapin Tours This Weekend

On Sunday, July 5, join a morning or afternoon ranger guided tour of promising terrapin terrain at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. You might get to see these marvelous turtles come ashore from their brackish homes to nest and lay eggs. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Receives Annual Donations

At its June Board of Directors meeting, Peninsula Hospital Center accepted generous donations from the American Parkinson Disease Association, the Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary and the Peninsula Hospital Center Volunteer Guild. More...

Showing Pride In A Belegured Community

Stan Brown's Pepper Steppers led the parade, stopping occasionally to do what they do best — jump rope. Photos by Jessica Durham More...

Locals Walk Laps In Cancer Fundraiser

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Oyster Restoration In Rockaway

RWA Environmentor students had special guest Katie Mosher- Smith from NY/NJ Baykeepers come to join them on Jamaica Bay to discuss oysters and the restoration project in which the students will take part in Rockaway Waterfront Alliance's Environmen More...

SJEH Celebrates Residency Program Graduates

St. John's Episcopal Hospital's residency programs recently held ceremonies for its graduating residents of internal medicine, osteopathic programs, and podiatry. More...

Sanders And Ulrich Give $2.1 Million To Hospitals

Council members James Sanders Jr. and Eric Ulrich will host a press conference on Wednesday, July 1, 2009 to announce $2.1 million dollars they have allocated to area hospitals to expand health care service to residents in the borough of Queens. More...

Tribute Park Photo Contest Deadline

The Tribute Park photo contest deadline is almost here. All entries must be submitted and postmarked no later than July 11 or hand delivered no later than July 13. More...

PHC Receives Annual Donations

At its June Board of Directors meeting, Peninsula Hospital Center accepted generous donations from the American Parkinson Disease Association, the Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary and the Peninsula Hospital Cen- ter Volunteer Guild. More...

FR Jewish Institution Receives Security Grant

Just weeks after the thwarted attacks on two Bronx synagogues, Representative Anthony D. More...

Local Boy Competes In Surf Competition

Sandon Karinsky, a second-grader at St. Rose of Lima School, Rockaway Beach, entered his first surf contest last weekend in Rockaway and to everyone's amazement, held his own in the Menehune Division, competing against 12-year-olds. More...

Pheffer Installs Tenants Association Officers

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer (D-Queens) was pleased to be the installing officer at the installation of the Sand Castle Tenants Association Board. More...

Residents Parade To Celebrate Rockaway

Many locals came to Hassock Street near the Redfern Houses on Saturday morning to walk in a parade celebrating the Rockaway community. More...

Relay For Life' Draws Crowds To Riis Park

More than 200 participants came to Riis Park last weekend for the annual "Relay For Life" sponsored by the American Cancer Society. The participants took part in ceremonies, played games and walked laps, all to fight the disease. More...

Neponsit Association Hosts PHC At West End

Peninsula Hospital Center, at the invitation of Mr. Peter Sammon, President of the Neponsit Property Owners' Association, made a presentation at the NPOA's June, 2009 meeting at West End Temple in Neponsit. Robert V. More...


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