July 17, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Doggie-Donor Wants Rockaway's Help

Michael Feldman's daughter, Alexis, who is 17, came to him one day with a request. She wanted him to help her with a school assignment to plan a non-profit business. More...

Fee Free Weekend At Riis Park

On Saturday and Sunday, July 18 and 19, Jacob Riis Park, part of the Gateway National Recreation Area, will be participating in the nationwide Fee Free Weekend at America's National Parks. More...

Rhyte Hitters Rock The Crowd

Play O'Donahue Park July 4

The Rhyte Hitters perform for a large crowd on July 4. More...

Gala Parade Welcomes Wounded Warriors To Rockaway

The Wounded Warriors landed on Rockaway's shores last Thursday evening, with a gala parade that took them from Breezy Point to Beach 126 Street on Rockaway Beach Boulevard, and then to the Belle Harbor Yacht Club, where the wounded soldiers and marin More...

RMAC Hosts First Summer Concert At Riis Park

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council held the first of its series of Sunset Picnic Concerts last Sunday night at a new venue - Riis Park. More...

Arverne Library Ends School Year With Talent Show

The Arverne Library held a talent show on June 26 for children ages 5 and up to celebrate the end of the school year and showcase local talent. More...

Lopez Promoted To PFC

Juan Lopez, a Rockaway resident and member of the New York Army National Guard, was recently promoted to rank of Private First Class. Promotions were announced by Major General Joseph J. Taluto, the Adjutant General for the State of New York. More...

MGP Section Complete With Clean Fill

National Grid, which is currently remediating the former Manufactured Gas Plant in Rockaway Park, recently completed the cleanup of the southeast corner at Rockaway Freeway and Beach 108 Street. More...

New Traffic Light Installed

Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer recently met with Jonathan Gaska, District Manager for Community Board #14, at the recently installed traffic light at Beach 84 Street and Shore Front Parkway. More...

Fresh Air Fund Gives Queens Kids Free Summer Vacations

July 2, 2009 marked the beginning of Fresh Air summer vacations for hundreds of New York City children, including many Queens residents. More...

Dancing Under The Stars

The season has officially started for the highly-popular Dancing under the Stars program. The program comes to Rockaway each Tuesday evening with a session at Beach 84 Street and Shorefront Parkway, running from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

A Day On The Water For Warriors

Manny Pina is an adventurous guy. During the winter months, he works as a ski instructor near his home in Pennsylvania. His plans for the near future include becoming a certified scuba diver. More...

Wounded Warriors, Special Olympians Honored At Block Party

More than forty soldiers, wounded in the Iraq and Afghan wars, proudly marched down the beach block of 134 Street last Saturday evening as residents stood on their porches, lawns and sidewalks applauding, cheering and waving the flag in appreciatio More...

WISL Celebrates With Youth And Senior Honorees

During its annual awards luncheon, held at Antun's on Saturday, June 6, 2009, the Women's Industrial Service League, Inc. More...

More Than 1,500 Free City Events

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg today announced the return and expansion of the Summer Streets program and more than 1,500 free summer events throughout New York City. More...

Photographs Of Rockaway From 1950s To Be On Display

The Daniel M. More...


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