August 21, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Breezy Point Vollies Receive Financial Boost

Senate Senator Malcolm A. Smith was in Breezy Point Tuesday to award a $250,000 capital funding allocation for the Point Breeze Volunteer Fire Department to improve fire safety equipment used to protect and serve the Breezy Point beach community. More...

Free Massage Therapy Program At PHC Hospice

Patients, staff and caregivers at the hospice located at Peninsula Hospital Center in Rockaway will now be able to receive complementary massage therapy, thanks to a new program funded through the Hospice Care Network. More...

Summerfest Coming To Aviator Sports

Rockaway residents will have a chance to celebrate the end of summer with a three-day event at Floyd Bennett Field's Aviator Sports complex that features rides, games, sports, food and music, fir a focus on youth sports. More...

Environmentors Pen Nature Poems

Last week, members of Rockaway Waterfront Alliance's Environmentor Justice Program explored poetry as it relates to the natural environment, conservation, and a shared responsibility. More...

Busy Time For Benn Family

Grandpa Michael Benn with new granddaughter Shayla Maeve Benn, daughter of William and Helena Benn of Rockaway Beach. More...

Parks Hosts Rock 'N' Skate At O'Donohue

Nasty weather throughout the day didn't keep the Department of Parks and Recreation from hosting its citywide Rock-n-Skate program at O'Donohue Park at Beach 17 Street on the evening of August 13. More...

RDRC Celebrates Youth From 'Operation Clean Streets'

As part of RDRC's Summer Youth program, approximately 20 area teens took to the streets of downtown Far Rockaway this summer in a program to clean the streets of the business district. More...

Meeks Sets Health Care Town Hall Meet For Aug. 25

Congressman Gregory Meeks is set to step into the health care fray when he hosts a Town Hall meeting at York College in Jamaica, on August 25. More...

Comptroller Candidates

The candidates for the Democratic nomination for NYC Comptroller have been invited to the Good Government Regular Democratic Club on Thursday, August 27 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Naturalist Ron Bourque At Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Naturalist Ron Bourque will be at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, August 22 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. to discuss migrant shorebirds and why Jamaica Bay is a hot spot for these long distance travelers. More...

RAA Celebrates Summer With Live Music

On August 15, Tommy Burke and the Rockaway Artists Alliance celebrated the summer in Rockaway by presenting live music on the boardwalk at 97 Street and at Tribute Park. The music started at noon with Jammin Jon, Brutal East, and Indaculture. More...

Kellys Win Second Place In Sand Sculpture Contest

Dave Kelly considers this the worst summer in years in terms of mosquitoes. "I grew up here in the '70s when the co-op imported frogs to catch the mosquitoes. Now they're gone," he said. More...

They Represented Rockaway: Who Are They And How Did They Serve?

1.This Wavecrest resident served in a party post for many years and wound up advocating for the aged. 2. This woman lost her job when it was disclosed that she provided no-show jobs on the orders of Queens Democratic party leaders. More...

Birdwatchers Come Out For Shorebird Migration

Last week, a total of 120 people showed up at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Broad Channel to watch the hundreds of migrating shore birds visiting the ponds and mudflats. More...

Madison Boys & Girls Club Celebrates 125th Birthday

Madison Square Boys & Girls Club, which has been helping NYC children for the past 125 years, held a birthday party on August 12 at its Navy Yard Clubhouse in Brooklyn. Various celebrities, athletes, supporters and children attended the event. More...


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