August 28, 2009 RSS feed / Community

2nd Annual Friends And Family Day Event A Success

On August 14, the Rockaway Children's Network, in collaboration with NYC Department of Parks and Recreation—Sorrentino Center, hosted the 2nd Annual Friends and Family Day event at Bayswater Park from 11:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. More...

They Represented Rockaway': Answers To Last Week's Photo Quiz

1. Helen Leonescue, a Wavecrest resident who was the east end's Democratic District Leader for many years. 2. Gerdi Lipschutz, our Assemblywoman who was found to be paying Queens Democratic leaders a salary for a no-show job. More...

'Paint Out' Draws Artists To Boardwalk

A large group of Rockaway residents of all ages turned out on Monday for the first "Paint Out," an open air event to which the community was invited to try their hand at creating seascapes. More...

RWA Workshop Promotes Water Conservation

The Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) recently held a Community Weekend Workshop to share information with members of the community about the value of being vigilant about water consumption, as water is one of the most essential and scarcest resou More...

Rockaway Resource Day Informs and Entertains

The NYPD held its annual Rockaway Resource Day at O'Donohue Park on August 21. More...

Apprenticeship Committee Seeking Plumber Apprentices

State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith recently announced that the Joint Apprenticeship Committee for Plumbers Local #1 will conduct a recruitment from August 24 through September 4 for 80 plumber apprentices. More...

PHC Helps Youth Earn First Aid/CPR Certification

Participants in the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation's Summer Youth Employment Program and the 1199SEIU Youth Mentoring Program at Peninsula Hospital Center received a potentially lifesaving bonus at the end of their work program More...

Gallagher Family Celebrates Historic House

The Gallagher family celebrated the 100th anniversary of their home with several family members and friends on Saturday, August 8. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Graduates 29 Residents

Peninsula Hospital Center recently graduated 29 residents from its five residency programs, Family Practice, Dental, Podiatry, Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery. Among the graduates, Dipak Patel, D.O. More...

RMAC Draws Hundreds For Kenny Vance Concert

Kenny Vance seems to get younger each year. He was in Rockaway once again for the Leon Locke Memorial Concert hosted by the Rockaway Music and Arts Council. More...

Committee Seeking Plumber Apprentices

State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith recently announced that the Joint Apprenticeship Committee for Plumbers Local #1 will conduct a recruitment from August 24 through September 4 for 80 plumber apprentices. More...

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