September 4, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Kindergarten Pen Pal Program Helps Community

Recently, kindergarten students from Peninsula Preparatory Academy Charter School and Grace Lutheran Day School began a pen pal program to engage in conversation about how they could service their community and school, as part of the collaborative More...

Local Artist Selected F or International Exhibit

A painting by Rockaway native and watercolorist, Arlene Cornell has been accepted for The Catherine Lorrilard Wolfe Art Club 113th Annual International Juried Art Exhibition. More...

Shore Garden Club To Raffle Quilt

The Shore Garden Club is holding its annual handmade quilt raffle to raise money for the community. More...

Kite And Fall Festivals To Be Held This Month

The Rockaway Music and Arts Council's (RMAC) annual Fall Festival draws thousands of visitors, artists and craftspeople each year to Jacob Riis Park. More...

Ulrich Delivers Funding To BC Library

City Councilmember Eric Ulrich is funding more than $1 million in improvements to three south Queens Libraries, including the Broad Channel branch. Ulrich will ceremonially present library CEO Thomas W. More...

Ulrich Attends 'Family Still Matters'

On August 8 Councilman Eric Ulrich attended the "Family Still Matters" Concert on the beach. More...

Pheffer Hosts Unclaimed Funds Workshops

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer is set to participate once again in Senior Appreciation Week, which runs from September 14 to 18, with a series of workshops concerning unclaimed funds to be held at local senior centers. More...

TD 23 Headquarters Comes Down

After nearly three years the city knocked down the temporary Transit District 23 headquarters inside the Waldbaum's parking lot on Beach Channel Drive and Beach 112 Street. More...

9/11 Ceremonies Set At Tribute Park

Two ceremonies are scheduled to take place at Tribute Park next Friday, as the Rockaway community and the nation observe the eighth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. The morning ceremony will begin at 8:46 a.m. More...

Bloomberg Opens Campaign Office In Rockaway

Bloomberg supporters gather outside, waiting for the mayor to arrive. More...

Madagascar 2 A Hit On Movie Night In Park

The adventures of Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Gloria the hippo, Melman the giraffe and their penguin friends came to Far Rockaway last Sunday as Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

Second Annual Afternoon Tea Social

The Mount Carmel Baptist Church will be holding their Second Annual Afternoon Tea Social on September 26. Elder Tasha Boyd-Baston, First Lady of St. Luke's Cathedral in Laurelton, NY, is set to speak. More...

27 Honored At Senior Appreciation Luncheon

The New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Rockaway Beach, held an Appreciation Luncheon on August 22 to recognize and show appreciation to the senior members of the church for their many years of tireless, dedicated and committed Christian service. More...

St. John's Episcopal Hospital Host Ocean Walk

The Fourth Annual Ocean Walk was held on Tuesday, August 25 to benefit St. John's Episcopal Hospital. A crowd of more than 50 friends of St. More...

RBNA Holds Annual Block Cleanup

The Rockaway Beachside Neighborhood Association (RBNA) kicked off its annual block cleanup on Beach 25, 26, 27, and 28 Streets and Seagirt Avenue, with dozens of residents volunteering. More...


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