October 9, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Hosts Children's Art Exhibit

Children on Beach 87 Street were excited about their first photography exhibition last Saturday, where family and friends would come to see the unveiling of a project on which they had been working all summer. More...

Who Are These People,Where Are These Places,And Why Do They Matter?...

The photo quizzes that were published over the past month have proved very popular with our readers, especially those who remember the time. Some of the people pictured on this page had a major impact on Rockaway. Others did not. More...

NYPD Blood Drive October12

The New York City Police Department's local Transit District 23 is having a Blood Drive on Monday October 12, at 222 Beach 116 Street from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. All residents are urged to come down and donate. More...

Rockaway Fall Festival A Hit With Locals

Several hundred people, eager to celebrate autumn, took advantage of a beautiful fall day last Sunday as the Department of Parks and Recreation hosted the second annual Rockaway Fall Festival at O'Donohue Park. More...

Visitation Academy Celebrates 400th Anniversary

Friends, family, alumnae and the religious attended Mass at the Sacred Heart Chapel with Msgr. Nagle and chief celebrant Msgr. Jamie Giantiello. More...

MGP Cleanup Rolling Along On Schedule

Four Sections Of Clean Fill Complete

The remediation of the former manufactured gas plant (MGP) in Rockaway Park is proceeding on schedule, removing to this date, 53,000 tons of contaminated soil from the site, according to National Grid officials. More...

PHC To Honor Nurse and Physician At 102nd Anniversary Ball

It is with great pleasure that Peninsula Hospital Center honors two of its own at its 102nd Anniversary Ball to be held on Saturday, October 31 at the El Caribe Country Club Caterers in Brooklyn, New York. More...

First Congregational Church Plans Fall Activities

The members of the First Congregational Church of Rockaway Beach were hard at work this past summer, and a "crop" of fall activities are now underway. Participants from the community-at-large are always invited to share in the festivities, as well. More...


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