October 30, 2009 RSS feed / Community

Pheffer Urges Residents To Sign Up For HEAP

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer strongly encourages eligible residents to sign up for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). HEAP is a federally funded program that issues financial assistance to help with a household's heating cost. More...

Senior Center Offers Free Arthritis Workshop

The Young Israel of Wavecrest and Bayswater Senior Center, 2716 Healy Avenue, Far Rockaway, is providing a free 8-part Arthritis Workshop on Tuesday afternoons from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., beginning October 27. More...

100 PCT CC Honor Captain, Cop Of Month

The 100 Precinct Com - munity Coun cil presented Tom Barrett with an outstanding achieve ment award for his promotion from Cap tain to Deputy In - spector at this month's council mee ting at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Rockaway Beach. More...

Pataki Campaigns With Ulrich

Former New York Governor George Pata - ki joined New York City Council man Eric A. Ulrich for a campaign stop and a few slices of pizza at Gino's Pizza located at158-46 Crossbay Boulevard in Howard Beach on Friday. More...

BCVFD To Offer Low- Cost CPR Program

The Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department will present the American Heart Association Heartsaver Friends and Family CPR and First Aid program on Sunday, November 8, at 1:00 p.m. at the Broad Channel V.F.W. hall. More...

Roxbury Residents Meet Mayor Giuliani

Eileen Leavens, Dorothea McMahon, Dorothy Wayne and Kathleen Naus of Roxbury met former New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani during a recent trip to Anchorage, Alaska. More...

RDRC To Host Job Fair 11/7

The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) will be hosting a job fair on Saturday, November 7, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. More...

Residents, Subway, Lose Power In Arverne

A power outage in Arverne last Thursday left up to 1,300 people without power, including a section of Rockaway Freeway elevated subway power, according to Long Island Power Authority officials. More...

18th Annual 'Oktoberfest' Honors John Lepore

The 100 Precinct Community Council's 18th Annual "Okto - ber fest" was held this week at The Knights of Columbus Hall in Rockaway Beach and celebrated the community efforts of John Lepore, More...

Far Rockaway Soldier Receives Promotion

Karen Dennard from Far Rockaway, currently serving in the Army National Guard, received a promotion to the rank of sergeant. Maj. Gen. Joseph J. More...

Political Season Ends With Charges, Revelations

With Election Day only four days away, it is traditional that politicians hurl charges that can't be substantiated in the short time left before the voters hit the polls on November 3. More...

Thompson Addresses Rockaway Needs

Democratic mayoral candidate William Thompson answered questions from locals during a campaign stop at the Good Govern ment Regular Democratic Club in Rock - away Park last week. More...

Photo Quiz: School Days And Politicians

1. The luminaries in this photo, shot in 1993, are Reverend Floyd Flake, President Bill Clinton, Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, Assemblyman Archie Spigner and Rockaway Democratic District Leader Sy Sheldon. More...

NPS Moves Office To Floyd Bennett Field

The National Park Service anno - un ced on Wednesday that visitor ser vice operations for Gateway Na - tio nal Recreation Area's Jamaica Bay District will be consolidated into Building 135 Ranger Station, located at the entrance to Floyd Bennett Fi More...


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