December 18, 2009 RSS feed / Community

PHC Adult Day Program Gives Thanks

The smiles on the faces of the pictured registrants and staff members of the Peninsula Adult Day Health Care Program at Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation show their heartfelt appreciation for their wonderful Thanksgiving celebrati More...

Scholars' Academy Performs At Little North Pole

Members of The Scholars' Academy Middle School and High School Band, directed by Alexander Leicht, performed a variety of holiday music to the delight of the audience at the annual Little North Pole ceremony in Neponsit on Sunday, December 6. More...

PHC Mammogram Program Recertified

Peninsula Hospital Center's mammography team displays its U.S. Department of Health and Human Services certification renewal as a Certified Mammography Facility. More...

SJEH Adds Wound Care Fellowship

St. John's Episcopal Hospital wound care and tissue healing fellowship program recently has been accredited by both the Joint Residency Review Committee and the Council on Podia - tric Medical Education. More...

SJEH Medical Staff Meets For The Holidays

The Medical Staff Society of St. John's Episcopal Hospital met on Tuesday, December 8, at the Lawrence Village Country Club for its annual holiday meeting. The guest lecturer was Fen Qin, MD, vascular surgeon. More...

Bad Weather Can't Dampen Rotary Spirit

The Rockaway Rotary attempted to hold its annual window painting contest twice in the past two weekends but was rained out on both days. More...

Sanders: HEAP Assistance Now Available

Councilman James Sanders Jr. is offering the Home Energy Assistance Program once again this winter for residents of the Rockaways. More...

NYPD Hosts Toys For Tots Christmas Party

Games, prizes, hot dogs, popcorn and the big guy himself, Santa Claus, took center stage last week as the NYPD Community Affairs Bureau and the 101 Precinct hosted approximately 500 children from the Far Rockaway community for a holiday party. More...

SJEH Hosts Chanukkah Celebration

St. John's Episcopal Hospital held an observance for Chanukkah, the Jewish festival of rededication and lights, on Monday, December 14. More...

Scholars' Perform At Operation Santa

The Scholars' Academy Seawolves Marching Band, directed by Alexander Leicht, performed at the annual Operation Santa Claus celebration for 4,500 handicapped children at John F. Kennedy Airport on December 9 to the delight of the audience. More...

DMV Announces Yankees Championship Plate

New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner David J. Swarts has announced that a special license plate commemorating the New York Yankees' 2009 World Series victory is now available. More...

Derech Emunoh Celebrates 105th Year Of Hanukah

The Congregation of Derech Emunoh celebrated its 105th year with Sabbath and religious services. They are experiencing a difficult time. More...

Richards, McMikle Receive NAACP Awards

Donovan Richards, the acting chief of staff for Council man James Sanders Jr., and Jacqueline McMikle, the president of the Arverne Cancer Sup - port Group, were among the honorees at a luncheon held by the Far Rockaway branch of the NAACP last wee More...

Bloomberg Sets 'Give Your Blank' Program

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has announced the launch of a new NYC Service television ad campaign to promote volunteer service in New York City. More...

NYC Hosting Condom Wrapper Design Contest

The Health Department is inviting creative New Yorkers to give the NYC Condom a new look. The city-branded condom will retain its classic image, but the winning design will grace a special limited-edition package that debuts next fall. More...

Sanders Hosts Safety Meeting With Merchants

Councilman James Sanders Jr., the Rockaway Development and Revitali - zation Corporation, the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce, and the 101 Precinct hosted a "Safety Meeting With Rockaway Merchants" on Wednesday, December 16. More...

Arverne By The Sea Hosts First Holiday Party

Residents of Arverne By The Sea gathered at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Friday, December 11, to celebrate their first annual holiday party. More than 70 guests attended and more than 20 toys were collected to support local toy drives. More...


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