February 19, 2010 RSS feed / Community

PHC To Host Blood Drive

Peninsula Hospital Center will sponsor a much needed blood drive Monday, February 22. The blood drive is being held in conjunction with Long Island Blood Services and New York Blood Center. More...

LIPA Hosts Elementary School Poster Contest

The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), as part of its commitment to educate customers on electric safety is inviting all third, fourth and fifth grade students in the LIPA service territory, which in-cludes Nassau, Suffolk County, and the Rockaway More...

PHC To Increase Orthopedic Services

Peninsula Hospital Center is pleased to increase its orthopaedic services to accommodate the growing need for orthopaedic specialty services in its Family Health Center. The Hospital Center’s newly appointed Chief of Orthopaedics, Dr. More...

NYC Offering Free Online Tax Preparation Service

As part of Mayor Bloomberg’s 8th Annual Tax Credit Campaign spearheaded by the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE), Commissioner Jonathan Mintz have announced the City’s first ever online free tax p More...

Enhanced Driver License Hits One Million

Commissioner David J. More...

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Sanders Hosts Anti-Violence Conference

In an effort to unite the community against the violence that is seen throughout his council district, Councilman James Sanders Jr. hosted an anti-violence conference this past Monday. More...

Organic Food Program Coming To Rockaway

A new community program that will bring fresh organic food to the Rockaways will be introduced at a workshop that will be held by Culinary Kids CSA (Community-Supported Agriculture). More...

Joe Mure Presents $20,000 to PHC

Donations from Joseph Muré, Jr. his family, friends and organizations, have enabled Peninsula Hospital Center to retain the services of Constance Stewart, MD, a physician who specializes in pediatric diabetes and endocrinology. Dr. More...

CNBC’s Maria Bartiromo Speaks at Alma-Mater

Maria Bartiromo, host of CNBC’s “Closing Bell” and “Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo,” and alumna of Fontbonne Hall class of 1985, returned to the school to speak in a school-wide assembly on January 12. More...

Kevin O. Hubbard Elected

Kevin O. Hubbard, son of Jack and Tracy Hubbard of Breezy Point, was elected president of the Student Government Association (SGA) at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina. More...

February 10 Storm Leaves 14 Inches of Snow On Rockaway Streets

A large snowstorm swept over Rockaway on February 10, leaving streets covered with more than a foot of the white stuff. More...

Black History Month Quiz: Athletes With Ties To New York

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