April 23, 2010 RSS feed / Community

‘Borough Of Kings’ Band Takes Firefighter Prize

Locals Win ‘The Battle Of The Bravest’

John Burke has lived in Rockaway since the third grade and has achieved his two life desires – he is a New York City firefighter and he sings with an award-winning band. More...

Parks Department Introduces Pearl

On Saturday, Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe introduced the newest member of New York’s Greenest, Pearl the Squirrel, the first official mascot of the Parks Department, at the third annual Street Games in Thomas Jefferson Park. More...

Knights Host Annual Communion Breakfast

Members of the Knight of Columbus Council attended 11:30 a.m. mass at St. Camillus and marched back to the council on Beach 90 Street, led by the County Tyrone Pipes and Drums Band. More...

Parks Hosts First Scrabble Tournament

Sorrentino Recreation Center’s Turn 2 Afterschool program is fortunate enough to have many programs that both educate and recreate the children in our community. One of the many programs offered is the Scrabble Program. More...

National Grid Sets Payment Options

During these challenging economic times, National Grid reminds its Rockaway customers about the range of payment programs and financial assis t ance available. More...

PHC Volunteers Awarded

Rockaway residents, Sara Berger and Susan Cohen, were recently honored with the United Hospital Fund’s 2010 Hospital Auxilian and Volunteer Awards at a luncheon held in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria. More...

Parking A New Bust Of Jacob Riis

A bust of the likeness of Jacob Riis, the famous author, photographer and muckraker, for whom the local park is named, has been missing from the park since 1964. More...

Four PPA Staff Members Receive Degrees

The graduating class of 2010 has four shining stars from Peninsula Preparatory Academy Charter School (PPA). More...

Rockaway Little League Begins Season With Gala Parade

Despite Drizzle, Hundreds Of Players, Parents Show Up

Despite dark skies and a steady drizzle, several hundred little league baseball players and their families showed up to Fort Tilden on Saturday morning for the first annual Rockaway Little League Parade. More...


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