April 30, 2010 RSS feed / Community

New York Life Awards RDRC $25k

The New York Life Foundation awarded Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation $25,000 for the Youth Leadership Development Program at a breakfast recently. More...

PHC Reps Attend Arverne Civic Meeting

Tyrone Turner, president of the Arverne Civic Association, welcomed members of the Peninsula Hospital Center staff at the association’s recent meeting. More...

SFDS Students Give Back To Pediatric Patients

Independent service projects are a part of St. Francis de Sales Junior Honor Society and for many pediatric patients at Peninsula Hospital Center, the projects turned out to be wonderful gifts. More...

Late-riser Winter Bird Walk 5/2

Not everyone can catch the early bird. Well, on Sunday, May 2 you can walk with a park ranger to birdwatch a little later in the day. More...

Campaign Launched To Close Gun Show Loophole

The bi-partisan coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns today announced the launch of a new national campaign to close the Gun Show Loophole. More...

Chamber To Honor Bravest And Finest

The Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways will one again host its Bravest and Finest Luncheon, honoring a number of police officers, firefighters and emergency medical workers who serve Rockaway and who have performed extraordinary service in the pas More...

PHC Attends Arverne Civic Meeting

Tyrone Turner, President of the Arverne Civic Association, welcomed members of the Peninsula Hospital Center staff at its recent meeting. More...

Bloomberg Sets ‘Poem In Your Pocket Day’

Mayor Michael R. More...

Rockaway Rotary Ocean Run Draws 74 Runners Despite Rain

Despite a driving rain for most of the morning, 74 runners took the course on the boardwalk at Beach 116 Street for the 5K Rockaway Rotary Ocean Run, once again sponsored by Sweet‘N Low and honoring the memory of Rockaway icon Barbara Eisensta More...

Help Build Groceries In High-Need Areas

Three million New York City residents live in high need neighborhoods which lack reliable access to fresh and healthy food. More...

Officers Honored For Arresting MS 13 Suspects

They were on a normal patrol near Beach 12 Street when they saw a vehicle in the parking lot in violation of Parks’ rules and approached it. More...

Summer Youth Employment Applications Available

Applications for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), run by the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development, are now available online at www.nyc.gov/dycd and at the District Offices of New York City Councilmember Eric A. More...

Census Workers Start Door-To-Door May 1

Beginning May 1, more than 600,000 Census takers, commonly referred to as enumerators, will knock on doors in communities across the United States, signaling the launch of the Nonresponse Follow-up operation (NRFU). More...

George L. Greco Honored By HeartShare

George L. Greco, member of the Board of Directors of Peninsula Hospital Center and Rockaway resident, was honored by HeartShare Human Services of New York on March 25. Greco was presented with the Monsignor Thomas G. More...

Earth Day Commemorated With Cleanup

More than 120 volunteers showed up last Saturday for an Earth Day restoration cleanup and planting at the North Channel Bridge beach on Jamaica Bay. More...

100 PCT CC Honors Officers

The 100 Precinct Community Council honored the Queens Narcotics squad for the March drug bust in Hammels Houses that resulted in more than 40 arrests. More...

RAA Celebrates Immigrant Heritage Week

Artist Chris Preston points to his birthplace of Bolton in the northwest United Kingdom on his hand drawn map of the world now on exhibition at the Rockaway Artists Alliance T-7 gallery. More...

BBPA Hosts Beach 26 Street Cleanup

Sixteen people participated in the Beach 26 Street cleanup on Saturday, April 24, sponsored by the Beachside Bungalow Preservation Association with a grant from Citizens Committee for New York City. More...

BCHS Students Donate Quilts Of Hope

Teens from the Vocational Sewing Club at Beach Channel High School spread warmth and very good cheer at Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation recently when they delivered beautifully handcrafted lap quilts as gifts to many of PCECR&r More...

Runners Finish Fast, Get Trophies At Irish Circle Restaurant

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