May 21, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Cancer Society Relay For Life Set For Riis Park

The American Cancer Society will be hosting the 11th Annual Relay for Life of Riis Park, which will take place on June 12-13 at the Bay 9 Mall. A spokesperson for the American Cancer Society calls the Relay for Life a unique celebration of life. More...

100 Precinct CC Hosts Successful Bake Sale

The 100 Precinct Community Council’s annual bake sale was their most successful to date. More...

Pheffer Attends BCHS Play

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer recently attended the Beach Channel High School production of Cinderella performed by the Theater Art Class under the direction of their teacher, Alice Baumann. More...

Mayor Mike Proclaims ‘Bike Month NYC 2010’

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and Transportation Alternatives (T.A.) has announced the kickoff of Bike Month NYC 2010, with more than 200 organized rides, races and other events that will take place More...

Sanders Visits 'Take Back Your Park' Celebration

Councilman James Sanders Jr. visited the recent “Take Back Your Park” celebration that was held on Beach 79 Street adjacent to PS 183. More...

Pheffer Meets With Commissioner Of Education

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer recently had the opportunity to meet with New York State Education Commissioner and President of the University of the State of New York, Dr. David M. Steiner. More...

Culinary Kids Opens Farmer’s Market At SJEH

Chef Marion Moses attends to customers on the opening day of the Culinary Kids Farmer’s Market Too on the grounds of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital last Thursday. More...

Rep Meeks To Host Job Fair 6/11

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks is hosting a Federal Job Fair at York College on Friday, June 11 from 10:00 am. - 3:00 p.m. for New Yorkers looking for work in the federal government. The event is free and open to the public. More...

Help Make One’s Prom Dream Come True

For the second year in a row, the First Congregational Church of Rockaway Beach is asking the community to dig into their closets to help make prom dreams come true for eighth graders at PS 183 (The Richard R. Green School), of Beach 79 Street. More...

Sign Up For Pheffer's E-mail Alerts

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer is pleased to announce her e-mail news alerts. More...

Making Sure Your Funeral Plans Will Be Honored

Consumers who prepay their funerals in New York State have strong safeguards to protect the integrity of the funds they have set aside. However, an important issue must be addressed. More...

City Wants Your Input On Restaurant Grades

The Health Department last week proposed rules and outlined procedures to guide the implementation of New York City’s new restaurant grading system. More...

‘It’s My Bark Day’ Is A Howl With Participants

Arf Arf (The Allied Rockaway Foundation for Animal Recreation and Fitness) hosted it’s bi-annual ‘It’s My Bark Day’ last Saturday at the Rockaway Dog Run between Beach 81 and 83 Streets. More...

St. Camillus Goes Bowling

Students of St. Camillus School had lots of fun at “Bowling Day” on April 24. St. Camillus Bowling Day was held at the Woodmere Bowling Lanes. More...

Beach 116 Street Ceremony For Beverly Baxter Renaming

A ceremony was held on Saturday morning at Beach 116 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard to honor the memory of Rockaway icon Beverly Baxter. More...

WISL To Host Scholarship Luncheon

Women’s Industrial Service League, Inc. More...

St. Mary Star Of The Sea Pastor Reassigned

It was announced last week that Father James Cunningham, Pastor of St. Mary Star of the Sea and St. Gertrude Parish, Far Rockaway, will be leaving the parish effective June 30. More...

Bayside Beach Gets Cleanup Of Floatable Debris

Members of the American Littoral Society, students from John Bowne High School and Rick Horan from Gateway Bike and Boathouse joined forces last weekend to clean the Gateway NRA bayside beach next to the Breezy Point Yacht Club. More...

Seagulls Feasting On Sand Replenishment

It’s an All-You-Can-Eat Buffet for Seafaring Gulls, as ocean sand is pumped onto Rockaway beaches providing a cornucopia of sea-dwelling comestibles. More...

Littoral Society Members Learn About Roses And Horseshoe Crabs

Spring is in full swing as the salt spray roses (Rosa rugosa) are in full bloom and the ancient horseshoe crabs are once again coming ashore to lay their eggs. More...

Beach 108 Residents Beautify Median

Parks Day 2010 was a huge success here in the Rockaways. More...

Locals Pitch In For Boardwalk Cleanup

A group of volunteers helped clean the gardens along the boardwalk and the beach. The three young men are Fritz, Jay and Omar of Millennium Development (Brooklyn). More...

SJEH Celebrates Nurses Week

The nurses at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital were honored and celebrated dur- ing National Nurses Week, which began Thursday, May 6, and ended on Wednesday, May 12, on the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. More...

Tribute Park Spruce-Up Draws A Crowd

Will Meet Each Tuesday At Park

Left: A large group of residents, firefighters and students joined in on Saturday cleaning up Tribute Park. More...

BHPO Awards Nicole Scafo

On May 18 the Belle Harbor Property Owners Association honored Nicole Scafo with their Excellence in Education Award for her work done for the DOE’s Knowledge Networks, Math, Science and Technology Fair. More...

Charitable Fishing Tournament Draws 300

More than 300 kayak fishing enthusiasts greeted the sunrise on Sunday, May 16 by launching their boats out into the bay for a good cause – Casting for Recovery’s Seventh Annual Jamaica Bay More...


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