May 28, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Plumbers Recruit Apprentices

The Plumbers Local Union #200 Joint Apprenticeship Committee will conduct recruitment from May 3, 2010 through April 18, 2011 for eighteen plumber apprentices, State Labor Commissioner Colleen C. Gardner announced today. More...

Weiner: Rockaway Beach Replenishment Done

After little more than a week of work by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Representative. Anthony Weiner announced Tuesday, the successful completion of efforts to replenish Rockaway Beach, which was severely eroded because of recent storms. More...

New Hope To Crown Prince And Princess

The Building Fund Committee of the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church presents “Princess and Prince for a Day” on Sunday, May 30 at 11:00 a.m. More...

Pheffer Meets With Israeli Diplomats

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer, who is a member of the National Association of Jewish Legislators, recently had the opportunity to meet with Israeli diplomats. More...

100 PCT CC Holds Meeting At West End Temple

The monthly council meeting, which is usually held every fourth Wednesday at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Rockaway Beach, was held this month at West End Temple in Neponsit. More...

Harnisher Memorial Fishing Tournament

The 2nd annual Joseph “JJ” Harnisher memorial fishing tournament was held this past Saturday May 22, 2010. More...

Disney Volunteers Help Clean Rockaway Beach

From recovering trash in the dunes to removing sand from the stairs leading to the beach, by the benches and around O’Donohue Park, Disney Volunteers spread out across the lower part of Far Rockaway Beach last Saturday. More...

Homeowners/Residents Association Hosting Meeting

The Rockaway Park Homeowners/ Residents Association will introduce new officers Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club. More...

New Rockaway Artists Alliance Exhibition

“Green Liquor,”shown above, is one of the many paintings by Susan De Castro that will be on display at the Rockaway Artists Alliance sTudio 6 Gallery, Fort Tilden. More...

New York City Beaches Open This Weekend

In time for the holiday weekend, the Health Department has announced that all of the city’s 21 public and permitted private beaches will be open for the season beginning Saturday, May 29. More...

Parks Kicks Off Rockaway Beach Season

New York City Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe along with Rockaway’s elected officials kicked off the start to the summer beach season this week. Students from P.S. More...

DOH: Patch And Gum Giveaway Most Successful

New York City’s Nicotine Patch and Gum Giveaway Program enrolled more than 40,000 smokers in 2010, nearly one and a half times more than last year’s enrollment of 28,000 smokers, the Health Department reported. More...

DMV Commissioner Warns Teens

In the summer before his senior year, a classmate of New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Commissioner David J. Swarts was killed in a car crash in the West Seneca School District. More...

Jewish Association For Services To the Aged Fights For Senior Centers

Roy Reuther Senior Center and Brookdale Village participated in the Council of Senior Centers and Services Advocacy Day on May 12. This day was organized to protest the possible closings of 50 part-time senior centers around the city. More...

Rockaway World War II Veterans Honored

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RDRC Dinner Honors Locals, Business People

The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) hosted its annual dinner-dance at Russo’s On the Bay in Howard Beach on May 19, drawing hundreds of civic activists, politicians an More...

Sebago Canoe Club Hosts Annual Laser Regatta

Dinghy sailing is alive and well at Sebago Canoe Club, which hosted its Second Annual District 8 Laser Regatta this past weekend. Sailors of laser boats came from as far away as Saratoga and Sayville to enter the race across Jamaica Bay. More...

Barefoot Wine Sponsors Rockaway Beach Cleanup

The Barefoot Wine Company joins the Surfrider Foundation in the fourth annual Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project. The event is June 12 on Beach 91 Street. The cleanup takes place between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. More...

Arverne’s Kids Fight for Libraries

Children who regularly use the Queens Library at Arverne have been drumming up signatures on petitions in hopes of helping to restore funding to the library. More...

New York Hall of Science Hosts New Exhibit

New York Hall of Science opened a new exhibit May 8. Amazon Voyage: Vicious Fishes and Other Riches explores the world’s most biologically diverse river. The museum is open Tuesday through Thursday 9:30 a.m. More...


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