June 4, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Look At That Snake In Rockaway Park

A python was spotted in the sewer last Sunday on Beach 120 Street in Rockaway Park. More...

Pheffer’s Club Demonstrates Voting Machine

Beginning September of 2010, all elections in New York City will be conducted using new election machines. The old, antiquated machines with the “lever pulls’ have been eliminated. More...

MillionTreesNYC

Working with MillionTreesNYC, a PlaNYC initiative in partnership with NYC Parks and New York Restoration Project (NYRP), Peninsula Hospital Center and Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation had 40 new trees planted on the hospital cam More...

Rockaway Memorial Day Parade Draws Large Crowds

The Rockaway Memorial Day Parade, honoring World War II veterans, stepped off from Beach 129 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard under perfect skies at 11:30 a.m. on Monday morning. More...

Council Holds Another Successful Food Drive

The 100 Precinct Community Council in cooperation with Dayton Towers Corporation held their May Food Drive at 102-00 Shore Front Parkway. More...

Memorial Day Starts Far Rockaway Beach Season

Adults put together a kite (above) as a little one runs in from the shore. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg More...

Riis Park Memorial Day Bonfire

On Friday, Rockaway residents gathered at Riis Park to celebrate Memorial Day with an old fashioned bonfire. Eighty people attended the beach to enjoy s’mores and hotdogs. More...

PHC Awards Employees At Spring Luncheon

Butler Award: Jean Butler, RN, Endoscopy Unit, (center) received the RN, Nurse of Distinction Award from Peninsula Hospital Center. More...

SJEH Honors Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services of the Fire Department of New York City, Nassau County Emergency Ambulance Bureau and other emergency lifesaving companies were honored by St. More...

Broad Channel Memorial Day Parade Draws Crowds

The Broad Channel Memorial Day Parade, sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion, once again stepped off on Sunday on Cross Bay Boulevard, after an earlier ceremony at the Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department’s Noel R More...

Locals Graduate From SUNY New Paltz

Seven residents of the Rockaways graduated May 26 from State University of New York at New Paltz with undergraduate degrees. More...

June Named Motorcycle Safety Month

In 2008, there were nearly 5,400 motorcycle crashes in New York State. Motorcycle fatalities increased by almost nine percent from 2007 to 2008, although preliminary data does show a decrease in motorcycle fatalities between 2008 and 2009. More...

Bloomberg Sets New York City Civic Corps

Mayor Michael R. More...

Father Devine Celebrates 50 Years

Local priest, , will be celebrating his 50th anniversary of being ordained, on May 28. Father James was born in 1934 to Thomas, a coffee roaster for the A&P, and Mary, a homemaker. More...

City Launches Online Community For Veterans

City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn and Veterans Committee Chair Mathieu Eugene have announced the launch of a new website to assist veterans with city services. More...

Westbourne Av./Dunbar St. Guardrail Safety Hazard For Drivers

These are two views of the guardrail at the corner of Westbourne Avenue and Dunbar Street in Bayswater. More...

Website Provides Boating Safety Tips

On waterways across the country, boating season begins this week. To help boaters and anglers brush up on their boating safety, the BoatUS Foundation has these six tips: More...

DOT Announces Winning Design For Temporary Plaza

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan has announced the winning design for the temporary treatments that will refresh and revive the streetscape design currently in place at the Times Square pedestrian plaz More...

Local Graduates SUNY College At Old Westbury

Rosanna Hernandez, daughter of Santana and Maria Hernandez, graduated from SUNY College at Old Westbury on May 23 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She resides in Hammels Housing Authority, where she was born and raised. More...

Kiwanis Club Receives Donation

Sal Anelli, president of the New York District Kiwanis Foundation, and Anthony Merendino visited the Rockaway Kiwanis Club in March to discuss how to suitably memorialize a $25,000 donation from the Estate of Margaret Sorensen to Kamp Kiwanis, whic More...

Neponsit Honors Knowledge Network Winners

The Neponsit Home Owners’ Associations honored the Scholars’ Academy participants in the Department of Education’s Knowledge Networks Math, Science and Technology Fair. More...

Pheffer Meets Anti-Soviet Jewish Dissident

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer had the pleasure of meeting with Mr. Josef Begunn, one of the most famous anti-Soviet Jewish Dissidents in the history of the then-Soviet Union and now Russia. More...

World War II Veterans Join Little Leaguers On Monday

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Navy’s Blue Angels Make Local Appearance

Draw Locals To Jones Beach

The Navy’s high-flying Blue Angels came to Jones Beach for the Memorial Day weekend, drawing lots of local residents to see the show. More...

Two Residents Graduate Sacred Heart University

On May 16, Catherine Rudden and Christina Comis, both from Rockaway Park, graduated from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT. Rudden and Comis each graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. More...


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