June 25, 2010 RSS feed / Community

DOB Introduces Porch And Deck Inspections

Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri has launched the No- Penalty Deck and Porch Inspection Program, an initiative to help property owners throughout the City ensure their decks and porches are structurally sound and in compliance with City regula More...

Rockaway Author Publishes Her First Children’s Book

Stacey J.S. Haggerty founded her company, HYB Families Inc., after years of working as a project manager for a major accounting firm. Though she left her job in big business, she had full intentions of continuing to work. More...

Action Center Hosts Year-End Events

More than 200 Action Center parents and children reaped the rewards of a job well done, as the Action Center hosted its Annual Parent Child Awards banquet. More...

‘Friends - Senior To Senior’ Prom

It is the season of high school proms throughout the country and a group of senior teens from Beach Channel High School recently brought a prom into the lives of the senior registrants at the Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) program at Peninsula Center More...

SJEH To Host Health Fair

A health fair will be held on Sunday, June 27, from noon until 4 p.m. at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, 1920 New Haven Avenue, Far Rockaway. The entrance to the fair will be on Central Avenue and New Haven Avenue. More...

Charity Luncheon Huge Success

The Philip Port Memorial Unit of the American Cancer Society held its 51st consecutive spring luncheon at the Rockaway Seafood Restaurant on June 3. More...

Ulrich Attends PS 47 Graduations

Councilmember Eric A. Ulrich attended today’s graduation ceremony for PS/MS 47 at Broad Channel’s American Legion Hall, at which 18 students received their diplomas. More...

RWA Hosts "Rockspot" Bike Tour

This past Saturday Don Riepe, the Jamaica Bay Guardian, led a bike tour of the western section of the Rockaway peninsula for the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA). More...

PS/MS 105 Students Try To Save Library

On Wednesday, June 16, the students of PS/MS 105 filled out and decorated “Save the Library” postcards in conjunction with the Arverne Library on Beach 54 Street. More...

‘Kharizma And The Bee’ At PS/MS 105

Second-grader Kharizma took first place at PS/MS 105’s Spelling Bee this year. The crowd roared as three semi-finalists entered the sixth round and Kharizma took the lead. More...

Comptroller Comes To Two Rockaway Venues

New York City Comptroller John C. Liu came to Rockaway on Tuesday night, speaking first at the Belle Harbor Property Owners Association meeting at PS 114 and then to the Neponsit Homeowners Association at the West End Temple. More...

Mini Golf Opens In Gateway This Weekend

Plans for a seaside miniature golf course may have died in Rockaway Beach, but just over the Marine Parkway Bridge, Brooklyn Golf Center is getting ready to unveil its brand new 18-hole miniature golf course this weekend during its grand opening. More...

LIPA’s Life-Support Program

Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) wants residents to be aware of their Critical Care Program that helps them to identify customers who rely on lifesupport equipment, according to Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer. More...

Summer Tips For Keeping Your Home Cool

As hot summer days replace the mild temperatures of spring, National Grid offers its customers some tips on how to beat the heat without increasing their energy costs. More...

A Bird’s Eye View Of The West End: Where Are We?

Rockaway is not a very large peninsula, as peninsulas go. For much of the west end, Rockaway is only five blocks from north to south. More...

Home Based Child Care Grads Honored In Far Rockaway

Seventeen current and aspiring home-based child care providers are the most recent graduates of “Child Care Means Business” training in Far Rockaway, an innovative program designed to increase the prevalence and stability of high quality More...


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