July 2, 2010 RSS feed / Community

WISL Celebrates Youth And Seniors At Luncheon

During its Annual Awards Luncheon, held at Antun’s on Saturday, June 5, the Women’s Industrial Service League, Inc. (WISL) honored five senior citizens for demonstrating outstanding church and community service. More...

100 PCT CC Hosts Last Meeting Before Break

Transit District 23 Police Officer Glenn Lewter received his “Cop of the Month” award at this month’s meeting at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Rockaway Beach. More...

Peninsula Rehab Patients Enjoy Outing

Residents from Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation had the opportunity recently to enjoy a beautiful June day on an outing, the last portion of which was at their local Dunkin Donuts. More...

Peninsula Hospital Holds Annual MED Graduation Ceremony

On Friday, June 18, Peninsula Hospital Center’s Medical Education Department held its annual graduation at the Lawrence Country Club in Lawrence, New York. More...

Empire Girls State Forum

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer met with the 11 local participants of this year’s Empire Girls State Forum being held in Brockport, NY. The girls, all high school juniors, will spend a week learning the political process. More...

Special Benefit Heart Luncheon Held

On June 16, a special benefit Heart Luncheon was held to honor the memory of the late Fay Cohen. Phyllis Epstein, of Kings Point, and her sister Carole Orlow, hosted the luncheon. More...

Adventist’s Youth Group – A Haven For Local Youths

The Solid Rock Church of Seventh- Day Adventist is more than a place of worship. The church is also a haven for the youth in the area. More...

Rockaway Park Hotel Closer To Re-Opening

The single-room occupancy Rockaway Park Hotel, on the peninsula’s main west end shopping street, is one step closer to re-opening, but it is still unclear who exactly will inhabit the building. More...

Titus Advocates Autism Care

Assemblywoman Michele R. Titus understands that there has been a steady increase in the diagnosis of autism, a general term used to describe a group of complex brain disorders. More...

Assemblywoman Pheffer Announces Expansion Of HopeLine

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer is pleased to announce her partnership with District Attorney Richard Brown and Verizon Wireless in expanding the HopeLine Program to the 23rd Assembly District. More...

MyRockPark Wants To Teach Tree Care At Peninsula Library

An hour-long class sponsored by MyRockPark on care of street trees will be given at the Peninsula Library on Thursday evening, July 7 at 7 p.m. More...

Ready Rockaway Holds Monthly Meeting

Guest speakers to the June monthly Ready Rockaway meeting were Dr. Daniel Canario, Director of Infectious Disease and Robin Blackwell, R.N., Vice President/Chief Nursing Executive, both of Peninsula Hospital Center. Dr. More...

Drawing A Line In The Sand

June 26, at exactly noon, a group of about 150 people from the American Littoral Society, NYC Sierra Club and NYC Audubon, as well as local beachgoers joined hands in a line across the sand at Beach 94-96 Streets to show support for promoting altern More...


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