July 9, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Far Rockaway Library Hosts Cancer Training 101

The Queens Library, working with the American Cancer Society – as part of the library’s HealthLink program – presented Cancer Training 101 at the Far Rockaway Library on July 1. More...

DEP Serves Water-On-The-Go All Summer Long

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Environmental Protection Commissioner Cas Holloway launched a new program to make New York City drinking water easily available at outdoor public locations and events throughout the city this summer. More...

PHC Volunteer Guild Makes Annual Donation

Peninsula Hospital Center’s Volunteer Guild presented Robert V. Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer with their $40,000.00 annual donation earmarked this year, for the Butterflies by the Sea, Eisenstadt Hospice Care Unit. More...

Youth Committee Starts Summer Volleyball Program

With the summer bringing an end to the 100 Precinct Council Youth Committee’s Chess Club, the committee has started something new for kids, a Summer Volleyball Program on the Beach. Registration was held Tuesday, July 6 from 6:00 p.m. More...

Sanders Hosts Concert At FRHS

City Councilman James Sanders, Jr. has announced that he will host the fourth annual Garvey-Tubman Music Series beginning on Saturday, July 10 at 3 p.m., at Far Rockaway High School, located at 821 Bay 25 Street. More...

Direct Debit Offers Water Bill Discounts

“The new Fiscal Year 2011 water and sewer rate goes into effect today, and there is some immediate good news for our customers. More...

PS 114 Holding Parent Meeting July 21

On July 21, 2010 a meeting will be held for the parents of students who attend PS/MS 114 in Belle Harbor. The meeting will be held in the school’s auditorium at 7 p.m. More...

SJEH Holds Successful Health Fair

St. John’s annual health fair was attended by hundreds of people on Sunday, June 27 at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, 1920 New Haven Avenue, Far Rockaway. More...

Locks Of Love In Neponsit

On Thursday, July 1, Claudia Dana of Neponsit decided to celebrate the beginning of summer by donating 10 inches of her hair to the “Locks of Love” program, which creates wigs for cancer p More...

Tribute Park Future Site Of 9/11 Steel

Assemblywoman Audrey I. More...

Action Center Honors Locals

It was a sight to behold; public school kitchen staff standing shoulder to shoulder with our political leaders, parent coordinators joining hands with city agencies and school safety agents breaking bread with some of the biggest corporations and no More...

RWA Tour Of Brooklyn Bridge Park

Last week students in RWA’s Environmentor Program took a guided tour of the Brooklyn Bridge Park with landscape architect Paul Seck of Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates. More...

SJEH Residency Programs Hold Graduations

In June, the numerous residency programs at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital held graduation ceremonies. The first ceremony was held by the Internal Medicine Department for its graduates on June 15, at the Imperial Room in Inwood, NY. More...

Free Summer Meals, Big Apple Games Start

The New York City Department of Education announced a joint kick-off of its annual summer meals program and the Big Apple Games, a recreational program for children. Both programs are free. More...

SJEH Medical Staff Holds Quarterly Meeting

The Medical Staff Society of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital gathered for its quarterly meeting on Tuesday, June 8, at the Lawrence Village Country Club in Lawrence, NY. More...

Make Music New York Holds Far Rockaway Concert

Make Music New York hosted a free concert event on June 21 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Beach 20 Street. The event was well attended and went off successfully. More...

Gateway Invites Families To Discover Wildlife

What materials do birds use to make a cozy home? Explore the answers to this at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Gateway National Recreation Area/National Park Service on Sunday, July 11, 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. More...

Friends Of Tribute Park To Host 'Sunset In The Park'

On Thursday, July 22, “Friends of Tribute Park” will host “Sunset in the Park.” This annual fundraiser for the park, which is a memorial to those who died on September 11, 2001 and the 343 firefighters who died trying to save More...

Hip-Hop Pioneer, Rammellzee, Dies At 49

Far Rockaway resident Rammellzee, an early graffiti writer, hip-hop pioneer and performance artist, died on Sunday at the age of 49. More...

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