August 6, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Pheffer Announces Cell Phone Drive

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer is pleased to announce her partnership with District Attorney Richard Brown and Eric Aviles, Fairfield Inn by Marriott Hotel Manager, in expanding the Verizon Wireless HopeLine program to the 23rd Assembly District. More...

Ulrich Hosts B. 121 St. Boardwalk Party

City Councilman Eric Ulrich and the Parks Department teamed up on Friday night for a boardwalk party at Beach 121 Street. More...

Peninsula Hospital Hosts Fundraiser

The Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary recently hosted a Summer Fundraiser and Membership Meeting at Vetro, by Russo’s on the Bay, in Howard Beach. More...

Coca-Cola Donates 50K For Jamaica Bay Kayaking

Coca-Cola presented the National Park Foundation with a $50,000 grant last Thursday at Riis Landing for the purchase of new kayaks and bike racks to encourage increased access to Jamaica Bay, which now has seven different kayak and canoe launching p More...

Welcome To Rockaway’ Sign Replaced

The Welcome to Rockaway sign which was torn down during a violent windstorm this past March has been replaced by the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce. More...

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Gives Thanks To Employees

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital held its annual Employee Appreciation Day on Wednesday, July 21. More than 1,000 employees enjoyed a festive barbecue on the Hospital grounds. More...

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Kids Cleanup North Basin

Last Saturday students from RWA’s summer youth program joined forces with Marlen Waaijer and Doris Harris of Norton Basin Edgemere Stewardship Group (NBESG) to clean the Jamaica Bay shoreline along Norton Basin. More...

Mott Avenue Train Station Detours

Full closure of Beach 22 Street, between Mott Avenue and Loretta Avenue, adjacent to the Mott Avenue train station, will be closed to pedestrian and motor vehicle traffic every Saturday and Sunday of More...

East End Celebrates National Night Out Against Crime

Matthew Gordon, from the mayor’s office, presents Community Council President Justin Cauley and 101 Precinct Captain Michael Lipetri with a mayoral proclamation. Photos by Miriam Rosenberg More...

Youth Committee Attends FDNY vs. NYPD Game

The 100 Precinct Community Council’s Youth Committee sponsored a trip to Coney Island for the NYPD vs. FDNY baseball game at M.C.U. Park in Coney Island. Some boys from St. More...

Hundreds Step Off In Annual Graybeards Family Run

The skies were clear, the temperature was perfect and the rain held off long enough for the Graybeards to host its annual Family Run at Beach 129 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Friday evening. More...

SJEH Physicians Named Top Doctors

Numerous physicians from the medical staff of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital have been named in the Top Doctors: New York Metro Area book compiled by Castle Connolly. More...

Lifeguards Honored At Annual Belson Swim

The annual memorial swim to honor the memory of Firefighter Steven Belson, who was killed in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, was held last Saturday at Beach 90 St More...

National Night Out Against Crime Heats Up Beach 116 Street

The west end’s version of National Night Out Against Crime took the southern end of Beach 116 Street by storm on Tuesday night as hundreds came to eat, find out about many police and civic organ More...


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