September 17, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Too Much Wind, Too Few Waves

The annual Richie Allen Surf Classic, honoring the slain 9-11 firefighter was a case of too much wind and too few waves last Sunday, as event organizers fought the wind, rain and waves to get the surf More...

Take A Jamaica Bay Morning Walk

Enjoy a morning walk along the wooded trails of the North and South Gardens on Sunday, September 19, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. More...

Remembrances And Red Roses For Those Who Lost Their Lives

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Local Wins Police Commish For A Day

Neil Dufresne, a senior at Church of God Christian Academy, is pictured with Felix Urrutia, executive director of the Police Athletic League, following the ceremony at One Police Plaza at which the winners of the “Police Commissioner for a Day More...

Bungalows Of Rockaway Preview

This photo, taken in Edgemere in the 1920s, appears in the documentary “The Bungalows of Rockaway,” and was donated courtesy of Stanley Kreinik. More...

Sign Up Now For PAL After School Programs

The Police Athletic League (PAL) kicked off its After School Programs in Queens on September 8 at PAL’s Beacon sites and on September 13 at PAL’s Centers. More...

Family Day A Success, Despite Inclement Weather

Cool and inclement weather kept the turnout low for this year’s annual family day sponsored by State Senator Malcolm Smith, held at O’Donohue Park on Sunday. More...

PHC’s Farewell To Two Physicians

Martin A. More...

CB 14 Denies Developer’s Application

Representatives for Landmark Developers of Rockaway, including Michael Kerris (left) of Frameworks Group Real Estate Developers, explain their reasons for applying to the city’s Board of Standards and Appeals to continue building at 93-06 Shorefron More...

New York City Century Bike Tour Touches Rockaway And Other Four Boroughs

Hundreds of bicycle riders touched Rockaway on Sunday, September 12, as part of Transportation Alternative’s NYC Century Bike Tour. More...

Students Get Involved In Community Planning

Over the summer RWA students took part in working with some of the nation’s leading planning and landscape architects to bring what they learn back to the Rockaway peninsula. More...

Father Jim And Far Rockaway Say Farewell

“Hello, I’m Father Jim, and I used to be your pastor.” With that comment, which drew laugher from the crowd in St. More...

Solemn Ceremonies Mark 9-11 Anniversary At Tribute Park

The ninth anniversary of the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, was held last Saturday at Tribute Park on Beach Channel Drive at Beach 116 Street. More...

Rockaway’s Children Need To Slim Down

Nearly 40 percent of New York City’s students are overweight or obese. That is according to the Departments of Health and Education. And Rockaway is not immune to the problem. More...

Saint John’s Episcopal Hospital Hosts Annual Ocean Walk

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Development Board held the fifth annual Ocean Walk on Monday, September 13. More than $76,000 was raised for the state-of-the-art renovation of the Obstetrics/ Gynecology Unit at St. More...

Gateway Celebrates Public Lands Day

This year, the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Gateway National Recreation Area, National Park Service will host an invasive plant removal on September 25, from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. as part of National Public Lands Day. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Dentist’s Mission Of Mercy

A trio of dentists including Leonard E. More...

Rockaway Walks Program Ends Summer Season

Councilman James Sanders Jr. and Rockaway residents have successfully shed pounds for the 4th Annual Rockaway Walks program, which came to an end on Saturday, August 28. More...

ARTSplash 2010 Is Now Underway

The Rockaway Artists Alliance opened ARTSplash 2010, its newest exhibition, in a big way with a lively reception in the T-7 gallery on Sunday, September 12. More...


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