October 15, 2010 RSS feed / Community

Tarloff Stands Trial For Manhattan Cleaver Slay

Nearly three years after he admittedly slaughtered a Manhattan psychologist with a meat cleaver, David Tarloff is standing trial for the murder in a Manhattan courtroom. More...

Broad Channel Resident Channels Roosevelt

Broad Channel resident and Rockaway Artists Alliance vice president Dan Guarino “volunteered for the part of a lifetime” in bringing to life President Theodore Roosevelt at the Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery’s Spirits Alive! More...

Teen Library Hosts Peninsula College Fair

Teens pose with members of the Army and Marines while a representative from Mercy College answers questions about his school as the Teen Library on Beach 20 Street hosted a college fair last week. More...

Gardeners Enjoy Working Weekend

It was a spectacular fall weekend, and community gardeners were out in force on the peninsula. More...

SJEH Honors Bishop Provenzano And The Makabalis

The Right Reverend Lawrence C. Provenzano and Merryl and Dr. Gilbert Makabali will be honored by the Development Board of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital at its annual fundraiser and dinner dance, the Chrysanthemum Ball. More...

Simon says...

We are extremely proud of our great family of Rockaway, Broad Channel and Breezy Point for the great showing on Tuesday night at our rally to eliminate the toll on the Cross Bay Bridge. More...

City To Break Ground On East End Park Improvements

O’Donohue To Get Make Over; New Park Planned

As part of Mayor Bloomberg’s project PlaNYC to create more open spaces and to ensure that all New Yorkers live within a 10-minute walk of a park, city and local representatives will be breaking ground this week to expand O’Donohue Park o More...

PS/MS 105 Celebrates Peace Day

The United Nations has declared September 21 as International Day of Peace. All around the world people observe a day of peace and nonviolence. More...

Grand Opening Set For Rockaway Stop & Shop

Stop & Shop will host a grand opening celebration at its newest store in Arverne on Thursday, October 21, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The 55,000- square-foot store is located at 70-20 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Arverne By The Sea. More...

NYPD Grounds Two Copters, Reconfigures Another

After grounding one air-sea rescue craft because of the suspected mechanical failure of another, the New York City Police Department has reconfigured one of its seven police helicopters for air-sea rescue missions. More...

Gateway Center Hosts Johnson Lecture Series

Learn about the creatures that hop, crawl and slither through Jamaica Bay. More...

Ulrich: Pre-K Enrollment Deadline 10/29

Councilmember Eric A. Ulrich is reminding constituents that the deadline to enroll four-year-old children in Universal Pre-Kindergarten programs is October 29. More...

PHC Presents Outstanding Volunteer Awards

Joyce Silverman, president, PHC Volunteer Guild and Jack Domfort, vice president, PHC Volunteer Guild, are among Peninsula Hospital Center’s 2010 Honorees at its 103rd Anniversary Ball to be held on October 30. More...

DEC: Check Fuel Tanks Before Temperatures Drop

Before receiving the first shipment of fuel oil for the upcoming heating season, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis is encouraging homeowners to thoroughly check their heating fuel oil storage tan More...

Urbancanvas Finalists Announced

Public Can Cast Votes Online

Department of Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri and Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner Kate D. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Far Rockaway Station, Far Rockaway, N.Y.- 1914

Despite the fact that the Long Island Railroad electrified its lines before the first Great War to end all wars, steam locomotives were still in use to haul freight cars and some passenger trains. More...

NYC Launches BigApps 2.0 Competition

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Robert K. More...


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