January 14, 2011 RSS feed / Community

SwimStrong This Weekend At FRHS

Shawn Slevin admits there’s not much she knows about Rockaway. She’s an outsider. But one thing she does know is that the kids of Rockaway have the potential to be great swimmers with unlimited access to the waterfront. More...

Community Board Meeting 1/18

The Community Board 14 monthly meetings, which are typically held every second Tuesday of the month, will meet on January 18 at 7:45 p.m. The meeting originally scheduled for last week, January 11, was postponed due to the inclement weather. More...

Mystery Plate Asks Where And When?

When James Metz of Beach 69th Street in Arverne passed away, his son, Bill, cleaned out his home and found this plate buried away in a closet. More...

Winterize Your Home This Winter

1. Reduce drafts. Loose fitting windows and doors can be major sources of heat loss in a building. Properly seal them with weatherproofing materials. Adding weatherstripping around the edges of doors and windows will help keep heat in. More...

SJEH Kids Get Special Visit

Santa and his elves visited the boys and girls at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in the Ambulatory Care Center and Emergency Department. More...

Local Food Program Sets Cooking Demonstrations

Culinary Kids CSA continues to promote its new healthy food program to the Rockaway peninsula for the 2011 season. More...

Health Commissioner Visits Saint John’s Episcopal Hospital

The Commissioner of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Thomas Farley, MD, MPH, gave the lecture at Internal Medicine Grand Rounds at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital on Wednesday, January 5. Dr. More...

RAA Hosts 'Reflections' At Fort Tilden

“Be prepared to see your world turned upside down, reflected inside out and stretched as far as the imagination can go!” says a Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) announcement for their new exhibition, “Reflections.” For their fi More...

Simon To Meet Press On BCHS

Democratic District Leader Lew Simon has announced that supporters of Beach Channel High School will meet with print and electronic reporters on Thursday, January 20 at 2:30 p.m. sharp on the patio in front of the school. More...

St. Rose Of Lima Parish Kicks Off Year 125

Sunday, January 10 St. Rose of Lima, in Rockaway Beach had standing room only as the parish kicks off its 125th Anniversary Year. More...

Construction Accidents Fall 28 Percent

Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri today announced a 28 percent decrease in construction-related accidents in New York City in 2010 when compared to the previous year. More...

Red Cross Sets Winter Safety Tips

The cold weather and winter conditions often bring an increase in home fires as many people use alternate heating sources such as space heaters, fireplaces, or coal or wood stoves to stay warm. More...

Sebago Kayakers Frolic at Frostbite Regatta

One of the favorite rituals of Sebago Canoe Club members is the annual Frostbite Regatta. Usually held on New Year’s Day, the event was snowdelayed for a week this year. More...


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