May 20, 2011 RSS feed / Community

PHC Commemorates Nurses Week

To commemorate National Nurse’s Week, Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation’s staff members put their various talents on display and presented an “Extravaganza” of entertainment during their lunch hour. More...

WISL To HostAnnual Luncheon

The Women’s Industrial Service League, Inc. More...

Dogs Bark For Joy At 'It's My Bark! Day'

Dogs of various breeds brought their humans out for a day of fun as Arf Arf hosted its annual ‘It’s My Bark! Day’ last Saturday. The May 14 party took place at the Dog Run next to the Rockaway Freeway on Beach 83 Street. More...

Jamaica Bay Cruise Goes Swimmingly

Last Saturday over 120 people attended the RWA Jamaica Bay historical cruise benefit. The three hour tour departed from Riis Landing on the American Princess and traveled along the Jamaica Bay shoreline to the head of the bay in Nassau county. More...

Quick-Fix Up For Rockies Hockey Rink

The Parks Department brought in the shock troops to give the Rockaway Rockies Hockey Rink on Beach 108 Street and Shore Front Parkway a quick fixup. More...

Eatery Cuts Ribbon for First Anniversary

Happy Birthday, Rock N’ Roll Bagels! More...

JASA Fights For Seniors

Roy Reuther Senior Center, Rockaway Park and Brookdale Village participated in the Council of Senior Centers and Services Advocacy Day on May 11. More...

St. Mary Star Of The Sea Closing

A rich part of Far Rockaway history will soon be gone. After 134 years in operation, St. Mary Star of the Sea Catholic School will be closing its doors come June 30. In February, St. More...

PHC Visits JASA For Ophthalmology Talk

Fay Schwimmer, Project Director for JASA Rockaway Park, recently welcomed Peninsula Hospital Center’s Department of Ophthalmology to make a presentation about eye health awareness to the group. More...

PS47 Pre-Schoolers Celebrate Kids Week

PS 47’s pre-kindergarten students had a Pajama Day as part of their celebration of Kids Week. The children and their teacher, Mrs. Lapierre, and assistant teacher, Mrs. More...

PHC Welcomes New Pediatric Dentist

Peninsula Hospital Center’s Dental Department welcomes Preeti Gupta, D.D.S., a specialist in pediatric dentistry, to their team of experienced dental staff. More...

SJEH And Marshall Cut Ribbon On New Mammo Unit

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall joined administration and St. John’s Episcopal Hospital staff last week as the ribbon was cut on the first digital mammogram unit on the peninsula. More...

Bake Sale Raises More Than $700

The 100 Precinct Community Council Youth Committee Fourth Annual Bake Sale, held last Saturday, was another success. More...

PHC Stroke Center Sets New Medical Director

Robert V. Levine, president and Chief Executive Officer at Peninsula Hospital Center, announced the appointment of Jean-Robert Desrouleaux, M.D. as the new Medical Director, Stroke Center. Dr. More...

Old Rockaway Photos: Where and When?

These old Rockaway photos were brought to The Wave by Island Park resident Judy Eckert Duncan, who found them in the home of her deceased father, Rockaway resident John Eckert. Can any old Rockaway hand identify the photos or anybody in them? More...

Peninsula Hospital Center Honors Nurses

Peninsula Hospital Center recognizes its nurses during National Nurses Week each year by honoring two exceptional LPNs and two exceptional RNs. More...


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