June 17, 2011 RSS feed / Community

New NYPD Ride In Town

Spotted in front of the 100 Precinct early this week was a new mode of patrol transportation, a stand-up three-wheel scooter. More...

Relay For Life Draws Walkers To Riis Park

A few hundred locals were drawn to Riis Park this weekend for the Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. More than a dozen teams took part to raise money for and awareness about the dreaded disease. The festivities began at 6 p.m. More...

City Sets Discount Drug Card

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Deputy Mayor Linda I. Gibbs have launched New York City’s first official prescription discount card – offering substantial discounts throughout the five boroughs. More...

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DiResto Eyes Assembly Seat In Special Election

Lifelong Rockaway resident Glenn DiResto is eyeing the NYS Assembly seat that was recently vacated by longtime incumbent Audrey Pheffer. More...

Free Youth Volleyball Starts This Week

The 100 Precinct Community Council Youth Committee will host its second annual free sixweek Volleyball on the Beach program. All children from 8 years old to 17 years old are welcome. More...

Walcott To Speak At Charter’s Fundraiser, Wednesday, June 22

School Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott will be the keynote speaker at the First Annual Challenge Preparatory Charter School fundraiser dinner on June 22, it has been announced by Reverend Dr. More...

Save Engine 328 Rally Set For 6/27

Nearly one year ago, community leaders, firefighters, politicians and residents held a massive rally to save Engine 328 from mayoral budget cuts. Once again Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

Community Board 14 Approves RWA Firehouse

Community Board 14 gave their stamp of approval on Tuesday night for the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance to acquire a former Arverne firehouse in order to convert it into an environmental center. More...

RMAC Hosts Five Towns Pop

On June 11 the Rockaway Music and Arts Council presented the first of two Barbara Eisenstadt Memorial Concerts at the Rockaway Theatre Company Post Theater in Fort Tilden. The event featured Dean Karahalis and the Five Towns College Pops. More...

RWA, Littoral Society Join For Bird Boxes

There are only a handful of people who have worked as long or as hard to protect Jamaica Bay as American Littoral Society’s director, Don Riepe. More...

Music Memory Participants Awarded At Citywide Finals

The Music Memory Program, a dynamic educational initiative for elementary students in the New York City schools, was launched by Riverside Symphony in 1999. More...

PHC's Nurses of Distinction for 2 011

Peninsula Hospital Center recognized its nurses during National NursesWeek this year by honoring two exceptional LPNs and RNs. More...

Debate Team Visits CUNY Law

Fifteen dedicated seventh grade students took a trip to CUNY Law School on Saturday, June 11 to compete in a law debate. More...


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