June 24, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Surfers, Skateboarders Hit Rockaway For Festival

Surfers, skateboarders and locals hit Rockaway’s boardwalk and beach on Beach 90 Street last Saturday for the 5th Annual RockStock and Barrels, sponsored by, among others, the Parks Department and Boarders Skate and Surf Shop. More...

MTA Service Schedule For Busy July 4 Weekend

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will offer enhanced railroad service on Friday, July 1, to allow customers to get an early head start on the long Fourth of July weekend. More...

Kids Have Fun On The Rock

On June 9, the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development celebrated the sixth annual Fun on the Rock Day. More...

SJEH Hosts Annual Health Fair Sunday

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital will hold its annual Health Fair on Sunday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church located at 1920 New Haven Avenue. It’s being held in conjunction with the International Feast of St. More...

PS 47 Hosts Dance Festival

PS 47Q’s Annual Dance Festival was, again, a huge success!! Bedecked in costumes and pageantry, the students performed original dances to pop “Billboard” favorites. More...

Locals Honored At Bishop Kearney

Principal Theresa Andersen from St. More...

DOH: Protect Against Summertime Pests

As the weather warms up and New Yorkers are increasingly spending more time outdoors, the Health Department reminds city residents to protect themselves from pests and animals that could carry disease. More...

The Family That Cruises Together

Broad Channel residents Jane and Jack Tubridy were looking for something special to celebrate their 63rd wedding anniversary, so they took all of their descendents on a Caribbean cruise over the East More...

Samaritan Hands Hosts Successful Wellness Walk

The St. John Baptist Church Samaritan Hands Unity, Health and Wellness Walk occurred on June 18. It brought together people of all ages, backgrounds and faiths to walk as one family. More...

Mayor: Make NYC Your Gym

The Health Department and the Department of Parks & Recreation have kicked off “Make NYC Your Gym” week, a campaign to get New Yorkers moving by highlighting the vast array of fitness opportunities outside their doorsteps. More...

Cop of The Month Awarded

The 100 Precinct Community Council handed out their cop of the month award for June to 100 Precinct Police Officer Carlos Cano. More...

DEC: Free Fishing This Weekend

State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens today reminded New Yorkers that this weekend, June 25-26, has been designated “Free Fishing Weekend” in New York State. More...

Drama And Upsets Highlight Little League Playoffs

The 2011 Rockaway Little League second season got off to an exciting start with four one-run games in Pee Wee Seniors, a walk-off grand slam in Major Girls and the top seed falling in Major Boys. More...

Filling Weiner's Seat - If There Is One To Fill

“When vacancies happen in the Representation from any State, the Executive Authority thereof shall issue Writs of Election to fill such Vacancies.” – Article I, Section 2, Clause 4 of the U.S. Constitution More...

Jamaica Bay Sunset Cruise Set

For 15 years, the Littoral Society in partnership with Gateway NRA has been leading sunset eco-cruises in Jamaica Bay given by local naturalists Mickey Cohen and Don Riepe. More...

Adult Day Program Hosts Prom

It is the season of high school proms throughout New York City and a group of teens from Beach Channel High School recently added to the festivities at the second annual prom for registrants at the Adult Day Health Care (ADHC) program at Peninsula Ce More...

JASA Visits Brooklyn Botanic Garden

JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center took a guided tour of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The seniors want to thank the sponsor, Goldman Sachs, and Mother Nature for a wonderful day on Friday, June 3. More...

Community Council Honors Volunteers

The council and Transit District 23 awarded the cop of the month award to Police Officer Karl Kautzsch (center). More...

Field Day At Visitation Academy

The Father’s Club of Visitation Academy held their annual Field Day on the grounds of the Visitation Academy. The VA families look forward to this event each year as the school year draws to a close. More...

Philip Port ACS Fundraiser A Success

On Tuesday, June 10, members and supporters of the Philip Port Unit of the American Cancer Society gathered at Rockaway Seafood Restaurant in Belle Harbor for the group’s Spring fundraiser. More...

Community Delivers For Needy

The 100 Precinct Community Council delivered all donated food which was collected at this week’s food drive at 7400 Shore Front Parkway to the Arverne Pilgrim Church located at 75-08 Beach Chan More...

Community Council Receives $500

The Queens Chamber of Commerce recently awarded the 100 Precinct Community Council a check for $500 to support their youth committee and other council activities. More...

E-Z Pass Easier Than Ever

MTA Bridges and Tunnels is making it E-Zer than ever for motorists to enjoy the benefits of using E-ZPass by selling E-ZPass On The Go tags at New York City Transit Metrocard vans and in cash lanes at the Henry Hudson Bridge. More...

Par Tee GOLF News

Arnold Palmer said it best: Golf can be deceptively simple, endlessly complicated. It satisfies the soul and frustrates the intellect. It is at the same time rewarding and maddening. It is without a doubt the greatest game mankind has ever invented! More...

DOT Kicks-Off Anti-Speeding Campaign

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced the installation of skeleton speed boards on two New York City streets in Brooklyn and Queens, the first in a series of citywide installations to call dramatic More...

Safe Space Program To Start Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program

Helping pregnant teens and their sexual partners is the goal of a new program being started in Rockaway. More...


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