July 15, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Chamber To Hold Annual Meeting July 26

The Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways will hold its annual meeting at 9 a.m. on July 26 at the Peninsula Hospital Center’s Meditation Room, located in the rehabilitation center at 51-15 Beach Channel Drive. More...

Howard Beach Library To Close Temporarily

Due to scheduled work to replace the roof, the Queens Library has announced that the Howard Beach Library, located at 92-06 156 Avenue, will close on July 25 until the end of August. More...

Par Tee Golf Tournament Coming Soon

“The game has such a hold on golfers because they compete not only against an opponent, but against the course, against par, and most surely …against themselves,” – Arnold Palmer. More...

3rd Annual ‘Rockaway Youth Day’

On Sunday, August 7, Ocean Village Tenants Association (O.V.T.A.) and D&D Invitational are having their 3rd Annual “Rockaway Youth Day” event at 110 Beach 59 Street. More...

Carpenters Recruit Apprentices

From July 11 through July 22, the Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee of NY and Vicinity (JATC) is conducting recruitment for 40 carpenter apprentices, according to the New York State Department of Labor. More...

Rag-Tag Parade Celebrates Its 21st Year

The beach block of Beach 131 Street, known as “the Block,” held its 21st annual Fourth of July Rag-Tag Parade. More...

Flag-Waving Locals Welcome Servicemen

Hundreds of Rockaway residents lined Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Thursday, More...

Wounded Warriors, Special Olympians Team Up For Fundraiser

On Friday night, with the rain pouring down on the participants, the Wounded Warriors and the Special Olympians teamed up for a fundraiser at the home of Flip and Rita Mullins on Beach 134 Street and the beach. More...

Murphy Honored By United Hospital Fund

George F. Murphy, Esq. was recently honored by the United Hospital Fund at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, as one of its 2011 Distinguished Trustees. More...

Russo To Be Honored With Street Renaming

By Miriam Rosenberg He was known to many as Mr. Rockaway and for more than 30 years he dedicated himself to the betterment of the peninsula. More...

Sand Castle Contest 7/31

West End Realty, the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and HSBC Bank USA have announced their joint sponsorship of the 16h Annual Sand Castle Contest, one of the most successful and widely-anticipated events of the summer season. More...

Medical Residents Graduate From SJEH

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital held graduation ceremonies for residents graduating from its Osteopathic, Podiatry, and Internal Medicine Programs. More...

SJEH Donates To Joplin Tornado Victims

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital donated and packed 200 care kits that were sent to help the victims of tornadoes in Joplin, Missouri, and surrounding towns. More...

Locals Explore Norton Basin With Rangers

Area residents got a chance to explore Bayswater’s Norton Basin when the Parks Department hosted a Canoeing With the Rangers program on June 9. Eighty-nine people signed up for the event at Bayswater Park. More...

Don’t Open Hydrants

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection would like to remind New Yorkers that opening fire hydrants without spray caps is illegal, wasteful and dangerous. More...

'Annie Get Your Gun' Hits A Bullseye

RTC’s production of the great American musical, “Annie Get Your Gun,” opened last weekend and strains of “There’s No Business Like Show Business” could be heard all around Fort Tilden. More...

Hundreds Line RBB For Wounded Warriors

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Rockaway Little League Paddle At Riis Landing

Last Friday close to 60 boys, girls and parents from Rockaway Little League participated in a Gateway group kayak session in Jamaica Bay. Thirty-five children, accompanied by 24 parents, traded their cleats and bats for life vests and paddles. More...


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