August 12, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Free Concert Set For August 17

New York City Councilmember James Sanders Jr. and Margert Community Corporation will partner to host the second free concert of the 2011 Summer Garvey-Tubman concert series on August 17. More...

Hoyt To Teach Watercolor At RAA

Ellen Hoyt is a local master of watercolor, active in the Brooklyn Watercolor Society and the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition. More...

Nelson is Newest Rotarian

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100 Precinct Community Council Holds Beach Barbecue

The Youth Committee of the 100 Precinct Community Council held its fourth annual barbecue to celebrate the end of the season for its volleyball program. There was lots of food, fun, and games at the August 4 event. More...

Ocean Village Enjoys 3rd Annual Youth Day

Hosted by Ocean Village Tenant Association and D & D Invitational, the youth of Ocean Village in Arverne recently experienced a fun-filled day of basketball, Zumba with Lisa-G, bounce houses and dancing with cartoon characters. More...

Table Games May Come To Aqueduct

In New York, table games at casinos have long been illegal. Still, the state has seen a profusion of racinos, like the Yonkers Raceway, which have video slot machines. More...

Test Scores Up Slightly, But Most Still Fail

The results are in and they show that city students posted modest gains on elementary and middle school statewide tests this year, showing more improvement than students in the state as a whole and in New York State’s other large cities, offici More...

New ‘Friends of Far Rockaway Library’ To Advocate For Improvements

With the Far Rockaway Library in need of renovation and funding for new materials residents have banded together to form the Friends of the Far Rockaway Library. More...

Meet The Planes At Floyd Bennett Field

Everyone knows about Floyd Bennett Field’s history as an airport for military planes and presidents. Now, on August 20, people will have the opportunity to meet some of Floyd Bennett’s famous aircraft. More...

SJEH Team Participates In Workplace Challenge

A team of 50 enthusiastic runners and walkers from among St. John’s Episcopal Hospital’s staff participated in the Marcum Workplace Challenge that was held at Jones Beach on Tuesday, July 26. St. More...

Far Rockaway East Park Close To Partial Opening

A skate park, a bouldering wall, and new basketball and handball courts are just some of the attractions that are part of the new Far Rockaway East Park on Seagirt Boulevard. More...

Preparing For WTC Steel At Tribute Park

Workers in Tribute Park, on Monday, prepare an area for the arrival of World Trade Center steel. More...

Summer Streets Set For August 13 & 20

New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner (DOT) Janette Sadik-Khan has reminded New Yorkers and visitors to enjoy nearly seven miles of car-free streets in Manhattan from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park open to free fun, family-frie More...

Classes Invited To Italian Ice Lessons On Beach 96 Street

John of DiCosmo Italian Ice invited PS 256 classes Y51, Y52, Y53 and X04 to the boardwalk concession on Beach 96 Street to make his secret recipe. Of course he didn’t share all his secrets. He showed the students fresh plums, water and sugar. More...


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