August 26, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Culinary Kids Garden Welcomes Pre-Schoolers

In the month of August, Chefs Marion and Malisa Moses are welcoming a group of local preschoolers from Rockaway Beach to the garden they founded at Beach 31 St. More...

Par Tee Golf Tournament Set To Begin

The morning was looking rainy and gloomy!! This did not stop 21 ladies from playing golf at Riis Park!! And it did not stop Nancy Heffernan from getting low score for the day! Nancy finished with a 65. Peg Ansbro scored 69. More...

JASA Takes Residents Out To The Ball Game

JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center went to Citifield to see the New York Mets take on the San Diego Padres on Thursday, August 11. This was a special game because the seats were actually rain check seats from a previous game. More...

Fighting To The End For A Vital Institution

Peninsula Hospital Center nurses Mary Liz Grosseto and Laura Rayder, the two who organized Monday night’s rally at St. Francis de Sales, speak to the crowd of 350 who attended the rally. More...

New Gateway Crafts Show Draws Community Ire

For more than 25 years, the Rockaway Music and Arts Council ran a highly-successful Fall Festival, first at Fort Tilden and later at Riis Park. More...

Resume Workshop Targets Local Youth,Young Adults

The Rockaway Youth Task Force, teaming up with the Queens Library, hosted an event last week to teach the art of resume writing to peninsula young adults, in order to better prepare them for their future in “the real world.” More...

Breezy Point Resident’s Story Makes 9/11 Book

The run-up to the tenth anniversary of 9/11 has inspired countless commemorations of that horrible day. So many people lost their lives then, in New York, and especially in the Rockaway community. More...

Historic Plane Lecture Draws Locals To Floyd Bennett Field

A group of locals visited Hangar B at Floyd Bennett Field, part of Gateway National Recreation Area, on Saturday for a lecture about the old and historic aircraft being reconstructed by the field&rsq More...

JASA Staff Gives Back To Senior Tenants

On Friday, July 15, JASA staff hosted the first Tenants’ Annual Appreciation Day at 155 Beach 19 Street. The summer afternoon was perfect. More...

Surf’s Up As Girls Event Comes To Rockaway

Ten girls from throughout New York City will surf the waves of Rockaway Beach to showcase their skills for the first time. Up2Us and Stoked Mentoring will present a surfing event on Wednesday, August 31 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. More...


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