October 28, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Health Department LaunchesAnti-Sugar Campaign

New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley unveiled a new Health Department education campaign that describes how drinking just one 20 ounce soda a day translates to eating 50 pounds of sugar a year. More...

'95-'09 Study Finds Rockaway Safest For Pedestrians

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Poll Shows Seniors Taking Dangerous Measures

A new poll of New Yorkers aged 50-64 released today finds that many are taking dangerous measures to afford their health care for themselves and their families. More...

AOH Donates To Special Olympics

On Monday, October 24, the Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 21 of Rockaway Beach and Breezy Point made the formal donation of their annual golf outing proceeds to the St. More...

Channel View Participates In CancerWalk

On Sunday, October 16 students and staff from CVSR participated in the annual Breast Cancer Walk in Flushing Meadow Park. The group raised more than $1,000 by selling bracelets, T-shirts, pens and pencils. More...

State Reviewing Breast Cancer Campaigns

As businesses and consumers participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Attorney General Eric T. More...

Another Successful Food Drive

The 100 Precinct Community Council delivered all the food from this week’s food drive held at 7800 Shore Front Parkway to Saint John’s Baptist Church in Arverne. More...

HEAP Assistance Available For Residents

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is urging low- and moderate-income residents in the 23rd Assembly District to sign up for the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP). More...

MTA Announces Satisfaction Survey Results

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has released results from its series of customer satisfaction surveys conducted annually for all MTA services. More...

Trick-Or-Treat Safety Tips For Goblins Of All Ages

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children are four times more likely to be hit by a moving vehicle, such as a car, motorcycle, SUV or truck, on Halloween than on any other day of the year. More...

Mayor Sets Young Adult Literacy Program

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Deputy Mayor Linda I. Gibbs and Department of Youth and Community Development Commissioner Jeanne B. Mullgrav have announced the expansion of the Young Adult Literacy Program. More...

Energy Saving Tips For The Winter Season

Here in the Northeast, heating your home during the winter months can account for a big chunk of your home energy bill. More...

PHC Supports Health Fair In Breezy Point

Breezy Point residents took advantage of a Health Fair organized by a group of health-minded Breezy residents led by Lorraine Pierson and assisted by Kathleen Fox. More...

Department Of Transportation Aims To Expand Public Seating

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan has announced the launch of the CityBench program, a three-year initiative that will bring 1,000 new benches to sidewalks at locations in all five boroughs where there a More...

Health Commissioner Urges Receiving Flu Shot

Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley today urged all New Yorkers to get a flu shot before the flu season gets into full swing. More...

100 Pct Community Council Awards Cops

The 100 Precinct awarded three police officers with the September Cop of the Month award. From left to right: Danny Ruscillo, Carlos Cano, Sgt. George Schwille, Alex Martins and Captain Scott Olexa. More...

Bayswater Jewish Center Keeps Busy

Sisterhood Ladies of the Bayswater Jewish Center show off the synagogue sukkah they helped decorate. More...

Construction Agency Sets Renovations For Public School 105

The New York City School Construction Authority (SCA) has begun an exterior renovation project at PS/MS 105, The Bay School, on Beach 51 Street, which may well impact the community surrounding the school, officials say. More...


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