November 11, 2011 RSS feed / Community

Arverne Razor Robber Gets Designer Jacket

An Arverne man was robbed of his designer jacket by a duo of thugs, one threatening with a razor and the other with a black handgun showing in his waistband. More...

Goldfeder Sworn In Before Packed School Auditorium

It was Sunday at noon and most of the politicians present professed that they would rather be home for the Jet football game, but were there to honor Phillip Goldfeder, who was recently elected to fi More...

PHC Auxiliary Meets For Monthly Luncheon

The Peninsula Hospital Center Auxiliary met on Tuesday, November 1, for its monthly luncheon. The group was introduced to the Hospital Center’s new Chief Financial Officer, Thomas Egan and to its new Director of Finance, Monica Terrano. More...

Electrical Union Recruits Applicants

The Westchester-Fairfield Joint Electrical Apprenticeship Committee, IBEW Local Union #3, will conduct a recruitment from November 7, 2011 through November 18, 2011 for 50 electrician apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor has announced. More...

Rockaway Park JASA Senior Center Celebrates Halloween

JASA Rockaway Park Senior Center held its annual costume party on October 26. More...

RAA Frights The Masses With 'Rage In Toyland'

The Rockaway Artists Alliance presented “Rage in Toyland” over the Halloween week. More...

Russo To Host Book Signing

“How much could your life change in 31 days?” asks the Amazon.com description blurb for Broad Channel resident Gary Russo’s new book, “Don’t Die With Your Song Unsung,” now available in hardcover. More...

PHC Cites ‘Employees Of Excellence’

Peninsula Hospital Center and Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation selected their Employees of Excellence last week and celebrated their contributions to the Hospital Center. More...

Structural Bay Wall Repairs Underway

With $3 million in emergency repairs already completed at select locations along the bay wall where giant sinkholes habitually opened up on the adjacent Beach Channel Drive, a bigger project between Beach 125 and Beach 130 Streets is now underway to More...

Skateboard Exhibition Christens New Park

Denean Ferguson, the vice president of the 101 Precinct Community Council, with skateboard raffle winners Max Torgov, left, and Paul Godette. More...

Rockspot Bike Tour Comes To Rockaway Boardwalk

Last week even the gusty 35- mile-an-hour winds didn’t keep people from taking part in the Rockspot Bike Tour. More...

Rockaway Manor’s Halloween Spectacular

The residents of Rockaway Manor in Far Rockaway were treated to a Halloween Eve costume party presented by Visiting Nurse Service of New York and Rockaway Manor Recreational Coordinator Lisa Benton. More...

Koch Urges Students to Walk to School!

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and former Mayor Edward I. More...

JASA Lends A Hand To PHC's Library

Members of the JASA Rockaway Park Senior Center recently collected magazines and gave them to Peninsula Hospital Center. The magazines are all recent and represent a wide range of genres. More...

PHC Takes Part In National Food Day

Peninsula Hospital Center and Sodexo officially participated in National Food Day 2011. Food and Nutrition - Sodexo provided cooking demonstrations in the lobby and offered free samples of healthy lunches and healthy snacks along with the recipes. More...

Teen Town Halls Kick Off With Occupy Ocean Bay/Edgemere

The Rockaway Youth Task Force and Donovan Richards, the chief of staff for Councilman James Sanders Jr. and an announced City Council candidate, kicked off a series of teen town hall meetings on November 2 at Ocean Bay Houses Community Center. More...

FDNY Emerald Society Honors Irishman Of The Year

The FDNY Emerald Society recently honored Rockaway Park resident Firefighter Bobby McGuire with their 2011 Irishman of the Year Award. More...


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