January 6, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Hunter and SJEH Unveil New Ambulance

Hunter Ambulance and St. John’s Episcopal Hospital unveiled their new ambulance that will serve the Rockaways of Queens and the Five Towns of Nassau. The new ambulance is a replacement vehicle for the St. More...

ABTS Residents Make Early Plunge On NewYear’s

Residents of Arverne By The Sea hit the waves at 11 a.m. on January 1 for the second annual ABTS Plunge. More...

Beach 127 Street Walruses Hit The Waves

At noon on New Year’s Day, a large group of Beach 127 Street Walruses hit the Atlantic Ocean for the traditional dip. More...

New Year's Day Dip Draws Hundreds To B.146 St.

Sunny Skies, Warm Temps Draw Many Kids To Annual Event

With the air temperature in the low 50’s and water temperature at 45 degrees, the annual New Year’s Day Dip at Beach 146 Street drew lots of kids this year, adding to the large adult turnout. More...

OST Kids Bring Joy To Seniors

Millennium Development’s PS 317 Out of School Time After-School Program (OST) participants visited Park Nursing Home last week to spread the holiday cheer. More...

Concrete Union Workers Seek New Apprentices

The District Council 16 Cement and Concrete Workers Training and Education Fund will conduct a recruitment from January 3, through January 17, for fifteen skilled construction craft laborer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announce More...

Scholars’ Students Organize Toy Drive

Scholars’ Academy Student Government organized a toy drive for children need. The students collected toys and will donate them to needy charities. More...

St. Rose Honors St. Elizabeth Feast

Second-grader Aaliyah Jagnarain is dressed as St. Elizabeth Ann Seton for morning prayers at St. Rose of Lima School to commemorate St. Elizabeth’s Feast Day on Jan. 4. More...

Littoral Society’s 30th New Year’s Day Hike

A group of 85 members of the American Littoral Society, NYC Audubon, NYC Sierra Club, and the general public hiked along the beach at Fort Tilden for the 30th consecutive year. More...

New Marshland Restoration Beginning

The Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers announced this week that in mid-January the next phase of Jamaica Bay marshlands restoration will begin to restore at least 40 acres of marshland by the end project. More...

Stop & Shop Shuttles Seniors

With the tenacity and diligence of Stop & Shop manager Vito Orlando and the powers that be, the senior residents of Dayton Towers have complimentary transportation to shuttle them to/from the newest supermarket in our peninsula. More...

Congressman Turner Becomes Hogan’s Hero

Congressman Bob Turner and constituent Michael Hogan got a chance this last week to exchange a very special gift this holiday season. More...

Actors Find Rockaway‘Quirky And Fascinating’

Actors Thomas Horn, Sandra Bullock and director Stephen Daldry were in Rockaway for several weeks last summer filming the new movie, “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.” Recently, with the opening of the movie, the Daily News asked the More...

JASA Joins Fight Against Hunger

JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center began a Hunger Drive on Monday November 7. The center was inspired by the fact that November is Hunger Awareness Month. More...

Recycle Trees During 2012 Mulchfest

Sanitation Commissioner John J. Doherty announced that the Department will begin its annual Christmas tree curbside collection and recycling program on Tuesday, January 3. The program will run through Saturday, January 14. More...

Solomon Receives $10K Jewish Guild Scholarship

Four teens from New York are among 12 legally blind, collegebound high school seniors to receive scholarships from The Jewish Guild for the Blind (The Guild). More...

Goldfeder And Quinn Visit JASA

Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder and New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn visited JASA’s Rockaway Park Senior Center located at 106-20 Shore Front Parkway. More...

Knights Make Annual Holiday Visit

The Knights of Columbus Council #2672 has made it an annual tradition to visit the children in the Angels on the Bay Pediatric Unit at Peninsula Hospital Center. More...

Y Construction Moving Along

The construction of the Y is moving along as planned. Major excavation work and foundation piles have been driven into the ground. More...

Quit Smoking For 2012

The SmokeFree Project of NYC is retuning for 2012 to West End Temple, led by Addictions Counselor Adam Steiner. More...


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