April 20, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Assemblyman Encourages Continued Education

Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder is encouraging children and parents to participate in the NYS Assembly’s Summer Reading Challenge for upcoming July and August. More...

Littoral Society Earth Day Cleanups

This past weekend, Mike Cassidy and his family joined with Jamaica Bay Guardians Don Riepe and Elizabeth Manclarke to remove debris from a shoreline along the edge of Jamaica Bay. More...

Riepe Visits Marshall To Highlight Beach Cleanup

Queens Borough President Helen Marshall welcomed Don Riepe, of the American Littoral Society of Broad Channel, to Borough Hall, Monday, April 16, to focus attention on the organization’s April 21st cleanup of shoreline along Jamaica Bay. More...

‘Field of Flags’Honors Memorial Day at Marine Park

“Field of Flags” will return this Memorial Day Weekend; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. More...

Council Provides Neighborhood Watch Update

Danny Ruscillo, president of the 100 Precinct Community Council, met with N.Y.P.D. More...

Turner Honors Vet With Purple Heart

Congressman Bob Turner held a ceremony to honor 93-year-old World War II veteran Anton Dietrich Jr. of Richmond Hills, Queens, presenting him with the Purple Heart for his actions during the battle of Sedjenane, Tunisia in 1943. More...

Natoli Honored By New York Life

New York Life agent Joseph A. Natoli from Rockaway Park was recently named a Lives Protected Champion. More...

From Scandinavia To Arverne By The Sea

The group outside one of the beachside homes built by Arverne by the Sea. More...

JASA Celebrates Re-Opening

“What a day to celebrate!” said one participant. On March 16, the Jewish Association Serving the Aging (JASA) hosted more than 100 individuals at the Seagirt Housing’s event in Far Rockaway. More...

The Rockaway Bike Parade

On Saturday, May 19, the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) is hosting a bike parade to get people excited about “human-powered” transportation. More...

Swimming For A Cause

The Swim Strong Foundation has a mission to save lives by preventing drowning, combating childhood obesity and transforming our lives by teaching methods of living that can be applied in and out of the pool. More...

Rockaway Bridges Sell ‘EZ-Pass On-The-Go’

With the final addition of the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial and Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridges, motorists can now pick up EZPass ‘On-the-Go’ tags in the cash lanes at all nine MTA crossings. More...

SJEH Celebrates National Doctors Day

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital observed National Doctors Day on Friday, March 30, honoring its medical staff of more than 400 as well as its doctors in post-graduate training programs. More...

Goldfeder Tours The Bay

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (center) joins Don Riepe, president of the American Littoral Society (left) on a tour of the Jamaica Bay waterfront aboard Riepe’s boat “Oystercatcher.“ T More...


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