April 27, 2012 RSS feed / Community

SJEH Expanding Podiatry Training

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is extending its post-graduate training program in podiatry to include Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre, NY. Under the leadership of Lloyd Bardfeld, DPM, Chief of Podiatric Surgery at St. More...

Hundreds Attend Earth Day Cleanups Despite Pouring Rain

The American Littoral Society organized three major cleanups during the Earth Day weekend. More...

Welcoming The Space Shuttle

Local sixth grade Scholars’ Academy student Shannon Sullivan of Belle Harbor, has been invited to join the Sheepshead Bay High School band. More...

JASA Seniors Get Feuer History Lesson

Rockaway historian Bernie Feuer brought his story of Jamaica Bay show to the senior citizens of the JASA Rockaway Park Senior Citizens’ Club on Thursday April 19. Twenty-eight seniors enjoyed the show. More...

Local Wins Scratch-Off Lottery Game

The New York Lottery has announced that Erik Johnson of Rock-away Point won $25,000 on the Lot-tery’s $1,000,000 Payday scratch-off game. More...

Swim Strong Foundation Gearing Up ForAnother Season

The Swim Strong Foundation, in partnership with National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy and National Park Service is delighted to offer free Introduction to Water Safety and Swimming classes for New York City youth ages 12-17. More...

Ryan Visitor Center Opening Set For Weekend

Gateway National Recreation Area will reopen the William Fitts Ryan Visitor Center, which served as the historic passenger terminal building for Floyd Bennett Field, New York City’s first municipal airport in 1931. More...

Youth Summit Scheduled For Next Month

Touted as the first ever youth-led Far Rockaway Youth Summit, an event will be hosted next month by the Far Rockaway/Arverne Nonprofit Coalition and Youth Planning Committee that is designed to start a “Rockaway youth revolution, shedding light More...

NYC Historical Archive Now Open Online

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg unveiled New York City’s first-ever online archive of photographs, maps, motion pictures and other media that span more than 160 years of City history. More...

Belle Harbor Resident Makes Marist Crew Team

Chantal Lizzi, of Belle Harbor, a freshman at Marist College, has been named a member of the college’s women’s crew team for the spring 2012 season. Lizzi is a graduate of Fontbonne Hall Academy. More...

A Buoy, It Guides The Ships To Sail

A buoy that usually guides ships into New York Harbor broke loose from its moorings on the starboard side of the channel on Wednesday, April 25, and frolicked for a while in the surf at Beach 103 Str More...

JASA Senior Center Celebrates Earth Day

Seniors at the JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center got the opportunity to celebrate Earth Day 2012 and bring a little outdoors in. More...

Beach Cleanup Set For Saturday, April 28

The New York city Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation will prove the Bag Monster exists as they take part in the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance’s Earth Day Celebration along with dozens of other groups on Saturday, April 28 from noon to 4 p.m. More...

JASA Celebrates National Volunteer Week

JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center honored their volunteers at a special luncheon at the senior center. More...

Turner Joins Sarah Jane Brain Foundation At City Hall

Congressman Bob Turner joined Sarah Jane Donohue, the six-year-old namesake of The Sarah Jane Brain Foundation, and other families impacted by Shaken Baby Syndrome at City Hall today for a press conference in support of H.R. More...

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Celebrates Volunteers Day

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital paid tribute to its many volunteers during National Volunteer Week, which was held April 15 through April 21 as declared by President Barack Obama. More...


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