May 18, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Brother Tom’s Successor Named

St. John’s Residence for Boys announced this week the appointment of Alissa Deakin, LMSW, as the new Executive Director to replace the departing Brother Thomas Trager. Deakin will be responsible for the administration of all of St. More...

Robert Sarnoff Hosts Q&A Session

Excerpts from Robert Sarnoff’s “got a minute? humorous vacation tales and tips” and “AFTER THE FALL - 9/11/11” were read at RAA’s sTudio 7, Monday evening, May 14. More...

Green Energy For Rockaway Schools

The Queens Botanical Garden along with the National Grid Foundation introduced an educational initiative aimed exclusively at Rockaway public schools. More...

SJEH Hosts Admitting Room Ribbon Cutting

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for the renovated Admitting Department on Tuesday, May 1. Nelson Toebbe, Chief Executive Officer, St. John’s, and Sheldon Genack, MD, Chief of Otolaryngology, St. More...

West End Temple Hosts Nursery Art Gala

Many from the community gathered on May 10 at West End Temple for the West End Temple Nursery School Annual Art Gala Fundraiser. The event showcased original artwork created in the classes for twoyear olds, three-year-olds, and in UPK classes. More...

On The Road With Jacob Riis

Bernie Feuer and Dan Guarino, (as Teddy Roosevelt), took the Jacob Riis Story on the road. On Sunday, May 6 Bernie and Teddy went to the Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation where 40 residents enjoyed the show. More...

2012 Memorial Day Parade

On Monday, May 28, the annual Rockaway Memorial Day Parade will take place. The parade will be in remembrance of those who have given their lives on active duty, and a celebration of the veterans in the community. More...

Little Stars Step Up To The Challenge

Reach For The STARS! 1st Step Program children “Stepped Up” this week. More...

Ribbon Cut On A Train Station

The renovated Far Rockaway-Mott Avenue subway station is now officially open for business. Last Friday officials cut the ribbon on the linchpin to the $117 million renovation of the entire Rockaway ‘A’ line. More...

Rockapulco Host Mother’s Day Half Marathon

Rockapulco hosted their Mother’s Day Half Marathon on Sunday morning. The next running event sponsored in their Rockaway Running Series will take place on Saturday, May 26 at 8:30 a.m. More...

Beach, Boardwalk Fix-Up's On Track For Summer

Parks Working At Six ‘Priority Locations’

With $3.8 million to spend, thanks to grants from Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and City Councilman Eric Ulrich, the city’s Department of Parks is working hard at six priority locations on the boardwalk to get its facilities up and ru More...


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