June 1, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Harbinger Of Things To Come

Rockaway resident Lillian Agosto was walking on the boardwalk near Beach 118 Street on Saturday, May 26 when she spotted this beach vignette and thought that it represented Rockaway on a Memorial Day More...

Annual Rockaway Memorial Day Parade Steps Off Monday Under Clear Skies....Veterans, Civics, Kids March Proudly

The Annual Rockaway Memorial Day Parade stepped off from Beach 129 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Monday. With beautiful weather and a full complement of marchers, the parade started early for the first time in recent memory. More...

Swim Strong Offering 40 Free Swim Lessons

Swim Strong Foundation is proud to announce its participation in USA Swimming Foundation’s Make a Splash initiative. More...

Marianist Province Marks 75 Years at St. John's

Prepares To Leave Rockaway Facility

With a Mass of Thanksgiving and a celebratory dinner, the Marianist Province of the United States marked a bittersweet occasion on Sunday afternoon, May 20. More...

Yoga In The Park On 6/8

Certified Yoga instructors Denise Lee and Helen Kilgallen will offer the community a Yoga class on June 8 at 6:30 p.m., at Rockaway’s Tribute Park, located on Beach Channel Drive and Beach 116 More...

Broad Channel Parade Draws Crowds To Cross Bay Boulevard

The annual Broad Channel Memorial Day Parade went off without a hitch on Sunday, May 27 under beautiful skies and warm weather. More...

RWA Kids Tour Jamaica Bay With Cohen

It would be hard to count the number of students over the past 50 years who have had the good fortune to explore Jamaica Bay with Mickey Cohen, one of New York’s finest educators. More...

The Leaning Poles Of 116 Street

Belle Harbor resident Stephen Berger has noticed that the telephone poles near the HSBC Bank on Beach Channel Drive and Beach 116 Street have been leaning precariously for several months and are lean More...

The Second Annual Unity In The Community Talent Show

The 101 Precinct Community Council and Goldie Maple Academy presented a show with something for everyone. There was dancing, including praise worship dancing, singing, rapping, and stepping. A distinguished five-member panel judged the competition. More...

100 Pct CC Bake Sale Nets Record Profits

The 100 Precinct Community Council’s Youth Committee Bake Sale was a success. This year’s Bake Sale was the best ever. The Youth Committee raised $1,090. More...

Guns Of Fort Tilden Coming To Television

Kinsey Park Productions will be showing Rockaway historian Bernie Feuer’s presentation of “The Guns of Fort Tilden” every Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. More...

Rockaway Toll Plazas Getting Makeover

MTA Bridges and Tunnels is sprucing up its toll plazas, repainting toll booths at all nine crossings a uniform and familiar color, MTA blue. More...

St. Camillus Hosts Spring Concert

On Thursday May 17, the kindergarten through fifth grade classes from St. Camillus put on their annual Spring Concert. The theme this year was “Springtime on Broadway.” The children sang and performed many memorable hits from Broadway. More...

Benepe Declares Rockaway’s Beaches Open

The sky may have been gray, but the mood was anything but as the commissioner of Parks and Recreation hosted schoolchildren, elected officials and other guests on May 25 to declare Rockaway’s beaches open for the 2012 season. More...

Turner Taking ServiceAcademyApplications

Congressman Bob Turner announced on Wednesday that the application process for Fall 2013 service academy nominations has begun. More...


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