June 22, 2012 RSS feed / Community

PS 114 Receives Stop And Shop Funds

Vito Orlando, manager of the Stop and Shop store in Arverne presented Stephan Grill with a check for $1282.70 to be used by PS/MS 114. More...

Jamaica Bay Restoration Has 'Wildlife' Seal Of Approval

As construction workers maneuver bulldozers and spread sand to restore the degrading marsh island, Yellow Bar Hassock in Jamaica Bay, New York their work is being closely observed by an area resident. More...

St. John's Episcopal Hospital Holds CPR Class

The Development Board of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital held a community CPR class on Tuesday, June 5 at the Lawrence Yacht and Country Club. More than 30 attended the class which was based on American Heart Association guidelines. More...

COGCA Holds Graduation Ceremony

Church of God Christian Academy held graduation on Saturday, June 16 for six students. The Class of 2012 brings the school to 72 graduates in its 24th year of K-12 education. More...

TBTA Introduces EZTravel App

Want to know how traffic is moving at MTA crossings or how long it will take to reach a connecting highway? The information is just a tap away with Bridges and Tunnels’ new, MTA EZTravel app, now available for free download at the Apple store. More...

Variance For Yeshiva Approved

On June 12 Attorney Eric Palatnik asked Community Board 14 for approval of a new variance to amend a former Board of Standards and Appeals resolution for Yeshiva Siach Yitzchok to be located on Beach 9 Street. More...

Councilmember Visits Soccer Team

Councilmember Eric Ulrich visited the Rockaway Soccer NY Kosmos FC at Fort Tilden on Friday, June 15. More...

100 PCT CC Volleyball Starting

The 100 Pct. Community Council Youth Committee will be hosting their third annual Free “Volleyball on the Beach Program” Registration is June 28 on the Boardwalk at Beach 119th St. 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. More...

Is This Your Bird?

A resident found this cockatiel in Broad Channel and is looking for its owner. Anyone with information is asked to call 917-678-5967. More...

SJEH Swears In NewAdvisory Leadership

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital held its annual Community Advisory Board dinner meeting on Wednesday, June 13. The guest speaker was Mordy Goldfeder, Senior Health and Medical Planner, New York Office of Emergency Management. More...

‘Sunset In The Park’ Moved To Saturday

The annual “Sunset in the Park fundraiser for the “Friends of Tribute Park” has been moved to Saturday, June 23 at 6 p.m. due to the threat of heavy thunderstorms predicted for Friday evening. More...

Meeks Seeks To Help Contributor Bank

Political opponents of Congressman Gregory Meeks are saying that he used his position as a ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee to benefit a bank that is one of his chief contributors. More...

St. Edmund’s Kids Learn Fundamental Values

St. Edmund Preparatory High School students who are enrolled in College Marketing, a St. John’s University College Advantage Course, learn the fundamentals of marketing and get the opportunity to put it into practice. More...

Beach 108 Street Becomes A Lot Prettier

The Rockaway Civic Association applied the funds from a $1000 Million Trees NYC grant towards beautification of the Beach 108 Street center median this weekend. More...

Rockaway Girl Scouts Have A Ball In D.C.

Girl Scout troop 4275 of West End Temple, with the help of the local community, attended the Rock the Mall, in Washington D.C. on June 9 for the Girl Scout 100th anniversary sing along celebration. More...

Bay Rats Fishing Club Holds Annual BBQ

The Bay Rats Fishing Club continues to represent the good in Rockaway with their annual barbecue at Beach 38 Street and Norton Avenue on Father’s Day. More...

SJEH Receives Funding From NYS

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital was awarded nearly $5.4 million under the Health Care Efficiency and Affordability Law of New York State (HEAL NY). The funds will be used to expand services in light of the recent closure of Peninsula Hospital. More...

Resident Rebate Back In Full Swing

With software and back office modifications completed, Rockaway residents who participate in the toll rebate program are once again receiving automatic rebates on their E-ZPass accounts. More...

100 PCT CC Chess Wraps Up

At P.S./M.S. 47, Assistant Principal Ann Moynagh, 100 PCT Youth Committee volunteers, and the children of the chess club. More...

New Far Rockaway Library Design Presented To CB 14

The new Far Rockaway Library will be twice the size of the current one, allow in more light and be a building that will allow for expansion in the future. More...


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