June 29, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Relay For Life Draws Many To Riis Park

The annual American Cancer Society Relay for Life went off without a hitch on Saturday evening, drawing dozens of walkers to the Riis Park fundraiser. More...

Sanders Lauds New SJEH MRI

New York City Councilman James Sanders, Jr. has announced the official unveiling of a brand new MRI machine in Far Rockaway’s St. John’s Episcopal Hospital. More...

Sunset In The Park Lives Up To Its Name Draws Several Hundred To Tribute Park

The annual Tribute Park fundraiser, “Sunset In The Park” lived up to its name last Saturday night, one day after its postponement due to heavy thunderstorms. More...

Hodges-Marine Parkway Bridge Turns 75

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge, which helped turn an isolated area into a key recreational destination in the city and sparked the growth of the Rockaways, is celebrating its diamond jubilee. More...

Goldfeder Donates Blood

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder joined police officers in donating blood at the NYPD 100th Precinct Blood Drive on Friday. More...

DOE Mum On School Excessing

Some Local Teachers Out On The Street

The scene was at once touching and wrenching. More...

Parks Rep Put On Spot About Beach, Boardwalk

Preview Of Beach 108 Park Presented For Consideration

Members of the Rockaway community took their complaints about the condition of Rockaway’s beaches direct to the source this week. More...

101 Pct. Salutes Officers Of The Month

101 Precinct Officers of the month for June, Officers Travis Mussaw, Joseph Villalta and Justin Rivera were honored at this month’s precinct community council meeting. More...

MTA July 4 Service Changes

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will offer extra railroad service on Tuesday, July 3, to allow customers to get a head start on the Fourth of July holiday. More...

NYPD Gets Lift From Aviation 22

The New York City Police Department’s elite Aviation Unit has added a new helicopter to its fleet of three Air-Sea-Rescue ships. More...

RWA Hosts Workshop On Public Plaza

Last week community members, elected officials, professional planners and landscape architects all met up with students from the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance urban planning program to brainstorm ideas for a DOT public plaza project. More...


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