July 13, 2012 RSS feed / Community

ALS Celebrates 15 Years Of Cruising The Bay

About 120 people beat the heat this past weekend by joining the American Littoral Society and the Flatbush Food Coop aboard the Golden Sunshine boat for a three-hour history and ecology tour of Jamaica Bay. More...

Local Band Hosts Album Release Show

On July 7 at First Congregational Church hall on Beach 94 Street, the band Kinship held what many referred to as the hottest concert of the year – pun intended. More...

Fort Tilden Comes To TV

Rockaway historian Bernie Feuer and Ina Jay, the producer of “The Show,” present “The Missiles of Fort Tilden.” After the defeat of Germany and Japan in World War II, a new en More...

MTA Sets Reader Survey

Want to help improve your commute? The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is looking for customers who will register to complete online surveys up to several times a year as the need arises. More...

New Murals Adorn Bayswater Park

Bayswater Park is now awash with color as two new murals cover the once white walls at the entrance to the park. More...

Rockaway East Park Opens, And It's A Hit

A little more than 20 months after ground was broken and O’Donohue Park on Beach 17 Street and Seagirt Boulevard began to be dismantled, the Parks Department opened the rest of Rockaway East Park – between Beach 15 and Beach 13 Streets &n More...

July 4th Celebrated In Breezy Point

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder joined hundreds of families at the Fourth of July Kick- Off Celebration Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Breezy Point. More...

JASA Learns How To Hula At Sr. Center Luau

Seniors at Roy Reuther Senior Center had the opportunity to enjoy a Luau at their senior center sponsored by Goldman Sachs. The senior center was decorated in tropical colors with birds of paradise and fern centerpieces, and balloons. More...

Sighting Of Elvis On The Boardwalk Stirs Hipsters

Those visiting the boardwalk from Brooklyn climes were startled last weekend when Elvis Presley showed up among the boardwalk strollers. More...

School’s Out Fun At Bayswater Park

Despite the heat, community members got together at Bayswater Park for the annual ‘School’s Out’ celebration on June 30. More...

St.John’s Episcopal Hospital Holds Residency Graduations

Throughout the month of June, St. More...

RYTF Leads Way In Arverne Cleanup

The Rockaway Youth Task Force led a cleanup on Beach 54 Street last Friday evening. More...

SJEH Holds Mega Far Rockaway Baby Shower

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital held the “Largest Baby Shower in Far Rockaway,” as it was billed, on Wednesday, June 20. More...

Vital NYC Summer Safety Tips

Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors, but remember to play it safe. The Health Department reminds New Yorkers about summertime health and safety risks and what they can do to prevent them. Heat More...

RTC Will Soon Bid 'Bye Bye' To Birdie

Last night marked the start of the final set of performances in the run of the Rockaway Theatre Company’s colorful production of the Great American musical, “Bye Bye Birdie” at Fort Tilden. More...

100 Pct CC Kicks Off Volleyball Season

Children registering for the Summer Volleyball Program. More...

Summer Streets Return InAugust

Sites In Queens

New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner (DOT) Janette Sadik-Khan has announced the fifth annual Summer Streets events will be held Aug. More...

Sanders Honored At Child Care Graduation

Councilman James Sanders Jr. was honored at the Child Care Means Business 10th Anniversary graduation ceremony by the Business Outreach Center (BOC) Network on June 18. Blanche Community Daycare hosted the auspicious occasion. More...


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