July 20, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Sand Castle Contest Set For July 29

West End Realty and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation have announced their joint sponsorship of the 17th Annual Sand Castle Contest, one of the most successful and widely-anticipated events of the summer season. More...

More Than 1,000 Locals Welcome Wounded Warriors

Line RBB From Breezy Point To Beach 126 Street

In what many are calling the largest Wounded Warrior welcoming parade since the program began, more than a thousand locals lined Rockaway Beach Boulevard from Breezy Point to Beach 126 Street to cheer the warriors as they came to Rockaway for a weeke More...

Fundraiser Draws Warriors,Hundreds Of Locals

Weekend Events ForVets Include Fishing,Sports

With beautiful weather, the Beach 134 Street fundraiser for the Wounded Warriors and the Special Olympics hosted by Flip Mullen drew hundreds of locals, including the warriors and their host families. More...

NPS And NYC To Manage Jamaica Bay Together

The National Park Service announced a mutual partnership with New York City this week to manage Gateway National Recreation Area’s Jamaica Bay Unit. More...

Patrol Borough Queens South Holds Annual Picnic

Patrol Borough Queens South held their 22nd annual “Harmony Picnic” last week. Guests enjoyed food, entertainment and contests for the entire family. More...

City Sets Plan To Fight Obesity

Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda I. Gibbs, Health Commissioner Thomas A. Farley and Human Resources Administration Commissioner Robert Doar have announced two new healthy eating initiatives. More...

CBB Barrier Installation Underway

The installation of the pedestrian guard rail project funded by Councilmember Eric Ulrich has finally begun along Cross Bay Boulevard. More...

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Kids Meet Up On Jamaica Bay

Last week students from Rockaway Waterfront Alliance met up with other youth who are members of the Indo Caribbean Alliance to share their knowledge of Jamaica Bay. More...

Flamenco On The Boards At Beach 96 Street

Last Sunday, July 15, beach-goers were treated to a lively Flamenco dance performance on the boardwalk at the Beach 96 Street concession area. More...

Scooter Visits St. Camillus

On Wednesday May 3, representatives from the Staten Island Yankees, the Class A minor league club of the New York Yankees, visited St. Camillus School. More...

NYS Offering Free Air Conditioners

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced assistance for low-income New Yorkers whose health issues pose a medical emergency during the extended period of hot weather forecasted for the state in the coming days. More...

CBB Lane Closures Start Next Week

Beginning Mon., July 23rd two north-bound lanes heading into Broad Channel on the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge will be closed during daytime hours as part of the $13.2 million, 26-month project More...

Block Party Celebrates Successful WW Weekend

If there’s a little league game, a parade, or a festival, Rockaway is sure to be seen cheering and whistling from the sidelines. More...


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