August 3, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Sand Castle Contest: An Annual Rockaway Tradition

At the stroke of noon, dozens of castle builders began transforming the sands at Beach 117 Street to a land of fanciful towers and moats. More...

Students Learn The Art Of Italian Ices

The students of P.S. 256@43 went to the boardwalk concessions on Beach 97 Street to make Italian Ices. John DiCosmo of DiCosmo’s Italian Ices invited the group to show them how the ices were made. More...

Addabbo FHC, Huntley Provided Free Mammogram Screening

The Addabbo Family Health Center, in conjunction with State Senator Shirley Huntley and the Samaritan Good Hands Network, provided free mammograms to the Rockaway community on July 26, utilizing the grounds of the Addabbo Center on Beach 62 Street More...

Littoral Society Conducts Jamaica Bay Ecology Programs

Last week, the American Littoral Society gave ecology lessons to more than 100 summer camp students at Big Egg Marsh in Jamaica Bay. More...

EPA Scientists Visit Jamaica Bay

Last week the high school students and interns in the RWA summer program joined Tasha Frazier, Paula Zevin and the EPA crew aboard the “Clean Waters” vessel for an unforgettable day on Ja More...

CBB Lane Closures Continue Until Nov.

One lane will be closed in each direction most Saturdays at the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge for work related to the $17 million project to rehabilitate the concrete piers beneath the bridge. More...

100 Years Of U.S. Marine Corps Aviation

Join historian Bernie Feuer to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of U.S. Marine Corps aviation at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 11 in Hanger B, the home of the Historic Aircraft Restoration Project, at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn. More...

Free Shakespeare Performed At Riis Park

“The Comedy of Errors” was performed at the Jacob Riis Park Bathhouse last Saturday night. More...

Health Fair Stops At Far Rock Shopping Center

Residents learn the basics of CPR training. More...

RWA Proves There’s Plenty For Kids To Do

Anyone who ever said Rockaway has nothing for kids to do should think again. There is plenty for kids to do, but few role models who offer guidance and care to show them how to safely learn new skills. More...

Despite Threatening Weather, Hundreds Take To RBB Graybeards ‘Family Run’ Hosts Tots, Teens and Seniors

The Graybeards held its annual Family Run on Friday evening, July 27 on Rockaway Beach Boulevard at Beach 129 Street. More...


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