August 17, 2012 RSS feed / Community

For BCHS, Six Is The New Magic Number

Public Hearing Set For August 24

For Beach Channel High School, the two magic numbers are two and six. More...

Beachcomber

The small group who showed up on the Riis Park boardwalk for a “meeting” with NPS officials about the future of Gateway National Recreation Area was first confused and then angered. More...

‘Back 2 School’ Shopping Tips

With the back to school shopping season here, the NYPD Crime Prevention Unit wants you to keep safety in mind. More...

Ladies Stitch And Quilt For A Good Cause

It all began more than 20 years with a small closet armed with sewing machines at St. Francis de Sales Church and a group of women on a mission. More...

100 Pct Volleyball Comes To A Close

The 100 Precint Community Council Youth Committee’s annual volleyball season came to a close last week after weeks of entertaining Rockaway kids. Pictured are some of the kids who participated in the summer volleyball program. More...

Elvis Tribute

Directly following their 35th Anniversary Show in Memphis, Elvis Tribute Artists, Shawn Klush and Cody Ray Slaughter, will star in The Elvis Tribute Spectacular at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Friday, August 24 at 8 p.m. More...

High School Continues Rigorous Work Ethic

Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability, a new school located within the Beach Channel Campus, is transitioning into its third and robust year of operation this upcoming September. More...

Kung Fu Panda 2 Highlights Movie Night In The Park

The new Rockaway East Park on Seagirt Boulevard hosted its first movie night with the showing of Kung Fu Panda 2 last Wednesday evening, August 8, put on by the Parks Department and sponsored by Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

SJEH Send Runners To Workplace Challenge

A team of runners and walkers from St. John’s Episcopal Hospital participated in the Marcum Workplace Challenge held at Jones Beach State Park on Tuesday, July 31. More...

Rotary Exchange Students Say Goodbye

Studying abroad allows young students the opportunity to experience international diplomacy and self reliance. More...

Community Organizes Against Transient Hotel

Seventy-five residents came together last week to get information on the planned construction of a what the Department of Buildings calls a “transient hotel” on Beach 43 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Grace Lucia Marino Born

Frederick and Geri Marino welcome Grace Lucia to their growing family in Belle Harbor. More...

New Breezy Baby Girl Arrives

Preston Sophia was born on July 10th at 8:49 pm at Lenox Hill Hospital to parents Paul and Penelope Crockett of Breezy Point. The 6 lb 8oz, 17 7/8 in. More...

SJEH Observes Breastfeeding Week

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital observed World Breastfeeding Week, which was held from Wednesday, August 1, to August 8. More...

A Noel Coward Classic Comes To Post Theater

As the movie “First Wives’ Club” demonstrated, a first wife who has been “dumped” may be a source of irritation to a man when he decides to remarry. More...

Goldfeder Tours YMCA Site

Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder joins Gerry Romski of Benjamin/BeechWood LLC on a tour of the new YMCA development to see firsthand the progress of the project at Arverne by the Sea. More...

RWA Collaborates For Cleaner Shores

This summer students from Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and artists from Rockaway Beach Surf Club collaborated on a project called “Washed Ashore” to cast a light on the issue of trash on the shores of the Rockaways. More...

RP Resident Becomes Mental Health President

The Board of Directors of the Staten Island Mental Health Society, Inc. (SIMHS) has announced the appointment of Fern Aaron Zagor, LCSW, ACSW, as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective August 1. More...

Rockaway Resource Day Brings Out Crowds

This year’s annual Rockaway Resource Day was filled with fun, music and information. The 101 Precinct Community Council combined this year’s event with the National Night Out Against Crime on August 7. More...


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