August 24, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Residents Give Cats And Dogs A Loving Home

The Rockaways showed its heart last Saturday when hundreds of residents showed up for “Adopt-a- Friend Day” – dog and cat adoptions held by the ASPCA and Bobbi & the Strays in partnership with Rockapup, an up and coming local pe More...

Paddlers Take To Jamaica Bay For Heroes Of 9/11, AA587

FDNY Squad 1 firefighters and the Friends of Tribute Park joined together on Saturday, August 18 for the first annual Stand Up paddling event ever held on the peninsula. More...

Shore Corps Lead Waterfront Alliance Workshop

This summer Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Shore Corps interns participated in leading a series of workshops for local elementary school children focused on energy conservation. More...

Ready Rockaway To Host Hurricane Planning Event

Ready Rockaway, a community based emergency preparedness organization, invites you to their National Emergency Preparedness Month event; Hurricane Irene – Then and Now. More...

Whale Sighting

Off Rockaway Shores

Residents spotted a whale just off Beach 129 Street on Saturday at about 9:30 a.m. Photo by Stephen O’Shea. More...

Free Riis Parking On This Saturday

The National Park Service (NPS) turns 96 years young on Saturday, August 25. National parks across the country will host special programs celebrating the ongoing legacy of the founders of the NPS. More...

Creative Time Hosts Its Inaugural Sandcastle Contest

Creative Time is a public arts organization which commissions and presents public arts projects of all disciplines. Last Friday it hosted its inaugural sandcastle contest at Beach 86 Street in Rockaway Beach. More...

Art Adventurers Visits Historic Aircraft Restoration Project

Students from “Art Adventures and More” visited the Historic Aircraft Restoration Project. More...

Families Host End Of Summer BBQ

Councilmember James Sanders Jr. (left rear) attended an end of summer Barbecue Block Party celebration on Beach 25 Street hosted by Latoiya Samuel, Siniya Samuel, Raymond and Charlease Wright. More...

Rockaway Park High School Rocks The Learning Environment Survey

Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability exceeded the city-wide average in the areas of academic expectations, communication, and engagement on the yearly Learning Environment Survey. More...


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