August 31, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Sanders Meets With Homeowners

Councilman James Sanders Jr. met with area residents who live near the proposed hotel that is set to be built on Beach 44 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

DSNY Labor Day Collection Schedule

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that in observance of Labor Day, there will be no garbage or recycling collection, or street cleaning on Monday, September 3, 2012. More...

Rockaway Youth Task Force Gives Everyone A Voice

A wise man once said that power is “the ability to have your will accomplished in spite of obstacles,” – without it, you are the one legged man in a butt kicking contest. More...

Old Rockaway Photos Stir Memories

Rockaway resident Ken Erikson sent us some old photos of Rockaway and we thought we’d share them with you. More...

Local Residents Complete Ironman Triathlon

On Sunday, August 26, Pete Diaz and his friends Aaron Mindel and Ryan McNeil were finishers in the Ironman Triathlon in Louisville, Kentucky. The competition involves a 2.4-mile swim, followed by a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run. More...

MTA Labor Day Service Changes

MTA railroads will provide extra service starting today, August 31, to help customers get a head start on the long holiday weekend. All MTA services will operate on reduced schedules on Labor Day. Details are below. More...

Gateway To Host ‘New Vision’ Meeting

This one might really turn out to be a meeting rather than a meet and greet. Officials at the Gateway National Recreation Area have invited Rockaway residents to “help plan Gateway’s future at a General Management Plan Open House.” More...

New HS Opening At Stella Maris Site

Starting just after Labor Day, Martin De Porres High School, a private not-for-profit special education school, will be relocating from Rosedale, Queens to the former Stella Maris High School building in Rockaway Park. More...

Goldfeder Tours Jamaica Bay

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder joined Sal Mossa, president of the Old Mill Yacht Club, and Rick Rhodes on a tour of the Jamaica Bay waterfront to see firsthand the work needed to be done in order to clea More...

Back To School Party Hosted By Upper Room Ministries

Upper Room Ministries hosted a back-to-school party on Saturday, August 25. The party, open to the public, took place in the middle of the Far Rockaway shopping district, at Redern and Mott Avenues. More...

Jamaica Bay Sunset Cruise Sails 9/8

Announcing a special 3-hour narrated sunset tour of Jamaica Bay aboard the Golden Sunshine. More...

Suncycle Has Residents Riding Into Shape

Every Monday evening at the hockey rink at Beach 108 Street, with the help of the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, Suncycle Studios of Beach 116 Street has provided free spin classes More...

RWA Visits 9/11 Memorial Architect

Last week students from the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance summer program had the opportunity to meet with Michael Arad, designer and architect of the 9/11 memorial. More...


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