September 7, 2012 RSS feed / Community

NPS Hosts Final Campfire Of Summer

National Park Service Ranger John Lincoln Hallowell arrived at the Riis Park, Bay 14th Beach armed with a shovel, a bundle of wood, some paper for kindling and a lighter, shortly before 7 p.m. on Friday, August 30. More...

Beach 59 Street Marina Operator Discusses Safety

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (center) with Marina 59 owner Ari Zablozki toured the newly renovated site on Beach 59 Street with several community affairs officers from the 100 and 101 Police Precincts More...

E-ZPass On-The-Go Hits Milestone

Sales of E-ZPass On-the-Go tags in cash lanes at MTA’s seven bridges and two tunnels reached a milestone figure today (Tues. September 4), topping more than 100,000 tags sold since the program began in June 2011. More...

Wave Goodbye To Summer

The sun set on New York City Department of Parks and Recreation employees as they gather up the lifeguard chairs along Rockaway Beach this Labor Day for winter storage, signaling the end of another R More...

Broad Channel Closes Out Summer With A Grand Tradition

The annual Broad Channel Labor Day Parade was held along Cross Bay Boulevard on Monday afternoon. It featured a long line of self-made floats by the residents of Broad Channel. More...

Tri-State Area Flocks To The Shorebird Festival

More than 160 people attended last week’s 7th Annual Shorebird Festival at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and were treated to sightings of many species including a rare white pelican. More...

Rockaway Bound Q113 Route Change

Effective September 2, the southbound Q113 bus no longer travels along Nameoke Street between Beach Channel Drive and Central Avenue into Far Rockaway. More...

Pirates Sail Into Temple Beth-El

On Sunday, October 21 at 2:00 p.m., the Gilbert & Sullivan Yiddish Light Opera Company will dock their ship at Temple Beth-El of Rockaway Park with their delightful production of “The Pirates of Penzance,“ otherwise known as More...

100 PCT Blood Drive Today

The 100 Precinct will hold a blood drive today, September 7, from noon to 6 p.m. at the station house located at 92-94 Rockaway Beach Boulevard. New York Blood Center has reported a shortage in blood and needs donors. More...

NYCLU Launches OnlineVoting Guide

The New York Civil Liberties Union has launched Let Me Vote – an all-inclusive guide on the right to vote in New York State. The toolkit provides everything New Yorkers need to register to vote and cast their ballots on Election Day. More...

Ballotpedia Sizes Up The Competition

Ballotpedia, an online almanac about state politics, released its analysis of New York’s 2012 state legislative competitive index. The index analyzes which states have the most and least competitive electoral environments. More...

Park Filled, But Weather Puts Damper On Final Beach Day

At the new Far Rockaway East Park on Seagirt Boulevard families and friends celebrated Labor Day – the unofficial last day of summer – with barbecues, music and fun. More...

Bungalow Bar Holds Teacher Reunion

A reunion of Rockaway public school graduates was held on Saturday, September 1 at the Bungalow Bar in Rockaway Beach, hosted by proprietors Patrick and Dee Tubridy. More...

RWA And RBSC Host Art Exhibit

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and Rockaway Beach Surf Club hosted an art exhibit last week entitled “Washed Ashore” to raise awareness of the issues surrounding shoreline pollution. More...


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