September 14, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Gateway Holds ‘Information’ Session

Gateway National Recreation Area held an informational session about the future management of the park on Wednesday afternoon and was greeted by a small, but angry mob of residents who are skeptical about their role in determining the park’s fu More...

Moving Ceremony Caps 9-11 Anniversary

The commemoration of the eleventh anniversary at Tribute Park ended at 6:30 p.m. More...

Harvesting Jamaica Bay’s Seeds And Debris

A veritable army of 140 strong, happy volunteers from the Church of God descended on the bay this past weekend to work with the American Littoral Society on their New York State Coastal Cleanup Day. More...

Ready Rockaway Hosts Hurricane Irene Retrospective

On September 6 Ready Rockaway hosted “Hurricane Irene Then & Now” at the Knights of Columbus, an event open to the Rockaway community, exploring the progress we’ve made as a community in terms of emergency preparedness a year af More...

NCYC Holds Annual Kids Snapper Derby

North Channel Yacht Club held their annual Kids Snapper Derby. This year’s derby was dedicated in the memory of Judy Heaphy and Jimmy Ott. Each child (more than 70) received a trophy. 1st place was Michael Wagner. More...

PHC Auction Set For October 11

The last remnants of the former Peninsula Hospital Center, which served Rockaway’s medical needs for more than 104 years, will be sold after an auction in Great Neck (Long Island) on October 11, federal court records show. More...

Surfers Hit Beach 92 Street For Richie Allen Classic

On Sunday morning, more than 100 surfers of all ages and their families came together at Beach 92 Street for the annual surfing classic honoring fallen Firefighter Richie Allen, a Rockaway resident, More...

Family, Friends Commemorate Eleventh 9-11 Anniversary

The eleventh anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, murdering 70 local residents, was commemorated this year on Tuesday morning at Tribute Park on Beach Channel Drive at Beach 116 Street. More...

Rockaway Artists Alliance Holds Monumental Fundraiser

“A monumental evening” is how one RAA board member described the organization’s Saturday fundraiser. More...

Council Provides Consumer Friendly Gas Tips

Given the recent surge in gas prices, New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn, along with Councilmembers Daniel R. Garodnick and Lewis A. Fidler, announced plans for helping make sure that consumers are protected during this period. More...

Electronics Recycling Event Draws Crowds

NYS Senator Joe Addabbo and NYS Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder pause in front of an eGreen Management truck with the company’s staff in Waldbaum’s Shopping Mall parking lot, during Addabbo&rs More...


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