September 21, 2012 RSS feed / Community

The Americana Stars 9/11 Memorial SeeksYour Help

The Americana Stars Memorial is a 200-foot long mural consisting of 50 separate fabric panels memorializing the victims of September 11, 2001 and 1993. More...

Tribute Park Hosts ‘A Ride To Remember’

The “Ride to Remember” was held last Thursday night at Tribute Park by Rockaway Fitness, Matt Long, local firefighters and community members. Together they raised $900 that will go towards the park’s beautification. More...

Emergency Preparedness Event Takes Place This Saturday, Sept.22

Community Emergency Response Team #14 (CERT) will be hosting a national emergency preparedness event on the boardwalk at Beach 74 Street on Saturday, September 22. More...

Engineers Provide Update On Marsh Restoration

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is continuing to partner in the ongoing restoration efforts of the marsh islands in Jamaica Bay. More...

Second Round Of Citywide Public Hearings

The New York City Districting Commission Chairman Benito Romano and Executive Director Carl Hum announced the second round of public hearings to solicit testimony related to the preliminary draft of the Council district map, released at the hearing o More...

Contest To Award $10K To Queens Entrepreneur

Queens Economic Development Corporation and Queens Library announce the opening of the Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition. More...

SJEH Receives Seal Of Approval

St. Johns Episcopal Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commissions national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals More...

Local Pols Benefit From Racino Support

While some politicians continue to call the Genting gambling Racino at Aqueduct Racetrack a positive factor in the community, many locals continue to knock the new facility for failing to hire the promised number of Queens residents and for bringing More...

Smiles, Accomplishments From Rockaway Walks 2012

September 8 ended the 12-week fitness program that took place on Beach 19 Street. Donovan Richards, chief of staff from the office of Councilman James Sanders Jr. exercised and presented participants in the program with citations. More...

Tribute Park Hosts Annual Yoga In The Park

Yoga in Tribute Park was held last Friday night, led by instructors Denise Lee and Helen Killgallen who raised $500 that will go towards the park’s beautification. All photos by Richard E. Santaga. More...

Storm Topples Cronston Ave Tree

The storm on Tuesday night was ferocious enough to topple this tree at the corner of Cronston Avenue and Beach 134 Street. Luckily no one was injured and limited property damage occurred. More...

Work Together To Reduce Construction Congestion

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder recently sent a letter to the New York State Department of Transportation requesting that the state agency act as an intermediary to oversee other city and state agency infrastructure projects throughout Rockaway More...

Mobile Office Stops In Broad Channel

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder (right) speaks with Jim Harper, vice president of the Broad Channel Civic Association during his mobile office tour in Broad Channel. More...


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