September 28, 2012 RSS feed / Community

St. John’s Episcopal Holds Successful Ocean Walk

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Development Board held its annual Ocean Walk on Thursday, September 13. More than 90 community members from the Rockaways and the Five Towns as well as hospital staff came out in support of St. More...

Turner Helps Induct Local Eagle Scouts

Congressman Bob Turner helped introduce two local Queens teenagers, Matthew and Thomas Caiazza of Troop 139, into the elite Eagle Scout fraternity. More...

SJEH Medical Staff Meets

The Medical Staff Society of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital met for its quarterly staff meeting on Tuesday, September 11, at the Lawrence Village Country Club. More...

Malcolm Hoenlein Visits Temple Beth-El 10/15

Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, will be the guest speaker at Temple Beth-El of Rockaway Park on Monday evening, October 15 beginning at 8:00 p.m. More...

JASA Makes Fall Foliage Craft Projects

JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center had a wonderful arts and crafts project on Make Up Sunday, September 23. The seniors made autumn baskets for family and friends. More...

Fix Problems Before Election Day

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder recently sent a letter to the New York City Board of Elections requesting an immediate and prompt resolution to the problems created by the recent changes to local districts and polling locations brought on by the 2010 U.S. More...

MTA Releases Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) released results from its annual series of customer satisfaction surveys conducted for all MTA services. More...

9/11 Sponsor-A-Star Program Ends October 18

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

The Last Paddle Of Summer

It was the last day of summer, and a group of local paddlers, plus visitors hailing from Italy and Australia, completed a circumnavigation of Jamaica Bay in kayaks on Friday. More...

Marshall Joins RWA For Roll-Out Of Environmental Center Plans

Despite four years of bureaucratic red tape that has delayed the transfer of the old firehouse on Beach 59 Street from the city to the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance, the organization greeted locals and politicians as it rolled out the plans for what w More...

CBB Guard Rail Project Will Finish Soon

The city began installing the concrete barriers along Cross Bay Boulevard through the bird sanctuary north of Broad Channel this summer. But as most may have already noticed, suddenly the project stopped dead in its tracks. More...

P.S. 256 Opens Brand New Playground

Youngsters, along with Assistant Principal Kris Melbourne, at PS 256 on Beach 135th Street in Belle Harbor joined Queens Borough President Helen Marshall during the site visit she made, Monday, Septe More...

Take Care Of Asthma, Now!

Asthma is especially high in New York City, where one out of every ten children has the condition. It is a long-term lung disease that causes wheezing, chest tightness and cough. More...

SJEH Raising Funds ForACS Breast CancerWalk

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is a sponsor of the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk that will be held on Sunday, October 21, at Jones Beach. More...


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