October 5, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Lifeguard Advisor: Inlet ‘Risk Of Drowning’

A former Rockaway lifeguard who is now a national advisor for the United States Lifesaving Association says that the East Rockaway Inlet, the scene of numerous drownings over the past decade, is dangerous and More...

Local Students Enroll At Saint Rose College

The following local students have enrolled at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York: Shannon Dinerman of Neponsit, Mary Kate Nestor of Breezy Point and James O’Meara of Breezy Point. More...

Get Out And Vote Drive In Redfern

Saturday, September 29 the Rockaway Youth Task Force (RYTF) spent the day knocking on doors registering voters in the Redfern Houses and the surrounding community. More...

Liu Honors Reverend Mullings

New York City Comptroller John Liu honored Rev. Dr. More...

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Hosts Bike Tour

Last Saturday, bikers took to the boardwalk for Rockaway Waterfront Alliance’s bike tour focused on exploring the influence of Master Planner Robert Moses on the Rockaway Peninsula. More...

Adopt A Dog, See A Play on Sunday 10/14

The 9th annual Carol Jasper Memorial Benefit performance of Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs will take place on Sunday, October 14, at 2 p.m. More...

Newly Sworn In EMT Responds To Call

Hours after being sworn in as an FDNY EMT, a lifelong Rockaway Beach resident got a head start on his career when he voluntarily jumped into Jamaica Bay to rescue two jet skiers in distress while celebrating his graduation with family on Monday. More...

Ed ‘Shevy’ Shevlin Checks In From The Road

Rockaway resident and motorcyclist Ed “Shevy” Shevlin has a plan to raise $50,000 for juvenile diabetes research by riding across the country on his motorcycle from Rockaway Beach, New York to Rockaway Beach, California. More...

Belle Harbor Street Named For Fallen Marine

On Tuesday, the City Council approved a resolution naming dozens of city streets in the names of those who served their nation or their city. More...

Lego Robotics Arrive On The Peninsula

West End Temple welcomed Play Well Teknologies as they offered their Lego Robotics Workshop this summer. More...

ArtSplash Is On Showcase At Studio 7

ArtSplash, Rockaway Artists Alliance’s annual fall arts showcase, is on view through Sunday, October 7 in sTudio 7 Gallery, Fort Tilden. More...

Carter Showcases Book To St. John’s Students

Vivian Carter, author of “Images of America: Rockaway Beach,” spoke with graduate and undergraduate students of St. John’s University recently, at the Barnes and Noble book store on Union Turnpike near the campus. More...


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