December 14, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Free Flu Shots

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio joined the New York State Nurses Association in urging the City to dramatically expand free flu shot distribution in areas hit hard by Hurricane Sandy. More...

Art Show Meant To Raise Rockaway Spirits

For the past two Sundays artist JC Augustin has installed art and performing poetry in front of what was once The Fecund Clown on Rockaway Beach Boulevard at Beach 114 Street. More...

Home Sweet Home

On Monday, December 10, the students returned to St. Camillus for the first time since Superstorm Sandy. Since November 15 the students were bused to Ave Maria Academy in Howard Beach. More...

Weekend Fundraiser For Sandy Relief

“Rebuild The Rock,” a three-day fundraiser series of concerts will kick off tonight, December 14, with a Rock and Blues night at 8:30 p.m. at Neir’s Tavern, 87-48 78 Street in Woodhaven. More...

Libraries To Host Gift Giveaways

Queens Library locations in the Rockaways will host gala holiday gatherings featuring gift giveaways for children and teens, on two dates in four locations. Admission is free. More...

Fundraiser Today For Pastor Garry Patrylo Jr.

What could have been a triple tragedy for one family united them in a testimony of faith and perseverance. More...

Volunteer Attorneys At St.Francis de Sales

For the sixth straight week, the Queens County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project will be running a free walk-in legal clinic. The clinic will be held in the warming tent at St. More...

MTA Weekender App Comes To Android

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has launched an Android version of its free “Weekender” app. More...

‘The Crucible’ Opens In Bayswater January 3

Performances of "The Crucible" will take place at the Bayswater Jewish Center, 2355 Healy Avenue, Far Rockaway, on Thursdays, January 3, 10 and 17; Saturdays, January 5, 12, and 19; and Sundays, January 6, 13, and 20. More...

Locals Attend USS Enterprise Farewell

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Crystal S. Purvis, daughter of Mary and Frankie Purvis of Far Rockaway, and Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Shavonne L. More...

UNIQLO To Donate Clothing

UNIQLO, the global clothing retailer, announced the creation of a 10-week volunteer and donation program to distribute 100,000 donated items of HEATTECH and 10,000 items of Ultra Light Down jackets to those in regions affected by Hurricane Sandy. More...

Heating Safety Tips From National Grid

As temperatures cool and winter approaches, National Grid asks customers to stay safe when using alternative sources of heat as they continue to recover from the devastation to their properties in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. More...

Xavier Honors Rockaway Student

Patrick Sullivan, a Rockaway Park resident and member of Xavier High School’s Class of 2013, was presented with the Prudential Spirit of Community Certificate of Merit at Xavier’s Fall Ho More...

Xaverian News

The Speech and Debate team of William Kay '16 (left) and Isaac Jean- Francois '16 (right), came in first place in Novice Public Forum Debate at the Mary Louis Academy on Saturday, 12/1. More...

New Rochelle HS Giving Out Toys

The New Rochelle High School Class of 2003, in coordination with the New Rochelle School Class of 2013 Honor Society and G.O., held a holiday toy drive to benefit children in Breezy Point who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy. More...

Strands Hair Salon

Diane Liello and her two partners, Gerri Stansky and Sal Araimo, opened the doors of their salon April 1, 2004. Strands was (will be again) a very busy salon in the Rockaway community with a great reputation. More...

Irish Groups Aid Rockaway this Weekend

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder has announced that volunteers from a coalition of Irish and Irish-American groups will be heading to those areas of the Rockaways devastated by Hurricane Sandy this weekend to spread holiday cheer and help in the recovery e More...

Tree Lighting Lifts Spirits For Sandy Victims

Spirits of dispirited Sandy survivors were lifted on Wednesday night at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Beach 95 Street just off Shore Front Parkway. More...

Turkish People Donate $50,000 To Queens Library

In Turkey there is a saying that goes, “You don’t become close and become friends on a good day only, on a bad day we have to stand shoulder to shoulder.” That is what the Turkish Consul General M. More...


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