December 21, 2012 RSS feed / Community

Tips For Seniors On Staying Safe

Planning ahead for cold weather and winter storms can be lifesaving, especially for older adults who are more vulnerable during winter-related health and home threats like hypothermia or power outages. More...

Rockaway’s Libraries Host Holiday Parties

Four of Rockaway’s libraries brought some holiday fun to a community and its children weary from the effects of Superstorm Sandy. More...

New Scarves For PS 47 Students

First graders at P.S. 47, along with their teacher Mrs. Stathis, are truly appreciative of scarves that they received after Hurricane Sandy from Girl Scout Troop 7012 in Wausau, Wisconsin. More...

Joining Hands With Rockaway

Rye Brook Relief for Rockaway in conjunction with St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Rye Brook; St. More...

100 Precinct Hosts Holiday Party

The 100 Precinct Community Council hosted a holiday party at the tents on Beach 95 Street on Saturday, December 15, giving out more than 1,500 toys to stormsaddened local residents. More...

Xaverian Club Gives To Graybeards

The Interact Club, a student service club at Xaverian High School, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Verrazano, organized a 3- day bake sale, raffle and toy drive to benefit local hurricane relief efforts. More...

Sorrentino Hosts Double Dutch Tournament

The Sorrentino Recreation Center, a part of New York City Parks and Recreation, will hold its 22nd Annual Holiday Festival Double Dutch Tournament on Wednesday, December 26. More...

Westchester 5K Run For Rockaway Victims

In just three short weeks, Casey O’Connor motivated her home community of Crestwood, New York in Westchester County to hold its first 5K run ever and to donate the money to Rockaway victims of Superstorm Sandy. More...

Weekend Events Brighten Holiday Season

Coming in on the heels of Sandy, four local events will help brighten the holiday season for Rockaway children and adults alike. More...

Wood Burning Set For Floyd Bennett Field

There it sits on an unused runway at Floyd Bennett Field, 750,000 cubic yards of wood debris from more than 15,000 trees that were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. Nobody seems to want the mangled wood. More...

Precinct Council Resumes Meetings

The 100th Precinct Community Council resumed monthly meetings at the Knights of Columbus Hall this week. Deputy Inspector Scott Olexa of the 100 Precinct took questions from residents. More...

Secret Sandy Hosts SFDS Holiday Party

Secret Sandy, an online gifting site hosted a large holiday party at St. Francis de Sales Church last weekend, the culmination of a project that began shortly after Super-storm Sandy devastated the Rockaway peninsula. More...

St. Camillus Hosts Christmas Party

On Friday, December 14, St. Camillus School had a Christmas Assembly as a celebration of thanksgiving for their return home after they were temporarily displaced due to Superstorm Sandy. More...

NYPD, PS 42 Host Holiday Party

The New York Police Department’s JRIP Unit and PS 42 will host a holiday party at the school, 488 Beach 66 Street in Arverne, tomorrow, December 22 from noon to 4 p.m. More...


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