January 11, 2013 RSS feed / Community

“Magic, Music and Munchies” In Rockaway

Operation Sandy Relief from Syracuse, NY, along with the Hudson Valley Helpers, Rockaway Recovery and the 100th Precinct Community Council are hosting the “Magic, Music and Munchies” event this Saturday, January 12th, from 1 to 3 p.m. More...

PS 232 Adopts PS 105 For The Holidays

PS/MS 105 located at Beach 51st Street in Far Rockaway had relocated for the past two months due to Super Storm Sandy. Lisa Josephson, principal of PS 232 in Howard Beach, was a former assistant principal at PS/MS 105. More...

Rockaway Artists Alliance Reaches Out

Prior to the start of the New Year, the Rockaway Artists Alliance Board of Directors and key staff met to discuss the group’s recovery and outreach plans post-Sandy. More...

SEEN ONLINE

Rockaway Emergency Plan (Facebook): Regular, late breaking news items. A recent post: Yeahhhhh for concessions and lifeguards this summer! Check @rockawayhelp on twitter for more details. More...

Debris Collection Extended

Councilman Eric Ulrich has advised that the Department of Sanitation has agreed to extend the deadline for bulk residential debris pick up to February 18th. More...

Muy Thai Finds Temp Home

CROM Martial Training will begin teaching on Monday, January 14th at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 333 Beach 90th Street. More...

200 Children Enjoy Breakfast with Santa

On December 22nd Santa came to town for nearly 200 children who were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. More...

Krasnovsky To Lead JCCRP

The Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP) announced that it has named a Executive Director, Nathan Krasnovsky. More...

100th Pct. Council Announces Meetings

100th Precinct Community Council President Danny Ruscillo Jr. has announced the Council’s General Meeting schedule for 2013. Their first meeting for the year will be on Wednesday, January 23rd at The Macedonia Baptist Church at 7:30 p.m. More...

New Services From The US Postal Service

The United States Postal Service has announced two upcoming changes to offer more value to postal customers. According to a recent media release, these services will go into effect on January 27, 2013. More...

Churches Conduct Hurricane Relief Effort

On Saturday, January 5th, Reverend Dr. Clifton Mullings, Senior Pastor of Evangelical Holiness Church, Far Rockaway and Missionary Beverly Brown and a team from Bronx Holiness Christian Church conducted a Rockaway hurricane relief effort. More...

Relief Fund Gives $1000 To Families

More than 200 families walked out of PS 253 with $1000 thanks to The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund and BGC Partners. More...

Library Hurricane Relief Lab Opens

The Far Rockaway Branch of the Queens Public Library is now offering help to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. More...

Santa Visits Far Rockaway

On Thursday, December 20th, 2012, Dawn Moore- Grenada, owner of Learning Leaders Group Family Daycare hosted a Christmas party for her little tikes. Santa was the main attraction to the surprise of the children. More...

Postal Workers Go Above And Beyond For Rockaway’s Children

Not rain, nor snow, nor Superstorm Sandy kept postal workers in Far Rockaway from going above and beyond the call of duty to put a smile on the faces of the area’s children after the storm ravaged the peninsula in October. More...

PS/MS 183Q Celebrates Holiday Cheer

Despite the horrific effects of Hurricane Sandy, donations from across the country, including within the tri-state area and the Rockaway community, have flooded into PS/MS 183Q. More...


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