January 18, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Graybeards Dinner Dance Is On

The Graybeards Annual Dinner Dance was almost canceled – almost – because of Hurricane Sandy but members of one of Rockaway’s most prominent non-profits decided that it would take more than a super storm to call off the annual fun. More...

Ohab Zedek: Trailer A Good Option

Congregation Ohab Zedek of Belle Harbor was hit particularly hard by Sandy and the shul remains unusable. The Orthodox Union and UJA-Federation of New York provided funding for a trailer while the building is being repaired. More...

SEEN ONLINE

The Rockaway Peninsula is alive online. We come across many interesting sites and voices. Here’s just a sample. Please check them out when you go online: Oh Vey Rockaway More...

MTA Announces Free Travel App

MTA Bridges and Tunnels has announced a new free app, MTA Drive Time, which shows motorists how traffic is moving at its seven bridges and two tunnels. More...

Track Work Set For “A Line”

Upcoming track work will take place on the Far Rockaway and Rockaway Park branches of the A line during the winter of 2013. More...

Tree Top Totters

The top of a tree rests precariously on a rooftop on Beach 92nd street. More...

St. John’s To Hold “Go Red” Event

St. John's Episcopal Hospital is extending an invitation to the community for its Go Red for Women event on Friday, February 1st, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Main Hospital Lobby. More...

Every Dollar Helps

Two young girls, Jessica Walsh and Joise Payne, attending the Walk A Mile march were inspired by the speakers and by Steve Stathis of the Graybeards in particular. More...

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Tours Peninsula

On Friday January 11th, Rockaway Waterfront Alliance hosted a tour of the Rockaways focused on environmental resiliency. The tour was part of the Municipal Art Society of New York Conference: Charting the Road to Resilience: From the Ground Up. More...

RWA Hosts Environmental Resiliency Workshop

On Sunday, January 20th, from 1 to 3 p.m., the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance will be hosting an Environmental Resiliency presentation and discussion led by some of the nation's leading experts on climate change and coastal restoration. More...

Rivera Proposes to Opperman

Jason Rivera and Mary Ann Opperman are now engaged. Jason proposed at the “Top of The Rock” above their most beloved city in the world. She said, Yes!” More...

FREE Stress Relief Workshops

Throughout the month of January stress relief professionals Brett Cotter and John Roberts are offering free stress relief workshops at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club located at 533 Beach 126th Street. More...

“Magic, Music and Munchies” Draws Crowds of Kids

A crowd of more than 100 kids and parents came out to enjoy cotton candy, popcorn, music, magic and fun on Saturday, January 12 as Operation Sandy Relief hosted “Magic, Music and Munchies.” The event was held just off the beach in the sch More...

JASA Is Open

Fay Schwimmer, Project Director of the JASA Rockaway Park, wants seniors to know that the center is open for lunch and other activities from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays at 106-20 Shore Front Parkway, Suite 300 Rockaway Park, NY. More...

Alabama School Sends Supplies To Rockaway Children

The NYPD and the Far Rockaway Library handed out free school supplies last week courtesy of the Rock Quarry Elementary School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. More...

Boarders Surf Shop Gutted Now – Will Be Back

Boarders, the iconic surf shop in Rockaway Beach had a team of volunteers rip apart the shop in anticipation of a rebuild. The shop will open in the spring and welcome back surfers from far and wide. More...

Jamaica Bay Task Force To Meet

The American Littoral Society and the Jamaica Bay EcoWatchers announced that a Jamaica Bay Task Force meeting will be held Tuesday, January 29th at 6:30 p.m. at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Center in Broad Channel. More...


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