February 8, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Candidates Make Their Case

The 101st Precinct Community Council is hosting a Candidates Forum on Thursday, February 14th from 7-9 p.m. at the Pensinsula Prepatory Academy, 611 Beach 19th street (formerly St. Mary’s Star of the Sea School). More...

Suncycle Event Raises Money For Rockaway

Jennifer Kelleher and Kenny Pena are all smiles after the successful "Ride for Rockaway" fundraiser at Suncycle Studios. The event raised more than $9000 with proceeds going to The Graybeards. More...

FEMA Centers End Sunday Hours

As of January 30th, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has ended Sunday hours at its Disaster Recovery Centers in the Rockaways, Broad Channel and elsewhere. FEMA currently operates 17 such centers in Sandy affected areas. More...

Family Dollar Reopens

After a complete renovation and restocking of its shelves, Family Dollar, the anchor store for the row of business on Beach Chanel Drive across from Redfern Houses was back in business on January 31s More...

Local’s Big Heart at‘Flea Market’

While many Sandy relief efforts have wrapped up three months after the storm, Rockaway resident Marissa Bernowitz is determined to continuously help the community as she recognizes that many Rockaway residents still need basic assistance. More...

Man on a Mission - Principal and Innovator at MS 53

When Shawn Rux became principal of MS 53 in Far Rockaway in 2011, he entered what he called “the worst possible educational scenario.” Principal Rux accepted the challenge and over the course of two and half years he implemented many stra More...

First Responders Offered Get-Away

Why should college kids have all the fun? More...

Happenings

SANDY SESSIONS Project Sandy Far RockawayFEMA Assistance, Goodsand Food Distribution1414 Central Avenue,Far Rockaway, NY7 Days a week, starting at 12:30 pm More...

SEEN ONLINE

Rockaway Help aka Rockaway Emergency follow them on Twitter and Facebook. They deliver breaking news and all sorts of helpful info. More...

Holiday Heroes Visit PS/MS 183Q

On Saturday, December 15th, 2012, Josh and Dyanna Kane, along with 15 volunteer men and women, arrived at PS/MS 183Q with gifts, clothes, gift cards and toys for families who were challenged with losses from Hurricane Sandy. More...

Rockaway Post Offices Delivers

P.O.’s Reopen

“Oh, my God!” was one woman’s reaction on approaching the post office on Beach Channel Drive and discovering it was open. “I was so happy,” said Coleen Minnagh. More...

Rombout Fire Department to The Rescue

Recently, eight members of the Rombout Fire Company traveled from Fishkill, Dutchess County, NY to the Point Breeze Volunteer Fire Department to deliver a $2,100 check for their relief efforts. More...


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