March 15, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Beach Protection By Fence

Last week’s storm told us what Mother Nature thinks about fences along the beach. Photos by Dan Brown More...

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Locals Helping Locals, Rockaway Help on Twitter and Rockaway Emergency Plan on Facebook. News coverage and helpful info. Rockaway Rises Check this out for some wholly positive stories and pics. (RockawayRises.com) More...

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Wave Boardwalk Competition: 1st Entry!

To quote The Wave, “Greatness starts with the Boardwalk. More...

E-Z Pass Introduces Pay Per Trip

MTA customers who don’t want to pre-pay for tolls, maintain a minimum balance or supply a credit card now have a choice. More...

The Tide Is High

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy the Rockaways and Broad Channel have anxiously watched each high tide, nor’easter, rain and snow storm. More...

Friends of Rockaway Offers Free Sandy Services

After Hurricane Sandy, many residents were relying on the help of friends and neighbors to get them back on their feet as outside sources weren’t immediately available to help. More...

A Boardwalk To Consider...

Virginia Beach has a boardwalk and separate bike path. And one of the attractions is a huge sculpture of King Neptune. Perhaps Rockaway could have a separate bike lane, too – and a sculpture of Duke Kahanamoku ! More...

A Splash of Color: Cornell Exhibits at Salmagundi

Noted artist Arlene Cornell has two of her recent Rockaway watercolors on exhibit at the Salmagundi Art Club located at 47 Fifth Avenue, NYC. More...

Stories From Sandy

It was a cloudy Sunday morning. Sandy was on its way and the residents of Breezy Point were not going down without a fight. My family and I were preparing for a storm of a lifetime. We started to fill sand bags around 11 a.m. and by 2 p.m. More...

Happenings

Sandy Sessions Stewardship SundayHelp clean the Rockaway shorelineand help with coastal restorationproject to restore dunes.Firehouse 5958-03 Rockaway Beach Boulevard@ Beach 59th StreetMarch 17th, 10:00 a.m. More...

RTC ‘Joseph’ Biblical Hit

The Rockaway Theatre Company opened their first production since Hurricane Sandy to wild applause and rave reviews. More...

Project Hope Welcomes All

Already offering help throughout the Rockaways and Broad Channel, Project Hope counselors are now hosting new free support groups at three Long Beach locations. More...

Rockaway’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade!

Marches On!

There’s no such thing as too much parade when it comes to Rockaway’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration. The 38th annual St. More...

A Piece of Rockaway History

John Hylan was Mayor of New York. Thomas J. Drennan was the Fire Commissioner; John Kenlon, the Department Chief. The year was 1922. Rockaway was a grand, roaring summer getaway town. World War I was four years in the past. More...

A Gift from Louisville to Rockaway

When it comes to good deeds, no distance apparently is too great. And it is a small world after all. More...

City Council Honors Volunteer Fire Departments

The five volunteer fire departments of Queens District 32 were recognized and honored by the City Council for their work during and after Super Storm Sandy. More...

Before And After

Before The Storm: On Sunday morning, October 28th, the day before Hurricane Sandy arrived, members of the Broad Channel Historical Society set up BC’s Veteran’s of Foreign Wars hall on Shad Creek Road. More...

RAA’s Reaches Out With Day Of Healing Through Art

The Rockaway Artists Alliance brought together all the arts for a Day Of Healing Through Art on Sunday, March 10th, at the Knights of Columbus hall. More...


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