March 29, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Friends Of RB Take To City Hall

Frustrated by the city’s perceived lack of attention to Rockaway, the Friends of Rockaway Beach took to the steps of City Hall last Saturday to voice their frustration. More...

Shilelagh Law Brings Irish Cheer to Breezy Point

Shilelagh Law gave a special performance to Breezy Point residents on March 22nd. The traditional and modern Irish music band helped bring some smiles to Irish eyes in the Sandy-damaged Colony Theater. More...

Happenings

Thanks to everyone who responded to our Rename the Happenings Section contest! Here are some of the creative ideas from our readers: More...

Now They Tell Us

Motorists in Broad Channel recently noticed this new and interesting sign on Cross Bay Boulevard near the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. More...

They're Open

A sure sign of Rockaway and Broad Channel’s recovery has been the gradual re-opening of small businesses throughout the area. Residents have reported having their spirits lifted by every new “Grand Re-Opening” sign. More...

Jamie Survived Sandy!

This anonymous photo captured Jamaica Bay’s own Loch Ness monster, “Jamie,” before she slipped beneath the surface. Several film crews are scheduled to convene in Broad Channel on Monday in hopes of capturing the sea monster again. More...

Got Ideas? Come to The Dome

Have a good idea for Rockaway? Come down to the Dome on Beach 94th Street, Saturday, March 30th from 2-5 or Tuesday, April 2nd from 6:30 to 8:30. Rick Horan and Kevin Boyle will have a camera and be ready to record your idea(s). More...

Knights of Columbus to Celebrate 85th Anniversary

The Msgr. William F. Burke-Rockaway Council Knights of Columbus will be celebrating the 85th Anniversary of the Council’s Founding on Sunday April 7th. The day’s festivities will commence with an 8:30 a.m. Mass at St. More...

Who Are The people In Our Neighborhood?

The Spotlight On Far Rockaway

There are a lot of exciting things going on in the Rockaways. And a lot of people doing great things. I think it’s about time that we start to shine some light on these individuals. More...

Tracking The A Train

“We're really hopeful that we'll be able to restore service to and from the Rockaways some time in June.” That’s the official word from MTA spokesman Kevin Ortiz on when the A train is expected to be up and running after the peninsu More...

Parks Wants To Hear From You

Rockaway and Broad Channel residents looking to have a voice in how the beach and parks are rebuilt will have their chance at two different forums in early April. More...

Before And After

Viewed from the vantage point of 106-20 Shore Front Parkway, these photos show Rockaway beach’s changing face before, during and after Hurricane Sandy. More...

Ulrich Opens New Office

“We’re back in the Rockaways!” announced, City Council Member Eric Ulrich as he opened his new office at 115-06 Beach Channel Drive, Suite 103, in Rockaway Park. More...

American Littoral Society To Receive Environmental Award

The American Littoral Society in Broad Channel is one of two non-profits in Queens which were awarded the 2013 Environmental Quality Award for their commitment and significant contributions to making the city greener. More...

MTA: Easter/Passover Schedule Changes

Going somewhere? The MTA has some updates on transit services through the holidays. More...

SJEH Offers Diabetes Education

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is holding free education sessions on better diabetes management as part of its Diabetes Wellness Program throughout the year. More...

Roman Holiday At PS 114

Turning back the clock at PS 114, the third grade has been studying the culture and customs of ancient Rome. On March 22nd, they livened up things with a real ‘toga’ party in the their newly restored gym. More...

After School Chess Club Returns

“We are really pleased to be back with chess for the children,” said a member of the 100th Precinct Community Council Youth Committee. More...


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