April 12, 2013 RSS feed / Community

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Sandy Sessions Free Help from Friends of RockawayFree debris removal, gutting, moisture readings,home assessments & mold removal.Call 347-625-7419 More...

A Ride To Consider

Perhaps FEMA, having finally settled building elevations, is moving on to hurricane recommendations for cars. Possibly it’s the prototype for a new storm resilient car. More...

RAA Writers Group At The Sip This Cafe

The Rockaway Artists Alliance Writers Group will be the special guests of the Sip This Café on Sunday, April 14th, from 2 to 4 p.m. The popular coffeehouse is located at 64 Rockaway Avenue in Valley Stream. More...

Faces Of Caring In Rockaway

Hurricane Sandy brought many volunteer groups, large and small, to the Rockaways and spawned many homegrown efforts to aid those in need. Months later many were still devoting their time and resources to helping. More...

Going Up: The “A” Train Wall

Residents of Broad Channel have reported a not entirely welcome change to the east side of their island’s landscape. More...

Prayers Answered- Lightning Strikes

We know neighbors haven’t been too thrilled with the sound of pile driving going 24/7 as Parks tries to open the beach by Memorial Day. More...

Free Stress Relief Offered

Post-Hurricane stress is no stranger to the Rockaways and Broad Channel. More...

Capital One: Re-Opened For Business

“The enthusiasm of this community is amazing!” said Rich Schnapper, Senior Vice President Group Sales Executive at Capital One Bank, speaking at the grand re-opening of the Rockaway Park branch on Tuesday, April 2nd. More...

Clean The Rock, Clean The Block

Hurricane Sandy may have been more than five months ago, but there’s still a lot of work to be done. The Rockaway Youth Task Force wants to do their part by cleaning up the community. More...

First Congregational Church Seeks Volunteers

The First Congregational Church was flooded during Sandy and still needs some help. The Church basement flooded and they received two feet of water in the Chapel as well as other damage. More...

Seven Miles To Shore

Film Catches Dylan Spirit

In all the news reports on television, and in newspapers and magazines about Superstorm Sandy, no one really captured the experience of what it was like to live through it like a new documentary made by a local filmmaker with the cooperation of many More...

Riis Clock Still Stands

By John Patrylo and Dan Guarino Peggy Patrylo of Bayswater took a recent drive to Riis Park and was happy to see that the famous clock still majestically standing after Superstorm Sandy. More...

West End Temple Kindergarten Returns

“I’m Back!” announced the bright yellow t-shirts worn by the smiling children who attended the first day of West End Temple’s newly re-opened kindergarten. More...

Come To The Health Fair

Under the banner “Living Healthy Today For A Better Tomorrow,” the National Council of Negro Woman is holding their annual Community Health Fair on Saturday, April 13th. From 9 a.m. More...

RAA Writers Group Goes To Brooklyn

Registrants of Rockaway’s DSSM Neponsit and Brooklyn’s DSSM McKinney Adult Day Health Care Centers enjoyed and were part of a program of poetry, prose, music and song presented by the Rockaway Artists Alliance Writers Group on Friday, Apr More...

Smash! Scholars’ Wins “Make-A-Musical” Contest

The votes are in and Rockaway’s Scholars’ Academy is a grand prize winner of “NBC’s ‘Smash’ Make a Musical Constructed by Lowe’s” contest. More...

RWA Hosts Kids Art Workshop

More than 80 families and children came out to the MoMA PS1 VW Dome for a special, free, “Washed Ashore” art collage workshop hosted by Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and led by RWA educator, Keneisha Turner, on Wednesday, March 27th. More...


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