May 10, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Workman Has A Birthday

Eulene Workman celebrated her 65th birthday at Glen Terrace with her sons Rodnell, Jaywin, her grandchildren Dashiel, Darius, Ryan, Kaitlin (not pictured), family and friends. More...

Good Morning America Surprises Point Breeze Fire Department

The Point Breeze Fire Department performed heroically the night of Sandy. While battling the flood and fires, much of their equipment was destroyed. More...

Holistic Health For Kids

Recognizing that little people sometimes need big attention the non-profit Smallwater group has announced free Monday afternoon “Healing for Kids at Smallwater.” They will be offering treatment and holistic guidance from New York licensed More...

Children And Politics

OPEN MIC An Occasional Feature...

Never did I imagine the two words in that headline in the same sentence nor with my soon to be nine year old... However, since the storm, I myself have gotten more involved in the community and politics. More...

Rockaway Dialysis Centre Opens!

“We saw the need,” said Rhonda Bair, Vice President of Operations, at the grand opening of Rockaway Dialysis Centre’s new state of the art facility at 529 Beach 20th Street, Far Rockaway. More...

St. John’s Recognizes Nurses of Distinction

For National Nurses Week, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is honoring its nursing staff. The hospital has recognized four Nurses of Distinction for the event. More...

F.A.I.T.H Unity Walk Plants Seeds Of Hope In Rockaways

If you didn’t know, there is something growing in the Rockaways. Father’s Alive In The Hood held a peace walk for unity on Saturday, May 4th. More...

100th Precinct Council Updates

The 100th Precinct Community Council held its April 24th meeting at Temple Beth El in Rockaway Park. The March 27th meeting was at the Knights of Columbus. Both meetings were well attended. More...

Rockaway Park Therapy Center Reopens

Rockaway Park Therapy Center has returned! The physical therapy and aquatic center celebrated its grand re-opening last week. More...

Bike Parade Ready To Roll!

On Saturday, May 18th, the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance is inviting everyone to participate in the 2nd Annual Rockaway Bike Parade. The event was created to celebrate humanpowered transportation. More...

Earth Day Comes To Rockaway

“Earth Day Rockaway 2013 was an amazing day!” exclaimed Cathy Sohn, Director of External Affairs for the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance. It was “a really special day for the community,” she said. More...

Before Shore Front Towers

A bird’s eye view from the second floor of the old Fitzgerald’s bar at Beach 108th Street and Shore Front Parkway. More...

Rally To Save Queens Libraries

Love the library? Then help fight for it! Local libraries are holding a rally against proposed New York City budget cuts which could hurt libraries across the borough. More...

Job Fair Comes To Aqueduct

More than 20 non-profit organizations are hosting a mammoth job fair as part of an effort to help people find work in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The “Post Sandy Job Fair” will be held on Tuesday, May 14th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Lost And Found

Marie Rudolph found this picture of this handsome lad on a lawn on Beach 130th Street after many houses had flooded and burned. If you know the rightful owner, please email editor@rockawave.com More...

St.Camillus Kindergarteners Come Home

Each holding their own small scissors, the boys and girls of St. Camillus’s kindergarten class lined up and together cut the ribbon to officially reopen their newly rebuilt classroom. More...

Before And After

The lifeguard station at Beach 116th Street collapsed as a result of Sandy. And now the space is cleared, awaiting new facilities. Photos by Peter Brady More...

Ariel Creamer Honored By White House

Belle Harbor's own Ariel Creamer, a 14 year old Scholars’ Academy student, was invited to the White House on Wednesday, April 24th, where she was awarded the title of Champion of Change. More...

Locals Bring Books Back To The Community

One of the many victims of hurricane Sandy was books. In an effort to bring books back to the community, two Rockaway locals volunteer their weekends to hold a book drive and giveaway. More...

Wider Free Wi-Fi For Broad Channel Library

The Queens Library will be hosting free Wi-Fi access for the Broad Channel community within a three-block radius of the library building. More...

A Clown For All

The Creative Clown, formerly known as The Fecund Clown has opened its doors after being devastated by Hurricane Sandy. More...

It’s Happening At The Dome

Rockaway residents were pleased with the official announcement that the Museum of Modern Art’s PS1 VW Dome will remain in place through June 30th. More...

DEP Could Use Your Help

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection is sponsoring Volunteer Floatables Beach Surveillance for the summer of 2013. What are floatables? Floatables are waterborne waste materials that float. More...

Squid Stomps At Healy’s Pub

The hard rolling Squid Trio brought their unique bluesy brand of foot stomping, free flowing music to a welcoming Saturday night crowd at Healy’s Pub on April 20th. More...

Stars Of Hope Come Out For Rockaway

This image was created by Stuart Dolgins from the many “stars of hope” which appeared throughout Rockaway and Broad Channel after the storm. More...

Mets Visit Irish Circle

Former New York Mets pitcher Ron Darling and current outfielder Mike Baxter, a Whitestone native, headlined a small business luncheon at the Irish Circle Tavern in Rockaway Beach on May 7th. More...

Sanders and Richards:“Rebuild The Seawalls!”

Councilman Donovan Richards and State Senator James Sanders Jr. recently forwarded a letter to the Army Corps Engineers requesting that they rebuild a section of the seawall along the Jamaica Bay from Beach 66th Street to Beach 72nd Street. More...


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