May 31, 2013 RSS feed / Community

New Marsh Planting Dates!

Due to last weekend’s bad weather, and consequently the cancellation of both marsh planting days, the American Littoral Society has announced new June planting dates. These will take place on Saturday, June 1st, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. More...

Sandy Art Exhibit Coming To YANA

Key West artist Victoria Barber is bringing her photography exhibition WOW Rockaway: Stories to Remember, to Rockaway for her first New York City exhibit. More...

Parks Declares Beaches Open

On a day with gray skies, wind, and rain threatening; after months of uncertainty and fighting to recover from Sandy – Rockaway Beach was reopened last Friday to greet 2013 beachgoers. More...

PS 114 Takes First In Music Memory

PS 114’s fifth grade team under the leadership of music teacher Robin Levy took home First Place in the annual “Music Memory” competition on Thursday, May 23rd at the Skirball Cente More...

Idea Day At PS 207 Leads To Another Idea

One of the ideas from "Idea Day" was to initiate a Spirit Week at PS 207. With that as the goal, different events took place each day during the week of May 20th to celebrate the spirit of the school. More...

PS 105 Students Walk To Fight Lupus

On May 18th, Team Captain Adam Herrera and students from PS 105 The Bay School participated in The Lupus Foundation of America Walk 2013 at the South Street Seaport in New York City. More...

Memories of Playland

Rockaway’s Playland may have been razed in the late 1980’s, but as summer approaches memories of its rides, thrills and chills come flooding back. More...

Mardi Gras Kicks Off In Broad Channel

Summer got underway in Broad Channel with the official start of Mardi Gras, a community tradition for more than 100 years. More...

Goldfeder Helps In Oklahoma

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder offers advice and support to Oklahoma House Member Paul Wesselhoft whose district includes Moore County. More...

Indaculture Opens Connolly’s

Fresh from performing at the official Rockaway beach reopening on Friday, May 24th, the multitalented local band Indaculture was ready to kick off the grand reopening of Connolly’s Bar on Saturday night, May 25th. More...

Irish Festival Returns

The Irish festival is coming back to Rockaway. As the summer just gets started, thousands are expected to enjoy a weekend full of fun activities at the Rockaway Beach/ Breezy Point Irish Festival. More...

Broad Channel: Share Your Facebook Photos

A Facebook group has been formed by Kathy Louis to post photos of Broad Channel, NY. The page description is as follows: On October 29th, 2012, Super Storm Sandy devastated this community. More...

RWA Shore Corp Goes To Harvard

Students from the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance’s Shore Corps program went to Harvard University on Monday, May 13th, to present their film "Rockaway Stories." More...

Words On The Wind- Poetry By PS/MS 114 Students

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Burn The Burgers, Not The House

As the Memorial Day Weekend kicks off the unofficial start of summer, grillers everywhere are dusting off their spatulas and are eager to let the grilling season commence. More...

HHS Secretary Says: Be Prepared

Expect the best, prepare for the worst. It’s never a bad time to be prepared. According to U.S. More...

A Breezy Grass Opening For The Bungalow Bar

The Bungalow Bar and Restaurant celebrated its grand re-opening by hosting the talented and popular Breezy Grass trio and their special guest on Saturday May 25th. The Bungalow Bar is located at Beach 92nd Street and Beach Channel Drive. More...

Look What’s Come To Beach 116th Street

An assortment of lifeguard stations and comfort stations now sit high above the sand in front of the Park Inn at Beach 116th Street. More...

RDRC Holds Annual Dinner

The Rockaway Development and Revitilization Corp held its 27th Annual Gala and Tribute Dinner on May 15th at Russo’s On The Bay.

Helen Marshall - Queens Borough President, Kevin Alexander - RDRC President /CEO, Connie Delaigle - RDRC Board Member, Linda Plummer - RDRC Board Chairwoman, Valerie West - RDRC Staff More...

Broad Channel And Rockaway Honor Memorial Day

It was once known as Decoration Day, a day established after the American Civil War to remember both the Union and Confederate soldiers who perished in that great struggle. More...

Past, Present and Future Meet in BC Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras season has begun in Broad Channel! In spite of Superstorm Sandy, enthusiasm is high for the upcoming summer activities. More...

A Fitting Farewell For Sandy Damaged Torah

According to Jewish law, when a Torah scroll is badly damaged or destroyed, it has to be buried. To respect this tradition, the Far Rockaway community held a funeral in honor of the Torah damaged during Hurricane Sandy. More...


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