June 21, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Rockaway Youth Task Force Hosts Open Mic Night

Rockaway youth showed off their talents at an Open Mic Night hosted by the Rockaway Youth Task Force (RTYF) on June 14th. More...

Rockaway Legal Eagles Hold Court At Debate

PS/MS 114 and PS 215 represented the Rockaway Peninsula in the Young Debaters Program at St. John's Law School. They argued a legal scenario at the special event on Saturday, June 8th. Their presentation was judged by a panel of attorneys. More...

A Garden Grows At Goldie Maple

This spring, the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance teamed up with Goldie Maple Academy and the Police Athletic League to transform their grassy schoolyard into an edible oasis. More...

Spring Concert At PS 114 Reviewed

OPEN MIC An Occasional Feature...

On Thursday evening, May 23rd, a very special event took place at P.S./M.S. 114 in Belle Harbor. More...

Rockaway Artists Rocks, Paints and Writes

On Friday, June 21st, RAA will be a part of Make Music New York, a city-wide celebration of music in public places across the five boroughs. More...

But It Moves Fast

Business was booming at Rockaway Taco and Rippers last Saturday as summer sunshine drew big crowds to the beach. Long lines were seen throughout the day at these hot spots. More...

Smallwater Puts Down Roots

Smallwater is ready to transform their vacant lot into an educational garden and gathering space. On Sunday, June 23rd, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, they will host the kick off of the Smallwater Community Garden! More...

Great Career Day Held At PS 183

PS/MS 183 in Rockaway Beach celebrated their Ninth Annual Career Day. Principal Renee Peart Zachary thanked invited guests for supporting the program. More...

You Can Always Come Home To St. Rose

Members of the St. Rose of Lima Class of 1985 pose with their children, the Class of 2013. Also pictured are Bridget Murphy and Sister Barbara King, PBVM, former teachers of the Class of 1985. More...

Giving Back To Habitat For Humanity

After all of the work that they’ve done for Breezy Point and Rockaway after Hurricane Sandy, a fundraiser is being held for volunteer group, Habitat for Humanity of Westchester. More...

Addabbo Opens New Office

Senator Joseph Addabbo and Sandy Doremus, community liaison, welcome residents to their new office. More...

Leaning Tower of Belle Harbor

Shop owners on Beach 129th Street have called 311 and been assured by various city officials and Verizon workers that the leaning telephone pole is not in danger of falling. More...

Lew Gets Support Of County Dems

Congressman Joseph Crowley, Councilwoman Liz Crowley, District Leaders Eleanor Errante and Frank Gulluscio are Queens County Democrats showing their support for City Council candidate Lew Simon. More...

St. John’s Holds Health Fair

St. John's Episcopal Hospital’s annual Health Fair will take place on Sunday, June 30th, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Mary's Star of the Sea Church, located at 1920 New Haven Avenue in Far Rockaway. More...

Ohab Zedek To Host Relief Concert

Congregation Ohab Zedek is hosting a Relief Concert to raise funds to help the local Jewish community. More...

Jump! At PS/MS 114

On Wednesday, June 7th, PS/MS 114 hosted an American Heart Association Jumpathon. All grades participated and spent 45 minutes doing continuous exercise such as jumping rope, dancing or hula hoops and all to music. More...

Tracking Weekend Wildlife

Gateway National Recreation Area is inviting all to experience the wild side of things. On Sunday, June 23rd. from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. visitors can enjoy a ranger-led walk along the West Pond Trail at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge. More...

Mayor and Beep Hopefuls Coming To Bayswater

All of the major candidates for Mayor and Borough President are expected to attend a community issues forum at the Bayswater Jewish Center on Monday, June 24th at 7:30 p.m. More...

The Storm….And After

Poetry And Words By PS/MS 114 Students
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Tiny Carnival Comes to Town

“The Smallest Carnival on Earth” has come to Rockaway. More...

Rockstock & Barrels

The 7th Annual Rockstock and Barrels Surf Contest and Music Festival is happening this Saturday, June 22nd in Rockaway Beach. More...

1st Annual Men’s Health Festival A Hit

People from all walks of life took part in the First Annual Men’s Health Awareness Festival at O’Donahue Park on Beach 17th Street. More...


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