July 12, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Sweet Sound: Velvet Rose Returns

Collectively known as Velvet Rose, singers Apryl Nebozenko from Broad Channel, Joanne Marnick of Rockaway and Melissa Biffer from Long Beach, reunited for two performances in late June at the Resorts World Casino at Aqueduct. More...

WISL Joins Celebrate Rockaway Parade

The Women’s Industrial Service League, an 82 year old Far Rockaway community service organization, took part in the Celebrate Rockaway Parade on Thursday, June 20th. More...

9/11 Memorial Seeks Volunteers

Have some free time? The 9/11 Memorial is looking for volunteers. More...

Rockaway Pays It Forward

Some dedicated women of Rockaway pulled off a giant feat. Working together as a team they were able to fill a 52- foot truck with much needed supplies and send it out to Oklahoma. More...

HUD, Rockefeller Foundation Announce Rebuild Competition

In an effort to promote resilience for the Sandy-affected region, U.S. More...

Bay House Is Open

The Bay House, the popular bay front bar and restaurant in Breezy Point has reopened. Owner Sean Sheridan said more than a hundred people showed for the grand re-opening on June 22nd. More...

Volunteers Needed To Build BC Playground

Broad Channel needs volunteers to help build the new playground being donated to the BCAC by KaBOOM and JetBlue. About 75 volunteers are needed for the project, with 12 of them being “Build Captains.” More...

Four Blocks Of Good Road

Drivers and pedestrians on Wednesday, July 3rd, encountered something they did not expect: a smooth road ahead on Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Youth Court Returns To Rockaway

They will be the judges, attorneys, jury members, and law clerks. They will work on real cases involving first time offenders who have been accused of committing minor crimes. More...

RTC Back With Rockaway Café: The Comeback

Actors, singers, dancers from the Rockaway Theatre Company (RTC), a Rockaway institution, have finally gotten back into their home for rehearsals for their gala Friday, July 19th reopening. More...

Cornell Honored; Work On Display

Noted Rockaway watercolorist Arlene Cornell was honored with an Award of Excellence at the 46th Annual Art in the Park Fine Art and Craft Fair sponsored by the Long Island Art League. More...

Dome Undone

Soon after closing ceremonies on Sunday, a crew got to work to dismantle the MoMA PS1 VW2 Dome. Later in the week, the space sure seemed empty. More...

Aria Makes Her Entrance

Parents Jason and Marcy Ruscillo celebrated the arrival of Aria Amanda Ruscillo, 8 pounds 4 ounces. More...

Phil Announces Mobile Office Hours

Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder announced his mobile office tour across his district and particularly in communities still struggling to recover more than eight months after Sandy. More...

Spirit of the 4th on Beach 133rd Street

Residents of Beach 133rd Street beach block held their 2nd annual parade and breakfast on July 4th. More...

All Queens Is A Stage: Free Shakespeare

Free Shakespeare is coming to Queens with two plays presented in 10 parks, including a stop in Rockaway! Hip to Hip Theatre Company is celebrating its seventh season of Free Shakespeare in the Park in Queens. More...

CB 14 Beach Updates

According to an update from Community Board 14, the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) should be staging equipment on or around July 22nd and then begin the actual sand placement within 3-5 days of that. More...

Kearney Freshmen Honor Rockaway Teachers

Students from Bishop Kearney High School may have moved on from PS/MS 114, St. Francis de Sales and St. Rose of Lima, but clearly they have not left what they learned behind. More...

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