August 16, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Waterfront Alliance Students Answer Call To Action

In recent weeks, the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance’s Shore Corps and Aqua 101 students participated in an important planning workshop about the future of Far Rockaway. More...

Community Input Needed For MGP Site

Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder is asking residents to weigh-in on redeveloping the National Grid's Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) at Beach 108th Street. More...

Goldfeder, Residents: Repair Bulkhead, Save Our Homes

When it is high tide on the bay at Beach 69th Street, the water can rise four feet or higher. Residents are unable to use their yards and driveways. More...

RAA Showcases Young Talent

The Rockaway Artists Alliance’s T-7 gallery at Fort Tilden was filled with the works of 192 young artists in the making for a very special exhibition. More...

Goldfeder Brings District Office To Seniors

Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder brought his district office to the backyard of his constituents during his mobile office tour at the Brookdale Senior Center in Far Rockaway last week. More...

Lost Bird

We don’t run Lost Dogs or Lost Cats or Lost Anything pictures but we’re making an exception. So from now on, no exceptions! This bird was found in the vicinity of Beach 140th. More...

St. John’s Holds Annual Benefit Ocean Walk

The Development Board of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital will hold its Eighth Annual Ocean Walk on Thursday, August 22nd, at 5 p.m. More...

NYC Parks Has Florida Plates

Maybe NYC Park is saving money by registering their vehicles in the Sunshine State. More...

New Face On Beach 116th Street

There’s a new look coming to Beach 116th Street. More...

No Sand - Before Pics

Photos taken from the Beach 97th Street concession before the new sand started being pumped. Stay tuned for the “After” photos. More...

Far Rockaway Library Closed For Construction

Queens Library at Far Rockaway is closed for construction until the end of August. A new job search center by Workforce One is being brought in during this time. More...

Had It Up To Here With Tickets!

Chuck Schumer made a visit to Rockaway to talk about sand replenishment but had to run over and convince Ticket Police that the cars parked there would be moved soon. More...

The Art Of Sand At 2nd Annual Artist Competition

The crowds, the creative and the curious flocked to the sand just off the boardwalk at Beach 86th Street for CreativeTime’s second annual Artists Sandcastle Competition. More...

Young Stars Shine on Stage

Maya Smith, 8, and 5-year-old Maxwell Smith of Arverne, performed in the Clayton Opera House’s Young People’s Theater presentation of Thoroughly Modern Millie Junior near their summer res More...

Graybeards Family Run A Winner!

It was a special night last Friday, August 9th, for the 11th Annual Graybeards Family Run. Everyone enjoyed a fun evening in the reconstructed St. Francis schoolyard, after more than 400 runners took part in the various races. More...


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