September 20, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Making It Bike Safe

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and the Jamaica Bay Greenway Coalition are hosting a series of community workshops to develop safe bike and walkways through the Rockaways. The next session will be on Thursday, September 26th, 6 p.m. More...

Boeing Boeing Touches Down in Rockaway

The skies are friendly over the Rockaway Theatre Company these days as the cast of Boeing Boeing is busily preparing for this Friday, September 20th, night’s opening. More...

Free Small Business Workshop Series

Capital One Bank is offering a free workshops series to help local small business owners, particularly those still recovering from Hurricane Sandy, to build their businesses to be even stronger than they were before the storm. More...

Tree Giveaway A Success

The Rockaway Civic Association (RCA) successfully distributed one hundred free trees to homeowners, residents and businesses at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club on Sunday, September 8th. More...

Broad Channel Remembers 9/11

At 7:15 p.m. on the evening of Wednesday, September 11th, 138 residents of Broad Channel gathered at the Flag Plaza at 18th Road Park on Cross Bay Boulevard to commemorate the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the United States of 2001. More...

St. Francis Honored With 9/11 Tree Seedling

On Wednesday, September 11th, as part of the New York Mets annual remembrance of the events of 9/11, the new pastor of St. More...

Phone Discounts:A Lifeline

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) recently announced a “Lifeline Awareness Week” to encourage income-eligible customers to sign up for a discount on telephone service through the Lifeline program. More...

RBCA 5K Raises Funds And Spirits!

On Sunday, September 15th the Rockaway Beach Civic Association held its 5K Run/Walk and plans to hold the event annually. The event was a fundraiser for a community beautification project on Beach 95th Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Hands Across The Sand

With the goal of getting “the entire peninsula community together for an event at the shoreline,” Rockaway!! One Big Family!! More...

College Fair Set For Sept. 24th

Thinking about going to college soon? The Queens Library for Teens, at 2002 Cornaga Avenue in Far Rockaway, will be holding a college fair for all students. More...

Call To Artists: Calm/Storm/Rebirth

With the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy rapidly approaching, the Rockaway Artists Alliance has launched a call to artists for Calm/Storm/Rebirth, an exhibition which seeks to bring the storm and its aftermath to life through art. More...

Consumer Beware

Making sure that DFD’s and residents alike do not get shilled for shells, Rockaway Taco has posted this helpful sign. No word yet on the exchange rate for unpainted shells. More...

Paying It Forward From BC To Colorado

“Remember all those that helped us during Sandy. It is because of their generosity and compassion that we now look for ways to help others in need. More...

Sculpting A Sandy Remembrance

Months in the planning, work is ready to start on a collaborative sculpture in remembrance of Hurricane Sandy. More...

Proposed Far Rockaway Library Design Wins Award

Although the new Far Rockaway Library has not yet finished going through the design process, earlier this week the designer released previously unseen renderings after winning a prestigious award for its design of the new building. More...

Summer Getaway

Former Rockaway residents, Mary and Jim Kelly, vacationed in Hampton Bays this summer. Mary and Jim are looking forward to returning to their beloved Rockaway for the summer of 2014. |align=left|width=250|height=238|link=node] More...

Goldfeder In Bayswater

Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder discusses community issues with seniors at his mobile district office in Bayswater last week. More...


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