October 11, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Ready For Bayswater Fall Festival

Councilman Donovan Richards and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation are stirring up October fun at Bayswater Park this week. More...

NYCHA Officials Tour Rockaway

Representatives for the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) were in Far Rockaway last week to see for themselves some of the problems faced by NYCHA residents. More...

Chancellor Walcott Congratulates Channel View

Reuben Hernandez, Derrick Cunningham and Dimitri Regisford beam proudly with their teachers, Craig Dorsi and Nataly Tarnarider as Chancellor Walcott congratulates them on the Channel View’s great success in preparing them for college. More...

Red Cross Aids Sandy Victims In Hotels

Hundreds of Sandy victims remain in hotels as they repair their homes or transition into new ones. The funding for this program has ended, seemingly pushing these families into the homeless system. More...

M&M’s And Habitat Join Forces For Breezy

On Thursday, October 10th, M&M’S World New York and other Mars Retail Group associates joined together with Habitat for Humanity of Westchester from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to rehabilitate Breezy Point buildings damaged by Sandy. More...

Rollicking Rockaways Puts On A Show

Already known for running the “Smallest Carnival On Earth,” the Rollicking Rockaways group topped off their grand weekend exhibition of Playland art and memorabilia with a real-life cabaret circus under the stars. More...

A Touch of Ireland For All

Irish language, dance, humor and music come full circle back to Rockaway with An Afternoon of Irish Culture at the Knights of Columbus at 333 Beach 90th Street. More...

Timeless Story Comes To Rockaway

The Book of Job from the Old Testament presents an ancient story which concerns itself with the timeless question of human suffering. More...

Boo At the Zoo And Scary Fish

Off the Peninsula, the Queens Zoo will be hosting a special 3-day event filled with haunted habitats and Halloween fun. “Boo at the Zoo” will take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 26th and 27th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Precinct Council Food DriveA Success

On Saturday, October 5th, volunteers handed shoppers a note as they entered the Waldbaum’s off Beach Channel Drive in Rockaway Park. More...

Dog Park Gets A Helping Paw

Rockaway's dog park has gotten a helping paw from a natural pet food company. The Nutro Company awarded the Rockaway Freeway Dog Park a $2,000 grant as part of its ROOM TO RUN Dog Appreciation Project. More...

Rocking Reopening For Thai Rock

Thai Rock restaurant and bar celebrated a ‘soft’ reopening on Friday, October 4th. More...

Fall Harvest Art Contest Announced

The Rockaway Rotary Club is brightening up Beach 116th Street with a new Fall Harvest Art Contest. More...

New Solar Powered Hot Spot

Last week the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance (RWA) unveiled the newest resource in their campaign for community emergency preparedness. More...

Cornell’s ‘Before The Storm’ Honored

Noted Rockaway watercolorist Arlene Cornell’s painting, “Before the Storm” has won a major award at the 117th juried art exhibition held at the National Arts Club in Manhattan. More...


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