October 25, 2013 RSS feed / Community

October Beach

The shadows may getting longer and the days shorter, but people are still out beenjoying the beach. More...

SANDY One Year Later ...

Displaced Persons: No Place Like Home

The storm carried them as far away as California, Florida and Texas. More...

Evelyn Turns 100!

Evelyn Goemans Rossi turned 100 years young on Sept. 30th. Rossi’s family gathered at “Roma View” in Howard Beach to celebrate the occasion. More...

Schumer Backs Simon

Lew Simon has won the endorsement of the man he affectionately calls “Uncle Chucky” – Senator Charles Schumer. More...

Color Them Fall

Bringing a splash of color to Beach 116th Street’s storefronts, dozens of local students turned out for the Rockaway Rotary Club’s Fall Harvest Art Contest on Sunday, October 20th. More...

Welcome, Baby Benjamin!

Benjamin Richard was born on July 9th, 2013 to proud parents Michael and Melanie Natale. His older brother is Lucas. Benjamin weighed 7lbs, 8oz and was 20 inches. More...

Yummy: Madelaine Chocolate Returns

The holidays are here and Madelaine Chocolate is back. After being knocked out by four feet of water and damage to all of their machinery by Sandy, the 65 year-old company, which went back into production in July, officially reopened this week. More...

Sandy Memorial Sculpture Unveiling

After more than ten months in the making, the Sea Song creative team has announced the unveiling ceremony of their collaborative Sandy memorial sculpture. The event will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. More...

SANDY One Year Later ...

Holding The Line: The NYPD And Sandy

“I think we learned some good lessons from Sandy. We can take that good out of it. More...

SANDY One Year Later ...

Into The Storm: The Volunteer Fire Depar tments

On February 27th, 2013, they stood in the chambers of the New York City Council in their sharp dress uniforms. More...

Local Student Needs Help

Brandon Brown, a happy student of PS/MS 183Q is facing a hardship and needs help. Brown’s father was deported to Dominica, West Indies on December 12th, 2012. More...

SANDY One Year Later. . .

What’s In A Name?

My name is Leanne Barna, I'm 21 years old and have lived in Rockaway on 118th Street my whole life. Hurricane Sandy. That was her name, the identity of a merciless storm that destroyed my neighborhood along with countless others. More...

Checkers Checks In

The official grand opening of Checkers at Arverne By The Sea drew a crowd of dignitaries and businessmen at its recent official grand opening. More...

Broad Channel’s Own B.C.P.D.

Seeing the large painted letters ‘B.C.P.D.’ stretched across a house on East 9th Road just after Sandy, one man remarked, “I didn’t know Broad Channel had its own police department.” “Now it does,” remarked t More...

SANDY One Year Later ...

Fire And Water: FDNY Responds To Sandy

Hurricane “Noreen” never hit New York City. In fact, it never even existed. More...


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