November 1, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Sandy’s Children Tell Their Stories

“It was inspirational,” author Marie Barret told the Daily News in a December interview, “It was their survival stories.”  More...

Students Paint The Town

Budding student artists from Scholar’s Academy, St. Francis de Sales, St. More...

Seven Miles to Shore at Fort Tilden

A last showing of resident John Sica’s film “Seven Miles to Shore” is set to take place in Fort Tilden.  On Saturday, November 2nd at 7 p.m., residents are invited to watch a screening of the film at the T7 Gallery in Fort Tild More...

Shore Soup Sure Delivers

The Shore Soup Project, providing healthy meals to Sandy survivors in the Rockaways is more than doubling the number of meals served with support from AmeriCares Hurricane Sandy Relief Program.  More...

CT Students Help Scholars’‘Rock Away the Storm’

Scholars’ Academy is continuing to get help from others.  Students from Wilton, Connecticut led a mass book drive to help replenish the bookshelves of the Sandy-stricken school.   More...

Cub Scouts Find A Home

Surrounded by their Cub Scout leaders and families, the Pack 147 boys received well deserved badges and pins.  With the dedication of their pack leaders, these boys have managed to stay on target through such a challenging year.  The Pack, More...

The Book of Job In Rockaway

Shown here at the Rockaway Theatre Company’s Post Theater at Fort Tilden, actors Bryan Doerries, Eric Bogosian, Adam Driver and Tate Donovan deliver a dramatic reading of the Book of Job.  More...

PS 43 Moves On With Remembrance, Hope

It was a morning that included performances by students and a few tears as a slide show recalled how teachers stepped up to help the community after Superstorm Sandy. More...

American Heart Association Award To St. John’s

The American Heart Association has recognized St. More...

Residents Remember Sandy With Candlelight Vigil

Dozens of residents gathered at the beach on the first anniversary of Hurricane Sandy to reflect and pay respect to the lives lost during the storm with a candlelight vigil.  More...

Belle Harbor School Helps Tribute Park

The students and faculty of The Belle Harbor School presented a check for $2,000 to Tribute Park to assist with its ongoing beautification. More...

Together For 70!

Though the picture was taken in the 69th year of their marriage, we just heard that Rose and Vinny Abruzi of Belle Harbor have just celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary! More...

RWA, RYTF and RAA Join Forces To Say ‘Boo’!

The Rockaway Waterfront Alliance, Rockaway Youth Task Force and Rockaway Artists Alliance joined together to give kids a happy Halloween day out on Saturday, October 19th.  The afternoon event was held from 1 to 4 p.m. More...

Teddy Bear Blessings

The Early Childhood students at St. Camillus School in Mrs. Cerrone's class celebrated the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals. More...

Small Business Services Offer: A Peek Inside 116th Street Vacancies

On Saturday, November 2nd at 11:00 a.m., the Beach 116th Street Partnership – a newly formed merchants organization – along with the New York City Department of Small Business Services (SBS), MasterCard, Capital One, and Pratt Area Commun More...

Seaside Library Reopens With A Bang

The Seaside library reopened with a bang on Sunday, October 27th; nearly one year to the day after Sandy nearly destroyed the branch.  The celebration included balloons, many in the shapes of sea animals, food, sparkling cider and lively bluegra More...

Rockaway Artists Alliance Opens Calm/Storm/Rebirth

The Rockaway Artists Alliance opened its new Calm/Storm/Rebirth at their T-7 Gallery with a special program on Sunday, October 27th.  The exhibition traces the experience of Hurricane Sandy through the work of more than 40 artists and more than More...


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