December 6, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Community Celebrations Highlight Thanksgiving

On Thanksgiving afternoon Senator James Sanders Jr. hosted a free Thanksgiving community dinner with all the trimmings at MS 53 in Far Rockaway. More...

Free Smoke Detectors for Sandy Seniors

The FDNY is providing free smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to Sandy-impacted seniors. Those 62 and older and those with hearing impairments can have a free detector, which will last for 10 years, installed in their home. More...

PS/MS 114 Gives Thanks

Faculty and students of PS/MS 114 held their own “Day of Thanks” before the Thanksgiving holiday by reaching out to those who helped them in the aftermath of Sandy. More...

Cornell Exhibits At Gifted

Award-winning watercolorist Arlene Cornell will be exhibiting a number of her newest works at the upcoming Rockaway Artists Alliance exhibition, Gifted. More...

Paying It Forward For The Philippines

Lively crowds filled the Thai Rock restaurant as it hosted a day long fundraiser for the Philippines on Sunday, December 1st. Donations made during the Rockaway Relief for the Philippines event, which started at 2 p.m. More...

Kearney Teaches The Blues

Accomplished guitarist Kerry Kearney shares his knowledge with eager students at a special Blues Guitar Workshop presented by the Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA). More...

Holiday Laughs With The Rockaway Theatre Company

The stage is set for the Rockaway Theatre Company to ring in holiday laughs with their new production of “Inspecting Carol.” The limited engagement show, presented at the RTC’s Post Theatre at Fort Tilden, is running on Friday Decem More...

Girls Scouts Gather To Give

Girl Scout Troop #4275 held their 10th Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive Waldbaum’s on Tuesday atevening, November 25th. Joining them were their brand new Girl Scout Sisters- Daisy Troop #4474. More...

Adult Day Care Celebrates Grand Opening

The Heritage Adult Care center opened its doors with a grand opening on Wednesday, November 27th. Seniors were welcomed by owners and staff and treated to tours of the center, a hot buffet, music and more. More...

Your History In The Making

The Queens Memory project, along with the Queens Library, is looking to write a new page in the history of Broad Channel, the Rockaways, Howard Beach, Hamilton Beach and South Queens. More...

St. Camillus School Celebrates

St. Camillus School in Rockaway Park has been abuzz with activity. Recently the school celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday, hosted Assemblyman Goldfeder, presented awards, discussed elections, and worked with the FDNY to help the needy. More...

Queens Zoo Accepting Volunteers

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Queens Zoo is accepting applications for its volunteer program. Program participants will help teach visitors about wildlife. More...

Build It Back Town Meeting

Need assistance with Build It Back? Councilman Eric Ulrich and Build It Back are holding a town meeting to help residents better understand the program. More...

Holiday Show to Benefit PS 114 Music Program

The instruments and music equipment of PS/MS 114 in Belle Harbor became one of the victims of Sandy. To help replace these items, the I Can Still Do That Foundation is presenting a special show to raise funds for the school. More...

Student Gardeners At Goldie Maple

“Check out my worms!” said a third grader at Goldie Maple Academy, as she holds open a bin containing shredded newspaper, coconut husk, fresh food scraps, and dozens of live worms. More...

St. John’s Brings Thanksgiving To Rockaway’s Needy

Departments throughout the St. John’s Episcopal Hospital pitched in and contributed 50 Thanksgiving baskets of food and other goodies that were delivered to families in need in the Rockaways. More...

Oops!

Sometimes even the best laid plans can go sideways, or in this case, upside down. On Sunday, December 1st, crews were at work removing old wooden jetties from the beach near Beach 92nd Street. More...

Clowning Around For Kids

Billed as a comedy show for kids, performer Becca Bernard entertained an excited group of children and adults on Sunday, November 24th at Fort Tilden. More...

Brushing Up With Arts And Drafts

The Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) hosted an eager crowd of artists for their Arts and Drafts event at the Playland Motel restaurant and bar on Wednesday, November 20th. More...

Donovan Richards: Participate In Spending

City Councilman Donovan Richards wants people to have their say in how a million dollars is spent. More...

A Tree Glows In Rockaway

In another first since the storm, the Rockaway community celebrated the biggest tree lighting in years on Beach 116th Street. More...


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