February 14, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Rockaway Facelift

Freezing a moment. Artist Geoff Rawling gives The Creative Clown Studio a facelift. More...

Arverne Library Gets Ready To Reopen

The Arverne Branch of the Queens Library at 313 Beach 54th street has been rebuilt and will reopen for public service on March 18th.  According to library officials, it has been fully refurbished, will have new computers, new furniture, new déco More...

Icing On The Cake

Betty Bonta had no intentions of slowing down as her 80th birthday approached on Sunday, January 26th. More...

Cross Bay Rebates Continue

Rockaway and Broad Channel residents will continue to be reimbursed for crossing the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge. For the third consecutive year, Governor Cuomo has included the residency rebate program in his executive budget.  More...

Ice Bound!

This photo, taken by Christina Hawk from her back deck, shows the icy frozen canal behind her home on West 18th Road in Broad Channel. More...

Somewhere In Rockaway

The road through Rockaway sometimes runs straight through the past.  Recently sharing this vintage family photograph, Rockaway resident and artist Renee Radenberg noted, “This is a picture of my great-grandfather’s gas station in Roc More...

Artist Captures Film History

Rockaway Playland’s Atom Smasher Roller Coaster made cinema history in May of 1950 when Mike Todd Jr. shot it on color film scraps with a budget of $33 as part of the world’s first surround film, “This Is Cinerama!”  More...

Help Bring Back Whaleamina

It has been 16 months since Whaleamina swam away with Sandy. A group is determined to bring the beloved landmark back by holding a fundraiser concert. On Saturday, February 15th, Projects of Peace, Inc. More...

Free Tax Prep Seminar At Yacht Club

There will be a free tax preparation seminar for all Rockaway and Broad Channel residents.  Tax experts from the Internal Revenue Service and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance at the Belle Harbor Yacht Club on Monday, Februar More...

Addabbo Holds Town Hall On Common Core

New York State Senator Joseph Addabbo will be holding a town hall meeting on the new Common Core curriculum learning standards.  “Changes need to be made,” the senator has said, “and I want to hear what my constituents think Ne More...

Big Music Night At YANA

The YANA Center in Rockaway Park will be kicking out the mid-winter blues as Rockaway’s Jammin’ Jon Kiebon hosts musical friends and other Rockaway rockers on Saturday, February 22nd.  More...

Take the Rockaway Volunteer Challenge!

It’s time to get active in the community. New York Cares is holding a Rockaway Volunteer Challenge by allowing people to participate in various events across the peninsula.  More...

Seeing Red For A Cause

Staffers at St. More...

Scenes You Might Have Missed

Putting down their snow shovels and ice scrapers, area photographers picked up their cameras to capture some unique views of this very unique winter. More...


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