March 28, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Health Survey Set For Saturday

Doctors of the World and Columbia University will be conducting their final round of peninsula-wide health assessments. More...

Oral History Project Underway

Dear Rockaway: You’re Invited

Dear Rockaway, Maybe you’ve seen us—with our headphones and audio kits—interviewing folks around town. More...

A Plumber’s Advice On Gas Leaks

With the Harlem building explosion and Con Edison gas leak in the news, the staff at A Good Plumber Inc. shared some practical safety tips. In an email letter to customers, the team there offered the following advice. “Gas Leaks More...

Local Author Reads

Local author Richard Livsey gave a reading of his book, “Waiting For The Bomb,” on Tuesday evening, March 25th. More...

Far Rock Library Celebrates Vernal Equinox

With the Earth’s axis being equal, patrons and staff at the Far Rockaway Library celebrated the Vernal Equinox, AKA the first day of spring, on March 20 as they attempted – and succeeded More...

The Second Time They Really Mean It

Just in case you missed the first one… This ‘double stop’ was spotted at the parking lot exit of a popular supermarket. More...

St. Edmund’s Ready To Rock

What happens when you modernize Shakespeare’s comedy “Twelfth Night”, set it in 1950s, and add the music of Elvis Presley? Come to St. Edmund Prep’s production of the musical All Shook Up! to find out! More...

Nature Walk On The Wild Side

The American Littoral Society’s Northeast Chapter, headquartered in Broad Channel, has announced a flock of upcoming events. Here are a few of them! More...

Happy Hour For Strays

Apparently someone has been feeding and ‘watering’ the stray cats and dogs at the old courthouse on Beach Channel Drive and Beach 90th Street. Either that or Rockaway has a very big alcoholic animal problem. More...

Broad Channel, Breezy And Bach

Breezy Point singer/songwriter Susan Bach played the Grassy Point Bar and Grill on Sunday, March 23rd. Amidst the eccentric collection of memorabilia Grassy’s is noted for, Bach belted out a well-received mix of original songs and covers. More...

Big YANA Music Night

Jammin’ Jon Kiebon is ready to do it again. The well-known Rockaway rocker, noting the success of the first YANA Community Music Night in March, has announced he will be hosting a new free event on Saturday, April 5th. More...

Rockaway Waterfront Alliance At Youth Bike Summit

Recently the students in the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Shore Corps Program participated in a parade down 5th Avenue led by hundreds of youth who attended from international cities and towns throughout the U.S. More...

Bernowitz: A Woman Of Distinction

A local woman is being recognized for her endless post-Sandy work. State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. More...

JASA Packs it Up for Purim

JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center held its annual food drive for Pack It Up For Purim, with great success. The seniors donated canned and dry foods in honor of the Purim holiday on March 16th. More...

“How To Succeed…” Roars Into Final Weekend

Memo From The RTC:

With rousing performances in front of full houses last Saturday and Sunday, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” at the Post Theatre in Fort Tilden, now heads into the stretch with three performances remaining – Friday More...


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