April 11, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Sarnoff Teaches Cartooning At RAA

“You haven’t seen anything until you’ve drawn it”, artist Robert Sarnoff says, as he shares examples of editorial cartoons, caricatures and comic strips his students created during Rockaway Artists Alliance’s recent four More...

RAA Showcases Black And White And Color

The Rockaway Artists Alliance is hosting an opening reception for its two newest exhibitions, “Black & White” and “Chroma.” The dual opening will take place on Saturday, April 12 from 12-4 p.m. More...

Beautify Rockaway Beach Fundraiser

Beautify Rockaway Beach is having a fundraiser. The project is part Beautify Earth, a nationwide initiative that seeks to energize communities and business through public art. More...

NY Cares Seeks Rock Volunteers

New York Cares is looking for volunteers to make a make an impact in Rockaway! They are looking for people to sign up for a variety of engaging projects at the Queens Public Libraries and other locations across the peninsula. More...

Summer Jobs At DEC

Applications are now being accepted through mid-May for numerous seasonal employment opportunities with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). More...

Big Hits At Little League

In Major Boys, the Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder Twins and the Friends of Kenny Coffey Orioles opened their season on Sunday in a tightly played and exciting 3-1 victory for the Twins. More...

Sunny Seal Sunbathing

The suddenly warm and sunny weather has brought many back out to the beach. In this case the sunbather was a seal. More...

RWA, Volunteers Plant The Dunes

On Sunday April 6, the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance partnered with members of the Rockaway community in restoring the dunes by the shoreline in Arverne. More...

Weeks Marine Sets Up in Far Rock

Weeks Marine, which won two contracts to replenish the sand on Rockaway's Beach, is now moored off the beach at Beach 14th Street as they prepare to begin the job that is scheduled to be completed in More...

Temple Beth-El Holds Remembrance Ceremony

On Sunday evening April 27, Temple Beth-El will hold a Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) ceremony at 201 Beach 121st Street at 7 p.m. The temple is inviting the entire Rockaway community to attend. More...

VFW Hosts Veterans In Broad Channel

On Sunday, April 6, Broad Channel's Veterans of Foreign Wars Prince-Wynn Post #260 hosted a brunch for 18 inpatient veterans from the St. Albans Veteran's Hospital and Community Living Center. More...

Breezy Residents Get Free Trees

The second free tree giveaway by the Cornell Community in Breezy Point was a success. About 150 residents were able to pick up a tree to plant in the community on behalf of the New York Restoration Project. More...

Plant Beach Grass With NYC Parks

NYC Parks is looking for a few good vollies. Join Parks on Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27 from 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. in protecting and stabilizing new dunes in Rockaway. More...

Health Fair Coming Up

It’s never too early, or too late, to check up on your health. On Saturday, April 12, the Nassau County Section of National Council of Negro Women is hosting a health fair. More...

IRS: Can’t File By April 15?

Thousands Will File Extensions

The Internal Revenue Service sent out a notice reminding taxpayers that quick and easy solutions are available if they can’t file their returns or pay their taxes on time, and they can even request payment options online. More...

St. John’s Accredited For Mammography

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). More...

Opening Doors For Healthcare Survey

On Saturday April 12, Doctors of the World and Columbia University will be doing a final round of door-to-door household health surveys on the Rockaway peninsula. Since the closure of Peninsula Hospital Center in 2012, making St. More...

Tips For Fire Safety At Home

There is more to smoke alarms than changing the battery each year when you “spring ahead” and “fall back.” More...


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