June 20, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Sunset in the Park

On Friday, July 18, “Friends of Tribute Park” will host “Sunset in the Park.“ This annual fundraiser for the park, which is a memorial to those from Rockaway who died on September 11, 2001, as well as the 343 firefighters who More...

Higgins Sisters Make Their Mark

Breezy Point sisters, Katelyn and Jessica Higgins, are hitting the academic high points. A graduate of Bishop Kearney High School, Jessica has made the spring semester Dean’s List at the State University of New York College at Cortland. More...

The Dance Must Go On

Local dancers whose studio was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy have recently returned to the stage for the first time. More...

The Colors of Rockaway

As the Fourth of July weekend quickly approaches, the Friends of Rockaway are inviting the community to participate in attempting to beat the world record for the biggest chalk and pastel mural. On Saturday, July 5, from 12 p.m. More...

RWA Honored With Grant

Thanks to their continued efforts toward dune conservation and youth employment, the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance has received a $150,000 grant. More...

Project Underway Takes A Step Forward

Students from the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance Shore Corps Internship Program, who have been advocating for a safer passage under the Rockaway Freeway underpass, had the opportunity to meet with local elected officials about their vision for a bike l More...

Goal! Rockaway Kids Meet World Cup Star

Even with the highly anticipated FIFA World Cup in Brazil just a day away, world class soccer player of 2013 and Save the Children’s artist ambassador, Cristiano Ronaldo took the time to make the dreams come true for seven Rockaway kids. More...

Rockaway Artist Debuts In NYC

Calling her work a celebration of the connection between the female form and nature, Rockaway artist Alice Elisabeth will have her first-ever solo exhibition in NYC, opening on June 26 at 345 Broome Street from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. More...

PS 47 Collects For A Good Cause

PS 47 in Broad Channel not only teaches students about reading, writing and math, but also gives lessons in how to lend a helping hand. More...

Plans Discussed for Skate Park Rebuild

Councilmember Eric Ulrich met with New York City Parks Department officials and local residents on June 9 to discuss the plans for rebuilding the skateboard park on Shore Front Parkway at Beach 92nd Street. More...

NYGOP Meets In Broad Channel

“The gathering was hosted to raise awareness and address issues of concern in our community and in our state,” Michael O’Reilly said about the NYGOP Event he recently hosted at his home in Broad Channel. More...

Up, Up And Away For Breezy Resident

“It was my pleasure and honor to be invited by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) on an orientation flight to see the refueling of a jet in midair!” Marilyn Harvey of Breezy Tour and Travel said. More...

Scholars’Band Plays Rockaway

The Scholars’Academy Band performed “Apache” at the PS 132 Kite Festival at Citi Storage in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on Sunday, June 8. More...

Open House At JUMP

Children, parents and staff got into the swing of things as JUMP Dance Studio held an open house from 12 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 8. More...

It’s Always Breezy In Brooklyn

Rockaway’s Breezy Grass played to approving late Friday night crowds at Rocky Sullivan’s pub in Red Hook on June 13. More...


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