Transit District 23 will hold a blood drive on Friday, July 6, from 12:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. at their headquarters located at 222 Beach 116 Street. New York Blood Center has reported a shortage in blood and needs donors. Representatives from Transit District 23, are once again asking the people of Rockaway to come out and support New York Blood Center and Transit District 23. Those interested in donating blood must be between 16- and 76-years-of-age; have valid identification and social security number; and weigh a minimum of 110 pounds. For information, call Officer Carl Borgi at 718-474-6554.