Actor/comedian Denis Leary was on location in Neponsit this week shooting scenes for the television series “Rescue Me,” in which he plays a retired firefighter adjusting to life as a divorcee. Leary, who has acted beside Hollywood legends Robert DeNiro, Dustin Hoffman and Christopher Walken, is known to millions of MTV and HBO viewers as a fast-talking, chain-smoking standup.003p1_xlg.jpg

Leary Shooting ‘Rescue Me’ In Neponsit

   Actor/comedian Denis Leary was on location in Neponsit this week shooting scenes for the television series Full Story

Jamaica Arts Hosts ‘The Rapidly Changing Ecology Of Bay’

   The Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning will host a new exhibition entitled "Losing Ground: The Rapidly-Changing Ecology of Jamaica Bay, featuring the work of Brandon Ballengee beginning with a reception on May 8 from 5 to 7 p.m. Full Story


The Whispers, The Dramatics, June 11

   The Whispers, The Dramatics, and Ray, Goodman & Brown will appear at Westbury Music Fair on Friday, June 11 at 8 p.m. Full Story

The Commanding Officers, past and present, of the 100 Precinct reunited at this week’s Bravest and Finest Awards Luncheon, hosted by the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce. Allstate Insurance sponsored the luncheon, which was held at The Beach Club. From left to right, and in order of succession, Inspector Michael Morley, Inspector Gary Scirica, Captain Charles Talamo and Captain Paul Piekarski.007p1_xlg.jpg
Firefighter Arthur Poore, of Engine Company 328, entertained the crowd with his insightful and often witty remarks.007p3_xlg.jpg
Battalion Chief Michael McGrath, left, welcomes recently retired Battalion 47 Chief and honoree Thomas Jordan to the podium.007p5_xlg.jpg
Police Officer Nicholas VanDyke, of the 101 Precinct, was honored for outstanding police work. VanDyke, who works in the Redfern Housing area, also served in Iraq with the United States Marines.007p7_xlg.jpg

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