Rockaway, BC Memorial Day Parades This Weekend

Both Broad Channel and Rockaway have scheduled Memorial Day parades for the upcoming weekend to honor those men and women who made the supreme sacrifice for freedom. The annual Rockaway Memorial Day parade, sponsored by the Daniel M. O’Connell Post 272 of the American Legion, will begin with a 10:30 a.m. memorial mass on Monday, May 25 at St. Francis […]

NPS Opens Beach Season This Weekend

This weekend Gateway National Recreation Area kicks off the 2009 summer season. The swimming beaches at Jacob Riis Park will open and lifeguards will be on duty every day from 10 a.m.—6 p.m. Visitors are reminded that swimming is only permitted in guarded areas. Throughout the summer Gateway will offer programs for every visitor, including history tours, concerts, plays, campfires, […]

Locals Clean Up West End Beaches

Rockaway Ready For Summer Season

New Rules And Regulations Set Forth By Parks

State Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer hosted local community leaders, police and park personnel last Friday to discuss issues of regulation and enforcement along Rockaway’s miles of beaches for the upcoming summer season. The meeting, which took place at Peninsula Library in Rockaway Beach, featured representatives from the 100 Precinct, Department of Parks and Recreation and various community leaders and civic association […]

Rockaway Ferry Tale Turns One

The Rockaway Ferry provides a hassle free commute to Manhattan twice per day. The Rockaway Ferry has completed the first year of its three year pilot run, taking sail from Riis Landing twice a morning, providing residents a viable and quick alternative to get to lower Manhattan. It was last May 12, when a small group of 50 wet and […]

Pharmaceutical Co. Uses Rockaway For Advertisement

German Rotary Team Visits Rockaway Club

The Rockaway Rotary Club hosted a Group Study Exchange (GSE) team from Germany during the first week in May. Accompanied by local club members, the team toured historic sites throughout New York and visited the Statue of Liberty. In the evenings they dined at the homes of local Rotarians and were guests of the Rockaway Club at its regular luncheon […]

PHC Names Quality Management Director

Robert V. Levine, President and Chief Executive Officer of Peninsula Hospital Center, has announced the appointment of Carol Clark, RN., as the new Director of Quality Management. Clark comes to Peninsula Hospital Center following a twenty-three year career at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, where she most recently served as Director of Case Management, following an elevenyear career there as a […]

RWA’s Bike Tour Spotlights Rockaway’s History

100 PCT CC Support Local Police Performers