Living in Rockaway for more than 25 years was a beautiful experience for Mark Goldman. He grew up in a supportive school system and surrounding supportive neighbors. He also did a lot of theater in Rockaway in school programs. He said that rock and roll was popular, so he grew up listening to it all the time. In mid-March of […]
The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, America’s flagship environmental organization, announced the schedule for its 2009 Great Hudson River Revival today at a press conference here at Croton Point Park, the site where the annual festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, June 20 and 21. Headlining the main Hudson, Rainbow and Dance music stages on Saturday will be contemporary […]
The PS/MS 105 Q Seventh Grade Student Government have been studying immigration, Ellis Island, and the importance of the Statue of Liberty as a worldwide symbol of democracy and international icon of liberty and freedom.
Tulane University in New Orleans awarded degrees this month to approximately 2,200 graduates. Local student, Greg Augarten, of Far Rockaway, graduated from Tulane as a member of the historic “Katrina Class,” those undergraduates who were at Tulane for only a few hours when they had to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Katrina in August 2005. Tulane’s Unified Commencement was held on […]
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital will hold a Health Fair on Sunday, June 28, together with Saint Mary Star of the Sea and St. Gertrude’s International Feast. The health fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Saint Mary Star of the Sea Church, which is located at 1920 New Haven Avenue at Beach 20 Street. There will […]
Peninsula Hospital Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Jayalakshmi Harid, M.D. as the Director of the Department of Anesthesia. Dr. Harid, Board Certified, has been serving as acting director, Department of Anesthesia, at the Hospital Center for three months and has an extensive professional background in anesthesia and critical care medicine. Dr. Harid is a graduate of Lokmanya […]
Money was raised by participants for each inch of hair donated, just as some runs earn dollars for each mile walked or run.
“Graffiti is like bubble letters,” explained a student in Rockaway Waterfront Alliance’s Environmental Justice class at Ocean Bay Community Center. “Yes, it can be a bubble letter but it is also art,” was the response given by environmental justice teacher Iemanja Brown. Students explored the ideas of graffiti in the classroom and its relation to how it affects the environment […]