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THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016
The Rockaway Times
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Traditional
falafel, red slaw, shepherd's salad, and tahini in pita
Tabouli Plate
bulgur, tomato, mint, beets, falafel, tahini, red slaw,
and cucumber
Hummus Plate
hummus, falafel, tahini, and shepherd's salad
with red slaw
Falafel by Claudette
at
Beach 116th Street's Cuisine by Claudette
Cuisine by Claudette
Artisan Food Store, Caterer, and Espresso/Juice Bar
"Do it with passion"
Located on 143 Beach 116th Street,
Rockaway Beach, NY
718-945-5511
www.facebook.com/cuisinebyclaudette
Be sure to catch us this summer at Riis Park Beach Bazaar! We'll be slinging up Falafel
and all types of Middle Eastern specials at Bay 13 every day this summer!
Can't handle the wait? We'll be serving an abridged menu, pictured above, at our 116th
St store until Memorial Day!
PipelineCo. Announces Spring
GrantWinners
By KatieMcFadden
Williams, the company behind
the Rockaway Lateral Project,
announced the recipients of the
Spring 2016 Rockaway Communi-
ty Grant Program, awarding more
than $122,000 to 15 organizations
that reside in, and/or provide ser-
vices toRockaway.
Fifteen projects were award-
ed this cycle, with the top grants
of $15,000 going to the Rockaway
Point Volunteer Emergency Servic-
es for a heating and cooling center,
and the Rockaway Volunteer Am-
bulance Search and Rescue Corps
for supplies and life-saving equip-
ment. $10,000 grants were award-
ed to the Brooklyn Public Library
for the Today’s Teens, Tomorrow’s
Techies Programming, Pfc. John
G. McLaughlin Veterans of Foreign
Wars Post 8540 of Breezy Point for
the Save a Vet - Emergency Rap-
id Digital Alarm System Instal-
lation and Rockaway Waterfront
Alliance’s Project Safe School. The
People’s Association of Roxbury
will receive $8,900 for the Roxbury
Kids Art Camp and Exhibition.
Three projects will receive $7,500,
including the Breezy Point Coop-
erative for the Breezy Point Activ-
ity Center Generator, Martin De
Porres High School for the Rock-
away Pollinator Garden Project,
and Rockaway Rising Inc. for the
Rockaway Rising Youth Mentor-
ship. The Rockaway Point Associa-
tionwill receive $6,100 to purchase
four beach wheelchairs to provide
beachaccess to thosewithphysical
disabilities.Finally, fiveprojectswill
receive $5,000 grants, including the
Belle Harbor Yacht Club for Beach
Channel Drive Park, the Rockaway
Development&RevitalizationCor-
poration for the Beach 20th Street
Pedestrian Plaza Space Activation
Initiative, Rockaway Little League
for the 2016 Fence Project, and the
Rockaway Rugby Football Club for
YouthRugby.
Applications for the next funding
period can be submitted until Au-
gust 1 at www.williams.com/rock-
awaygrant.
Chili Cook Off:
LAST STOP TAKES CROWN
Make Last Stop on Beach
116th your next stop for chi-
li. They took the crown in
the 100 Precinct Communi-
ty Council’s 7
th
Annual Chili
Cook Off on Friday, April 15.
Close to 30 restaurants,
fire houses, police precincts
and local organizations par-
ticipated in this year’s cook
off making it the biggest
yet. Four judges had the job
of tasting each one anony-
mously and it came down
to the Last Stop taking first,
the VFW in Broad Channel
taking second and FDNY En-
gine 266 of Rockaway Beach
hooked third. Each winner
received a trophy.
The event was held to raise
money for the 100 Precinct
Community Council for fu-
ture
community
events.
During the event, there was
a 50/50 and prizes raffled off.
Katie McFadden of The Rock-
away Times was the lucky
winner of the 50/50 and do-
nated $100 of the prize back
to the 100 Pct Community
Council. Raffle prizes were
donated by local business-
es including Liquor Wine
& Warehouse, Stop & Shop,
Cuisine by Claudette, Belle
Harbor Steak House, Coast-
al Yogurt, Umas, Boardwalk
Bagels,
Station
Liquors,
Wildfeast Riis Park, Mr. G Sa-
lon, Country Heart Cooking,
Belle Harbor Cards, Nurture
U Wellness and more.
Dan Guarino kept the
crowd entertained, play-
ing tunes on his guitar and
Eddy Pastore DJed. NYPD
School Safety Explorers Post
2241 and the 100 Precinct
Explorers Post 2100 volun-
teered their time to serve up
the chili. “Special thanks to
all that came and support-
ed the cook off!” organizers
Joe Young and Kathy Heavey
said.