In The Spotlight
Rockapulco Run sponsored a Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday, October 11. Hundreds competed in the races that were on the boardwalk from Beach 126th to approximately Beach 60th.
(Some of the boardwalk was considered to be in a “red zone” with an uptick in Covid cases so with an abundance of caution, the race course was modified).
Organizer John Edwards said runners came from all over and “there was a great showing by our local Rockaway Gliders including Pat Goldberg, Conor Gallagher, Dan
What better blank canvas to utilize than an entire schoolyard? This past weekend, Seaside Playground got a fresh new makeover with a huge painted mural by artist Shantell Martin. To celebrate the debut of the piece, kids from around the community were invited to partake by learning how to use Martin’s unique style of interconnected line painting to create their own masterpieces, which were hung around the yard at the Waterside School on Beach 109th Street.
After a call for artists, Shantell
On Tuesday afternoon, October 13, Maria Dziergowski, Tatyanna Timoshenko and Sonia Cunningham stood before the NYPD officers of Transit District 23 on Beach 116th Street to share the message that they have their back. After all, these women know firsthand the importance of supporting the NYPD. They all had an NYPD officer in their life who died in the line of duty. In recent weeks, through the connection of retired NYPD Transit Chief and local resident Joe Fox, these family members have joined
On Tuesday, October 13, Community Board 14 (CB14), convened for their October meeting via Zoom. With a total of 76 participants, community members were eager to hear the presentation provided by the Parks and Public Safety Committee, regarding the Arverne East Nature Preserve Project.
The meeting began with a brief report from Chairwoman Dolores Orr. Orr relayed a message from Assemblywoman Stacy Pfeffer Amato, stating that anyone who has requested an absentee ballot may track their ballot