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Poseidon Swims On This Saturday

Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls, seafarers and land lubbers, mermaids and mermen:  This Saturday, September 17, at high noon, Rockaway will be celebrating the end of the 2022 summer season with the 7th annual Poseidon’s Parade. This year’s parade looks to be a complete peninsula-wide blowout with sea creatures and costumed crustacean’s flooding the neighborhood for the annual end of summer stroll. Registration is wide open, and it is not too late to get your costume or group together and join the insanity. This year’s parade will be lining up at Caracas on Beach 106th, where participants...

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Catch a Cure Returns September 25

It’s not easy to find a person whose life has not been affected by cancer in some way. Whether it’s a friend, a family member, a loved one or themselves, it seems everyone knows someone who has battled the disease. As Rockaway does, neighbors have come up with ways to support those dealing with cancer by helping those in need. The 4th Annual Catch a Cure 5K is Sunday, September 25. On September 25, Rockaway will run and walk on behalf of Rockaway, Breezy Point and Broad Channel residents dealing with cancer, in hopes of one day finding a cure for them and those across the globe. The Catch a...

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Continuing the Work in TK’s Name

It was a ramp build TK would’ve been proud of. On Thursday, September 8, the Fight for Firefighters Foundation (FFFF) continued the good work that late Firefighter Timmy Klein did with the organization that he helped found, in Timmy and Firefighter Steven Pollard’s name. Since it started in 2017 by FDNY firefighters from Canarsie’s Bravest Engine 257/  Ladder 170/ Battalion 58 , the FFFF has been building ramps on homes for those in need who find themselves suddenly using a wheelchair. Through donations and the volunteer work of the firefighters in the organization, they’ve been able to...

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