In The Spotlight
Those from Rockaway Solutions Not Shelters (RSNS) have proven that they’re not standing down in the shelter fight. On Friday, January 17, the organization had a major win in the shelter battle, when a New York State Supreme Court justice decided to issue a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the shelter.
“It’s as if it’s frozen in time,” Torey Schnupp, lead activist behind RSNS said, recalling the words of the judge after the TRO was issued. The TRO means no one is supposed to enter the
If you missed the last couple of weeks of Boyleing Points, I’m on some 500+-mile bike odyssey. You can get up to date at Rockawaytimes.com or on The Rockaway Times YouTube channel.
Anyway, you think you had it tough with 24-degree weather? Add nine to that number and that’s how much I paid for the Dixie Motel where Georgia and Florida are the same thing. And I overpaid.
The shower was like the visiting team’s locker room in a public school. If you’ve never seen one, your imagination should
Last weekend, several neighbors were impacted by house fires. Now the community is rallying to help.
At around 1:30 a.m. on Friday, January 17, the FDNY responded to a 2nd alarm fire at 132-14 Cronston Ave. Despite cold temperatures and high winds, the FDNY was able to keep the fire from spreading and had it under control by 3:30 a.m. All of those within the home made it out safely but were left with nothing but their clothes on their backs. To help them, the Graybeards are holding a gift card
It’s that time of year again. After a successful year of helping neighbors in the community, the Graybeards will be celebrating those accomplishments, while fundraising to continue their efforts in the year ahead at the 19th Annual Graybeards Dinner Dance.
On Saturday, January 25, more than 300 people will gather at El Caribe in Mill Basin for the annual event, which serves as the Graybeards’ main fundraiser for the year. Between ticket sales, raffles and a major 50/50, the event raises funds