In The Spotlight
It’s Monarch mania on the peninsula! Thousands of butterflies have been spotted along the beach, in home and community gardens and local parks over the past few weeks as the butterflies make their way south for their annual migration.
Monarch butterflies may appear delicate, but each year, these creatures travel thousands of miles to Mexico to escape the north before the winter cold sets in, according to NYC Parks. Monarchs begin their migration in September and travel for 30 to 45 days. They
For the Jamaica Bay Ecowatchers, local residents and Bay lovers, this past Friday, October 6 was a day of jubilee, as the Mayor’s Office hosted a press conference to officially announce an allocation of $7M towards the restoration of Sunset Cove in Broad Channel (BC).
The Sunset Cove restoration and revitalization project, estimated to cost just under $15M, will crucially help protect the BC community from floodwaters and improve the health of Jamaica Bay. Plans for the project include
Rockaway Rotary Keeps Rockaway on Dial
The Rockaway Vollies is a special series by The Rockaway Times highlighting the amazing local nonprofit organizations and volunteers who freely give of their time and resources to help their neighbors, not just locally, but beyond.
“Service Above Self” is the motto Rotarians across the globe live by and a special group of people that make up the Rockaway Rotary have been following it since the local group started in 1947. With only about a dozen
What started out as a chilly morning turned out to be one of those sun-drenched, fabulous October days. More than 300 people assembled on the boardwalk at Beach 102nd Street. Father Jim Cunningham spoke a few words and offered a brief prayer before the start of the First Annual “Catch a Cure” 5K Family Walk/Run to raise awareness and benefit families in our community dealing with cancer-related issues.
The race went off without a hitch and an absolutely fantastic turn out ensured a wonderful