In The Spotlight
Jamaica Bay is a usual hotspot for fishing boats, the ferry and jet skis, but on Monday, July 30, something you don’t normally see was spotted bobbing up and down along the boat wakes—a dog. Luckily, due to the right people in the right place at the right time, this story has a happy ending.
It was a seemingly uneventful Monday at The Wharf, when suddenly something went awry. “I was on the phone with my wife in the back room when I saw Sheila Mac and another girl run to the end of the dock. I
More upgrades will be coming to St. John’s Episcopal Hospital. On Friday, August 3, Councilman Donovan Richards announced $1,025,000 in City Council funding dedicated to the local hospital’s new Labor and Maternity Ward.
On Tuesday, August 7, St. John’s finally opened its new Emergency Room after Phase 1 of its renovation was completed. However, a few days prior, Richards also shared some good news about major funding for a new Labor and Maternity Ward at Rockaway’s only hospital. The
Since 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, when many youth across the peninsula and Broad Channel were displaced not just from their homes, but also schools, a dedicated coterie of artists, educators and environmentalists banded together to found, Arts in Parts, a multi-faceted arts program offering children a safe haven, where they could continue to learn and grow through arts and hands-on experience with Rockaway’s unique bay and ocean natural habitats. However since last year, this
I recently interviewed Kerry Wallach, Associate Professor of German Studies at Gettysburg College and author of Passing Illusions. I attended a fascinating book discussion of hers at the Center for Jewish History where she tied her book into the current hit series, Berlin Babylon. Here’s our Q&A about Passing Illusions:
TLC: Can you tell us a bit about the book?
KW: Thanks very much for this opportunity to share my work with your readers. My book deals with Jews and Jewish identity in