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Newly opened Rockaway YMCA to boost local economy
Newly opened Rockaway YMCA to boost local economy
South Angy Altamirano 3/18/2014 at 10:37AM

The YMCA of Greater New York celebrated the opening of its new branch, Rockaway YMCA at Arverne by the Sea, on March 14 during a ribbon cutting with local elected officials and community leaders.

Donations help schools return to normalcy
Donations help schools return to normalcy
Southeast Maggie Hayes 12/24/2012 at 1:09PM

Their Christmas gift came in the form of a check. Councilmember James Sanders once again provided his district’s schools with his yearly donation of $2 million. “We are in the midst of a series of tragedies so great that they seem to undermine the very notion of a holiday season,” said Sanders. “But in the [...]

New York Road Runners Youth Jamboree held
New York Road Runners Youth Jamboree held
Education & Kids Steve Mosco 11/01/2011 at 12:15PM

The leaves are falling, but the kids are still running. The New York Road Runners (NYRR) Youth Jamboree kicked into high gear at the Armory in Washington Heights on October 23 – and family fun was had by all as kids participated in a variety of track and field events including relays, runs, long jump [...]