Backpack and school supplies giveaways, health fairs, Caribbean Festivals, Outdoor concerts and Friends and Family events had residents enjoying the outdoors these final weeks of summer. Music can be heard filtering through the streets while bouncy houses frame the landscape with the sounds of children’s laughter. Residents will not let summer go without a good fight. With the weather complying with warm days and unusually cooler nights, it has been easier to enjoy neighborhood parks. Rochdale Village's Friends & Family Day Saturday, August 20 was Rochdale Village’s annual Friends and Family Day. Residents took to its vast manicured lawns of the Village for food, fun and fellowship. The DJ was spinning the tunes, a bouncy house and rock wall for the
The Health Department will be spraying pesticide on Tuesday night, Aug. 8 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. The spraying is to ward against the West Nile Virus by removing mosquitoes from the area. The spraying includes the area bonded by the following boundaries. The Van Wyck Expressway; on the north by Linden Boulevard, 204th Street and Murdock Avenue to the north; on the east by 221st Street, 118th Avenue, 234th Street, 135th Avenue, Hook Creek Boulevard and 249th Street; and on the south by 147th Avenue, 225th Street, the Long Island Rail Road, 137th Avenue and Rockaway Boulevard.