Welcome to the Bayswater Civic Association
We hold public meetings from September through June at the Bayswater Jewish Center located at 2355 Healy Avenue corner of Dickens Street, Far Rockaway NY 11691.
Some updates (as of April 17, 2020):
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Monday, June 22 -
Bayswater Jewish Center -
Dickens Street and Healy Avenue, Far Rockaway 11691
Our precinct’s commanding officer, Captain Eric Robinson, generally attends and reports on police activities in the area. We also expect our new Neighborhood Coordination Officers, Jonathan Jastemski and Mark Kelly, and the new NCO Sergeant, Patrick McGrath, to attend.
See below for information on the Peninsula Hospital site.
The association’s revised by-
The latest Rockaway development plans are for the site that was Peninsula Hospital. There was a hearing on Thursday, July 11, 2019 in Queens Borough Hall and at the City Planning Commission on August 14 on the plans to build 2,200 low income apartments on the site and add 1,500 children to the already overcrowded schools. Contact Donovan Richards to let him know what you think of the plans. You can learn more on our What’s New page, and here.
Note that the plans don’t do much to revitalize downtown Far Rockaway but do include over 3,000 new housing units in buildings as tall as 15 stories.