South Beach Civic Association

Staten Island, NY

Category – News

Cromwell at the MERC Walking Tour

Hi all, We have secured Wednesday December 21 at 11am to take a Cromwell at the MERC Walking Tour to discuss ideas and get basic questions on the proposed rezoning of the Bay Street Corridor answered.   As a follow up to our recent Cromwell Community Led Visioning Symposium, we’d like to look at how the Maritime Education & […]



Shape UP NYC looking for new sites to host free fitness classes

SHAPE UP NYC SITES Description: Shape Up NYC is a FREE citywide fitness program. The program offers classes in Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, Aerobics, Kickboxing, Senior Fitness and more! Shape Up NYC is looking to expand where these classes are offered throughout Staten Island. Please see the attached flyer for more information and host site requirements. […]

Community Connections Trainings and Workshops

  TRAININGS & WORKSHOPS   COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS 2016 Description: NYC community park group leaders are invited to share information, make new friends, and learn about the resources that Partnerships for Parks and our partner organizations have to offer. CPF Executive Director Heather Lubov and NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, will honor the Partnerships […]

Parks Partnerships Academy Wednesday Nov 30

volunteer opportunities   IT’S MY PARK PROGRAM -Applications are due December 1ST for January projects! Description: Partnerships for Parks invites you to get involved in It’s My Park hands-on service projects in all five boroughs. Our It’s My Park program offers year-round volunteer opportunities — from painting benches and planting bulbs, to weeding and cleaning, and much more! Deadlines: Applications are […]


NEW YORK ROAD RUNNERS OPEN RUN: Description: Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. Cost: Free, no advance registration required. Link: ·         SILVER LAKE PARK Date/Time: Tuesdays, 7 PM Location: Silver Lake Park, Staten […]


URBAN PARK RANGER PROGRAMMING For over 30 years the Urban Park Rangers have helped New Yorkers of all ages to discover the great outdoors, uncovering the natural wonders that exist right here in their own backyard. To find information about FREE hikes, campouts, canoe outings, fishing outings, bird tours, and workshops that enhance your outdoor […]


PUPPET MOBILE: PUSS IN BOOTS Description: The CityParks PuppetMobile presents the classic “Puss in Boots” tale, with a twist. Cost: Free Link: Staten Island Locations: Saturday Sept.17, 4-5 PM: Silver Lake Park Friday Oct. 14, 9-10 AM: P.S. 57  

NYRP Tree Giveaway Saturday September 25 9-11 am Westervelt Community Garden

NYRP TREE GIVEAWAY Description: This fall we will partner with H.E.A.L.T.H. 4 Youths at our Westervelt Community Garden in Staten Island. Saturday morning come meet the youth who have been cleaning, weeding and planting all over the island and take home one of seven beautiful trees! We’re offering Witchhazel, Serviceberry, Magnolia and more! Date/Time: Sunday […]

Business Trainings

The Seven Habits of Highly Successful IOBY Leaders Thinking about running a crowdfunding campaign for a great local project and wondering where to start? This webinar covers seven top practices taken from our most successful ioby Leaders to date. We’ll cover tips on what you should do now to prepare for an awesome campaign, including […]


TRAININGS & WORKSHOPS Getting Started with Ioby | Ioby Anyone with an awesome idea for their neighborhood or their city can collect tax-deductible donations and recruit volunteers on In this webinar, you will learn how to get started, give some fundraising tips, and share some exciting news about how ioby’s growing in your backyard. […]

Environmental Volunteer Opportunities

volunteer opportunities IT’S MY PARK PROGRAM -Applications are due October 1ST for November projects! Description: Partnerships for Parks invites you to get involved in It’s My Park hands-on service projects in all five boroughs. Our It’s My Park program offers year-round volunteer opportunities — from painting benches and planting bulbs, to weeding and cleaning, and much more! Deadlines: Applications are due […]

Opportunities for Grants

EXTERNAL GRANTS Lowe’s Toolbox for Education This year the grant is seeking ways to provide the tools to help educators and parent groups through educational challenges by providing the greatest impact with basic necessities being the priority. Please keep this focus in mind as you apply for a Lowe’s Toolbox for education grant in 2016-2017 […]

Hamlet: Faber Park Fieldhouse September 17 1pm Free!!!!

  THEATER IN THE PARK Description: The public mobile unit presents Hamlet by William Shakespeare. (see attached flyer) Date/Time: Saturday Sept. 17, 1 PM Location: Faber Park Field House, 2175 Richmond Terrace Link: Cost: Free but space is limited. Please RSVP by email to to reserve your seat.

New Board Swearing in Ceremony

Swearing in with Honorable Judge Barbara Panepinto-President Joseph McAllister, Vice President RoseAnn McAllister, Treasurer Dianne Romano, Recording Secretary Patricia Venezia, Sgt. of Arms Angela Antonelli, Chairman of the Board Louis Antonelli, Community Liaison Kathy Toth, Board of Directors Susan Hansen and  Victor Cenci.

City Parks Foundation’s Summer Sports Program Schedule

Friends,   Spring is here and City Parks Foundation’s summer sports program schedule is now finalized! Below are live links to the registration. Groups that cannot complete the form yet with specific participant information should send a group registration form: Group Registration   GOLF –   TRACK & FIELD –   TENNIS –   GET UP & GO!   […]

The DCC meetings have been cancelled.

The DDC had scheduled meetings for South Beach Home owners on 4/20, 4/21 and 4/22 pertaining to the start of sewer project in South Beach.  DDC has cancelled the meetings. At this time, DDC had incorrect location and was supposed to state CB2 Location not Richmond Terrace. No new date, time or location has been set. When  I here […]

Sandy Recovery Workforce1

We have a new union construction pre-apprentice class set to begin in May, with testing for applicants starting as early as Wednesday. This will be the first of many opportunities for residents to once again apply for this unique training opportunity. Your constituents who are on the wait list at the Sandy Recovery Workforce1 Center […]

GreenThumb: 32nd Annual growtogether conference—REGISTRATION IS OPEN

GreenThumb: 32nd Annual growtogether conference—REGISTRATION IS OPEN   DATE:      Saturday, March 19, 2016 TIME:                          8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. LOCATION:               Hostos Community College 450 Grand Concourse Bronx   DETAILS:                   GreenThumb is excited to invite greening professionals from all over New York City to a day of learning, sharing, networking and greening inspiration during […]


NYC PARKS SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION IS OPEN CAMP SESSION:      Tuesday, July 5 – Friday, August 19, 2016 COST:                        $500 per child for Regular Day Camp (9am – 5pm  Monday – Friday) $575 per child for Extended Day Camp at select sites (8am –6pm Monday – Friday)   DETAILS:                   The NYC Parks Experience Summer Day Camp […]

NYC Parks Presentation Tuesday February 9, 7:30 at Community Board 2 Meeting

Dear Friends, NYC Parks will be showing our “Parks without Boarders” presentation at the Staten Island Community Board 2 Meeting on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016, @ 7:30pm, at the Lou Caravone Community Service Building within Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center at 460 Brielle Avenue. Come and join us!!     Looking forward to seeing you there!!   […]

MTA Deputy Chief Diversity Officer Opening

The Deputy Chief Diversity Officer, EEO and Title VI Compliance  83664 position is being sent on behalf of MTA Headquarters. Please post to your website and advise applicants to visit to apply. All applicants must apply online on MTA website to be considered.   Regards, MTA Business Service Center For the application, press below […]

Clean NYC

THE CITY OF NEW YORK OFFICE OF THE MAYOR NEW YORK, NY 10007   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 3, 2016 CONTACT:, (212) 788-2958    STATE OF #OURCITY: MAYOR DE BLASIO ANNOUNCES CLEANYC – HOLISTIC EFFORT TO KEEP COMMUNITIES CLEAN ACROSS THE FIVE BOROUGHS   City will bring Graffiti-Free NYC and sidewalk power washing to commercial corridors, while […]

Comptroller Stringer’s Red Tape Commission

Good afternoon everyone, The NYC Comptroller’s office asked me to forward the info below. Comptroller Stringer’s Red Tape Commission is made up of small business leaders, regulatory experts and advocates from around the City who are dedicated to finding ways to help business owners cut through the red tape. For too long, government has been […]

Disaster Training for children

We’ll be hosting a disaster preparedness training class geared to children, in partnership with the Red Cross, on Saturday, August 29th.  Kids will have a choice between attending the class at 10am or 11am at the Olympia Activity Center in Midland Beach.

Tree Census

Friends, This summer, NYC parks has launched the biggest and best street tree census yet working with thousands of volunteers across the city to collect critical information about trees. But to get to our goal of mapping every street tree in NYC by the fall, we need your help! Attend an event! Events are happening 7 […]

Shoreline Parks Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has proposed the construction of a protective seawall from Fort Wadsworth to Great Kills Park. Recognizing the effect this important project will have on our parkland, NYC Parks is developing the Shoreline Parks Plan to guide the redevelopment of our shoreline parks to work with this new flood protection. […]

Joseph Ianelli Sr.

Our family is deeply saddened to inform you that Roe’s father, Joe Ianelli sr. passed away on April 30th. Joseph Ianelli Sr. Joseph Ianelli Sr. of Oakwood on April 30th, 2015. Beloved Husband of Jennie. Devoted Father of Joseph, Rose Ann McAllister, and Matthew. Cherished Grandfather of 5. Loving Great Grandfather of 3. Colonial Funeral Home  2819 […]

Natural Resources Protective Association Calendar

Please mark your calendars for the following events by NRPA: ·        Saturday, May 2, 2015 Park cleanup – Dreier-Offerman Park, Gravesend Bay, Bay 44-Bay 49 Sts., Shore Pkwy, Brooklyn from 9 AM to 12:00 PM.  Gloves, trash bags, refreshments provided. ·        Tuesday, May 5, 2015 5th Congressional District election for Staten Island and Brooklyn. ·        […]

Sign the petition for children with Learning disabilities

Angela Ragucci Scopelliti invites members of South Beach Civic are invited to sign this petition for A School within the D.O.E. for Cognitive Learning Disabled Students of Staten Island, N.Y.   Angela Ragucci Scopelliti will be hosting an educational seminar on dyslexia on May 18th at the Old Bermuda Inn, 7pm. If any members plan […]

Our Dear Friend Joseph Manfredi

I am sorry and very saddened to let you know of a very dear close friend and leader of the community and Staten Island, Our good friend Joseph Manfredi has passed.  Our prays go out to Nick and his family. Joe will be missed greatly and will be remembered for all the unique, outstanding and loyal […]

Applications for Pre K start today.

Applications start today for free, full-day, high-quality pre-K for the upcoming school year for all NYC children born in 2011.  This year, applications for all Pre-K programs across the city will be combined in a single, easy to use application! Apply now – or find schools and learn more – at We are hosting information sessions in all […]


DISASTER RECOVERY / FEMA / INSURANCE A free legal clinic is also being offered on Sundays, from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm (except Memorial Day weekend) at 1126 Olympia Boulevard in Midland Beach from . The clinic is offered by: Margaret Becker, Director Disaster Recovery Unit Co-Director, Homeowner Defense Project Staten Island Legal Services Telephone: […]

Information on New York State Homes and Community Renewal

New York State Homes and Community Renewal (HCR) consists of all the State’s major housing and community renewal agencies, including The Affordable Housing Corporation, The Division of Housing and Community Renewal, Housing Finance Agency, State of New York Mortgage Agency, Housing Trust Fund Corporation and others. Organizing these agencies under a single leadership and management […]

Beware ATM Crimes

BEWARE ATM CRIMES ATM “Shoulder Surfing” – read this bulletin from NYPD Community Affairs Bureau about what it is and how to protect yourself from ATM crimes. Meetings of 122nd Precinct Community Council Monthly Meeting take place on the third Wednesday of the month at 8:00 p.m. at the 122 Precinct, 2320 Hylan Boulevard. Discuss […]