Dalilah Muhammad readies for Rio Olympics’ final 400m hurdle contest

If the numbers are any indication, Rochdale’s own Dalilah Muhammad stands poised to have a strong win for Team USA at tonight’s Olympic finals in Rio de Janeiro.  Ms. Muhammad, a native New Yorker,  recently hurdled her way past the … Continue reading

Rochdale Village gathers to watch Olympic contender Dalilah Muhammad

Rochdale Village residents are gathering together for a three-day viewing party in support of their community’s Olympic contender, Dalilah Muhammad.  Dalilah is running 400m hurdles on behalf of Team USA in the track and field category.  The viewing parties will span three days based upon  Ms. … Continue reading

Rochdale Village focused on 400-meter hurdles in Rio Olympics

The Rochdale Village community has their eyes trained on the contest for the women’s 400-meter hurdles at the 2016 Rio Olympics.  That’s because resident Dalilah Muhammad will be competing on behalf of Team USA. Dalilah began her illustrious track and field … Continue reading

Rochdale’s own Dalilah Muhammad competes in Olympic games in Rio

Dalilah Muhammad is literally hurdling her way to track and field stardom with every running competition she performs.  At the age of seven she began participating in the NOVAS Track Club at Rochdale Village where she showed great promise. By 2007, … Continue reading

Deserving Queens NY teens to receive free prom dresses at Rochdale Village

Rochdale’s Youth Planning Committee recently teamed up with Operation Prom, a non-profit organization, to conduct the first ever Prom Dress Giveaway at the complex. Continue reading

Bill de Blasio stumps at Rochdale Village before election

Only hours ago, mayoral hopeful, Bill de Blasio visited none other than Rochdale Village in Jamaica Queens to stump before New York’s general election. An impromptu rally was coordinated in Circle 5 on the complex grounds.  A media frenzy ensued … Continue reading

Rochdale Village Turns 50: Ideal Food Basket Grand Opening

Rochdale Village does it again with the recent grand opening of the Ideal Food Basket grocery store located at 169-85 137th Avenue in Jamaica, New York. The Ideal Food Basket located in Jamaica Queens is the flagship store of this … Continue reading

Rochdale Village Turns 50: 1963 in the Year of Audacity

The year 1963 could easily have been coined the year of audacity in many respects. Consider how the March on Washington focused the world’s attention on the inequalities of American life in August 28, 1963. Then consider how shortly thereafter, … Continue reading

Jamaica/Jameco: The grounded heritage of Rochdale’s roots

Jamaica, Queens is not merely a suburban jewel nestled on the outskirts of New York City. What many people may not know is that  Jamaica, Queens has its own rich history dating back to the 17th century when in 1655, … Continue reading

Rochdale Village at 50: a legacy of communication

From the very beginning, Rochdale Village pioneers espoused the importance of maintaining transparency and keeping the lines of communication open. Even before the original cooperators took possession of their new digs, a newsletter had been created and circulated to bring … Continue reading