Rochdale Village Board of Directors green lights $129,000,000 redevelopment project for vacant 137th Avenue lot

For over 53 years now, the vacant lot on the corner of 137th Avenue and Guy R. Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens has been a ‘field of dreams’ for Rochdale Village.  It is the last vacant parcel from the original … Continue reading

Rochdale Village Fitness room finally arrives!

Rochdale’s new fitness room is a great complement to the cooperative’s two inter-generational exercise parks. Residents now have exclusive access to an indoor exercise facility for less than $8.33 per month. Continue reading

Rochdale Village hosts 1st Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2016, friends, family and volunteers will assemble to participate in Rochdale‘s first Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk in Jamaica, Queens.  The event kicks off in front of the neighborhood’s Community Center at 169-65 137th Avenue. Banners, … Continue reading

Rochdale Village Board of Directors ratifies mall’s redesign and expansion

Members of the Rochdale Village Board of Directors recently ratified plans for Marion Scott Realty Inc. to proceed with renovation of Big Mall #1 located at Guy R. Brewer and Baisley Boulevards.  The mall’s facelift is the first major one … 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

Rochdale Village Opens Tech Center for Jamaica Co-op Residents

Rochdale Village  hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the official opening of its tech center in the Jamaica Queens community.  The celebratory event was sponsored by Rochdale Village Social Services, New York State Assemblywoman Vivian E. Cook and the … Continue reading

Rochdale Village Urban Garden

  Harvest time is in full-effect at the Rochdale Village Urban Garden in Jamaica Queens New York. Representatives for the garden manned a booth at the cooperative’s recent Fall Festival and what a bounty they displayed.  This season, farmers of … Continue reading

Rochdale Village Turns 50: Finally!

My how time flies! After a much heralded countdown, numerous special events, blog posts, facebooking and a black tie gala to beat the band, Rochdale Village has finally turned 50. The date is connected with when the “first-move-in’s” took possession … 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