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Wave Cartoonist Responds To Terror Attack Free Access

One of Rockaway’s own has been singled out as an advocate for freedom of expression. Local cartoonist Thomas Kerr submitted an illustration to The Universal Tolerance Organization and it was selected. More...

Rockaway Man Found On Metro-North Tracks

A Far Rockaway man, identified by police as 27 year old William Joseph, was found dead on Friday, Feb. 13, on the Metro-North train tracks in Rye, New York.  His body was spotted by a train crew at 7:23 a.m. More...

What is Affordable?

Official Point Of View

The words inexpensive, fair, economical, low cost, reasonable are all synonyms for affordable. When this word is used in the public policy sector, it is usually coupled with housing and the lack thereof particularly in New York City.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Call To Artists For New RAA Shows

The Rockaway Artists Alliance is inviting artists of all media to be a part of its two newest exhibitions.  More...

Who’s Playing

Who’s Playing provides a quick glance roundup of live music entertainment by local musicians playing both here in Rockaway and elsewhere. All are welcome to contribute. More...

Still Alice – A Movie To Remember

Movie Scope

“I wish I had cancer.”  With that line, you know the movie, Still Alice, is going to be depressing …particularly for anyone with a family history of Alzheimer’s disease, like myself.  More...

Sports

Hoops Star Revisits Roots

Basketball Hall of Fame legend Nancy Lieberman and former NBA All-Star Thurl Bailey paid an inspiring visit to P.S. 105 on Feb. 13 to meet with 7th and 8th graders and drop some words of wisdom on the crowd.  More...

Buck O’Neil: An American Treasure Free Access

The Stoop

I’m a lucky man. I have a beautiful wife, and three healthy and happy children. I earn my living doing something I love and along the way, get to meet, greet and interact with some pretty great people. More...

Kelly Brooke Joins Golf Channel Academy

Golf Channel Academy has named Rockaway’s own Kelley Brooke as an inaugural instructor on the newly formed program.  “I feel extremely honored because they [Golf Channel] put a tremendous amount of effort into this and I know what a More...

Obits

Maureen P. Dooley

Retirement Advisor

Maureen P. Dooley, a retirement advisor, died on Feb. More...

Jeanette A. Healey

Homemaker

Jeanette A. Healey (nee Coniglione), a homemaker, died on Feb. 16.  Born in Brooklyn, she was a Rockaway resident for 63 years.  Healey is survived by her husband, Charles P. More...

Charles J. Peyton

Carpenter

Naomi Hopkins, a homemaker, died on Jan. 15, at age 83.  Born in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Hopkins was a resident of Rockaway for more than 25 years. She was a devoted member of the Bethel A.M.E. More...

FDNY Fights For Vets Free Access

Getting ‘Irish’ Up At McMayhem In Midtown

At an upcoming charity-boxing event the FDNY will knock down opponents to help build homes for veterans. The annual head-to-head fight night pits New York firefighters vs. the Irish National Police to raise funds for the noble cause. More...

Community

RAA’s Smilardi Wins PASEsetter Award Free Access

Rockaway Artists Alliance kidsmART instructor and Broad Channel resident Matt Smilardi is a PASEsetter award winner. More...

Rotary Salutes Veterans

A contingent of nearly 20 Rotary Club members, including some from the Rockaway Rotary, brought an early Valentine to the veterans at the St. More...

A Rocking Day At The Races

Cool Hand Lou and the Downtown Daddy-O’s brought a touch of rock, blues and R&B to the Knights of Columbus’ Day At The Races fundraiser in Rockaway Beach on Sunday, Feb. 8.  More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Councilman Eric Ulrich is presenting a Property Tax Assistance town hall meeting on Monday, Feb. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Broad Channel. More...

‘The Experimenters’ Free Access

Green Streets

Remember the geodesic dome that appeared in the parking lot between Beach 94th and Beach 95th Streets in March of 2013, and hung around until midsummer? More...

Broad Channel Bits

It may not have been easy sledding for Broad Channel with the snowfall, ice, wind and single digit temperature days. More...

Milestones

Janessa Debuts In Rockaway

Happy grandparents Gilberto Luina Jr. and Bernadette Luina welcomed their first grandchild, Janessa Nydelsie, on February 2. Baby Janessa and mother, their daughter Jessica Luina, are both doing well.   More...

Editorial/Opinion

Cautiously Optimistic Free Access

Following last week’s announcement that the Federal Emergency Management Agency had officially signed a Letter Of Understanding (LOU) for the reconstruction of the boardwalk, sending some $480 million in federal funds in the process, many peopl More...

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Letters

Medical Center? Ha!

Dear Editor:  This is the timeline project update -- six pages -- that was put out in May of 2013 by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) on the old courthouse in Rockaway Beach, our so called future Medical Center.  More...


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