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Goldfeder: Put Vets In Driver’s Seat

As communities across the city prepare to honor the service of our nation’s veterans, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder is taking steps to ensure that the experience of one Rockaway service member is properly honored by the state’s hiring proces More...

A Veterans Day To Remember

Ulrich Push Leads To New Veterans Dept.

Since his election to the City Council, Eric Ulrich has fought for the rights of veterans.  On Nov. More...

Sandy Memorial Remembers Those Lost

The ocean was uncontrollable on Oct. 29, 2012. It roared over the beach, tore through the boardwalk, and onto the streets and into the homes of Rockaway residents. More...

Business News

Hot Yoga Rockaway Beach

Its youngest yogi is nowhere near graduating middle school yet and its oldest is a great grandparent many times over. More...

Location

REAL ESTATE CORNER

“Location, Location, Location” are often the three most used words in discussions about purchasing real estate. Here are some thoughts for making your location decision:  More...

Columnists

Seeing And Believing – Mirkin Vision

Beach 116th Bulletin

Those who know me well, know that I defy two things…one would be my car satellite navigation and the other is my up and coming milestone birthday...that I will never publicly admit to. More...

An Intern’s Take

Everything in life is a symbol. Some are clear as day; others take a little more time to understand. Since I started working at my new job, I have not been able to make church service on Sundays. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Well, the evergreen tree planted at 17 Road Park in the spring didn’t fare well during the summer heat and drought. Still, the stout steadfast pine tree is now a festive orange! It should look jolly for the holidays. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Veterans Day Free Access

World War I was formally ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. A year later, “Armistice Day,” was commemorated on Nov. 11 and became a legal federal holiday in 1938. More...

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It’s My Turn Free Access

Dear Rockaway Beach Community, On May 12, 2015 we lost our son, Justin Zemser, in the derailment of Amtrak train 188. Justin had just finished his second year as a Midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy. More...

Weekender

Who’s Playing Free Access

Who’s Playing is a quick glance roundup of live music entertainment by local musicians playing both here in Rockaway and elsewhere. All are welcome to contribute information. Tuesdays 8 p.m. More...

RCK 97: Music In The Movement

You may have heard the sound. An interweaving mix of reggae, rhythm & blues, rock and many other types of music. More...

Irish Dinner Show At Kennedy’s

The sounds of Irish music and smells of Ireland’s cuisine will be in the air at Kennedy’s on Wednesday, Nov. 18.  Starting at 7 p.m. More...

Cuomo Says NO To Port Ambrose Free Access

In the summer of 2013, Rockaway residents were alarmed to learn that Liberty Natural Gas LLC, had applied to open the Port Ambrose LNG (liquefied natural gas) port just off Jones Beach, and approximately 22 miles from the Rockaway peninsula. More...

Community

City Unveils Low Income Housing Plans

Dozens of critical issues and new resources were presented at the monthly Community Board 14 meeting on Nov. 10, but the most extensive one was opposed by what seemed like everyone in attendance. More...

Callie Todd Hits High Note

Callie Todd, a St. Rose of Lima Catholic Academy student and Breezy Point resident, really knocked it out of the park on Saturday, Nov. More...

Ready To Read With Deputy Chancellor

On Thursday, November 4, Deputy Chancellor Dorita Gibson visited PS/MS 105Q to kick off NYC Reads 365 campaign which encourages New York City students and their parents to pick up a good book at school or home and read, read, read.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

The Intern – Super Senior

Moviescope

Writer-Director Nancy Meyers (Baby Boom) has arrived at a solution for the “senior problem.” All those retirees living in a comfortable state of boredom should sign up as unpaid interns at upand coming companies run by eager, but inexperi More...

The Hero Of Rockaway

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NBC adds ‘Chicago Med’ to the Windy City series family

The   TV spinoff isn’t exactly a new concept —  “The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour” spun off of “I Love Lucy” way back in 1957. More...

Sports

Rockaway Has The Best Rangers Fans

Out of thousands of entries, the O'Brien family from Rockaway has been chosen by the New York Rangers to appear in a new Madison Square Garden Network ad campaign called “United We Watch.”  The new spot should be airing soon.   More...

BCAC Midget Shamrocks Advance To Super Bowl, Peanuts Win Turkey Bowl

]The Broad Channel Athletic Club’s Shamrock Pee Wees beat West Hempstead on the road 14-6, avenging an earlier loss in the season. The Shamrocks scored early and never fell behind. More...

Breezy’s Lauren GaNun Honored

Capping an outstanding senior campaign and four-year career with the Lady Bears, St. More...

Letters

East End Voice

Dear Editor:  I couldn’t agree with Miriam Rosenberg’s commentary, “Time for the East End to Raise Its Voice” (Eye On Rockaway 10/9/15).  More...

No Elevators At 711B

Dear Editor:  A seriously dangerous condition exists at 711B Seagirt Ave., Far Rockaway.  More...

Eat Local!

Dear Editor:  Let's celebrate Restaurant Week all year long. In these difficult economic times, it is especially important to patronize your local neighborhood restaurant.  More...

Obits

Lossie Daniels

Lossie Daniels, age 99, died on Oct. 29.  Born in Wilson, S.C., she was a Rockaway resident for more than 60 years. She worked as a wire sander.   A service was held at Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home on Nov. More...

Louidell Green

Louidell Green, 83, died on Oct. 20.  Born in Greenville, N.C., Green was a resident of Rockaway for more than 65 years. She worked as a supervisor.  More...

Robert W. Harrison

Robert W. Harrison died on Nov. 11 at age 59.  He was a lifelong resident of Rockaway.  Roberts worked as a painter for the Metropolitan Transit Authority, and was a member of St. Camillus RC Church parish.  More...


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