March 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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O’Reilly To Run For Congress

“I’m not just running to make a statement. I am in this to win,” said Michael O’Reilly as he announced his intention to run for the United States Congress More...

Republicans Hold Candidate Forum

The contest for the White House came to the peninsula on Monday, March 14, as the Rockaway Republican Club hosted representatives from three of their party’s potential candidates.  More...

Official Point Of View

It’s 2,800 nautical miles. That’s the distance that separates Rockaway’s beaches from the cliffs of Ireland. More...

School News

Robotics Discovered in Rockaway

School Scope

Did you know that Rockaway has its own robotics team at Queens HS for Information, Research and Technology (QIRT) at the Far Rockaway HS campus? First let me tell you how I had to go to the Javitz Convention center to find out.  More...

Business News

Real Estate Update

Have you noticed there are almost no available listings in Rockaway!! It’s a common theme across the country - very little inventory.  More...

You Win! But, What?

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Did you ever win a time sharing contest or a magazine contest? Frequently, the reward was the right to spend money. Someone once asked if he should invest in a mortgage deal. He was offered a 16% return when interest rates were 8%. More...

Columnists

The Right Side Of Rockaway

Americans Will Be Singing the Blues in “The House of the Rising Sun!”

From, “The House of the Rising Sun” Traditional (American)   More...

Advance Planning Is The Key

Spotlight On Elderlaw

At Brady & Marshak, LLP, our practice is focused on the legal issues of “middle class” New York residents. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Thank God this past wind and rain storm left Breezy Pointers unscathed. It wasn’t so for most of Rockaway. The other end of Rockaway was hit with floods and wind damage. More...

Editorial/Opinion

What About Breezy Point? Free Access

Much has been made about the inequity of ferry service for the east end of Rockaway. More...

Editorial Comment

“Fill In Your Own Caption” More...

Obits

Patricia Cavanagh

Patricia (Prout) Cavanagh, 81, died Feb. 23.  Born in New York City in 1934, she was a Broad Channel resident for 60 years.  Cavanagh was a bookkeeper and housewife. She was a member of the St. More...

Randolph C. Austin

Randolph C. More...

Edgemere Murder Suspect Found

Tyquan Long had been on the run since he allegedly shot his girlfriend Joann Gravette in Edgemere on January 27. Authorities tracked him down in Sacramento, Calif., where he was arrested on March 10. More...

Community

Fontbonne Visits Italy

Eighteen members of the Junior Class at Fontbonne Hall Academy had the opportunity to immerse themselves in Italian culture during this past February’s break. The group toured Rome, Florence and Venice with faculty members More...

First Day Fender Bender

“It was my first day assigned back here, my first day,” said a Dayton Towers maintenance worker whose parked car was severely damaged during a collision on Monday, March 7.  The accident occurred on Rockaway Beach Boulevard just up f More...

Ferry Meeting Gets Results

On March 10, a contentious ferry meeting, hosted by Congressman Gregory Meeks, featured demands from the Rockaway Youth Task Force that the planned shuttle bus service be extended eastward from Beach 67th Street in Arverne More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

A Spring Equinox Of Art

New York Arbor gallery, housed in the colorful building at 114-07 Rockaway Beach Blvd., is about to erupt in a multimedia bloom of art.   More...

Bugalou Comes To Rockaway

The Grayriders are one of Rockaway’s more popular bands and have been a mainstay of the local music scene for over a decade. More...

Sunday sleuth

CBS moves ‘Elementary’ to a new night

Sherlock buffs beware: the world’s greatest detective is on the move. Fans looking for their Thursday night Sherlock fix are in for a mystery this week — he’ll disappear, at least from Thursday nights. More...

Sports

The Stoop

One of the more curious moves of this Mets offseason is the signing of free agent Asdrubal Cabrera to a two-year $16 million contract.  It was curious because as Mets360.com’s Larry Smith pointed out then, Cabrera, while a useful player, i More...

Threepeat For Xavier Hockey

On Feb. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

I guess it’s a sign of global warming because every year baitfish invade Jamaica Bay and Raritan Bay around the end of March. This year, they are here already. Actually they’ve been around for a few weeks. More...

Letters

QueensRail Will Be Built

Dear Editor: Not only is QueensRail realistic but it will be built. More...

Edgemere Lights Are Offensive

Dear Editor:  As a resident and homeowner living in the Edgemere community (Beach 35th to Beach 50th Street), I am appalled and outraged by the lack of consideration and sensitivity shown once again to the Far Rockaway community and residents.&n More...

Living In A Police State

Dear Editor:  As a resident and homeowner of Edgemere I strongly, strongly, protest against the siege of flood lights our community is under since March 2.  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...

Puppets For Purim At Temple Beth-El

On March 20 at 11 a.m., the Temple Beth-El Hebrew School and the Yeladim program will be presenting the Yellow Sneaker Puppets production of Harry v. More...

Bonus Track: It’s Breezy Mail

This message came in from Matty Lyons, Vic Lamura, Steve Hawk and Jim Cronin: Breezy Grass wants to keep in touch with You.  Put down the paper and sign up today!  “Hey Folks!  More...


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