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Women of Influence Luncheon Free Access

The 13,000 member NYC Sergeants Benevolent Association recognized seven female members at its second annual Women of Influence luncheon on March 23. The event was held at Giando on the Water in Brooklyn. More...

Sentenced For Sex Trafficking

On Monday, March 21, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced that two Queens men have been sentenced to state prison for their role in forcing a 14-year-old girl into prostitution in 2013. More...

New MOVA Office In Queens

Borough President Melinda Katz and Mayor’s Office of Veterans’ Affairs (MOVA) Commissioner Loree Sutton, joined by State Senator Joseph Addabbo, Jr., Councilman Eric Ulrich, Councilman Donovan Richards and Queens veterans, unveiled the ne More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

“Embrace Of The Serpent” – Down The River Of Death

Moviescope

Take Apocalypse Now and multiply it by two. The result is a double dose of Joseph Conrad’s nightmarish Heart of Darkness called, Embrace of the Serpent.  More...

Golden ‘Empire’

Fox’s hit musical drama returns from hiatus

Carrying on the family business just doesn’t have the same wholesome feel that it used to. At least, not when the whole family is prepared to drop the gloves and fight tooth and nail to be the one wearing the company’s crown.  More...

Sports

MMA Scores Knockout Free Access

For years, Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder has been trying to legalize and regulate professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) competitions in New York State. More...

New Yankee Workshop Free Access

The Yankees’ new double-play combination of Didi Gregorius and Starlin Castro are showing signs of being a very good pairing for the 2016 season. More...

Who Rocks? Shamrocks!

The Broad Channel Athletic Club’s Shamrocks Travel Football program has set their registration dates for the 2016 season. More...

Letters

A Compromised Participatory Budgeting Process

Dear Editor:  As a delegate in the participatory budgeting process in City Council District 32, I believe that the integrity of the PB process has been compromised. More...

Fix The Flag

Dear Editor:  While recently passing by the 101st Precinct in Far Rockaway, I noticed that the American flag was flying at half-staff. I also noticed the condition of the flag and pole was in terrible condition. More...

Time To Go Vegan

Dear Editor:  After another winter of severe snowstorms and floods, I look forward to March 20, first day of spring, balmy weather, and blooming flowers.  Hundreds of communities welcome spring with an observance of Great American Meatout, More...

Cops Seek Three In Shooting

Cops are searching for three men caught on video surveillance cameras running away from 441 Beach 51 Street at about 12:30 p.m. More...

Community

St. Rose of Lima Free Access

Celebrates Holy Week

  Eighth graders at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Academy marked Holy Week by performing the living Stations of the Cross. More...

A Celebration Of Purim At Temple Beth-El Free Access

The Congregation of Temple Beth-El of Rockaway Park brought smiles and fun to some 60 to 70 children as they celebrated the festival of Purim on March 20. More...

Park Vandalism In BC

Broad Channel residents came out on Saturday morning, March 19, to find their neighborhood 17th Road Park had been trashed overnight.  More...

Business News

F.U.D.

REAL ESTATE CORNER

Fear, uncertainty and doubt (F.U.D.) is an occasional affliction that buyers may contend with in any product area. One of my oldest friends is a prime example of someone with this affliction. More...

Columnists

Civic Participation Must Be Open to All

Dispatches

When I began my work as a council member, I arrived with the clear understanding that no matter the age, race, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation, all New Yorkers should be at the center of the conversations and decisions that shape our city. More...

Three Roads Diverged

Anatomy Of An Aftermath

The two bottles of VO5 shampoo are empty, now one year old. The Red Cross Center was stacked with cold cereal boxes, blankets, rubber gloves, bleach, and flashlights (batteries not included) there for the taking. More...

Broad Channel Bits

There is a small boat on the Cross Bay median near the Sluice. It’s marked BC NY, and has stood as a planter for several years. Sometime over the winter it suffered damage on one side. Some people suspect it was an errant snow plow. My theory? More...

Editorial/Opinion

Defunding CUNY Is A Disgrace

“The names of the great centers of learning echo down the ages from the past: Oxford, Cambridge, Paris, Bologna,” declared Mayor Robert F. Wagner Jr. on April 24, 1961.  More...

Editorial Comment

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QueensRail is the New Ferry!

It’s My Turn

Maybe, just maybe, Rockaway will unite around getting the old Rockaway Beach Line back on track just as we did for the ferry. After years of feeling like they were pushing a train uphill, advocates are starting to feel a little more love.  More...

Obits

John William “Bill” Schilling Jr.

John William “Bill” Schilling Jr. died on March 16. Born in Rockaway Beach, he spent his entire life in Broad Channel, and later winters in Dania Beach, Fla. 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. More...

A Night With Darlene Love

The Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2015-16 season with a concert by legendary singer Darlene Love. More...

Community House Is Doing Just Fine Free Access

Since it opened its doors last summer, Community House, located on the corner of Beach 102nd Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard, has earned rave reviews from many of its patrons. More...


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