April 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

A Fair Fare For Far Rock Free Access

Travelers taking the Long Island Rail Road, either to or from Manhattan, on Saturdays and Sundays, have the option of purchasing a "CityTicket" for a reduced cost. That is, everywhere except Far Rockaway. More...

Community

Charley’s Back! Free Access

A major sign of spring in Rockaway is Charley the Osprey! Charley is rebuilding his nest on Cross Bay Boulevard at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge after spending the winter in Venezuela. More...

Big BCAC Easter Egg Hunt

Whether they came by car, in strollers or toy autos, on foot or carried by mom and dad, hundreds of children arrived at the Broad Channel Athletic Club’s Memorial Field on Saturday morning, March 26.  The large crowds of kids and families More...

Big-Hearted Bikers Support NYFAC

They rode up – and dug deep.  On Friday, March 25, the Bridgerunners Motorcycle Club (MC) hosted a fundraiser for New York Families for Autistic Children (NYFAC) – and collected $1,500 in donations.  More...

Sports

RBVL Prepares for 2016 Season Free Access

Preparations for the summer 2016 Rockaway Beach Volleyball League are underway. Patty Moule will again lead her troops into battle and try to top last year’s very successful campaign. More...

MLB 2016 Preview

The Stoop

The Chicago Cubs are the consensus pick among several experts to not only win the NL Central, but to win their first World Series since 1908.  While it’s very true the Cubs are a talented group, and should probably win their division, pick More...

Editorial/Opinion

Who’s To Blame For NYCHA Mess? Free Access

According to PoliticoNY.com, New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) chairperson Shola Olatoye told the City Council on Monday that the agency “continues to be in dire financial straits due to government disinvestment and nearly $2.5 billion l More...

Editorial Comment

Full Story

It’s My Turn

Clean Up The Garbage!

My name is Deborah Torres and I am a Rockaway resident. There is a substantial amount of garbage that is continually on our street on the bay side of Norton Avenue and Beach 38th Street.  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...

100th Pct CC Charity Chili Cook-Off Free Access

Calling all chili aficionados, it’s that time of year for the 100th Precinct’s 7th Annual Chili Cook-Off at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 333 Beach 90th St. on April 15. More...

Rhythm Revue: A Latin Soul Celebration

The Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College is pleased to partner with renowned DJ/producer Felix Hernandez, who will host Rhythm Revue: A Latin Soul Celebration, an evening of live music and DJing celebrating More...

Remembering

Cops, Community Honor Fallen Officers

Dozens of community members and officers gathered in front of the 100th Precinct to honor and remember Police Officer Vincent Harrison and Captain Matthew Hanrahan on Monday, March 28. More...

Spring Is Here! Free Access

Birds (and Birders) Flock to Jamaica Bay!

On Saturday, March 26, about 60 people showed up at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge for an Early Spring Bird Walk led by Littoral Society naturalist Don Riepe and Tod Winston from NYC Audubon. More...

School News

Success Charter Is Reason Suspension Program Moving to BCEC

School Scope

Both Rockaway papers had major stories last week about the move of a suspension program out of IS 53 into Beach Channel Campus. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

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Life without limits

CBS goes above and beyond with ‘Limitless’

There’s an urban legend that claims we only ever use 10 percent of our brains. More...

Columnists

An Intern’s Take

In last week’s column, I asked about the “Hurricane Sandy Floods lights” that have appeared across the Rockaway peninsula.  More...

Anatomy Of An Aftermath

It is now a Thanksgiving later.  Last year, we traipsed through Prospect Park, then dined at the Avenue T Deli with all the other lonely people. Where do they all come from? More...

Broad Channel Bits

Services at both St. Virgilius RC Church and Christ Presbyterian Church by the Sea were beautiful and moving this Easter season. More...

Letters

MTA Math

Dear Editor: A recent announcement by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority that if Albany does not approve the proposed MTA $29 billion Five Year 2015 - 2019 by July 1, 2016, they will run out of money for initiation of new capital projects is More...

We Need Better Transportation!

Dear Editor: Rockaway remains a transportation desert. The fight to change this is going on several fronts. More...

Obits

Noemi Mazariegos Calderon

Noemi Mazariegos Calderon, 57, died March 16.  Born in Moyuta, Guatemala, she was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years. She was a homemaker.  Calderon completed her journey and was buried in Escuintla, Guatemala. More...

Mooreen Elaine Evelyndavid

Mooreen Elaine Evelyndavid, 78, died March 16.  Born in Georgetown, Guyana, she was a resident of Rockaway for more than 50 years. She was a homemaker.  More...

Pamela Dove

Pamela Dove, 59, died March 7.  Born in Queens, she was a Rockaway resident for more than 30 years. She was a homemaker.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home, Inwood.   More...


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