April 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

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Coming Back Soon? Neponsit ADHC

Is the Neponsit Adult Day Health Care Center (ADHC) coming back to Rockaway soon? According to Sands Point Professional Building owner, Tom Catanese, he and his company are doing everything they can to make it so. More...

Addabbo To Bring Annual Rockaway Job Fair

Noting that Rockaway residents have been struggling to find employment since Sandy took down business after business, washed out hundreds of jobs State Senator Joseph Addabbo is bringing his successful job fair model to the peninsula. More...

Recovered Sandy Money Goes To Graybeards

Funds from a fraudulent Sandy relief charity are finally being redistributed and the Graybeards are one of the charities that are benefitting. More...

Columnists

Who’s Who

Mark Mina, Beach 116th Street Partnership

Tell us about yourself. I live in Rockaway. I moved here 15 years ago from Howard Beach. I am Special Events Director for the Beach 116th Street Partnership. I am on the legal committee; I’m on the Executive Board. More...

Boyleing Points

Theater of the Absurd

You think the theater-Konig story on the front page last week was confusing? You weren’t alone, of course. Michael Koing seemed a tad confused when he said he didn’t know if he owned the theater. More...

Beachcomber

We often hear how Build It Back reps confuse things and everybody in the process. Now that offers for reimbursement and rebuilding are being made we think it’s a good idea to tape conversations. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Fallen Hero

It was a somber scene in Rockaway on Monday as thousands of uniformed police lined Rockaway Beach Boulevard to honor Police Office Dennis Guerra who gave his life in the line of duty last week in a fire in Coney Island allegedly caused by a “bo More...

Obits

Icilda R.Atkinson

Nurse

Icilda R. Atkinson, a nurse, died on March 21 at age 79. Born in Jamaica in the West Indies, Atkinson was a Rockaway resident for 25 years. More...

Emma Frances Branham

Homemaker

Emma Frances Branham, a homemaker, died on March 11 at age 85. A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Branham became a devotee of meditation and spirituality in 1986 and attended Satsang every Saturday. More...

Deborah Lynette Drew

Media

Deborah Lynette Drew, an employee of Essence Magazine and 106.7 Lite FM, died on March 10 at age 58. More...

Community

A Tale Of Two Build It Backs

Mayor, Comptroller Both Aim To Fix

So, there’s something everyone agrees on. Build It Back has been a mess. The de Blasio administration has blamed federal guidelines and the Bloomberg administration. More...

Sandy Road? Really? Really!

During the last few weeks there has been some confusion about a street sign that was recently installed on the corner of Beach 28th Street behind PS 43 -- Sandy Road. More...

It’s A Longer Way Till Summer

So far, even with the coming of spring, April has hit the highs and the extreme lows temperature-wise. Amid the sunny skies and t-shirt days, there have been heavy gusting winds, rain, frost and hail. More...

Sports

RLL Girls Celebrate 1st Win

Rockaway Little League Major Girls Softball 2014 season opened on Tuesday, April 8, with the Irish visiting the Buckeyes. Throughout the game, the Buckeyes came on strong with great fielding and hard hitting. More...

PAL Girls Basketball

The Police Athletic League hosted more than 100 PAL girls from across New York City, at the Goldie Maple Academy PAL Center. More...

MJB Twins Post Back-To-Back Comebacks

As Rockaway Little League awaits its annual “Opening Day Gala” on April 26, the action on the field last week was filled with nail-biters, highlighted by two late-inning comebacks by the Phil Goldfeder Twins; one for a tie and the other f More...


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