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Eyes In The Sky

A crime-fighting tool that has been missing from Beach 116th Street is now back. The NYPD ARGUS security cameras on the ocean side of the business district have been missing for some time. More...

Brand Strategy or Fad?

The dotNYC Domain:

Prime New York real estate is up for grabs, online that is. More...

Local Pols Endorse Schneiderman for Attorney General

Assemblymembers Michele Titus and Philip Goldfeder have announced their support for Attorney General Schneiderman’s re-election campaign. Schneiderman will be running against Republican candidate John Cahill, a former top aide to Gov. More...

Columnists

Memo From The RTC

The Road To Godspell

Under the direction of master builder Tony Homsey, the set for the Rockaway Theatre Company’s production of Godspell, opening Sept. 12, is almost complete (with a lot of painting still to be done). More...

The Insider

Scratching The Surface

From morning to night, kitchen countertops are one of the most used surfaces in our home. Choosing the right surfacing material is important for longevity of product and is also a proven strong investment into your home. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Broad Channel does have its own postal system, where neighbors will stop and leave correspondence, pictures, flyers, etc. in your box. It has its own transportation system too. Last Sunday a woman pulled up to the Q53 bus stop by 16th Road. More...

Letters

Looking For Answers

Dear Editor: In recent weeks the peninsula has witnessed a spike in gun violence. Shootings in the 100th Precinct are up 60 percent, while shootings in the 101st Precinct are up 73 percent so far this year compared to previous years More...

Boogie Board Ban Is Bunk

Dear Editor: I'm pretty sure people have less of a chance drowning when entering the water with a floating boogie board attached to their wrists or ankles. More...

Thanks For Our Swings!

Dear Editor: I want to complement two local men (Omar and Alfred) and a Park employee for restoring the swings at the 84th Street playground. More...

Youth Leader Gets Plea Deal

Milan Taylor, president and founder of the Rockaway Youth Task Force, accepted a plea offer from the District Attorney’s office on Monday, Aug. 18, and pled guilty to charges of disorderly conduct. More...

Community

More Than A Home, It’s A Family

“This young lady was a baby when I first met her,” said Josie De La Paz, proudly introducing one of her neighbors at 22-16 New Haven Avenue. “She was born here. Now look at her!” More...

RWA Youth Help Dune Restoration

Protecting Rockaway has been a hands-on experience for young people with the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance. More...

Photo/Sketch/Write/Paint Out!

Finding inspiration in interesting and unexpected places, the Rockaway Artists Alliance is hosting a first of its kind Photo/Sketch/Write/Paint Out! RAA is opening the doors to Fort Tilden’s T-9 Building on Sunday, Aug. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Moviescope

Get On Up – James Brown Is Back!

The legendary James Brown died on Christmas Day, 2006. Thanks to actor Chadwick Boseman and Rolling Stone Mick Jagger, the Godfather of Soul is resurrected in all his sensational funk glory. More...

Sports

Super Stingrays End Season With Big Win

The Rockaway Beach Stingrays 11u Travel Baseball Club set out in January 2014 with three workouts a week. Since then, they’ve competed in seven tournaments all over the Mid-Atlantic & Northeast Region. More...

Rockaway Outdoors

Monday morning aboard the Karen Ann, I was happy to have a group of environmentalists led by Michael Mc- Garry. They were doing an on-site field study of Jamaica Bay. Throughout the day, we covered every area imaginable. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Knowing When To Say When

Several times in the last few months we have talked about leadership, accountability and responsibility as qualities that are needed – and sometimes lacking – from our elected officials and community leaders. More...

Obits

George Mitchell Beckett Sr.

TV Trac

George Mitchell Beckett Sr., who worked for TV Trac, died on June 27. His preceded in death by his siblings, Charles Jr., Michael, Elizabeth, Ross and Vincent. He is survived by his sisters, Lena Thomas, Brenda Brown and Sandra Franklin. More...

Anne T. Cleary

Homemaker

Anne T. Cleary, a homemaker, died on August 12, at age 74. Cleary was a longtime Belle Harbor resident. She is preceded in death by her husband, John Cleary. More...

Delores Eans

Early Childhood Education

Delores Eans, who worked in Early Childhood Education, died on July 15. Eans, who was born in Harlem, lived in Rockaway for more than 30 years. More...


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