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Eye On Physical Therapy

"Good is the enemy of great." Jim Collins, author of "Good to Great," and "Built to Last," wrote this as the opening sentence of his latest book. More...

IRS Offers Online Tax Tips

The Internal Revenue Service will offer a series of tax tips on the IRS website from now until the April 15 filing deadline. The IRS tips will offer useful information on topics affecting New York area federal income tax filers. More...

Smith Announces Trade Mission to India

Senator Malcolm A. Smith, who rep resents all of Rockaway in the New York State Senate, will soon join a delegation of government and business of ficials going to India in early Jan uary. More...

Local Artist Teaches Comic Art To Teenagers

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Since October, the Public Library in Arverne has been the place to be for neighborhood teens who are interested in the field of comic art. Every Tuesday, local cartoonist Leigh Walls has been teaching the basics of comic art to budding artists. More...

Neuer, Bassetti Celebrate Christmas Engagement

Donna Neuer, daughter of John and Deborah Neuer of Sarasota, Florida (formerly of Broad Channel) and Frank Bassetti, son of Frank and Anne Bassitti of Broad Channel, celebrated their engagement on Christmas Eve. More...

BCHS Band Has Big Gig Planned, But Needs Your Help

The Beach Channel High School Marching Band is hoping that ticket sales for their January concert will raise the rest of the money they need to perform in a Disney World parade during President More...

Caregivers Seminar in Late January

The Coalition for Far Rockaway in cooperation with the Rockaway More...

Blood Drive at St. Francis

The Annual Walter J. Blum Blood Drive will take place on Sunday, January 11, in the school auditorium between 8a.m and 1:30p.m. Bring an ID and bring a friend. More...

She Got Her Bruiser Back!

Patricia Reddington-Valenzuela was all smiles the day after she was reunited with Bruiser, her 6-year-old Miniature Pinscher, who was missing for 10 days. More...

JCCRP Receives Grant for National Outreach

The Jewish Community Council of the Rockaway Peninsula (JCCRP) is to receive an increase in their grant from the Nutrition Consortium of New York State. More...

Weiner Says, ‘Show Us The Money’

Congressman Anthony Weiner stands in front of the Times Square recruiting Booth to highlight the fact that federal dollars to fight terrorism are going to many minor sites around the nation while New York City, which is a natural target of terrorism, More...

‘Roots Of Rock N’ Roll’ At Westbury, February 21

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City Employee Arrested for Stealing Money Order

A Far Rockaway woman employed by the New York City Human Resources Administration (HRA) has been arrested for stealing and cashing a $700 postal money order. More...

Addabbo FHC Asks Help In Construction Plan

The Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center has launched a new fundraiser for capital to build its new home at 6200 Beach Channel Drive. More...

BCVFD Seeks Funds For New Firehouse

The Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department records more than 600 runs each year. More...

The Year In Political Cartoons, 2003

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Doo Wop Spectacular

Set For January 31

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No Flicker Of Life

The crushed Yellow Shafted Flicker, a woodpecker, was found by Bernard Blum, the president of the environmental group, The Friends of Rockaway at Beach 67 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

St. Edmund Students Lend Their Time

Students from St. Edmund High School recently visited the residents of Holy Family and St. Joachim nursing homes. Under the direction of Mr. Malazzo, a Rockaway resident, the students from the St. More...

New Plan Could Relieve Violence-Wracked Rockaway Schools

A 17-year-old youth comes to Middle School 180 with a loaded weapon. He threatens three other students, but only one student who witnessed the event comes forward. More...

Woman Welted By Mystery Hospital Shot

A Far Rockaway woman got an unexpected shot at the clinic this week when a bullet came through the window of the exam room she was in, leaving her bruised, police said. More...

Rockaway Museum Closed January, February

The Rockaway Museum will be closed during the months of January and February, according to a report recently issued by museum director Susan Locke. More...

Private Bus Contract Extension Now Official

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Recycle Your Christmas Trees, January 3, 10

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Department of Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe, and Department of Sanitation Commissioner John Doherty today announced the dates for the City More...

High Winds Bring Foam to Arverne Beach

When strong onshore winds churn up the surf More...

SJEH Ball Goes On Despite Blizzard

Despite a raging blizzard, 417 hardy souls out of 603 on the reservation guest list made it through the bitter snow and ice to attend the 25th annual Chrysanthemum Ball held by St. More...

Westbury Music Fair 70’s Soul Jam At Westbury Music Fair, March 6

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Jay Black And The Americans, March 20

Known by his fans as "The Voice," Jay Black and The Americans will perform at Westbury Music Fair on Saturday, March 20th at 8 pm. Tickets are $45 and are available at Westbury Music Fair More...


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