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American Museum Of Natural History Visits Rockaway

Residents of all ages got acquainted with some of the earliest animals that walked the earth, when one of four movable museums from The American Museum of Natural History made a stop in Far Rockaway last week. More...

Annual Fair Celebrates Community Spirit

Food, face painting, balloons, education and vendors with information on health were all part of an annual community fair initiated by The Rockaway Inwood Ministerial Coalition and The First Church of God. More...

Bay Marshes Rapidly Disappearing: Study

Almost all of the salt marshes in Jamaica Bay could die off in as little as five years if immediate action isn't taken, according to a new study released Thursday. More...

Editorial/Opinion

'Morals Waivers'Are Not Good For The Military, Nor Do They Bode Well For Our Communities

Your new "Army of One," might well be a criminal. Unable to find the necessary number of recruits to fill its ranks, the Army has started taking a large number of men and women with criminal records. More...

EDITORIALCOMMENT

"C'MON SPORT" More...

Letters

The NC-4 March

Dear Editor, Greetings from Danvers, Massachusetts. I just watched the History Detectives on PBS showing an episode about the NC-4 plane. More...

Cynthia Woods Is One Of Rockaway's Treasures

Dear Editor, Down the Way Productions is the former name of The Rockaway People's Network. This is an organization founded by Cynthia Johnson- Woods. More...

Not Being Able To Purchase Guns Is A 'Scary Thought'

Dear Editor, This letter is in response to the editorial about the NRA. While I agree with Mr. More...

Plans For New YMCA Are Revealed

Detailed plans for the YMCAat Arverne By The Sea were publicly unveiled for the first time Wednesday night at a community board committee meeting at Peninsula Hospital Center. More...

More Than 500 Take The Line For Graybeards Family Run

The runners came in all sizes, shapes and ages as more than 500 residents took part in the Graybeards Annual Family Run on Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 129 Street last Friday, July 28. More...

Columnists

Chatting with Chapey

Fay Cohen Memorial Hadassah Heart Luncheon

The Hadassah Heart Luncheon has been renamed the Fay Cohen Memorial Heart Luncheon in honor of Fay Cohen - the chairwoman of the luncheon for almost 50 years. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

Living Proof: Flowers Help To Boost Your Mood!

It may sound surprising, but did you know that something as simple as having flowers around can brighten your everyday outlook? It's true. Harvard University has released the results of a study that you'll want to see to believe. More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

Since July of 2006 I have been on a program to lose weight and get into shape. Since then I have lost 100 pounds and about 14 inches from my waist. Many returning patients have complimented me and want to know the details of how I did it. More...

Sports

Wild PlayoffAction At St.Francis Classic

The action has heated up at the St. Francis schoolyard as the playoffs get underway. The first champions were crowned on Tuesday night in the gymnasium. More...

Sugar Bowl Bounces Back Against Freedhand's In The RBVL

For a change, the nearest rainstorm was in Tuscaloosa and the Rockaway Beach Volleyball League enjoyed a dry, sunny evening Wednesday night at Riis Park. More...

Orioles Reunion Saturday

The O's Pub Orioles, now known as the Connolly's Orioles, will hold their annual reunion game on Saturday, August 4 at the Day Camp Ballfields in Broad Channel. Those who will participate in the reunion must be at the Dar Camp by 2:30 p.m. More...

Obits

Peter A.Brady

Longshoreman Peter A. Brady, a Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, died July 30. Brady, a member of the International Longshoreman's Association Local 791, was born in Manhattan. More...

Miriam Chipinga

Longtime Resident Miriam Chipinga, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 22. Chipinga was born in Mala, Africa on July 22, 1959. She is survived by her son Arthur Mainga of London and another son in Africa. More...

Theodora 'Teddy'Daitch

Retired High School English Teacher Theodora Daitch, a Rockaway resident for nearly 50 years, died July 22. She was 76. Daitch, called "Teddy" by those who knew her, was born and raised in Washington Heights. More...


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