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Cops Corral Elevator Assault Thug

Stole Money, Cell Phone

After three months of detective work, an Arverne man was busted last week for allegedly assaulting and robbing a man inside a Far Rockaway elevator, not knowing that he was in full view of a security camera, police say. More...

Single Car Accident Sends Victim To Hospital

The unidentified driver of a vehicle travelling westbound on Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 59 Street at about 5:12 a.m. More...

Fired? Quit? Slater Faces Evaluation

The Belle Harbor resident who gained his 15 minutes of fame by cursing out a passenger and exiting the Jet Blue aircraft on which he was serving as a flight attendant is no longer working for the company, but there is a dispute over whether he quit More...

Business News

Key Food

Your Place For The Freshest Of Produce And Other Products

Key Food, located at 105-38 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, offers the freshest produce, fish, meat and bakery products at the lowest costs. Open Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. More...

Milestones

Local Soldier Returns Home From Iraq

Soldiers and family members of the New York Army National Guard’s 206th Military Police Company, including one Rockaway resident, will gather for their unit’s “Freedom Salute” at the Desmond Hotel in Latham this weekend follo More...

Ruscillo Birthdays

Some members of the Ruscillo family of Rockaway Park celebrated Danny and Linda’s birthday along with their newest granddaughter, Desirae Grace, born June 9. More...

100TH At JASA

JASA Roy Reuther Senior Center celebrated the 100th birthday of Mildred Gordonson on Thursday, August 26. More...

Editorial/Opinion

We Will Always Remember Those Who Were Lost

*Joe Agnello *Eric Allen *Richie Allen *Michael Andrews *Ezra Aviles *Steve Belson *Gennady Boyarsky *Pamela Boyce *Brandon Buchanan *Matthew Burke *Frank Callahan *Liam Callahn *Marcia Carter *Paul Cascio *Mandy Chang-Burke More...

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Letters

Stairway To Scareway

Dear Editor, I am a resident of the Surfside apartment complex. I know there has been a lot of frustration lately due to the weather and power issues we’ve had to deal with. More...

Mosque Opposition

Dear Editor, As the summer draws to a close, my thoughts race forward to embrace the day of infamy, the day of the 9/11 horror, the day my son, Matthew J. More...

Kudos To Them

Dear Editor, In response to the August 13 editorial, “Who Speaks For Rockaway?” kudos to Councilman Ulrich on his choices for the Rockaway Task Force. We can all see the improvements at the Far Rockaway Shopping Center. More...

Popular Brooklyn Dog-Sitter Shut Down

Apopular Brooklyn dog boarding and grooming company frequented by many Rockaway residents has shut down operation after Humane Law Enforcement agents of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) arrested the co-owner for a More...

Broad Channel Hosts Labor Day Parade

The annual Broad Channel Labor Day Parade stepped off under clear and sunny skies on Monday, drawing a record crowd of both parade-watchers and marchers. More...

Community

Generation Lost In Digital Space

Music Legend Don McLean Plays Aviator Tomorrow

“The Internet is like a form of cultural suicide.” Folk song hero Don McLean probably isn’t alone in his thinking when he says that, and the man who once sang about “the day the music died,” never really imagined the More...

Discover The Secrets Of Jamaica Bay

Discover the secrets of Jamaica Bay on Sunday, September 12. Meet National Park Rangers at the west parking lot of the Congressman Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Bridge (North Channel Bridge) on Cross Bay Boulevard, Howard Beach. At 2:00 p.m. More...

ARTSplash Comes To Fort Tilden This Weekend

Dozens Of Local Artists To Present

The Rockaway Artists Alliance brings all the arts together in one place with its newest exhibition, ARTSplash 2010. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

“GET LOW” – DUVALL’S DEATH WISH

Actor Robert Duvall adds another gem to his gallery of colorful Southern characterizations with Felix Bush in “Get Low.” It will likely get him another Oscar. More...

Columnists

Social Security And You

Read This If You Plan To Retire Soon

Planning to retire in early 2011? It may already be time to apply. Applying for benefits is easier than you think. Especially if you do it online at www.socialsecurity.gov. The Social Security website makes the process easy and convenient. More...

It’s My Turn

Honor The Heroes Of 9/11

Nine years have now passed since the horrific terrorist attacks on September 11, 20001. More...

Notes from the High C’s

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

The Rockaway premiere of “The Bungalows of Rockaway” was a huge success by any stretch of the imagination. More...

Sports

Beach Channel Boys Soccer Team Moves To New Territory

There’s a whole of changes in store for the Beach Channel/Channel View boys soccer team this season. And a lot of that has occurred even before the Dolphins will host their PSAL season opener on Saturday at 1 p.m. More...

Comeback Cyclones Keep Championship Hopes Alive

If any a baseball team was to adopt the motto “Never Say Die’, the 2010 Brooklyn Cyclones would fit the bill perfectly. More...

Red Bulls and Rockaway United FC Wrap Up Annual Soccer Camp

A group of 110 children from the community between the ages of 5 and 16 were instructed by a soccer coaching staff of international New York Red Bulls trainers from England, Jamaica, Scotland, and Uru More...

Obits

Maria Del Carmen Jimenez Andrini

Longtime Resident

Maria Del Carmen Jimenez Andrini, 87, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 31. Andrini was born on February 18, 1923 in Fajardoi, Puerto Rico. Andrini was preceded in death by her husband, Reinaldo. More...

Catherine H. Cuomo

Homemaker

Catherine H. Cuomo, a 60-year Rockaway resident, died September 6. Cuomo was born in Brooklyn, New York. She was a member of the St. Virgilius Church Golden Age Club and the American Legion Auxiliary Post 1404. More...

Marie G. Ferraro

Administrator

Marie G. Ferraro, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 6. Ferraro was born in Brooklyn, New York and later moved to Rockaway, working as an administrator. Ferraro was preceded in death by her husband, Bruno and son, Gary. More...


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