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Sanders Readies For Primary Day

In a common sense world, State Senator Shirley Huntley’s indictment last week should gift wrap the State Senate nomination for Councilmember James Sanders Jr. More...

Peninsula Shootings Continue

Despite holding rallies and what city officials called a successful gun buyback program last month, the rash of shootings along the Rockaway Peninsula this year continued late last week, marking the 16th such incident. More...

NYS Park Police Open Up Civil Service Exam

The New York State Park Police are seeking candidates interested in a rewarding law enforcement career in the New York State park system. Applications for the position must be submitted by October 1, 2012. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Bret Michaels Plays LI

Poison, lead singer, musician and reality television personality Bret Michaels brings his Get Your Rock On Tour to the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Thursday, September 20 at 8 p.m. More...

MovieScope

‘Farewell My Queen’ – Out Of Her Head

Interested in knowing what is in the head of Marie Antoinette as fate decrees that she will lose hers? Then, “Farewell My Queen” is the movie for you. More...

Sinbad Brings The Laughs ToWestbury

Sinbad will bring his brand of “clean” stand-up comedy to the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Friday, September 21 at 8 p.m. More...

Milestones

Clerkin Serves Providence Proud

Courtney Clerkin, a resident of Breezy Point and a member of the class of 2013 at Providence College, served as a student leader for the College’s first FaithWorks service immersion program from August 25 to August 29. More...

St. Camillus Recipient Of Donations

The 100th Precinct Community Council along with the Community Affairs Committee of Dayton Towers delivered their August food donations to Saint Camillus Parish. More...

Local Gospel Group Releases New Album

Jonathan Mack and the Crusade Ensemble is an Arverne choir group that released their new album on August 7, following months of preparation. “Never Lose Your Press,” the album is available on iTunes for purchase. More...

Letters

Paw Prints Needed

Dear Editor, I noticed that the new Animal Hospital, Paw Prints, on Beach 116 Street is closing. This is so disappointing. Not only had the new owner vastly improved the storefront, but, in my opinion, added greatly to the business community. More...

Save Some Money

Dear Editor, I have discovered, thanks to my doctor’s receptionist, a way to save money on prescriptions. I am out of state for the time being. I needed to get a 30- day supply of an important medication filled. More...

Who Needs Them

Dear Editor, I was shocked to learn of Wendy’s closing their doors last Thursday to say the least. I mean who can live without their dry burgers, salty French fries and surly workers. Not to mention the filthy eating area. More...

Broad Channel Parade Closes Out Summer

The Broad Channel Labor Day Parade which is held every year along Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel is summer’s final farewell. More...

Community

NYU Filmmaker Directs Rockaway-Based Film

The last time Rockaway had a movie based on its boardwalk life and aesthetics, it was a documentary about the bungalows. More...

Rockaway Bound Q113 Route Change

Effective September 2, the southbound Q113 bus no longer travels along Nameoke Street between Beach Channel Drive and Central Avenue into Far Rockaway. More...

Pirates Sail Into Temple Beth-El

On Sunday, October 21 at 2:00 p.m., the Gilbert & Sullivan Yiddish Light Opera Company will dock their ship at Temple Beth-El of Rockaway Park with their delightful production of “The Pirates of Penzance,“ otherwise known as More...

Columnists

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

Moving? Get Your Plants Home Safe!

As the summer winds down, and the lifeguards disappear from the beach, many part-time residents begin to pack up their belongings to wave farewell to another fabulous summer in Rockaway. More...

Beachcomber

There were a number of people standing in front of the former Wendy’s on Beach Channel Drive at Beach 112 Street last week, staring at the building and wondering what happened. More...

New Kid On The Boardwalk

Gearing Up For Back-to-School Season

Next year, getting ready for back to school will mean registering for programs at the new Y. Construction continues to move full steam ahead. We are currently installing manholes and the cultic system as well as pouring concrete More...

Sports

Rockaway Summer Sports Memories 2012

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Rockaway High School 2012 Soccer Preview

There have been some tough patches in recent years for the Beach Channel/ Channel View boys soccer team. More...

FDNY Boxing At Resorts World Casino

The FDNY Bravest boxing team takes on the New England Law Enforcement team in 12 action packed bouts of amateur boxing. This is the first boxing event ever held at the Resorts World Casino. The event takes place on Friday, September 14. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Term Limits For State Legislators

When, in 1887, the first Lord Acton said that “absolute power corrupts absolutely,” he was speaking about the New York State Legislature. More...

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Obits

Louise Brandt

New York Athletic Club

Louise Brandt, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 25. Brandt was born in the Huntley District of Manchester, Jamaica. She worked for the New York Athletic Club and lived in Rockaway for more than 20 years. More...

Donell Jenkins

Maintenance Worker

Donell Jenkins, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 21. Jenkins was born in Reevesville, South Carolina on March 24, 1953 and has lived in Rockaway for the past 15 years. He was a maintenance worker. More...

Ida Pearl Johnson

Homemaker

Ida Pearl Johnson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 22. Johnson was born in Belzoni, Mississippi on July 23, 1964 and lived in Rockaway for 20 years. More...


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