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Rocky Roads Of Rockaway

Mixed Messages About When It All Ends

Rocky-way Beach Boulevard and Beach Chan-hell Drive might be more appropriate names for two of the main roads in Rockaway due to the condition they’ve been in for several months. More...

Answers And Issues At BC Civic

More than 350 people packed into the American Legion Hall on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel on Thursday, February 28th. More...

Sanders Advocates Better Compensation

Rockaway’s newest state senator believes the system that determines how people are compensated for losses and damages during events such as Sandy needs to be changed. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

If you want to be bummed out, you’ll keep reading this column. If you don’t want to end up mumbling to yourself you’ll stop reading. Now. You guys who want a chuckle, see you next week. More...

School Scope

The Distributive Law

Some people ask why I am so pissed at the UFT’s Unity Caucus which has run the union since 1960. More...

Broad Channel Bits

No doubt there were plenty of Broad Channel friends and neighbors out under chilly skies last week for the Rockaway St. Patrick’s Day parade. The turnout was massive. The cheering in parts was phenomenal! More...

Editorial/Opinion

We Mean Business

The SIRR is something that just not enough people are aware of. It’s the Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency (SIRR) plan that Mayor Bloomberg has in place. This team is supposed to report back to him by end of May. More...

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Letters

Many, Many Thanks

Dear Editor: As a lifelong local resident (until recently) and veteran DSNY employee, I would like to thank everyone who came out and showed great pride during the Rockaway St. Patrick’s Parade. More...

A Wave Of Praise

Dear Editor, More...

It’s A Crime

Dear Editor, Thank you for sharing your thoughts on the new flood maps. I do not even think that those responsible for revising these maps know what they were doing; very confusing. More...

Community

Classes Resume at YANA

YANA (You Are Never Alone), a worker training center in Rockaway Park, at Beach 113th and Rockaway Beach Boulevard, opened its doors a week before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on October 29th, 2012. More...

Teen Library Counselor Honored With PACEsetter Award

The Teen Library on Beach 20th Street in Far Rockaway is more than a place for young people – ages 12 to 17 – to do homework and socialize. At times it is also a place of refuge. More...

Author Visits First Grade Future Writers

The author of “Clean Clara”, Peter Olchick, visited the kindergarten and 1st graders at PS 114 on February 6th. He talked about how to enjoy reading and things to look for when reading to make books more enjoyable. More...

Sports

Golf Tips

Welcome back to all my golf friends from your winter hibernation and our unwelcome visitor “SANDY”. Riis Park Pitch and Putt will be opening shortly and the Brooklyn Golf Center on Flatbush Avenue is open for your spring training. More...

Scholars’ PSAL Basketball Team Wins 57-31

The first PSAL Basketball Girls Varsity 2013 “B” Division Playoff game, Scholars’ High School vs. East Side Community High School, was held on Tuesday, February 26th. More...

Gallagher Scores For Old Westbury

Rockaway’s own Courtney Gallagher, formerly of Channel View School for Research High School, is now a freshman on SUNY College at Old Westbury’s Women’s Panthers Lacrosse team. The team is currently in its inaugural season. More...

Obits

Genevieve Ahern

Homemaker

Genevieve Ahern, a homemaker, died on February 15th at age 66. A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Ahern is preceded in death by her parents, Rebecca and Harvey Latimore and her son, Christopher Glenn. More...

Jerry Antulov

Jerry Antulov died on February 27th. A lifelong Rockaway resident, Antulov is preceded in death by his mother, Katie Skroza; father, Ivan Antulov and brothers, John and Robert. He is survived by his brother, Joseph and sister, Lucille Antulov. More...

Mary Bell Correll

Homemaker

Mary Bell Correll, a homemaker, died on February 11th at age 107. A Rockaway resident for more than 60 years, Correll is preceded in death by her husband, Humphrey Correll Sr.; parents, Robert and Macie Pratt, and brothers and sisters. More...


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