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Local Teachers Keep Their Jobs

After protests from parents and staff, PS/MS 114 in Belle Harbor and PS 47 in Broad Channel will not be losing any teachers. More...

Arrested And Charged In Shooting Of Two

Officers of the 101st Precinct have made an arrest in a shooting incident that left two people wounded on Saturday, June 1st. More...

Off Road Parking?

This car ended up on the barrier on Shore Front Parkway and Beach 103th Street. We don’t think it was a daredevil trying to pull off a stunt. More...

Columnists

Rockaway Walks Fitness Column

Bioenergetics: Exercise Intensity and Fuel Selection (Energy)

Exercise and diet are essential part of achieving health related fitness. More...

Boyleing Points

Hardware Reunions

It used to be that you’d run into Rockaway people on vacation at Windham or Marco Island or locally at Waldbaum’s. Now you’ll run into Rockaway people at Lowe’s. More...

It’s My Turn

The Plight of the Middle Class

“It’s the impending collapse of the middle class, stupid.” The confluence of various economic factors and practices impacting the middle class is both disheartening and revolting. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Stop FEMA Now

Most of Rockaway will end up in the costly A Zone when flood maps are finally adopted. If you’ve got a basement you could be looking at a flood premium of somewhere between $10,000 to $30,000 per year. More...

Letters

Help Save The Ferry!

Dear Editor: I want to alert every resident that our $2 ferry from Beach 108th Street and Beach Channel Drive is scheduled to end July 12th. More...

Beach Gripes

Dear Editor: The TrapBags are ugly. I hope they will provide the protection that Parks Department says they will but let’s not settle for something that looks like Hefty trash bags piled up after a Sanitation strike. More...

SBA Headaches? Call Your Reps

Dear Editor: This info is for anyone who has taken or turned down an SBA Loan. I know there are quite a few of us. I have called all of our elected officials to request a rep at one of the local offices who can More...

Yes, There Will Be A Boardwalk

Plans To Be Revealed In September

Yes, there will be a boardwalk—or at least a boardwalk plan. The plan, being developed now, will be revealed when the Community Board meets in September. More...

Rockstock Is On

The annual Rockstock and Barrels Surf Contest and Music Festival is back! This Saturday, June 22nd, the fun will run all day starting at 8 a.m. More...

Community

Ed Shevlin’s Flag Campaign

This year Rockaway Sanitation worker Ed Shevlin decided to honor Flag Day, Friday, June 14th, in a whole new way. “When I went out on my route, I was thinking I would see flags in the garbage. More...

Addabbo Opens New Office

Senator Joseph Addabbo and Sandy Doremus, community liaison, welcome residents to their new office. More...

Leaning Tower of Belle Harbor

Shop owners on Beach 129th Street have called 311 and been assured by various city officials and Verizon workers that the leaning telephone pole is not in danger of falling. More...

Sports

RBVL Off ToA Great Start

Last week the RBVL and The Wave experienced some growing pains so this week’s article will capture the first two weeks of the season. More...

All-Stars Shine In RLL Home Stretch

After days of rain and rainouts, Rockaway Little League’s annual All-Star Friday, June 14th, highlighted an action packed weekend as teams battled for position ahead of this week’s playoffs. More...

Ken and Jen’s Fitness Forum

We’re Jen Font de Bon & Kenny Peña, certified trainers, spinning instructors and nutrition nuts from Suncycle Studios. Our goal is to help people reach theirs. More...

Obits

Willie L. Calloway

Housekeeper

Willie L. Calloway, a housekeeper, died on May 26th at age 82. A Rockaway resident for more than 40 years, Calloway is preceded in death by her husband, Edward Calloway Sr.; parents, Mr. and Mrs. More...

Robert Morton

Chef and Caregiver

Robert Morton, a chef and caregiver, died on June 2nd at age 56. More...

Teresa Irene Hettenbach

Homemaker

Teresa Irene Hettenbach, a homemaker, died on June 16th. More...


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