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Stars Of Hope From Breezy Point

After Sandy, It seemed that for months, all anyone could talk about was the storm. I too was guilty of this: How much water did you get? Do you still have mold? Do you hate FEMA as much as I do? Sandy and her aftermath had become our world. More...

The Front Page

The amazing photograph on the Sandy anniversary edition is all the more amazing because it was snapped by Peter Brady who just a short time later put on firefighter gear and went out in ocean water to help fight the fires on Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Solshyne Plays Against Cancer

Rockaway’s own Solshyne have played the boardwalk, the Forest Park bandshell, outdoor events, and a benefit for Sandy relief in Glendale in the early days after the storm and recently even a Brooklyn pub called the Three Jolly Pigeons. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber Beachcomber Beachcomber

The Beach 116th Street Partnership is having a tree lighting ceremony and lighting of the menorah the Friday after Thanksgiving. Trouble is, where is the menorah? Did it get washed away with Sandy? Who knows, but the group sure could use a new one. More...

Boyleing Points

Shelter From The Storm

Well, I know you didn’t read Boyleing Points first this week. It’s buried on Page 260 or something. So don’t try that fake flattery on me. Though, of course, I take that back. Fake flattery is always welcome. More...

IDEAS WANTED

Rockaway

Here’s A potpourri of ideas from tech to canine to stimulate your creative juices… A Washing Machine That Uses Tiny Beads Instead Of Water To Remove Stains More...

Letters

Thanks to a Sandy Hero

Dear Editor: As the community of Rockaway commemorates the First Anniversary of Super Storm Sandy, I continue to have Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and remain living in upstate New York. More...

Future Is Up To Us

Dear Editor: Like Kevin Boyle, I too, am having nightmares about the year 2026 (Boyleing Points, 10/18). I wake up in cold sweats of no boardwalk built and dream of a meeting with shouts of, "WHERE DID ALL THE $ GO?!!!" More...

Still Not Home

Dear Editor: After watching Kevin Boyle's piece (MetroFocus TV) about Rockaway after Sandy, I was surprised he did not mention the plight of many Rockaway residents to get back home. More...

FLOOD INSURANCE DELAY

Bipartisan Agreement Reached

See this report from the Insurance Journal  - -More in The Wave on Friday.http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2013/10/28/309383.htm More...

How Swede It Is

Arverne East Winner Named

It wasn’t easy. A jury spent 10 hours the night before the big announcement was due. They couldn’t decide on a winner of the Far Roc Design Competition. More...

Trees Please

More than a thousand volunteers helped plant 20,000 trees at Edgemere Park on Saturday, October 19th as part of the MillionTreesNYC initiative. More...

Community

Sandy Memorial Sculpture Unveiling

After more than ten months in the making, the Sea Song creative team has announced the unveiling ceremony of their collaborative Sandy memorial sculpture. The event will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. More...

Two Birthdays At The Caprio’s

The Caprio family and friends celebrated two birthdays recently as Alyssa Caprio turned 10 on September 24th and Jonathan Caprio turned 6 on October the 8th. More...

SANDY One Year Later ...

Holding The Line: The NYPD And Sandy

“I think we learned some good lessons from Sandy. We can take that good out of it. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Underrated and under the radar

CBS’s ‘Person of Interest’ is a covert winner

In the TV industry, buzzworthy shows often get exposure for all the wrong reasons. From backstabbing reality TV to egomaniacal comedy stars, sometimes ratings are all about the hype. More...

Sports

Bears Upset Falcons In Brooklyn Hurricanes Football

Boasting many players from the Rockaways, this past weekend the Bears came from behind late in the 4th Quarter to defeat the Falcons 8-6, for their 3rd victory in as many weeks. More...

The Fishing Report

Jamaica Bay More...

Editorial/Opinion

The Devil We Know

Rockaway is unique in lots of ways. One of those ways is the relationship with the New York City Parks Department. Rockaway is essentially in the middle of Parks’ property. Miles of beach belong to the Parks Department. More...

Obits

Annie Banks TV Repair

Annie Banks, a TV repair worker, died on October 9th at age 88. More...

Robert J. Carson Supervisor

Robert J. Carson, a supervisor for NYNEX, died on October 18th. A Rockaway resident for 26 years coming from New Rochelle, NY, Carson served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. More...

Gerard Brian Harris Sr. Warehouse Manager

Gerard Brian Harris Sr., a warehouse manager, died on October 10th at age 57. A Rockaway resident for more than 25 years, Harris served in the United States Army Reserve for six years until he was honorably discharged. More...


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