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Armed Suspect Shot

Early on Saturday, November 16th, a man pointing a loaded gun was shot and injured by police. At 12:38 a.m., police responded to a 911 call of an assault inside 40-20 Beach Channel Drive, the Beach 41st Street Houses, on the 3rd floor. More...

Shop Local: Small Business Saturday Coming

With the holiday season coming up, State Senator Joseph Addabbo says, “for many of our small businesses and ‘mom and pop’ stores, it’s the time of year to hopefully look forward with anticipation and optimism about finishing t More...

Tips On Donating To Disaster Relief

In the aftermath of the devastating and deadly natural disasters in the American Midwest and the Philippines, millions of New Yorkers and individuals across the country are looking for ways to aid victims in rebuilding their lives. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Random Can Be So Wrong

Back in the day, everybody hitched. You could even hitch a ride to Rockaway beach. You’d hitch to the beach, sometimes to school. A lot of times, instead of waiting for a bus, you’d put out your thumb. More...

Beachcomber

Let’s face it. The lifeguard shacks and comfort station are the gifts that keep on giving. The corrugated steel on the underbelly of the modules on Beach 106th is hanging off enough to flap in the wind. More...

From The Artists Studio

Last Weekend For ‘Calm/Storm/Rebuild’; ‘Gifted’ And Elections Coming

“Gifted,” is RAA’s annual holiday exhibit, showcasing RAA members only. A juried exhibition open to all media, “Gifted” is on view December 7th, 2013-January 19th, 2014. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Too Long To Wait

2018. It promises to be a heckuva year. We’ll be deciding if we want to re-elect Mayor de Blasio or send him to the bin of one-term failures. We’re rooting for his success because otherwise the rest of us will be feeling his missteps. More...

Obits

Cathy Kane

Homemaker

Cathy Kane, a homemaker, died on November 14th. A Rockaway resident for 54 years coming from Brooklyn, Kane was a member of many parish and social activities and was a huge Mets fan. More...

Nora Ann Murphy

Nora Ann Murphy died on October 25th. Murphy spent most of her early life in Rockaway before moving to Iowa. She is survived by her father, Frank Murphy; brothers, Frank Murphy Jr. More...

Michael C. Suglia

Custodian

Michael C. Suglia, a custodian for the NYC Board of Education, died on November 17th. A lifelong Rockaway resident, Suglia served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Era. He was also a memver of the Knights of Columbus and the St. Rose of Lima, St. More...

Community

One Woman Rescue Team

“She was like a one-woman relief operation after the storm.” That’s how Rockaway resident Kara Burke described her friend, Donna Miley- Figueroa. More...

Local School Starts Habitat for Humanity Club

The Channel View School of Research has started up its own Habitat for Humanity club to help rebuild the community. More...

Jamaica Bay Task Force To Meet

The Jamaica Bay Task Force will be meeting on Tuesday, December 3rd. The Task Force, involved for years with environmental issues facing the Bay, is one of the groups at the forefront of post-Sandy protection issues. More...

Sports

Semi-Finals For Scholars’ Girls Volleyball

Scholars’ Academy Girls Volleyball continues its dominance in the PSAL B Division Playoffs. More...

Double Dutch, Mommy, Family And Me

The Sorrentino Recreation Center at 1848 Cornaga Avenue in Far Rockaway, will be jumping on Saturday, November 30th. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. a Double-Dutch Tournament Mommy and Me/My Family And I program will be held at the center. More...

Jen’s Fitness Forum

The Way of Saint James, A Continuation: Arriving to Santiago de Compostela

We arrived at Santiago de Compostela on Saturday morning accompanied by a French couple we’d been walking with for several days. More...

Letters

Invisible Electeds

Dear Editor: The months have been ticking away without elected officials, Cuomo, Schumer, Gillibrand and Meeks, meeting with their Rockaway area constituents to address the numerous post-Sandy concerns. You see them on television, but not here. More...

A Not-So Bright Idea

Dear Editor: As if it wasn’t tough enough doing business in Rockaway, what with Sandy, and all the broken promises of help that followed, now we had someone take it upon themselves to make the whole west side of the beach block a commercial tru More...

Local Bus Please!

Dear Editor: Rockaway and Broad Channel need a local bus. The Q52 and Q53 are marked “limited.” What good is a bus that you can get on, but can’t get off? More...


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