February 21, 2014 RSS feed / Top Stories

Sound Off on Airplane Noise

Sick of airplane noise? Sound off! Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder has launched an online petition for residents of southern Queens and Rockaway to sign and let their concerns be heard over airplane noise. More...

Investigators To PS 106 Principal: Yer Out!

She collected her full salary although she was frequently late or didn’t show up to work at all. More...

Want To Run A Ferry Service?

EDC Seeks Proposals For Long Term Ferry

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is requesting proposals from qualified ferry operators to operate a ferry service between the Rockaways, Brooklyn and Manhattan pursuant to an operating agreement with NYCEDC. More...

Oh Rats!

Some Eateries Show Rodent Droppings

According to restaurant inspection information from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, many of Rockaway’s eateries had unwanted guests. More...

NY Rising Rock East Asking For Ideas

How would you spend $15 million for community resilience? What are your ideas to make the east end of Rockaway ready to better weather future storms? More...

Madelaine Worries Employees

The news of the possibility of Madelaine Chocolate Company closing and leaving Rockaway reverberated across the Facebook this week. “Don’t leave” wrote Candy Connor-Valenti on Madelaine’s site. More...

Build It Back Boss Leaves

Kathryn Mallon went from DEP to Rapid Repair to Build It Back. And now’s she’s stepping away. “I was merely on loan to get this program turned around. More...

Bill To Save The Swans

Across Jamaica Bay the sight of large white mute swans, often gliding along in pairs, has become a familiar and welcome sight to many. More...


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