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Local CERT team seeks volunteers

Assists the community in times of disaster

Posted 9:30 p.m. on Dec.10

Agency comes down on side of linear park

Discards idea of reopening commuter rail line to Manhattan

Posted at 9 p.m. on Dec. 16

The registered sex offenders of Rockaway

More than 100 in clusters throughout the peninsula

Updated at 10 p.m. on Aug. 5

Call to reinstate Broad Channel post office

Goldfeder urges feds to reopen office in island community

Posted at 9 p.m. on Dec. 10

100 Pct. CC to host Chili Cook-off

Event set for Feb. 7

Posted at 6 p.m. on Dec. 8

Far Rock cops Collar serial car thief

Assist goes to Jewish community patrol

Posted at 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 10

Lighting the Chanukah Menorah on Beach 116 Street  

Rain holds off until end of Tuesday evening ceremony

Posted at 8 p.m. on Dec. 16

Plan for LNG terminal in Atlantic gets Rockaway hearing

Terminal would be off Point Lookout and Long Beach

Posted at 4 p.m. on Dec. 16

Is traditional journalism dying in the wake of citizen journalism?

An onrockaway.com analysis

Posted at 10 p.m. on Dec. 17

Lawsuit to stop JFK runway expansion

Locals in Southeastern Queens file suit against Port Authority

Posted at 9:45 p.m. on Dec. 10

Federal court orders insurers to release Sandy records

Suspects that surveys were doctored to save insurance companies money

Posted at 5 p.m. on Nov. 15

Richards, de Blasio tell inconvenient lies about racism

An onrockaway.com analysis

Posted at 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 10

Breaking News

Tis the season to be jolly. See photos of all the holiday events at onrockaway.com as they occur. Today, menorah lighting on Beach 116 St., page 18.

FR Post Office rip-off leads to arrest

Clerk voided money orders, pocketed money, feds say

Posted at 11 p.m. on Dec. 17

How to purchase a new computer

See Scott's Computer Column

Posted at 7:45 p.m. on Oct. 6

Latest news from local politicians

What have your electeds been up to lately?

Posted at 3 p.m. on Oct. 30 and various times thereafter

Local girl pens new onrockaway.com column

written from the perspective of a pre-teen

Posted at 1 p.m. on Nov. 17

Grand juries did the job they are designed to do

Analysis from onrockaway.com

Posted at 3 p.m. on Dec. 16

Three Bayswater men busted in teen prostitution case

Put 14-year-old girl on the street

Posted at 3:30 on Dec. 16

Teen sues FDNY in wake of kayak rescue

Says fireboat injured his legs in rescue attempt

Posted at 3:45 p.m. on Dec. 16

City seeks Rockaway life guards

Qualify tests set for Far Rockaway Educational Campus

Posted at 7:30 on Dec. 5

Local Boy Scouts get ready for next disaster

Work to get their go-bags ready for merit badge

Posted 9:30 p.m. on Dec. 18