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Pol asks that beaches be kept open after Labor Day

Says many people still want to use beaches as summer ends

Posted at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 23

Teachers claim Cuomo 'demonizes' their profession

Say that governor has signed on with hedge fund managers

Posted at 3:15 p.m. on Jan. 24

The registered sex offenders of Rockaway

More than 100 in clusters throughout the peninsula

Updated at 10 p.m. on Aug. 5

Van driver shot, killed on RBB Tuesday morning

Top cop: May have been over passengers

Posted at 1 p.m. on Jan. 20, updated at 3 p.m. on Jan. 23

100 Pct. CC to host Chili Cook-off

Event set for Feb. 7

Posted at 6 p.m. on Dec. 8

'American Sniper' a must-see movie

An onrockaway.com review

Posted at 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 18

Pipeline people give tens of thousands to local groups

Goldfeder announces grants to community activist groups

Posted at 2:45 p.m. on Jan. 29

Cops talk jumper off Marine Parkway Bridge

Emotionally disturbed person was at center span, threatening to jump

Posted at 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 24

Violent MVA on Cross Bay Boulevard

Eyewitnesses: driver was erratic for several miles

Posted at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 21

Silver bust changes everything in Albany

No prediction of what it will mean for Rockaway, locals mum on arrest

Posted at 8:15 p.m. on Jan. 23

FR hotel plan has locals scratching their heads

Say developers may have alternate plan for building

Posted at 2:30 p.m. on Jan. 29

Redfern woman busted for using funny money

Tried to pass $100 bills in Stamford mall

Posted at 5:45 p.m. on Jan. 21

New council bill puts penalties on looting

In time of unrest, disaster, looters get hard time

Posted at 8 p.m. on Jan. 23

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

Updated on Jan. 19

Electrical work for MPB lift completed

Goldfeder says the work will solve lift problem

Posted 9 p.m. on Jan. 20

Rockaway residents indicted in Maine bust

Said Rockaway men were gang-bangers

Updated at 6 p.m. on Jan. 21

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

Illinois school chief debunks PARCC testing

New York schools gearing up for massive testing program

Posted at noon on Jan. 27

Decomposed body found near Gateway Marina

Body spotted by a passing fisherman

Posted at 3 p.m. on Jan. 26

Rockaway chocolate business gets Sandy repair money

Will allow them to hire 200 employees

Posted at 12:15 p.m. on Jan. 27

'Susical the Musical' at RTC beginning Jan. 30 

Kids show is first of season for community theater

Posted at 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 2

RTC sets coming schedule

Shows set for the rest of 2015

Posted at 12:30 p.m. on Jan. 2

Local pols join Rotary clubs at bowling alley

Fundraiser draws Ulrich, Goldfeder

Posted at 10 p.m. on Jan. 20

Goldfeder calls on mayor to join Sandy program 

Pol: Joining up will help locals devastated by storm

Posted at 9 p.m. on Jan. 20

Prosecutor says Smith 'desperate' to get mayoral nod

Closing arguments in White Plains courthouse

Updated at 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 27

Storm News

Don't put away the snow shovels and the heavy coats. More snow coming Friday and perhaps Monday, but nothing like the storm earlier this week.