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EDC sets RFP for citywide ferry service

Includes Beach 108 Street terminal

Posted at 8:45 p.m. on March 26

Corps agrees to Rockaway meeting on beach sustainability

Goldfeder, Schumer advocate for local venue

Posted at 6:20 p.m. on March 20

The registered sex offenders of Rockaway

More than 100 in clusters throughout the peninsula

Updated at 10 p.m. on Aug. 5

Another shooting incident for 100 Precinct

Fourth in year for precinct, doubling last year's to-date total

Posted at 2:25 p.m. on March 24

Mitchell-Lama housing may go private

Several housing complexes on Shore Front Parkway in play

Posted at 2:15 p.m. on March 24

DOE's Credit Recovery program turns truants into grads

Teachers charge kids get credit, diploma for playing video games

Posted at2 p.m. on March 24

JASA Seniors collect food for church pantry

Partner with 100 Precinct CC to feed needy

Posted at 6:45 p.m. on March 20

City Council wants non-citizens to vote

Would be able to vote for all city offices and initiatives

Posted at 3:45 p.m. on March 27

Sandy claims will be reopened if homeowner wishes

FEMA addresses phony reports that led to claim refusals

Posted at 8:15 p.m. on March 27

New discipline program will harm those who want to learn

Commentary from onrockaway.com

Posted at 10 p.m. on March 20

Police seek two men in Far Rockaway robbery spree

Wanted for robbing four individuals on local streets

Posted at 4:30 p.m. on March 24

100 Precinct CO addresses community

Says uptick in crime due to lack of resources, but help coming

Posted at 8:30 p.m. on March 27

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 March 9

New public bus service plan funded

Set for access to Rockaway through CBB

Posted 7:30 p.m. on March 26

Freezin' for a Reason draws crowd to Riis Park

Everything cold as hundreds take to the ocean for a quick dip

Posted at 2:30 p.m. on March 28

Participatory Budgeting ballot set

Choices include many along beachfront

Posted at 2:30 p.m. on March 24

Another PS 106 principal in trouble with DOE

Problems never end for troubled Far Rockaway school

Posted at 1:45 p.m. on March 24

RTC sets coming schedule

Shows set for the rest of 2015

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

Community Holocaust Remembrance Day set

April 19 at Temple Beth-El

Posted at 2:30 p.m. on March 26

BP Katz sets budget priorities for coming year

Includes ferry, affordable housing, other amenities

Posted at 8 p.m. on March 26

Addabbo calls for Rockaway wind power rather than LNG

Pol says cleaner, renewable energy is the key to the future

Posted at 6:30 p.m. on March 20

Breaking News: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will details plans for Rockaway's beaches on April 22, venue to be determined.

BREAKING NEWS: Male shot on Sunday evening at Beach 67 St. and Beach Channel Drive. Victim later walks into SJEH. Follow onrockaway.com for updates.

Army Corps sets plan for Jamaica Bay sustainability

Two plans to close bay to tidal surge in wake of Sandy

Posted at 2:45 p.m. on March 24

Rockaway Taco to close; morph to another identity

Started hipster takeover of Rockaway beachfront

Posted at 3:30 p.m. on March 27

Iconic bus shelter gets a reprieve

Work of art will be incorporated in renovated beachfront park

Posted at 3 p.m. on March 27