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Proponents push Queensway project

Rockaway activists want transit line reactivated

Posted at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 14

Woman robbed walking home on RBB

 Left boyfriend's home for short walk when accosted

Posted at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 14

Activists urge ride on Seastreak ferry Oct. 29

Only 50 seats, so be on time for trip from Manhattan to Rockaway

Posted at 7 p.m. on Oct. 17

Local girl scouts sell cookies, cakes as fundraiser

Chilly day heated up by delicious pastries

Posted at 8:30 on Oct. 19

The registered sex offenders of Rockaway

More than 100 in clusters throughout the peninsula

Updated at 10 p.m. on Aug. 5

Susi Schwach, wife of onrockaway.com editor, 72

Rockaway native dies in hospital in which she was born in 1942

Posted at 10 a.m. on Sept. 17

Street Fair draws crowds to Beach 116 St.

Thousands turn out for food, fun, entertainment and local crafts

Posted at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 5

Rockaway Republicans to honor Bob Turner

Dinner will feature Rep. Peter King

Posted at 7:15 p.m. on Oct. 6

Book Review: Daniel Silva's latest Allon Novel

"The Heist" breaks from Arab-Israeli past

Posted at 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 3

Le Gars opens one-man show in Rockaway

Set to benefit organization

Posted at 10 p.m. on Oct. 14

Crime stats show alarming growth in some index crimes

Sex crimes up in both precincts, with rape, GLA way up in 100 Precinct

Posted at 8 p.m. on Oct. 17

Set street corner renaming for Sandy hero

Dylan Smith to be honored, died later surfing in Puerto Rico

Posted at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 17

Brooklyn Bolts begin with a win

Game at MCU Park in Brooklyn draws many Rockaway residents

Posted at noon on Oct. 17

Firefighters injured in quick-moving Far Rockaway fire

Destroyed home, forced evacuation

Posted at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 16

Geraldine Chapey retires from state Regents

Retirement opens up Queens seat on education board

Posted at 9:30 on Oct. 14

Gassaway quits DOE over failure to save school

Former Beach Channel principal excoriates school officials on leaving

Posted at 7 p.m. on Oct. 14

Breaking News

With a one day high of more than 2,200 hits, onrockaway.com now hosts more than 500 readers daily.

Arverne man busted in Inwood pistol-whipping

Victim walking through parking lot when he is accosted

Posted at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 5

How to purchase a new computer

See Scott's Computer Column

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

What was Rockaway like in decades past?

Take a look at these photos and let us know if you remember

Posted at 6 p.m. on Aug. 5

Mayor: Rockaway commuter ferry is done for

May come back someday as part of 'larger holistic plan'

Posted at 11 a.m. on Oct. 16

Parks denies extra money exists, say plan set in stone

Gov. Agency to provide, $480 Mil, city budgets $274 Mil

Posted at 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 1

Town Hall meeting set for Beach Channel school

City commissioners expected to attend, answer questions

Posted at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 16

24th shooting in the 101 Precinct on Sept. 19

Woman grazed on top of head by gun thug

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

Arlene Cornell to Host Fort Tilden Show

One-woman show set for Oct. 25, 26

Posted at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 10

Katz joins locals for B. 116 St. fair

Enjoys food, fun and elderly daredevil

Posted at 6:15 p.m. on Oct. 10

Goldfeder joins Graybeards for blood drive

Congratulates those who gave

Posted at 6 p.m. on Oct. 10

Two Far Rockaway buildings make most violations list

Apartment buildings are 1-2 in Queens

Posted at 9 p.m. on Oct. 14