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Kids are winners in PB voting

School projects, new ball field for Broad Channel lead tally

Posted at 8 p.m. on April 20

Fifth shooting of year nearly doubles last year's tally

100 Precinct seeing spate of shootings early in the new year

Posted at 9:30 p.m. on April 16

The registered sex offenders of Rockaway

More than 100 in clusters throughout the peninsula

Updated at 10 p.m. on Aug. 5

Local found guilty in Beach 115 St. love slay

Waited for, killed his girlfriend's lover

Posted at 7 p.m. on April 9

Workshops set for CBB bus plan

Rockaway meeting at PS 42 on April 30

Posted at 1 p.m. on April 7

Vets groups mass at City Hall, decry mayor's choices

Say they want more council members from recognized vets groups

Posted at 12:45 p.m. on April 17

Rockaway men busted in Pennsylvania roundup

Car stop leads to several arrests, lots of drugs

Posted at 7:30 p.m. on April 10

Libraries open fewer hours than most in state: Study

Most urban libraries open 50 percent more hours

Posted at 8 p.m. on April 10

Orthodox Jewish patrol helps cops nab serial burglar

Wanted for chain of break-ins in Far Rockaway

Posted at 6 p.m. on April 17

Man shot twice at B. 67 And BCD

Police pick up suspect  less than 30 minutes after incident

Posted at 11 p.m. on March 14

Local girl pens new onrockaway.com column

written from the perspective of a pre-teen

Updated on March 9

Is de Blasio disingenuous on crime rates?

Stats say one thing, but reality may be something else entirely

Posted at 4 p.m. on April 15

Local visits Brooklyn restaurant of new Playland Motel owner

Food good, drinks innovative

Posted at 7:45 p.m. on April 10

Correction officer, son busted in fight, assault on police officer

Fighting with each other, did not like the police intervening

Posted at noon on April 17

BREAKING NEWS: Friday, April 17

Fourth shooting event in the 101 Precinct this year at 4:46 p.m. on Friday afternoon at Seagirt Blvd. and Beach 26 Street. No victim found, police canvassing hospitals. This is the ninth shooting incident of the year for Rockaway as a whole, up from four at this time last year. Mayor, commissioner continue to say that statistically, crime is down.

Breaking News: Saturday, April 18

Sixth shooting event in the 100 Precinct on Saturday morning doubles the three that the precinct had seen at this time last year. Shots fired at 8000
Shore Front Parkway at 11:24 a.m., police looking for two male black suspects, one of whom reportedly fled to the Hammel Houses. Look for details on onrockaway.com as they become available. Tenth shooting incident on the Rockaway peninsula this year as compared with four last year at this time. Are you sure crime is down under de Blasio?

101 Precinct gets one of first 'Smart Cars'

Small cars will replace scooters; are more comfortable, less expensive

Posted at 9 p.m. on April 8

NYPD beats FDNY in annual hockey game

Only one on-ice fight, another in the stands

Posted at 7:30 p.m. on April 13

Mayor's appointment to vet's board draws ire from service groups

Most not involved with veteran's groups in city

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

Smith turns down money from pipeline company

'Not ethical, when oppose project' activist says

Posted at 1 p.m. on April 20

Abduction attempt shakes up Far Rockaway parents

On their way to MS 53 when man tried to lure them into car

Posted at 6:15 p.m. on April 17

Tens of thousands opt out of Common Core testing

NYC mum on city numbers

Posted at 12:30 p.m. on April 17

Little League begins season at Fort Tilden fields

Hundreds of kids to play this season

Posted at 12:30 p.m. on April 20

Rockaway Little League sets ceremonial opening day

Will take place at Fort Tilden at 9 a.m. on April 25

Posted at 10:30 p.m. on April 14

New parks administrator will take over on Monday

Lots of experience in Brooklyn, Bronx venues

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

Taste of Rockaway Beach set for next weekend

Annual event has become a gastronomic hit

Posted at 12:30 p.m. on April 20

Far Rockaway baseball league seeks coaches

Get involved with the peninsula's youth

Posted at 7 p.m. on April 9