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Locals push for bus rapid transit on CBB

Speedy buses would run in dedicated lanes to Manhattan

Posted at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 23

New report excoriates 911 for tots' death

 Said children died because of multiple errors at dispatch center

Posted at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 21

Mayor to meet with local pols on ferry continuation

Meeting to be held sometime next week

Posted at 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 23

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 95 Street

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

Posted at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 21

PSEG Long Island opens Rockaway service center

Center will cater to the needs of local residents

Posted at 3 p.m. on Oct. 21

Book Review: Daniel Silva's latest Allon Novel

"The Heist" breaks from Arab-Israeli past

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

DOE wipes out a third of district superintendents

Lloyd-Bey, District 27 supe reportedly retired under pressure

Posted at 4:15 p.m. on Oct. 21

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

Topic at 100 Pct. CC is registered sex offenders

Many locals angry that offenders can live next door with no controls

Posted at 10 a.m. on Oct. 23

Built-it-Back officials clean up in Broad Channel

Clean Sandy devastation next door to home it is rebuilding

Posted at 11 a.m. on Oct. 23

Regents change rules, allow for alternative diplomas

Vocational studies, art, music, other alternatives to be allowed

Posted at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 21

Pols put hold on second Rockaway homeless shelter

DHS sites shelter on Beach 8 Street in Far Rockaway

Posted at 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 20

Breaking News

The Wave reports that the mayor will meet with local pols next week to discuss the continuation of ferry service.

Ending cell phone ban could end businesses as well

Electronics storage trucks have popped up since Bloomberg's ban

Posted at 2 p.m. on Oct. 21

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

Republicans fete Bob Turner at gala dinner

Peter King, Lt. Gov. candidate join festivities

Posted at 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 24

Mayor comes to Broad Channel to trumpet achievement

Says Build it Back is on target for record year

Posted at 2:30 p.m. on Oct. 20

Town Hall meeting set for Beach Channel school

City commissioners expected to attend, answer questions

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

Arlene Cornell to Host Fort Tilden Show

One-woman show set for Oct. 25, 26

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

'Drive 25' becomes the law on Nov, 7

Motorists urged to obey the new speed limit on most streets

Posted at 10 p.m. on Oct. 22

Critical proposition on Nov. 4 ballot

Calls for a bipartisan redistricting commission

Posted at 3 p.m. on Oct. 21