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With crime on the agenda, talk is about bags

City council wants to charge 10 cents for a supermarket bag

Posted at 6 p.m. on Nov. 20

City to drop flawed ARIS school information program

 After spending fortune, turned it over to former chancellor

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

Local pols split on council law that would impact cops

Richards favors bill, Ulrich derides it

Posted at 4 p.m. on Nov. 14

The registered sex offenders of Rockaway

More than 100 in clusters throughout the peninsula

Updated at 10 p.m. on Aug. 5

Mayor's AA 587 lateness excuse does not ring true 

Boat in the fog excuse just not true, Mayor was late getting to police boat

Posted at 8 p.m. on Nov. 17

Boyfriend arraigned in beating of young child

Mother brought him to SJEH emergency room Nov. 10

Posted at 6 p.m. on Nov. 20

Ulrich awarded 'Helmets to Hardhats' award

Given for his work to get a better deal for returning vets

Posted at 7 p.m. on Nov. 14

Ulrich begins participatory budgeting process

Residents will be able to decide how $1 million in city funds is spent

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

Lots of questions on Queens College rail study

Few return surveys, answers seem to suggest majority of people don't care

Posted at noon on Nov. 17

Pols, cops address gun violence at Arverne meeting

Call for 'holistic' approach to dealing with gun violence

Posted at noon on Nov. 14

Goldfeder funds SJEH renovations

Finds city funds to help vital hospital

Posted at 8 p.m. on Nov. 20

Despite questions, Goldfeder pushes rail line

Says people want White Pot Junction and survey tells the story

Posted at 10 p.m. on Nov. 20

Federal court orders insurers to release Sandy records

Suspects that surveys were doctored to save insurance companies money

Posted at 5 p.m. on Nov. 15

Stranded A Train Riders get $2,500 each

Forgotten by city in 2010 snowstorm that paralyzed subway

Posted at 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 17

Breaking News

NY Rising money finally allocated, with funds for ferry terminal, park, but no ferry service. See Page 21

Breaking the law to make some dough for the city

TEA parks by fire hydrant while ticketing B. 129 St. motorists

Posted at 10:30 a.m. on Nov. 15

How to purchase a new computer

See Scott's Computer Column

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

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

Posted at 1 p.m. on Nov. 17

Goldfeder honors Scholars' for Spirit Week

High school students make goal

Posted at 9:30 p.m. on Nov. 20

Ulrich honors vets on their special day

Urges overturn of governor's veto of state bill

Posted at 10 p.m. on Nov. 20

'Fiddler on the Roof' at Bayswater

Community theater tickets on sale now

Posted at 7:30 a.m. on Nov. 12

Parks seeks beach grass planters

Two weekends to plant west end dune grass

Posted at 7 p.m. on Nov. 10