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Proponents push Queensway project

Rockaway activists want transit line reactivated

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Critical proposition on Nov. 4 ballot

Calls for a bipartisan redistricting commission

Posted at 3 p.m. on Oct. 21