​​Fewer quality of life summonses, more shooing incidents

Is one related to the other? Mayor says no, but some disagree

Posted at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 20

​​Note job robber hits ABTS Chase Bank branch

Police flood area with cops, choppers, K-9

Posted at 5 p.m. on Sept. 23

​​​Locals seek compromise on surfing beach controversy

Community board committee makes no recommendations

Posted at 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 30

​​Meet the 118 registered sex offenders who live in Rockaway 

Photos, court records, addresses for all of those who live on peninsula

Posted on Sept. 21 for permanent posting

​Breaking News: Bank robbery at the Bank of America, 231 Beach 20 Street in Far Rockaway at 3:40 p.m. Police describe the robber as a male black, tall with a beard, wearing a gray hoodie over a green shirt with writing on it and a black hat. Fled in unknown direction on Beach 20 Street. Police officials have called a level one mobilization, bringing strategic response units from all over southern Queens to the site and have asked TD 23 to check both the Mott Avenue and Beach 25 Street subway stations for a suspect. Stay tuned to onrockaway.com for updates as they become available.

The 35th shooting event on the peninsula this year with a confirmed shots fired just after midnight on Friday morning at 51-32 Beach Channel Drive. Police say they are looking for a black male in his 20s wearing an orange sweatshirt.

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​​​Boat capsizes in wind, rain, five thrown overboard

Two boaters dead, three others remain in hospital

Posted at noon on Oct. 3

​​First annual Oyster Festival on Beach 116 Street​

The name of the game was Irish music, oysters and lots of beer

Posted at 5:45 p.m. on Sept. 19

​​​Riveters lose practice game to FDNY team

Coach Wiseman sees lots of positives from game

Posted at 9:15 a.m. on Sept. 29

​​​Rockaway Rockies begin season at $1.1 Mil rink

More than 350 youth take part in roller hockey program

Posted at 9 a.m. on Sept. 29

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​​​Celebrate Rockaway festival ends summer on boardwalk

Mixed martial arts, food and shopping on Saturday

Posted at 5 p.m. on Sept. 26

​​​Smith gets more time to surrender, start prison term

Cites need for prostate test as reason for delay

Posted at 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 29

Kid's View writes of traffic, hockey and the RTC

Nine-year-old girl posts summer column

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​​​NYPD releases photo of Chase bank robber

Hoping locals can identify him to detectives

Posted at 10:15 a.m. on Oct. 2

​​Cops bust 8 gangbangers in warrant sweep

Arverne sweep part of city's anti-Heroin initiative, sources say

Posted at 3 p.m. on Sept. 23

​​​Butt injection death called homicide by ME

Came from Maryland to Bayswater to enhance butt

Posted at 4 p.m. on Oct. 1

​​Richards says black families have to take blame for violence

Commentary from onrockaway.com

Posted at 8:30 p.m. on Sept. 19

​​​Homeowners offer compromise on Surfing beach controversy

Ask that four beaches in target area be designated for surfing 

Posted at 9 p.m. on Oct. 2

Keep up with new Riveters hockey team with team page

New women's league coming to Aviator in October

Posted at 10:15 p.m. on Sept. 3

​​Gunman captured after chase on Beach 70 Street

So far, gun not recovered, one officer with minor injuries

Posted at 7:15 p.m. p.m. on Sept. 20

​​​Storm Update: Moving offshore

Passing storm will still bring rain, wind, flooding

Posted at 8 p.m. on Sept 30, updated at 11 a.m. on Oct. 2

​​City Council does due diligence on ferry plan

Subsidy is the key as Goldfeder calls for change to address east end

Posted at 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 23

​​​State education superintendents urge end to testing program

Want testing mandates to come from states, not federal government

Posted at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 3

​​​King becomes U.S education head; angered parents, teachers

Commentary from onrockaway.com

Posted at 9:15 p.m. on Oct. 2

​​Bayswater street named for cop killed in arson fire

Dennis Guerra honored

Posted at 7 p.m. p.m. on Sept. 20

​​TD 23 cop gets award for gun take down

100 Precinct Community Council hosts meeting

Posted at 2:45 p.m. on Sept. 23