In The Spotlight
They came, they saw, they had fun! Last Thursday, the community welcomed Hope for the Warriors to town and honored our wounded veterans with a warm welcome parade, followed by a weekend chock-full of fun activities.
On Thursday, July 12, residents lined the streets to cheer on the warriors as they came through Neponsit, Belle Harbor, Rockaway Park, and Roxbury and Breezy Point, and so marked the start of the Hope for the Warriors weekend. The weekend included adaptive surfing lessons from
There’s nothing aloof about a man in a flamingo-print suit.
Owen Loof, dubbed the “Best Dressed Man in Rockaway” by many, is bound to catch your eye if you pass him dancing at one of the boardwalk concessions, appearing as an extra in films or television shows like Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, singing or doing stand up at a local open mic or say, crowdsurfing at a Flogging Molly concert. But it’s not just his dance moves, talent and carefree approach to life that makes people do a
The fatal vehicular accident that resulted in the tragic death of an Arverne resident last week has left the surrounding grief-stricken community not only in shock and disbelief, but in fear of their own lives, and are demanding the DOT to take action now to expedite traffic safety measures.
On Wednesday, July 11 at approximately 2 p.m., 63-year-old Valerie Razack was struck and killed by an SUV while crossing Beach 73rd Street, just a mere mile away from her home. According to police, the
Eighteen-year-old postmillennial, Michal Ruprecht, is a modern-day Renaissance man. Besides his interests in journalism and aspirations to be a doctor, this just-graduated high schooler, soon to be a freshman at the University of Michigan, is passionate about Green Chemistry research, and with his high school’s chemistry club, came up with a solution to solve Michigan’s Flint Water Crisis. In fact because of his research, he’s the first high schooler to win the 2017 American Chemical Society