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    Queensway Projects Gets More State Funds

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    Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder this week blasted the decision by the Regional Economic Development Council to provide funding for the Queensway project, which would turn part of the Rockaway Beach Rail Line right-of-way into a 3.5-mile linear park. Goldfeder has been an outspoken advocate of reactivating the rail line, which was shut down decades ago. “Our…

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    Channel View Seniors March Toward Their Future

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    The senior class of Channel View School for Research (CVSR) took a huge step, or rather, a march, toward their future. As part of the National College March, the Channel View high school seniors were among 700 New York City seniors from eight schools that simultaneously marched their completed college applications to the post office….

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    Designer Shares Her Love for Rockaway

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      It all began with a love for her hometown. Stephanie Norton grew up as an artist and designer in Rockaway. About 10 years ago, she began to take photographs of locations throughout the peninsula. Now she owns her own clothing company, Stefka. She started by screen printing her photographers onto T-shirts, which she sold…

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    Ready! Santa! Go! Santa Shuffle Returns to Rockaway

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    Here comes Santa Claus – right down Shore Front Parkway. This year’s Santa Shuffle is scheduled for Saturday, December 20.  Home base will be the Bungalow Bar, where participants can pick up their suits and register if they didn’t already do so through the website. Registration will take place from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.  Participants…

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    Local Barber Cuts His Way to Success

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    At the age of 15, Frenchy Marine could imagine only two potential outcomes for his future: he expected that by his early 20s, he’d likely be in jail – or dead. But, instead, the now-24-year-old is operating two successful barber shops in Queens, one of which is in Rockaway, and is planning to open up…

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    Nor’easter Floods Rockaway Peninsula

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      Last week’s Nor’easter brought with it several inches of rain throughout the city, causing flooding throughout Rockaway. A floodwarning was issued Tuesday morning for Southeast Queens and specifically the coastline of the city. Readers reported flooded basements and apartments, and that waves of water came over the retaining wall on Beach Channel Drive in…

Recent Columns

  • Goldfeder RBL
    News

    Queensway Projects Gets More State Funds

    Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder this week blasted the decision by the Regional Economic Development Council to provide funding for the Queensway project, which would turn part of the Rockaway Beach Rail Line right-of-way into a 3.5-mile linear park. Goldfeder has been an outspoken advocate of reactivating the rail line, which was shut down decades ago. “Our…

  • CVSRUnderclassmen
    News

    Channel View Seniors March Toward Their Future

    The senior class of Channel View School for Research (CVSR) took a huge step, or rather, a march, toward their future. As part of the National College March, the Channel View high school seniors were among 700 New York City seniors from eight schools that simultaneously marched their completed college applications to the post office….

  • handbag
    News

    Designer Shares Her Love for Rockaway

      It all began with a love for her hometown. Stephanie Norton grew up as an artist and designer in Rockaway. About 10 years ago, she began to take photographs of locations throughout the peninsula. Now she owns her own clothing company, Stefka. She started by screen printing her photographers onto T-shirts, which she sold…

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    Ask the Doc, Columns

    Ask the Doc

      Let’s continue our discussion of PEDs. The first one I’d like to bring up is creatine. Creatine is a naturally occurring substance found in muscles. The body uses it for muscle energy. Protein-rich foods like meat and fish contain creatine. In the 1970s it was first discovered that creatine might enhance physical performance. Since…

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    News

    Ready! Santa! Go! Santa Shuffle Returns to Rockaway

    Here comes Santa Claus – right down Shore Front Parkway. This year’s Santa Shuffle is scheduled for Saturday, December 20.  Home base will be the Bungalow Bar, where participants can pick up their suits and register if they didn’t already do so through the website. Registration will take place from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.  Participants…

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    The High Tide

    The High Tide: Happy Hanukkah

    The Rockaway Times is hiring.  (Sorry, it can’t be your first job)  You’ve got to go online to get details. Go to journalismjobs.com or go to craigslist and search for “Rockaway” in the jobs section. * * * You can slow down, risk it or trick it. Traffic signs have finally gone up indicating the…

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    Tubular Views

    Tubular Views

    It was gonna happen at some time and when it came, it delivered! I have always had the belief that NE’ers pack way more wave punch than a hurricane, the swell comes up faster and tends to stay longer and winds are fantastic for our direction. And in the winter time, it invariably brings freezing…

  • Frenchy Marine.
    News

    Local Barber Cuts His Way to Success

    At the age of 15, Frenchy Marine could imagine only two potential outcomes for his future: he expected that by his early 20s, he’d likely be in jail – or dead. But, instead, the now-24-year-old is operating two successful barber shops in Queens, one of which is in Rockaway, and is planning to open up…

  • IMG_4017
    News

    Nor’easter Floods Rockaway Peninsula

      Last week’s Nor’easter brought with it several inches of rain throughout the city, causing flooding throughout Rockaway. A floodwarning was issued Tuesday morning for Southeast Queens and specifically the coastline of the city. Readers reported flooded basements and apartments, and that waves of water came over the retaining wall on Beach Channel Drive in…

  • Pete Galvin_headshot
    Ask the Doc, Columns

    Ask the Doc

    The use or alleged use of PEDs (performance – enhancing drugs) is nearly a daily item in today’s media. From pro athletes to body builders and many others who use these substances for various unapproved reasons, people often do not realize the potential harm these substances can cause. Let’s start with HGH (Human Growth Hormone)…

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Out and About

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    Off Season Art

      While many us forget the beach is there for a few cold months, some artists take to the sand and make art out of driftwood and jetsam. This creation was found at Fort Tilden.  

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    Nonagenarians Celebrate

    Angie Corrigan turned 90 on November 15 and joined siblings Stefano Intrabartola and Mary Librizzi as the newest nonagenarian in the family. Talk about good genes! The family celebrated with a bowling party, Angie’s favorite pastime!

Back in the Day

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    Back in the Day

      That’s not Andy Cholakis, enjoying a nice afternoon outside the Tap and Grill, is it? These days the Tap and Grill is the Playland Motel.

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