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    High Tide 1-22 This N That


                    Get your cell phone camera out. It’s time for another contest. Send us your best selfie with the Rockaway Times in the picture. T-shirts go to our top 3 favorites (and if you already have a tee we’ll send you a different color one). It doesn’t have…

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    Southern Queens Greenway Petition Making Rounds


    An idealistic greenway once left for dead could be making a comeback. The Southern Queens Greenway, a 32-mile pathway that would connect Alley Pond Park in Queens to Highland Park in Brooklyn, was originally mapped out by New York City officials way back in 2000 but was only partially completed. At the end of last…

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    Lakia Echols Aims For Ms. Veteran America Crown


    A community volunteer, Army veteran, single mother, administration worker and graduate student is hoping to add another title to her resume. Far Rockaway resident Lakia Echols is hoping to raise awareness and funds for homeless female Veterans by becoming Ms. Veteran America 2015. Starting in 2012, Ms. Veteran America is a competition that celebrates the…

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    Deadly Start to 2015 — 3 Rockaway Murders


    Citywide statistics might say one thing but Rockaway is another matter.  Although 2014 was marked as the year with fewest recorded murders in New York City history, it doesn’t look like 2015 will be a record breaker if Rockaway is any indication.  There were six total murders in Rockaway in 2014, the peninsula has seen…

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    Rockaway Pipeline Project Nears Completion; Grants Available


    While the fight picks up against the Port Ambrose LNG project, another local natural gas project is making its way toward completion. The Rockaway Lateral Transco Pipeline Project, running from the Atlantic Ocean, through Riis Park, and up Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn, is expected to be complete by March 2015. “We have been working nearly…


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  • Back In The Day — Another SFDS Classic

    Don’t blame us! The year (and the top of some heads!) are missing from this picture though our guess is it’s 1970. We’re guessing some of you will know!  

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