In The Spotlight
On Sunday, October 13, 65-year-old Bogdan Darmetko, an avid cyclist from Corona, was out enjoying a ride along a regular route—Cross Bay Boulevard—when he was tragically hit by an SUV and killed in Broad Channel. Now local elected officials are calling for action.
In late September, Cross Bay Boulevard was milled from Howard Beach to Broad Channel, and has sat unpaved since, leaving rough road conditions, that are even more difficult to navigate without traffic lanes along the strip. Darmetko
Richards Allocates More Than $21M for Local Schools
Several Rockaway and other southeast Queens schools are getting a big pick-me-up due to funding allocated by Councilman Donovan Richards. On Tuesday, October 15, Richards paid a visit to the Beach Channel Educational Campus to announce more than $21.5 million in funding for more than 29 schools in District 31.
In front of an audience that included principals and other representatives from area schools that received funding, students and
In this Rockaway Times series, we spotlight the eclectic band of crafty artists living on the peninsula. These individuals stand out not just because of their creativity and indisputable talent, but the oxygen fueling the passion behind their work—living and breathing in Rockaway. We hope this series gives readers the incentive to support these local artists, who invest their soul, time and energy in producing works of art that reflect what makes our peninsula an unparalleled place to call
Before Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that National Grid would have to restore natural gas service to more than 1,100 customers impacted by its moratorium in response to the Williams NESE pipeline being rejected in May, those from Sane Energy Group held an event to tell people how to get off the grid by utilizing other renewable energy sources.
On Thursday, October 10, at Bungalow Bar, Sane Energy Project brought experts in renewable heating and cooling of homes and businesses to address a