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Comma drama. Did you know last Monday was Grammar Day? Good thing we missed it, too. Our staff engages in comma battles all the time. Although we won’t often agree on proper usage, sometimes it’s a matter of life and death. There’s a big difference between “Let’s eat Grandma” and “Let’s eat, Grandma.”

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The Bugalou Music Series is back for Season 2. Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams will kick things off at St. Camillus on Saturday, October 27. Even better, the show will include The Kerry Kearney Band. Go to Bugaloumusic.com or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for tickets and/or more info.

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The bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 includes a provision that directs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to

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The Rockapulco Gold Music fest, in the parking lot at 114-04 Beach Channel Drive, is Saturday. It’s in a tent so weather won’t be an issue, but the forecast calls for sun. It’s a launch party for the new Rockaway beer and some of Rockaway’s best musical talent will rock the tent from 3 p.m. until 10 p.m. Get your discount tickets online for $30 at RockapulcoRun.com or pay $40 at the door. Should be fun!

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The Graybeards Annual Blood Drive is Sunday morning, October 14, at St

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The Catch a Cure run is this Sunday, September 30. The fun 5K run/walk starts at 9 a.m. at Beach 102nd Street. The run is held in honor of locals that died of cancer and proceeds help fund WISH, one of Rockaway’s great non-profits. You can register ahead of time by going to RockapulcoRun.com.

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The Army Corps of Engineers is holding public meetings regarding the Reformulation Plan (the plan to make Rockaway and other areas more resilient), and you can bet jetties and where they’ll

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If you’re reading this on Thursday, here’s a reminder to get out and vote. Primary Day is on Thursday this time around.

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According to the Commercial Observer, a media company covering commercial real estate, because Rockaway is experiencing a wave of residential development, there will be a retail boom. A senior executive at Cushman & Wakefield says the condos going up on Beach 116th Street “changes everything.”

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There was lots of online griping about a block party on

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So all those long lines through the years add up. The Food Network had a segment recently on the Rockaway Beach Surf Club and Tacoway Beach. Turns out the TV host showed up just in time as Taco chef, Andrew Field, was preparing to serve his one millionth taco (including the ones served at Rockaway Taco which closed a few years back). The franchise with the Golden Arches better watch out.

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The car shuffle is over. Uptown summer parking rules are over for the season, so no need to

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Congrats to Tom Sullivan for his impressive win in the NY State Primary race last week. He beat Slawomir Platta. The newcomer to politics will take on State Senator Joe Addabbo in the November election.

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We got a tragic reminder of how dangerous the ocean can be this week. While swimming near Beach 86th Street on Sunday, Lamine Sarr, a 17-year-old student from Channel View School for Research, went missing. Rescue teams could not locate him. His body was recovered on Tuesday.

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Voting reminder: The state primary election date is Thursday, September 13, 2018. For Democrats, Governor Cuomo is being challenged by Cynthia Nixon. On the State Senate side, Republicans, Slawek Platta and Thomas Sullivan, vie for the right to challenge Joe Addabbo in the November general election.

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Seasonal reminder: Hurricane season has started and ends November 30. Rockaway and Broad Channel are in Evacuation Zone 1.

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Councilman Eric Ulrich chaired the Veteran’s

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