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Rockaway Beach man killed in collision near Riis Park on Monday morning: NYPD


Mar. 19, 2024 By Bill Parry A Rockaway Beach man was killed after crashing his vehicle into an overpass near Riis Park on Monday morning. Police from the 100th Precinct responded to a vehicle collision at the intersection of Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach Channel Drive just after 11:30 a.m. where they found the 39-year-old…
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Musician starts petition to honor the Ramones with new amphitheater in Rockaway Beach

Jul. 7, 2023 By John Schilling The Ramones, the famous punk rock band established in Queens in 1974, could find its name enshrined in the Rockaway Beach community, if one local gets his wish.  A new amphitheater opened near the Rockaway Beach Boardwalk between Beach 94th and Beach 95th Street this past spring, sparking suggestions…
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100th Precinct Community Council says farewell to longtime members

Jul. 3, 2023 By John Schilling The 100th Precinct Community Council in Rockaway Beach returned to its traditional in-person format at the Knights of Columbus on Beach 90th Street on June 28 after three years of meeting virtually on Zoom due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  “It’s good to see everybody in person,” said 100th Precinct…
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MTA presents 44-month Rockaway resiliency project to Community Board 14

Jun. 19, 2023 By John Schilling MTA representatives appeared before Community Board 14 at the Knights of Columbus in Rockaway Beach last week to preview the Rockaway Rehabilitation and Resiliency Project, a 44-month construction project that will redesign and rebuild much of the peninsula’s existing transportation infrastructure. The project, scheduled to start later this year…
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