In The Spotlight
A movie theater, a roller rink, live theater, a beer distributor, a pasta restaurant, an after-hours joint, the first home of the Rockaway Artists Alliance…those are just some things that called the Park Theater home through the years. But for all its various businesses, it became mostly known as a vacant eyesore as the owner, Michael Koening, let the building fall into disrepair. It stood empty for almost 20 years. Now it’s gone. The building was finally demolished this week.
In the summer of
On Monday, November 12, while the annual Veterans Day parade marched through Manhattan, in Rockaway, a modest group of locals gathered at the Doughboy Statue on Beach 94th Street to honor veterans near and far.
On what was the 100th Anniversary of Armistice Day, which later became known as Veterans Day, the American Legion Daniel M. O’Connell Post #272 led the local ceremony where about 30 people gathered. The ceremony was made even more notable as American Legion in general also celebrates
As temperatures dropped on a wet Tuesday morning, it did not deter the families of the Flight 587 victims from remembering their loved ones at the annual ceremony marking the anniversary of the crash that killed 265 people on November 12, 2001.
Families from across the city once again returned to the Beach 116th Street Flight 587 memorial on Tuesday, November 12 to remember a tragedy that impacted those from Rockaway, all the way to the Dominican Republic. Eighteen years ago, more than 250
The Beach Channel Dolphins are jumping into the playoffs, thanks to some hard work and dedication from the players, support from family and friends and a new coach at the helm.
On Saturday, November 16 at noon, the Beach Channel Dolphins football team will kick off the playoff season for the first time in a long time. On Sunday, November 3, the team played against William E. Grady for the final game of the regular season and came out on top. Now, with a 7-2 record, they advance to the