20-year-old Rockaway man among seven dead in Amtrak derailment


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

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A 20-year-old naval midshipman from Rockaway Beach, who was on his way home, is among the seven people killed after an Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia Tuesday night, according to reports.

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‘Lost in Yonkers’ finds laughs in Rockaway


| ckasden@queenscourier.com

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The ticket line snaked outside the theater and down the block for Sunday’s performance of playwright Neil Simon’s “Lost in Yonkers.” The crowd filled the auditorium for Rockaway Theatre Company’s latest project. Director David Risley, who usually performs onstage, and producer Susan Jasper offer a crisp, well-timed comedy/drama with outstanding actors. The players deliver a […]

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Far Rockaway nursing home aide arrested in assault of 80-year-old bedridden woman


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A 59-year-old nurse aide was arrested on felony charges Thursday for assaulting an 80-year-old bedridden nursing home resident in Far Rockaway, according to officials.

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One dead after car crashes into support pillar for A train in Far Rockaway


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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A 28-year-old man died after his car struck the support pillar for the elevated A subway line in Far Rockaway Saturday night , police said.

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Far Rockaway man arraigned in killing of rival dollar van driver: DA


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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A Far Rockaway man is facing a possible life sentence after gunning down a rival dollar van driver in broad daylight and tampering with evidence earlier this week, the district attorney’s office said.

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