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Very Good Girls

Now Playing Synopsis: Producer Naomi Foner (Running on Empty) takes the director's chair for this gentle and sensitive youth drama that follows two New York City teenagers and the events that put a strain on the bond between them during one of the last summers of their adolescence. Lilly (Dakota Fanning) is quiet, thoughtful and introspective -- the product of two conservative parents (Ellen Barkin and Clark Gregg) who keep a tight rein on her. Gerri (Elizabeth Olsen), on the other hand, is free-spirited, uninhibited and slightly caustic -- the daughter of a left-of-center mom and dad (Demi Moore and Richard Dreyfuss) who let her do whatever, and go wherever, she pleases. Shortly before they each leave for college in the fall, the girls spend most of their time together, whiling away pleasant afternoons, but soon they both meet and fall for the same boy -- artist David (Boyd Holbrook), who sells novelty ice-cream bars at Far Rockaway Beach. He decides that he much prefers Lilly to Gerry, and Lilly loses her virginity to him. The affair grows more serious, but Lilly can't bring herself to divulge the news to Gerry for fear of breaking her heart. Not long after, an unexpected tragedy occurs in Gerry's family and forces Lilly to reach out in an attempt to console her best friend. ~ Nathan Southern, Rovi Cast: Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen, Boyd Holbrook, Demi Moore, Richard Dreyfuss Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

NY marathon canceled? Tell that to the runners

...running his first marathon, Akil Defour of Brooklyn climbed 20 flights of stairs in a building without power or heat in Far Rockaway, Queens, to deliver water, blankets and peanut butter sandwiches."I knew I wanted to volunteer after they canceled the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-11-05/ny-marathon-canceled-tell-runners
Sports
Jet crashes in New York

...Fighter jets flew over the scene in the Rockaway Beach section of Queens. All three metropolitan-area...been to, I think, 10 funerals here. Rockaway was particularly hard hit. The disproportionate...the World Trade Center -- were from Rockaway and Staten Island." Triage centers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111201/sta_jetcrash.shtml
News
Neighborhood struck by plane was reeling from Sept. 11 losses

...Liberman, who also lives nearby. The Rockaway Beach neighborhood is on a strip of land...funerals," he said. "The idea that Rockaway was the victim of this -- I mean, anyplace...ass," Mike Moran said. "I live in Rockaway and this is my face." Moran's widowed...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111201/sta_crashneigh.shtml
News
Hypnotizing Juneau

...modesty," Zawacki said as he gave a wink toward the front row. "But I'm really good at it." Gorayeb Seminars Inc. of Rockaway, N.J., the company for which Zawacki works, says it has been sending representatives to Anchorage and Fairbanks since...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080402/loc_hypnosis.shtml
News
Come for hypnosis, leave with vitamins

...100 percent anything," he said, referring to Joe Zawacki, who was putting on the seminar for Gorayeb Seminars Inc. of Rockaway, N.J. "He's offering a system of behavior modification and nutritional supplements. "Everybody who needs to take on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080402/loc_hypnosis2.shtml
News
American Flight 587

...is another terrible blow: first, of course, to the families of those aboard, but also to New York City, especially the Rockaway Beach neighborhood still mourning the loss of as many as 100 residents - most of them firefighters or employees at the Cantor...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111301/opE_edboard.shtml
Opinion
FYI

...Albuquerque, N.M. Robert Allen Woolf, of Juneau, and Imelda Aquino Ramos, of Douglas. Brian Christopher Reynolds, of Rockaway Beach, Ore., and Mary Esther Davies, of Rosemount, Minn. Justin Todd Churillo and Greta Caroline Steininger, of Littleton...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062109/nei_452995336.shtml
Elmer Sorensen

...civil engineering. Upon graduation from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, he served as a deck watch officer on the cutter Rockaway. Additional assignments included district staff civil engineering in Honolulu, Seattle and Juneau. He also served at the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051010/obi_637078508.shtml
Obituaries
Juneau Empire Online Archive Community: Weddings 6/3/98

...He is a graduate of Kettle Falls High School, and is employed at Stericycle in Morton. The couple plans a honeymoon in Rockaway, Ore., and will make their home in Glenoma, Wash. Copyright © 1998 Southeastern Newspaper Corp. Comments or questions...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060398/weds.html
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