May 29, 1999 RSS feed / Front Page

Homicide In The 100th

17 Year Old Murdered

Seventeen year old James Moultrie, of Rosedale, was shot to death at about 7 p.m. Friday night at the Carleton Manor houses located at 71-15 Beach Channel drive. Moultrie’s death marks the first homicide in the 100 Precinct in 18 months. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

"Rockaway, Queens, is a shabby seaside resort of boarding houses," said a report in last week’s New York Times. More...

Chatting With Chapey

    Our congressional district has one of the highest concentrations of seniors in the country: How can we slow the aging process. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Dorothy Dunne Michael James has arrived! More...

Letters

Living In A Death Trap

Dear Editor: We three residents of Ocean Park Company residing at 125 Beach 17 street, Far Rockaway, New York, 11691 was trapped in what could have been a deadly fare on May 15, 1999. More...

Good Move CB 14

Dear Editor: The Committee for Better Transit and the Concerned Neighbors of Southeast Queens want to express their gratitude to the members of Queens Community Board 14 - the Rockaways - for voting More...

Thanks To Lew

Dear Editor: On behalf of my family and myself, I would like to thank Lew Simon for the beautiful column he wrote about my father, Jospeh O’Connell who died this past Saturday, May 15, 1999. More...

Get Out! Task Force Shuts 3 Houses

Seven homes in the Rockaway Park area were visited by an entourage of officials on Wednesday May 26, resulting in three being issued orders to vacate. More...

Rockaway Residents Help with the QRAIL

Members of QRail have been lobbying members of the City Council to vote against the Airtrain---the Port Authority’s plan to build a light rail in the middle of the Van Wyck expressway. More...

Sports

Blast From Past

Softball & Whiffle Ball

Here’s a look at Rockaway sports through the eyes of the artists formerly known as! More...

Rockaway Little League

Submit your Team Highlights!

Take me Out to the Ball Game…..is what many people were asking for this week….There were many well played games this week, as the weather was good to Rockaway. People came out to watch the teams play and enjoy the sun and refreshments. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Just Say No

It’s not a novel observation but one worth repeating from time to time. Kids are allowed to grow up too fast. More...

Take The Plunge, Please

Parks has done a better job recruiting lifeguards this year. Problem is, the waters off Rockaway are rough and challenging enough that many applicants for the position are unqualified to protect our beaches. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Ernest Battle, Army Veteran - Funeral services for Ernest Battle were held May 21 at the Macedonia Baptist Church, Arverne. More...


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