June 26, 1999 RSS feed / Front Page

Another Murder In 100th

Young Man Beaten To Death

Nineteen year old William Smith was beaten and thrown to his death off the jetty near Beach 86 street and Jamaica Bay early Tuesday evening by two would be robbers hell bent on claiming Smith’s gold chain, medallion and bicycle as their own. More...

Superintendent Isaacs Retires

Brenda Isaacs, superintendent of School District 27, announced her retirement on Wednesday June 23, the same day that Chancellor Rudy Crew tossed out several other superintendents for poor leadership and low scores in their district. More...

RMAC SETS FIRST CONCERT

Rockaway Music and Arts Council’s first Sunset Picnic Concert of the season will be held on Sunday, June 27, 1999 at 6 p.m. at Fort Tilden. More...

Columnists

Got Computer Questions?

Ask Randy from MagicHost

Q: I was trying to install a program and got an error message telling me there was not enough space on my hard drive. Is there any way to increase the space without buying a new hard drive? --Thank You, Shaun More...

Beachcomber

Say hey, what are you doing? Willie Mays was arrested for jumping a turnstile last week at the Mott avenue subway station. More...

Boyle-ing Points

Most times when the team I’m pulling for comes up short I accuse them of choking or being victimized by bad refereeing or bad luck. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Real Dumping; Real Concern

We have little love for the piping plover and the way the little bird throws its weight around. To us, the land-grabbing bird is a symbol of an environmentalist lobby with too much clout. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Wycliffe Bright Sr. Of Far Rockaway - Funeral services for Wycliffe Bright sr. were held June 18 at Church of God of Prophecy, Jamaica. More...

Public Meeting

Where Will They Drop the Dredge?

Environmentalists have sounded an alarm hoping all residents become aware of a plan by the Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) to use "borrow pits" and containment islands to dump dredged material from Newark Bay and New York Harbor. More...

ALL ABOARD! Annual Cruise Approaches

All aboard! The 100 Precinct Community Council’s annual cruise around Manhattan is scheduled for Thursday, July 8, 1999. The ship’s boarding time will be at 6:15 p.m. from Beach 108 street and the bay, with departure time at 6:45 p.m. More...

Sports

Kaboom!

Young Bombers Make Hoop Noise

Another beach secret may be getting hard to keep, as Jim Walsh's 12 and 13 year old Gateway Bombers continue to make noise. More...

Sideline View

Dicko: Too Much Time On His Hands

Well, NASCAR weekend at the Pocono 500, has once again come and gone about as quick as it took Rusty Wallace to blow a tire, hit the wall in turn number 1, and end his day seven laps in to the 200 lap race at long pond. More...

Family Fun Run Set

Mark down July 23---that’s when the fourth annual Rockaway Family Walk/Run is set to kick off, starting at St. Camillus. More...

Letters

Not With Us

Dear Editor: It has come to my attention that someone claiming to be working for the Good Government Democratic Club is aggressively going around with petitions and becoming verbally abusive when people refuse to sign them. More...

No Name Chicken

The cowardice and ignorance the writer of "Thanks Are In Order" displayed is indicative of the anonymous writer's behavior throughout the past two years. More...

Water Balloon Danger

Dear Editor; A profoundly upsetting incident involving myself and my family occurred in Far Rockaway-just in the wake of the already scathing controversy concerning the extreme dangers at the highrise apartments at 125 Beach 17 street. More...


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