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Tragedy Strikes Again

24-Year Old Dies In Pool

  Tragedy struck another Rockaway family this week after an evening celebrating a birthday left one dead. On Saturday, July 31 at 4:50 a.m., a 24-year old male was swimming in a friend’s pool in Belle Harbor when he jumped into the shallow end. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Jet-ski idiots continue to plague the local waterways. On Tuesday afternoon, six jet-skiiers were playing "chicken" near the ram at Beach Channel High School. More...

Boyle-ing Points

It must have been the Chef Boy-Ar-Dee I had for a late night snack because I woke up feeling positively Italian earlier this week. More...

Chatting With Chapey

The Queens Community Arts Fund application seminar will take place Tuesday, August 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Building T-6, Fort Tilden. More...

Editorial/Opinion

What's Gateway's Future?

Kevin Buckley is now the former superintendent of Gateway National Recreation Area. He steered Gateway through tough economic conditions---when the Feds were particularly stingy with money for parks. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Carolyn Keenan Bell, Was A "Rosie Riveter" - Mass of Christian Burial for Carolyn Keenan Bell was celebrated at St. Camillus Church, Rockaway Park. More...

Super Leaves Park For Breezy Post

Buckley Bolts Gateway

Longtime Superintendent of Gateway National Park Service, Kevin Buckley retired from the post and has accepted a position of General Manager of the Breezy Point Co-op. More...

Schumer Reports:

Thefts Plummet; Insurance Rates Rise

While car thefts in New York State plummet, the portion of automobile insurance rates specifically slated for motor vehicle theft continues to rise in New York, according to an analysis conducted by Senator Charles Schumer. More...

Technodome Doomed?

Meeting On Aug. 19

Civic leaders, elected officials, and community activists will meet on Thursday, August 19 at 7 p.m. to discuss efforts to get Destination Technodome back on track. More...

Sports

Angels Soar In Orlando Tourney

South Queens Girls Basketball took there 10 year old team to the National AAU Championships in Orlando, Florida. More...

Basketball Tourney Set

Gateway National Recreation Area’s Breezy Point site will be conducting the northeast regional basketball tournament at Riis Park. More...

Kids Sports Day On August 14

Deerfield Area Association will sponsor a Kid’s Sports Day on Saturday, August 14 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Bayswater Park More...

Letters

Audrey Was Invited

Dear Editor; It has come to our attention that Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer claims that she was never invited to any meetings by the "Concerned Tenants of Ocean Park." More...

Deaths Heart Wrenching

Dear Editor; The tragic deaths Saturday July 24 of a mother and young daughter caused by the collapse of a building structure in Far Rockaway was heart wrenching particularly to family and friends. More...

Giuliani 2000

Dear Editor; Much has already been made of the upcoming US Senate race between Mayor Giuliani and First Lady Hillary Clinton. More...


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