December 16, 2000 RSS feed / Front Page

Arrest Made In ‘A’ Train Shootout By Joan Ward George

Although a couple of witnesses confirm Brandon Slay More...

Broad Daylight Shooters Arrested ‘Most Wanted’ Apprehended As Result

One of Rockaway More...

New School OK’d Parking, Traffic Remain A Concern By John C. McLoughlin

Officials from Community Board 14 and School Board 27 voted in favor of the construction of a new school for Far Rockaway earlier this week, setting the stage for the proposal to head to the New York City Council for final approval. More...

Store Owner Shot To Death

Mamadou Toure, who came to America from Guinea in 1994 to make a better life for his family, was shot to death during what appeared to be a robbery attempt in his Far Rockaway clothing and music shop. Toure was rushed to St. John More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Starting Tuesday, January 2 Triboro Coach will offer two more buses leaving Beach 116 street for Woodside during the weekday mornings. The new time slots are 5:45 a.m. and 7:45 a.m. More...

Chatting With Chapey...

Reflecting On 20 Years Of Service More...

Dorothy Dunne...

Billy and Barbara Tate are spending an extended three-month holiday in Acapulco, as is their custom every year. Their daughter, Mary, has completely recovered and will celebrate a birthday on December 18. More...

Letters

A Never-ending Battle

It is now five weeks since the presidential election. The legal battles may be coming to an end, but the arguments will certainly continue for years. More...

A Sign Of Honor

I would like to extend my compliments to the employees associated with the Cross Bay Bridge. On December 7, the American Flag was lowered to half-staff in honor of Pearl Harbor Day. This was the only official flag I saw at half-staff on that day. More...

TBTA Thrashes Flag

I am writing to expound on the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority More...

Man’s Body Found In Broad Channel

An unidentified body of a white male, approximately 50 years of age, was found early Thursday morning, December 14, 2000 on the northbound sidewalk of Cross Bay boulevard a mile south of the North Channel Bridge in Broad Channel. More...

Father Sentenced In Baby’s Death

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced Monday that 29 year old Matthew Leggard, of Far Rockaway, was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for violently shaking his six week old baby, Chyann Hulse, to death. More...

Sick To Their Stomachs St. John’s Employees Mistrust Administration

Just more than a year after declaring Chapter 11 of the bankruptcy law, St. John More...

Sports

Ice Hockey Update Stars Tie One Game, Lose Another

Stars Squirt "B" team outskated, outshot and thoroughly outplayed the host Freeport, N.Y. Arrows on Saturday, December 9, but came away with a scoreless tie, as the Arrows goalie, Parbus, stole the game with his outstanding play. More...

Kearney Soccer Season Ends In Injury

Bishop Kearney High School More...

Rockies Juniors And Mites Teams Take It To The Rink

On Saturday afternoon, the Rockies juniors faced-off in two fast-paced consecutive games. Match number one was a contest of sheer determination as Joe Forcina More...


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