2001-06-30 / Columnists

Beachcomber

Baseball lovers should get their tickets early for the Peninsula Hospital Center fundraiser, a game between the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Jamestown Jammers at the new and beautiful Keyspan Park at Coney Island Six bucks gets you a night of exciting professional baseball and gives you a chance to aid the hospital’s new oncology facility.

The community owes its thanks to Barbara Morris of West End Realty for supplying all of those little American flags that so beautifully and patriotically dressed up Beach 116 Street for the Memorial Day Weekend and beyond.

Now that the State Attorney General has come out and refused to appoint a special prosecutor to look into the allegations revolving around Al Stabile and his finances, it is time for Stabile to come out and stop hiding behind his attorney. Nothing has been heard from him for several weeks now, and he has not been seen at City Hall during the same time period.

Phil Giordano and his Orchestra will highlight the bill at the July 8 Sunset Picnic sponsored by the RMAC at Fort Tilden. This is the second of six free concerts at the fort site. The band recreates the sounds of such greats as Count Basie and Woody Herman. The concerts begin at 6 p.m., rain or shine.

Dancing Under the Stars at Beach 84 Street and Short Front Parkway is once again underway on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. The program will be available each week through August.

The Tubridy family was well represented at the Columbia University graduation last week. Both Jennifer and Jessica Tubridy were graduates and both made the dean’s list as well.

King’s Pharmacy will soon be opening on Beach 116 Street at the site of what was previously the Oriental House Restaurant. The pharmacy owners promise prescriptions while you wait.

The final cut is in and the winner is "Max." That is officially the most popular dog name in New York City for the year 2000. The most popular dog breed for the year is not a breed at all, but "mixed." The most popular real breed in the city is the Rottweiler and that says something about our city. The statistics come from the Department of Health, and you would think they would have something better to do with their time and money.

If your cable went out during or after the big storm a while back and it was out for at least four hours, you can get a day’s credit by contacting Time Warner Cable.

It was Bob Rauch, not Jack Rausch, who held the Israeli flag at the recent walk for peace in Israel. Sorry, Bob.


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