January 26, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Locals Skeptical About New FAA Plan

The Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) and Congressman Anthony Weiner went to great lengths last Sunday at a town hall meeting at PS 114 to convince Rockaway residents that a new plan to reroute aircraft out over the water by using state of the art techn More...

A Year Later, The Pain Still Lingers

A memorial was held on the morning of January 10, 2002 at the corner of Beach 57 Street and Beach Channel Drive, which marked the anniversary of the death of Christ The King High School football superstar Thomas Kareem Johnson. More...

Community

Addabbo To Chair Parks Committee

Queens Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. of District 32, was named chair of the City Council More...

Call for History Narratives

The Folklore Program at the Queens Council on the Arts is searching for longtime residents of the Rockaway More...

‘Doo Wop Spectacular’ Set For BCHS

The ninth annual "Doo Wop Spectacular," produced by Harry G, will reach Rockaway on Saturday, January 26 at 7 p.m. Once again, the show will be presented at Beach Channel High School. More...

Sports

B.C.A.C. Little League 2002 Registration

The Broad Channel Athletic Club Jamaica Bay Little League has announced their registration dates for the upcoming 2002 little league season. More...

Greater New York Ice Hockey League New York Stars

The Stars traveled to Freeport, NY to take on the Arrows in Long Island Hockey League action. More...

Ode To the A: Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want

What is wrong with Mike Tyson? Writers, boxing aficionados, TV and 10-year-old kids have debated this question. Everyone knows by now that Tyson More...

Breaker Cuts Rockaway’s Electricity

An errant breaker at a Rockaway substation blew at about 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, cutting electrical power to the western half of the Rockaway peninsula. More...

Local Gas Station Gives Man New Lease On Life

Jean Sanders walked out of prison on February 6 of last year. It was the first time he had tasted freedom in seven years after being found guilty of stealing a women More...

Rockaway Youth Wins Prestigious Award

Not too many high school seniors are interested in how Secretin, a gastro-intestinal hormone, affects the brain. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

We have been getting lots of calls since Dorothy Dunne wrote in her column that Temple Israel would soon be closing its doors. More...

Boyle-ing Points by Kevin Boyle

The Graybeards are having a party---and maybe you More...

Chatting With Chapey

Congratulations to Adam David Kapelner on his being selected as an Intel Semi Finalist winner. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Blowin’ In The Wind

With much hoopla, Congressman Anthony Weiner announced on Sunday that the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) would be implementing new rules next month that would "reduce air flights over Rockaway by 80%. More...

They Cannot Ignore Us Any Longer

In the months that have passed, Rockaway has been catapulted into the media spotlight. More...

Letters

50th Ordination Anniversary

I wish to extend my sincerest congratulations to and best wishes to the Most Reverend Thomas V. Daily, Bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens, on his 50th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood. More...

Open Letter To PS 114

The following open letter to the staff, children and parents of The Belle Harbor School was written by Gerard V. McCarthy, the school More...

Arab Apologists

I wrote a letter to the editor of our local daily newspaper regarding the shooting at the Bat Mitzvah in Israel and the apologists for the Arab attacks. More...


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