February 9, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Gov OK’s Delay In School Vote

Governor George Pataki has signed legislation postponing the community school board elections scheduled for this May. More...

IRS Issues Alert On "Reparations" Scam

It seems that a number of African-Americans across the country are being mislead about alleged entitlements and credits from the Internal Revenue Service as they file taxes this year. More...

Community

Attorneys Available As Guest Speakers

As Queens civic, community, religious and other groups plan their winter-spring schedules; the Queens County Bar Association is reminding them that members of its Speakers Bureau are available to appear at meetings to discuss the organizations reque More...

Eating Disorder Seminar on February 20

St. John More...

Free Colorado Blue Spruce Trees

Ten free Colorado blue spruce trees will be given to each person who joins the National Arbor Day Foundation during February 2002. More...

Sports

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes A Metro Hockey Update

Ranger Defense Is No Longer An Oxymoron More...

Droesch Continues To Shine At Boston College

As the Boston College Eagles continue their winning ways, the Big East is beginning to take notice of the emerging talents of Freshman Clare Droesch. More...

Lady Seahorses Track Team Runs To The Top

Last weekend is what dreams are made of. The Far Rockaway Lady Seahorses Track Team did just that. In what was supposed to be a rebuilding year, the team has just exploded to the top of the class. More...

Bomb Scare Empties 8400 SFP

A "device" left in an apartment on the fourth floor of 8400 Shore Front Parkway sparked an hour-long, full-scale evacuation of the building last Monday as police officers from the Emergency Service Unit and the bomb squad worked feverishly to ascert More...

Call For House Hearing On Airbus, Flight 587

Two Hispanic lawmakers have called for a House of Representatives hearing on the safety of the Airbus A300 and the crash of flight 587 into Belle Harbor last November. More...

FAA Takes ‘First Step’

The first segment of the new flight rules that Congressman Anthony Weiner promises will eventually "reduce the number of flights over Rockaway by eighty percent" began last Monday, almost three weeks before it was scheduled to begin, according to a More...

Shot Cop Released From Hospital

The Emergency Services Unit (ESU) police officer shot during a standoff with an emotionally disturbed teenager at 121-07 Newport Avenue in Rockaway Park a week ago has been released from the hospital. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The people who have been "circulating" the online petition against the politically correct fire department statue are continuing their efforts despite the fact that the plan to build the multicultural statue has been withdrawn. More...

Boyle-ing Points

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Glad to hear that Police Officer Kevin Boyle who was shot in the leg last week is going to be okay. More...

Chatting With Chapey

Congratulations To Bishop Thomas Daily

The Diocese of Brooklyn/Queens is very fortunate to have such an articulate, motivated and enthusiastic spiritual leader as Bishop Thomas Daily. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Honoring Her Memory

With the passing of Assemblywoman Pauline Rhodd-Cummings last week, many of her colleagues from the business and political world have expressed a need to finish the projects she had started in the Far Rockaway community. More...

Learning English Is The Key

"The thing we have to focus on is understanding that children need to learn to read and speak good English," Mayor Mike Bloomberg said recently. More...

Letters

Autism and APD

The use of Secretin and Autism has been going on for several years with mixed results. However, these studies have slowed down and hopefully the work of Adam Kapelner will revive some of the work that has been done. More...

Earned Income Tax Credit

There are many tax credits we may enjoy when we file our tax returns, both Federal and State.One of them and perhaps the most common of all is the Earned Income Tax Credit (E.I.T.C.). More...

It’s A Mental Thing Too

Can we in good conscience continue to sit idle and look to others to resolve the problems faced by those in underprivileged communities? More...


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