February 16, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

'I Am My Brother's Keeper' Local Pastor Reaches Out To Help Addicts

The House On The Rock Church, located at 88-08 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, second floor, in Rockaway Beach, has welcomed members of the community for the last seven years. More...

Rumors Wrong, No Rash Of Push-Ins

Despite rumors to the contrary that are rapidly spreading in the west end of the peninsula, there has been no rash of push-in robberies in Rockaway during the past week. More...

‘We’re Losing Our Black Brothers’

Beach Channel High School, along with members of the Rockaway Youth Leadership Council, hosted a powerful seminar on black male suicide, on February 6, inside the school More...

Community

ALPS Gallery Does It Again

The Active Learning Prep School (ALPS) held its fist gallery of 2002 on Thursday, January 24 on the third floor of the Middle School 180. More...

Big Macs Fund Local School Initiatives

Sixty percent of parents would like schools to provide better tools to help families enforce their child's learning outside the classroom, according to a recent survey of families in the New York Tri-State area. More...

BJC Hosts ‘Shabbat Across America’

The Bayswater Jewish Center, on Healey Avenue in Bayswater, will be one of 750 synagogues across the nation that will simultaneously open its doors to practicing and non-practicing Jews alike, so that "they might join together to experience and More...

Editorial/Opinion

Hitting The Ground Running

Last week, the newly elected City Council representative for District 31, James Sanders, Jr., "came home" to engage in a walking tour of the Far Rockaway Shopping Mall area and business district. More...

Rockaway Needs A New Assembly Member

The recent death of Pauline Rhodd-Cummings left a void in Rockaway in more ways than one. That she will be missed is not in question. That she will be replaced is. More...

Letters

Boiling Over "Boyle-ing Points"

I am writing in response to Mr. Boyle's recent comments concerning the Christ The King (CK) girl More...

Not As It Seems

If Geraldine Chapey had any journalistic integrity, she would be asking for Bishop Tom Daly's resignation, not idolizing him as the most wonderful human being. More...

Speak English…Please!

Bravo, bravo! My congratulations to you for having the courage to champion the English language for New York City Schools. More...

Fighter Jets Once Again Over Rockaway

For the third time since last September, fighter planes roared low over the Rockaway peninsula a week ago Friday. The first was on September 11, when F-18 More...

Local Serves In War Against Terrorism

In October of 1983, Rockaway resident Hari Singh was looking for two things: an education and a little adventure. More...

Jury Selection Begins In Redfern Slay

On March 10, 2000, 46 bullets flew back and forth outside of the Redfern Houses in Far Rockaway, the gunplay coming from two groups of gunmen intent on doing harm to each other. More...

NTSB To Pilots: ‘Watch Your Tail’

While the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is still reporting that the investigation into the crash of flight 587 in Belle Harbor three months ago may well take several months more to complete, the agency has issued a "safety recomme More...

Taking The Plunge For CF

Approximately 100 bathers braved chilly weather and icy water last week as participants in the "Take a Plunge for Cystic Fibrosis" fundraiser at Beach 98 Street. Pictured, "Polar Bears" greet bathers, as they get ready to take the plunge. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Many Rockaway residents were shaken up on Friday just after noon, when two F-16 jet fighters on afterburner came roaring low over the peninsula from the vicinity of JFK Airport, obviously heading out to sea. More...

Chatting With Chapey

By Dr. Geraldine M. Chapey The Cathedral Club Celebrates 102 Years On Friday evening, February 1, 2002, The Cathedral Club held its 102nd dinner honoring William A. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Mayor Bloomberg deserves a round of applause for his decision to rid our schools of bilingual classes. More...

Sports

Taking A Break - MHL Midseason Report

Traditionally, the halfway mark of the NHL season, the All-Star break, is the time to take a close examination at the standings, to see who More...

Ode To the A Hold On One Second Board of Ed

While reading the Daily News last Sunday, I was trying to comprehend the Board of Education More...

Spring Training Anticipation For the Blacksox

Well, it is the middle of February. More...

Obits

Obituaries

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