March 16, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

New LIPA Substation On Line

The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) has announced that the electrical construction of its new substation on Beach Channel Drive between Beach 108 and Beach 112 Street is complete and the substation is on line. More...

FAA Orders Testing On Airbus Tails

The Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) has ordered new, stricter tests on many of the 91 Airbus A300-600 models flown by U.S airlines because it recently found "signs of internal damage on one of the six points where the tail meets the fuselage" More...

Community

Addabbo: Metrocard Van A Success

City Council Member Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. said the MTA-New York City MetroCard Program Van visit to the Rockaway peninsula on Monday, March 4th to assist residents in applying for and using reduced fare and full fare MetroCards was a success. More...

AmeriCorps Will Assist P.S. 225

AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) members will assist Public School 225 (Queens) and the community residing at the Ocean Village complex by providing the following services: More...

‘Bravest and Finest’ Set for April 11th

The Chamber of Commerce will host its annual "Bravest and Finest" Luncheon on Thursday, April 11, 2002 at 12 p.m. at Russo More...

Sports

Bishop Kearney JV Finish Season On High Note

Kearney More...

CSD-27/PRYSE/ PAL Report

Going into our eighth week of 3 on 3 basketball, all is well regarding the enthusiasm and commitment of the students of CSD-27. The student athletes and I appreciated Mr. Martin Weinstein More...

If Arresting You Is Wrong, Then I Don’t Want To Be Right

Former Yankee Ruben Rivera, 28, was booted off the team for stealing Derek Jeter More...

Obits

Obituaries Eva M. Gleissner

Eva M. Gleissner, born in Brooklyn, was a 29 year resident of Rockaway Point who passed away on March 9, 2002. More...

Tears For The Fallen

Members of the Far Rockaway firehouse became very emotional as they took part in the March 11 ceremony marking the six-month period since the September 11 attacks. More...

Feds: OK To Cancel School Election

The U.S. Justice Department has given the final approval to a plan to postpone school board elections in New York City for one year. More...

School Bus ‘Accident’ Sends 20 To Hospitals

A school bus bound for PS 215 in Far Rockaway came to a sudden stop to avoid another vehicle, causing minor injuries to at least a dozen students last Tuesday morning. More...

Wave Seeking Assembly Candidates

Now that Governor Pataki has called for a special election on April 16 to fill the Assembly seat left vacant by the death of Pauline Rhodd-Cummings, a number of candidates have indicated that they plan to run. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The big event More...

Chatting With Chapey

New York Families for Autistic Children:
Research, Education and Advocacy

On Thursday, February 28, 2002, both Dr. Geraldine D. Chapey, member of the New York State Board of Regents and Dr. Geraldine M. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Guess I missed the grandest Rockaway St. Patrick More...

Editorial/Opinion

Let The Feeding Frenzy Begin

Governor Pataki has finally called for a special election in the wake of the death of Assemblywoman Pauline Rhodd-Cummings. Now that Pataki has tossed out the political "chum", it won More...

Moving In The Right Direction

It was, at one time in the not so distant past, Juanita Watkins represented the east end of Rockaway in the City Council and Al Stabile represented the west end in the city council and never the twain shall meet. More...

Letters

Favoritism At PS 114

We are writing on behalf of many concerned and disgusted parents of students at P.S. 114. More...

Service Learning

The most recent youth group to join our community service program was started by Quakers in 1983.The "YSOP" has been a pioneer in the field of service learning. More...

Strong Support for G-man

The NAACP thanks you and your Associate Editor, Mr. Gary G. Toms, for the fair, objective and thorough reporting of the recent events concerning the Drug Enforcement Unit and community residents. More...


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