May 25, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

Council Approves Firehouse Move

With only three members dissenting, the City Council voted on Tuesday to approve the building of a $9.2 million combined firehouse and emergency medical service on Beach 48 Street. More...

Warning Signs For Rockaway Beaches

In the wake of the tragic drowning of three young girls last summer, the Parks Department has begun placing new warning signs at a number of Rockaway locations. More...

Community

BCHS Spring Concert Honors Alumni Killed on 9/11

The Principal of Beach Channel High School, Bernard Gassaway, offered words of comfort to the families of the fallen. More...

BCHS Spring Concert Honors Alumni Killed On 9/11

Many from the community turned out for Beach Channel High School More...

ArtFrenzy: Treasures on the Beach

Looking for treasures from the beach? You will find a dazzling array of handcrafted articles and more at the ArtFrenzy Arts Festival in Fort Tilden, Gateway National Recreation Area, on Saturday and Sunday, June 8 & 9, 2002, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Put Money Where It Is Needed Most

The fire that destroyed the Derech Emunoh Synagogue last week was indeed a tragedy, both for its congregation and for the community as a whole. More...

The Curse of Felix Unger

The daily papers reported this week that summer youth jobs were going to be cut from 50,000 to 21,000 this year. The announcement was made by Commissioner Betty Wu of the city More...

Letters

A "Sign" of The Times

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. You should have a photographer go to Beach 19 Street in Far Rockaway. More...

Changes Needed In Education

Hi! This is a call for Lew Simon, Audrey Pheffer, Senator Meeks and Addabbo. More...

Don’t Blame Police for 116 St.

I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate both Officers Thomas Bowden and Thomas Courtenay on Beach 116 Street for a job well done and for doing the job that they were hired to do. More...

Promo Too HOT For Media Company

As a result of last week More...

Two Parades To Honor Memorial Day

There will be two area parades to honor our veterans for the Memorial Day holiday. The first of those parades, sponsored by the Broad Channel Veteran More...

Trailer Replaces Synagogue

Members of the Derech Emunoh Synagogue, the historic temple that was gutted by a raging, wind-driven fire last week and demolished by the city the following day, have vowed to rebuild the building. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Long-time Arverne activist and civic leader Mario Russo passed away last weekend. Mario was a member of Community Board 14 for so long that it often seemed that he was a founding member. He was arguably Rockaway More...

Broad Channel Bits by Liz Guarino

Does anybody else think that the weather is really weird this year? We do need the rain, but didn't it come in the month of April at one time? There was an awful lot of water falling out of the sky Saturday morning. More...

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Sports

Buckley To Kennedy Run Shines Bright For All

Ybanez Amadoz was the overall men's winner with a time of 32:23 in the Annual Buckley to Kennedy Run on Sunday, May 19. More...

BC, Far Rock Win To Setup Rockaway Showdown

The Beach Channel Dolphins Women More...

Piazza Fouls Off Journalist’s Curveball

The story is known by now. Mike Piazza declared in Philadelphia that he is heterosexual and not gay. What was once a weak rumor that started months ago has turned into a firestorm. More...


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