November 2, 2002 RSS feed / Front Page

‘The Rock’ Is Ready To Roll!’

On Tuesday, October 29, Pastor Donald Ventura, along with several other representatives of the Lighthouse Inc. organization, announced what they consider to be "a community-wide victory for Rockaway. More...

Voting Throughout the Peninsula November 5

While this year More...

Community

A Book To Keep For The Grandkids

A Wave Review of

I have a library full of books written about September 11, 2001. Up until this week, I believed the best one on the topic to be Denis Smith More...

Broad Channel Guv Candidate: ‘Abortion As A Issue Has Been Forgotten’

Although Jerry Cronin has been featured in a number of televised debates with the other candidates in the race, there are not many local people who know that the Broad Channel resident is in the hunt for the Governor More...

Celebrant Singers At St. Rose On November 3

Jon Stemkoski More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Vestigial Organ From A Body That No Longer Exists

Every one of the city More...

Keep Those Letters Coming

The volume of letters that have come into our office has increased dramatically in comparison to previous years. More...

Letters

Bring Back Commuter Tax

The City of New York , according to our Mayor, is in a deep financial crises; the MTA is in need of money There are only two simple solutions. Either a cut in services, such as the libraries, the parks, sanitation, etc. More...

City Hall’s Disrespect

Amid all the concern that City Hall is going to hit us with heavy property taxes, we should be grateful that Mayor Bloomberg has not yet taken the property tax approach of the previous administration More...

Cronin’s Their Man

I hope pro-lifers will join me in voting for Gerard (Jerry) Cronin, the New York State Right-to-Life Party gubernatorial candidate. More...

‘Sins of The Father’

Priest Living At St. Gertrude

In the latest saga involving misconduct by Catholic priests, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced this week that the former pastor of St. Elizabeth More...

School Rezoning Plan Draws Fire

The first draft of a rezoning plan proposed by District 27 staff for schools throughout Rockaway has drawn fire from school board members, residents and even school officials. More...

Music Superstar Wyclef Jean Joins ‘The Mission’

Singer, rapper and producer extraordinaire Wyclef Jean will appear in "The Mission Is Possible: A Youth Awareness Documentary," which was filmed at the Queens Public Library's Arverne Branch over the summer. More...

Riis Park Flight 587 Service Set

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced that a memorial service for those who died in the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 in Belle Harbor last November 12 will be held at Riis Park on Tuesday, November 12 at 9:17 a.m. More...

Westbound Newport Ave. To Close

The Westbound lanes of Newport Avenue, from Beach 116 Street to Beach 125 Street, will be closed for a period of six weeks to accommodate roadway work in connection with new curbs and sidewalks. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

On Monday night, NBC-TV More...

Broad Channel Bits

Did you remember to set your clocks back last Saturday and change the 9 volts in your smoke detectors? (I forgot about the time change and actually got up too early Sunday morning. More...

Chatting With Chapey

On Tuesday, November 5th, we have the opportunity to elect our Congressman, Senator, Assemblywoman and several Judges. More...

Sports

BCAC Ponies Rally To Win Over Bethpage

Last Sunday, the Broad Channel Ponies (11-12 year olds) improved their record to 6-2 with a second half comeback win over the Bethpage Panthers. The team rallied behind a great performance by Joe Parisi, who scored 4 touchdowns in the second half. More...

Beach Channel In Playoff Jeopardy

Beach Channel had a dogfight on their hands against sixth ranked Lehman High School. Playing hard until the end, BC lost a close game against Lehman 35-20 at home. The loss puts BC at 3-4 and might have cost them a playoff spot. More...

Don’t Panic Rangers Fans! A Metro Hockey Update

Hockey Columnist

What a surprise. The New York Rangers, a patchwork team that many predicted would climb back into respectability, has struggled in the early going. More...

Obits

Obituaries

James W. Brown

Reverend James W. Brown, born in St. Matthews, South Carolina, resided in the Rockaway community for more than 40 years. He died on October 15, 2002. More...


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