March 15, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

101 Precinct Council Honors Deputy Inspector Lindahl

The Lindahls Pose for a Photo. From Left to Right: wife Peggy, daughters Emily and Beth, Kenneth, and his mother Maureen. More...

Barnum & Bailey Circus Truly ‘The Greatest Show On Earth’

Commentary By Howard Schwach

The Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus has, for more years that I can remember, been billed as "The Greatest Show On Earth." More...

Name Street For ‘Bells’ Belson

City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., has announced that the corner of Beach 92 Street and Holland Avenue is to be named for Firefighter Stephen (Bells) Belson, who died in the line of duty at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. More...

Editorial/Opinion

The Jokes Are No Longer Funny

There is a joke that Irish people often tell about themselves. It goes something like, "Why did God create alcohol?" The punch line is "To keep the Irish from ruling the world. More...

Editorial Comment by Robert Sarnoff

Rx Diagnosis: "Eyesore"

...they paved Paradise and put up a parking lot... More...

From the

Editor

The mantra when I was young was that young men should get involved in sports programs because, "participating in athletic programs builds character." More...

Another Wave Of Beach Tickets This Summer?

The key word in deciding whether surfing, fishing and walking the beach in the evening this coming season will be allowed or not is "liability." More...

Local Man Ties Up Belt Parkway

A two-car crash on an overpass of the Belt Parkway in Rosedale dumped both vehicles onto the highway last week, tying up the busy road in both directions for at least three hours. More...

Powder Scare Closes Addabbo’s Office

Suspicious white powder delivered in a package of brochures from the printers at City Hall triggered an alert at a local hospital and forced the closing of City Councilman Joseph Addabbo More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Despite the fact that the mayor is talking about laying off cops and teachers and closing firehouses, his administration has found the money to hire a dozen or more inspectors to work each night to enforce the city More...

Broad Channel Bits

Spring is not too far away, but a lot of people are afraid to hope that winter has ended. They are afraid that winter has at least one final blast left in it! More...

Chatting with Chapey

Sarah Lawrence College: Conference on Women

Sarah Lawrence College Women More...

Sports

Pierce And Teammates Swimming Along

The Beach Channel pool is 10 yards in width, 20 yards in length and only 4 feet deep. More...

Rockaway Lacrosse Day

On Saturday, March 22, Far Rockaway High School will host Lacrosse Day Carnival, which starts at 12 p.m., and all are welcome to attend. J.P. Morgan Chase, the Rockaway Sports Association, the NYPD Lacrosse team, St. More...

Grizzlies Play Basketball And Join Football League

The Rockaway Grizzlies semi pro football team recently held a charity basketball game at M.S. 198. The Grizzlies defeated the New York City Hustlers in a hard fought game but everyone from the players to the fans had a fun time. More...


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