May 2, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Two Charged With Housing Fraud

Two Rockaway residents have been charged by Queens District Attorney Richard Brown with Grand Larceny for taking housing subsidies under false pretenses, stealing approximately $42,000 from the city. More...

Priest Found Not Guilty In Abuse Case

A Queens jury has acquitted a Catholic priest who was visiting New York from Africa, of charges of groping and fondling a 12-year-old boy on the beach and in a restaurant on Beach 116 Street in Rockaway. More...

Community

50th Rockaway Little League Opening Day

The Rockaway Little League is celebrating their 50th anniversary on May 3rd with Opening Day at Fort Tilden. This year, almost 100 boys and girls have registered and 75 teams will play in the following divisions: T-ball-ages 4&5, Peewee Jr. More...

Authorities: Report Suspicious Activity

Residents were urged, by officials, to report all suspicious activity at a homeland security meeting this week, even though there is no specific reason to believe an act of terrorism will occur in Rockaway, they said. More...

Broad Channel Parade Set For May 4

The Broad Channel Athletic Club is proud to announce our 4th Annual Jamaica Bay Little League Season. The Opening Day Parade and Ceremonies are on May 4th, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. More...

Editorial/Opinion

The ‘Education Mayor’ Proves The Opposite

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has made the point over and over again that his mayoralty will rise and fall on what he does with the failing public school system. More...

A Fast Run On A ‘Rockaway Day’

See Sports Section for Race Results

For the first time in a number of years, it was a More...

Arverne Woman Raped, Robbed

An unidentified Rockaway woman was raped and robbed after she was dragged into a compactor room at a building on Almeda Avenue in Arverne at 10:30 in the morning last Saturday, April 26. More...

Chamber Hosts ‘Business After Hours’ At The Beach Club

The Rockaway Chamber of Commerce invites Rockaway residents and business people to attend its "Business After Hours" meeting this coming Monday, May 5. More...

Joins Sanders Staff As District Manager

Councilman James Sanders, Jr. is pleased to announce that Josette Lowenhaupt, formerly Executive Assistant to Community School Board 27, has joined his staff as District Manager. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

With the beach season rapidly getting nearer each day, residents are once again reminded that swimming when there are no lifeguards on duty is not only illegal, it might be life-threatening. More...

Boyle-ing Points by Kevin Boyle

Sing That Funky Music

No wonder so many people from Brooklyn move to Rockaway More...

Broad Channel Bits

Commuters start paying the increased transit fare on Monday, May 5. From what I More...

Sports

New Winners Emerge In Rockaway Ocean Run

For the first time in a few years, the sun came out to shine on the Sweet More...

Race Results: 25th Annual Sweet’N Low Rockaway Rotary Ocean Run

Richard Cahn placed first overall in the physically challenged race. More...

High School Roundup: Spring Finally Arrives

Frowns and Smiles

When Far Rockaway played East New York-Transit Tech in a makeup baseball game last week, Seahorses head coach Ken Hernandez thought the slate was clean. More...


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