August 1, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Teen Charged In Spray-Paint Bias Crime

A 17-year-old Rockaway youth, busted after police cameras allegedly caught him covering Temple Beth-El with spray-paint swastikas and other Nazi references, could face years in jail if convicted of the hate crimes for which he has been charged. More...

Arverne By the Sea Application Approved

Community Board 14 voted on Tuesday by a vote of 29 in favor, four opposed and nine members abstaining to approve the Land Use Proposal for the Arverne by the Sea project, in front of a packed room so full that latecomers had to stand in the hallway. More...

Community

A Day Of Armed Combat In Rockaway

The City of New York Parks and Recreation and the New York Arm Wrestling Association have joined forces to present the 26th Annual White Castle More...

Adult Programs Lively At Queens Library

"Tropical Wreath Making," a crafts workshop with Sheila Black, will demonstrate how to create a decorative wreath for summer out of fruits; materials will be supplied. More...

In Job’s Garden

Dr. Tony Job, Director of The Claddagh Inn, wants to continue the Inn into the Arverne Development Project. The vegetables and flowers are doing fine and hopefully with Friends of Rockaway, Inc. More...

Sports

Cyclones’ Co-Closers Slam The Door

At the midpoint of the season, the Brooklyn Cyclones 29-12 record is highlighted by the fact they are 13-5 in one run ballgames and 5-1 in two run ball games. More...

Belle Harbor’s Duggan Named All-State Player

Belle Harbor resident Dawn Duggan was named a 2003 All-State softball pitcher by the New York State Sportswriters Association. She was 1 of 2 softball players from the New York City Public School Athletic League to be so honored. More...

McKenna Breaks Baseball Barrier, Earns Honors

This season in the Jamaica Bay Little league, Megan McKenna broke the gender barrier this year being the only girl to play in the all-boys baseball league. More...

Hateful Assault In Breezy Point

Woman

The attorney for a Breezy Point woman accused of spouting racial insults and assaulting a young Hispanic girl said his client is the one who was attacked. More...

3 Beaches Closed August Fifth For Fireworks

Three of Rockaway More...

Both Precincts To Celebrate NNOAC August 5

Next Tuesday, August 5, the Community Councils of both the 100 and 101 precincts will simultaneously celebrate National Night Out Against Crime (NNOAC). More...

Rockaway Little League Celebrates Great 50th Season

The players in the T-Ball had a great season and everyone improved.  The players in this division are 4 and 5 years old.  Each player received a uniform at the start of the season and also received a T-shirt and trophy at season More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

You can be part of an international hunt for rubber ducks. Seems that a flock of rubber ducks, turtles, frogs and beavers were swept off a cargo ship during a storm in the Pacific Ocean in 1992. More...

Boyle-ing Points by Kevin Boyle

Big Brother On The Beach

So much for the effectiveness of the Take Back the Beach rally. The nonsense continues unabated. More...

Broad Channel Bits

I hope everyone is enjoying the summer. Along with the hot days we have been fortunate to have really beautiful breezy days too. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Many Positives In A Rockaway Summer

The focus in these pages recently has been on the fight over beach and boardwalk access rules, the spate of shooting in the east end, the "hard news" stories that are the bread and butter of every newspaper. More...

Editorial Comment by Robert Sarnoff

The Marked Brothers now appearing in: More...

Obits

Obituaries

Patrick Joseph Griffin
O.R. Technician

Patrick Joseph Griffin, a 50 year resident of the Rockaways and Five Towns area, passed away on July 3. He was 65. More...


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