August 8, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Local Reaction Mixed to Arverne By the Sea Vote

Community Board 14 tackled the development plan for the central and eastern portions of the massive Arverne By The Sea project last week, approving it and sending it on to city government for final approval. More...

Teen Charged With Attempted Murder

A Far Rockaway teenager, accused of shooting the man he was trying to rob, now faces a string of charges including second degree attempted murder, according to the district attorney's office. More...

Community

Church Of Christ HostsFar Rockaway Health Fair

The Church of Christ in Far Rockaway recently hosted a health fair on its grounds. The focus of the fair was keeping residents health, but there were many activities for children as well. More...

Exchanged Wedding Vows

Virginia Roberts and Cristian Dobles ex More...

FEMA: Buy Flood Insurance

Both Rockaway and Broad Channel are surrounded by water and therefore prone to the kind of flooding that wipes out homes and causes lots of monetary damage. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Time To Think About A Memorial For Flight 587

In a few short months it will be two years since American Airlines Flight 587 augured into Beach 130 Street and Newport Avenue in Belle Harbor, killing all 260 people on the plane as well as five Rockaway residents on the ground. More...

Tribute Stars To Shine In New Bayfront Park

Monument To All Firefighters Who Died on 9/11 Added To Plan

In collaboration with the Uniformed Firefighters Association and the Uniformed Fire Officers Associaion, the Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways has announced the inclusion of a separate installation in the new Tribute Park that will pay tribute to More...

Brown, Sanders In District 31 Ballot Battle

Challenger Pickets Incumbent's Home In Dispute

In the 2001 election in the 31 Councilmanic District, James Sanders, Jr., the Democratic Party candidate, beat Republican Everly Brown by more than 14,000 votes, polling 86 percent of the ballots cast. More...

Weiner: Queens Needs Beetle Money

Congressman Anthony Weiner, who represents most of the west end of Rockaway has joined Congressman Joseph Crowley in urging the Office of Management and Budget to release $46 million for Queens and other boroughs to fight infestation by the Asian Lon More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Mayor Mike Bloomberg visited the memorial to those who died on American Airline More...

Broad Channel Bits

The summer is really flying past us at an amazing rate of speed! (I More...

Chatting with Chapey

Dr. Geraldine Chapey More...

Sports

Tradition Returns In Graybeards Run

Friday, July 25 marked the return of a great tradition as the Graybeards conducted their first annual Rockaway Family Run. It was a beautiful night with over 400 runners, while more than 700 enjoyed the post race festivities at the St. More...

Far Rock Kids Discover America’s Oldest Sport

Lined up at mid-field, red against yellow, were children from Far Rockaway ages 7 through 12 dressed head toe in lacrosse equipment, as they awaited the first face-off of the first game of lacrosse ever played by kids this young in New York City. More...

Regular Season Ends–Playoffs Scheduled For Saturday

It rained it poured, but when it came down for time for volleyball, God looked down on Rockaway Beach, and there was light. If you are reading this it must be playoff time. Don More...


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