September 26, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Unidentified Body Found In Edgemere Surf

A female Roy Reuther Houses resident taking a walk on the beach at Beach 19 Street last Saturday morning came upon a grisly discovery More...

Do You Know These Men?

Police in the 100 Precinct are asking for the community More...

Newborn Bus Service Has ‘Hiccups’

The future of the new private commuter bus service to Manhattan is uncertain as low ridership, personnel and mechanical problems have made the first three weeks difficult for straphangers and unprofitable for the service provider. More...

Community

BCHS Welcomes New Principal

On Tuesday, September 16, Beach Channel High School Students turned out in record numbers to meet their new principal, Ms. Barbara Pleener. More...

MetroCard Balance Protection Begins October 1

Unused value on lost or stolen 30-day MetroCard Passes, purchased at MetroCard Vending Machines or MetroCard Express Machines with either a debit or credit card, will be refunded under a MetroCard balance Protection Program announced by MTA Chairman More...

Beach, Bay Cleanup In Wake of Isabel

Hundreds of volunteers cleaned and documented marine debris at beaches around Jamaica Bay and the Rockaway peninsula as part of the New York State Beach Cleanup last weekend. More...

Editorial/Opinion

587 Memorial Is A Question of Two Competing Rights

The controversial press conference that was held recently by the families of those who died on the aircraft when American Airlines Flight 587 crashed onto Belle Harbor streets has raised once again the question of a permanent memorial at the crash si More...

Editorial Comment by Robert Sarnoff

Boulevard Of Broken Axles More...

School Officials Mum On BCHS ‘Riot’

Billiard Ball In Sock Used As Weapon

The city More...

Chamber Seeks Information On Locals Lost 9/11

The Rockaway Chamber of Commerce, the prime sponsor of the Tribute Park that will open in late October at Beach Channel Drive and Beach 116 Street, is seeking information on a number of people who appear on the list of those who were lost on Septembe More...

Raising The Flag For A Fallen Firefighter

Firefighters from Ladder 121 raise the American flag to begin the street renaming ceremony for fallen Firefighter Stephen Russell, who died on September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center. More...

Two Arrested in Rockaway Beach Drug Bust

A husband and wife team who allegedly were selling drugs out of their Shore Front Parkway apartment were arrested on September 19 for criminal possession of controlled substances and for criminal possession of marijuana. More...

New LIRR Timetables On September 27

New MTA Long Island railroad timetables go into effect starting September 27. The new schedules reflect changes necessary to accommodate track work programs on a number of branches. More...

Forty Years Of Ministry Celebrated

Beth-El Temple Church of God in Christ, where the pastor is Rev. Eloise Jones, has been celebrating 40 years of ministry this past week. The celebration will conclude on Sunday, September 28 at 5 p.m. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Few Rockaway residents who go to the new Gateway Mall in Brooklyn know that the exit they use to get to the mall from the Belt Parkway is named after a Brooklyn Dodger baseball player More...

Boyle-ing Points by Kevin Boyle

The Weight Of Education

Those moving companies you see lining up at schools are just there to help kids carry their book bags home. Some parents, always driving the newest vehicles More...

Broad Channel Bits

Although some people seem to enjoy snow and the cold weather, I do not know anyone who loves hot weather. Is there a soul who longs for the dog days of August? More...

Sports

The Rock Gets Revenge On Adams, BC Wins

For a game that was circled on Far Rockaway More...

Monahan Softball Tournament A Success

The 8th annual John J. Monahan Softball Tournament was held this past Saturday in Broad Channel. The tournament was a success, raising $3300.00 for the BCAC, which is great with Hurricane lurking upon us; we were worried that we wouldn More...

What’s Happening This

Weekend in Rockaway
Daly Memorial Walk/Run

The fifth annual Rita Daly Memorial 5K (3.1 miles) Walk/Run along with peewee races will take place on Saturday, September 27, 2003 at the boardwalk at Beach 84 Street. More...


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