October 17, 2003 RSS feed / Front Page

Three Dead In Escalating Local Violence

Captain Walter Salowski, who took over the 101 Precinct from Deputy Inspector Kenneth Lindahl last week, must feel like a professional coach who takes over a team and then sees that team go into a losing streak. More...

Religious Group Saddened By Guest’s Death

At a meeting of the Rockaway Voice of the Faithful (VOTF), earlier this year, Jim Kelly described the "professional pedophile," who was also his childhood priest. More...

Rockaway Park Homeowners To Meet

The Rockaway Park Homeowners and Residents will hold its next regular meeting at the Beach Club (Beach 116 Street and the boardwalk) on Wednesday, October 22, at 7:30 p.m. On the agenda for the meeting is "problem housing in Rock More...

Community

ACT Test Registration Ends November 7

College-bound high school students who want to take the American College Test (ACT) for college admissions have two chances to register before the December 13 national date. More...

Colliding Vehicles Land At Duane Reade

A left turn signal would have prevented a crash at the Duane Reade intersection, according to the driver that was hospitalized after the Monday morning accident. More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

October is National Physical Therapy month! I know most of you have this marked on your calendar and are planning fun activities to help celebrate. More...

Sports

Coast Looks For Local Players

Coast-to-Coast Athletics is recruiting New York youth baseball players (ages 11-12, 13-15, 16-18) to represent the USA in international competition in Puerto Rico and Australia. More...

BCAC Football Schedule

The Broad Channel Athletic Club 2003 football schedule: Sat. Oct. 18- Midgets vs. Brentwood 6:00pm, Sat. Oct. 25- Ponies Vs. Seaford 7:00pm, Sun. Nov. 2 Pee Wees Vs. Valley Stream 12:00pm, Sun. Nov. 9- Midgets Vs. West Babylon 11:00, Ponies Vs. More...

Hornets B-Ball Clinic

The Lady Hornets Girls Basketball Team will be hosting free basketball clinics for girls ages 8 thru 13 every Friday night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Sethlow Junior High School, 99 Avenue P between West 11 and West 12 Street in Brooklyn. More...

Future of Rockaway’s Bus Service in Doubt

The Green Line Bus and Triboro Bus, both fixtures in Rockaway for the last 60 years, may be forced to end their routes on January 1. The future of the seven private companies that operate in New York City is in jeopardy. More...

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With just two weeks until Halloween, spooky-ooky decorations adorn many houses, just like this one on Beach 117 Street between Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Newport Avenue. More...

Cell Antenna Engineers Eye Broad Channel

The battle against cell antennas could be coming to a neighborhood near you, even though the federal government suggests there More...

Sanders To Host Emergency BCHS Meeting Next Week

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Broad Channel Bits

Did you notice that a lot of things are coming up Halloween these days? Television commercials for snacks and other things show "trick or treaters. More...

Chatting with Chapey

Cuomo Began AP Italian Courses

During the month of October we have the opportunity to celebrate Italian Heritage and Culture month.  Numerous cultural, literary, historic and educational events are planned to observe and appreciate the contributions of the Italians. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Like Doppler Radar, Cell Phone Towers Are Welcome

When the Federal Aviation Agency first announced that a Terminal Doppler Weather Radar was to be placed in Floyd Bennett Field, right across the bay from Belle Harbor and Neponsit, many local activists and self-proclaimed experts argued that the fede More...


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