February 27, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire Ravages Beach 68 Street Home

A fast moving fire devastated the two-story home at 68-07 Beach Channel Drive on Tuesday. More than 60 firefighters and other emergency workers responded after the alarm was called via pull-box. More...

DOE Mum On Fate Of Beach 115 Street Suspension Program

Last Monday, when public schools went back into session at the end of the winter recess, was supposed to be a red-letter day for Rockaway More...

Community

Addabbo FHC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony At 6200 BCD

Politicians, local activists and those involved with the health center throw the first shovel full of dirt at the site of the new facility. More...

Addabbo Sponsors Health Care Bill

Legislation sponsored by Council man Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., Chairman of the Council More...

Bethel AME Church Celebrates The Legacy

The missionary Society of the Bethel AME Church, located at 215 Beach 77 Street, will present a program celebrating the "Legacy of the African" on February 29 at 3 p.m. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Always A Cop Around When You Really Need One

Rockaway residents, particularly those on the west end, often complain about the police officers that serve the community. The police are more concerned with giving out tickets to residents than they are in fighting crime, they say. More...

Editorial Comment

Not So Fast... More...

Cops Seek Rape Suspect

Police need your help to find the man who they say raped a 12-year-old girl in Far Rockaway last Friday morning. More...

‘No Parking’ For St. Pat’s Parade

Police from the 100 Precinct in Rock away Park have announced special "No Park ing" regulations for Saturday, March 6 in order to facilitate the Queens County St. Patrick More...

American Airlines Dumps On Rockaway One More Time

An American Airlines Boeing 777 making its way back to John F. Kennedy Airport with one engine flamed out, dumped aviation fuel as it passed low over the Rockaway peninsula on Sunday afternoon. More...

Woman Sexually Assaulted At Shore Front Parkway

An unidentified 39-year-old wo m an was sexually assaulted on Mon day as she put her laundry into a dryer at 8100 Shore Front Parkway. More...

Pols Charge Duane Reade With Charging Minorities More

A coalition of politicians and union members joined together on Thursday to denounce the giant drug retailer, Duane Reade, for targeting low-income, mostly-minority areas with higher drug prices. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Many residents on the west end reported a strong smell of gasoline in the air last Sunday afternoon. An American Airlines plane that had recently departed from JFK lost an engine over the Atlantic and was attempting to return to the airport. More...

Boyle-ing Points by Kevin Boyle

With A Cherry On Top

What do you call the round red lights that go with a siren? A siren makes the noise but the light by itself? I think that More...

Broad Channel Bits

The weather has been fairly agreeable of late, leaving a lot of people pleased and surprised. As a result there has been little to complain about weather-wise. More...

Sports

Sports Stars Shine For Black History Month

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Dolphins Crush Renaissance To Advance

The Beach Channel High School Lady Dolphins will need to change their game plan if they want to keep their fans in their seats until the end of the game. More...

Posey Fights To Claim Championship Dreams

On December 11, 2003, Rohnique Posey entered the boxing ring at Club Fantasia in Astoria to fight for only the second time in 18 months. More...


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