April 16, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Murder Victim’s Memorial Trashed, Burned

The crime scene memorial to Tommy Johnson, the promising 17-year-old student and athlete from Far Rockaway who was shot and killed in 2001, was torn apart and set on fire last week. More...

Guilty Plea In Murder, Sex Mutilation Plots

The Belle Harbor man charged with conspiring to sexually mutilate one man and murder a prison snitch pled guilty to the separate charges this week, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown. More...

Community

The RDRC Community Update

The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC), held the first in its More...

Size Places – Latest RAA Exhibit A Success

The Rockaway Artists Alliance is presently completing its latest exhibit at Fort Tilden. Entitled More...

PHC Pediatrics Unit Celebrates Easter

Stuffed animal rabbits, dolls, candy, books, crayons, pink, green, blue and yellow netting, ribbons, and of course baskets More...

Chamber Exec Has BID Plans For Rockaway

Can you imagine a Times Square-like turnaround for the business areas in Rockaway? Well, the new executive director of the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce says she can. More...

Signs Go Up, Raising Temperatures of Many Rockaway Residents

Department of Transportation installer puts up More...

Bravest And Finest To Be Honored By Chamber

Representatives from the Mayor More...

Don’t Buy A Swipe, It’s Illegal

New York City Transit has launched a new public education campaign to remind subways riders not to purchase rides or "swipes" from criminals who vandalize MetroCard vending machines, and then offer one-dollar MetroCard swipes to unsuspectin More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The sneak attack by the Department of Transportation (DOT) on the west end at 7:30 a.m. More...

Looking Backward

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MovieScope By Robert Snyder

In "Taking Lives," Tomb Raider Angelina Jolie enters into serial killer territory once investigated by Jodie Foster in the terrifying "The Silence of the Lambs. More...

Sports

Ravens Scores Touchdown In Awards Ceremony

Imagine, believe and achieve. That was the opening of the Rockaway Ravens Awards Ceremony that was recently held to honor the players for their successful 2003 season. More...

Far Rockaway’s Banjo Slashes To Professional Hoops

On January 3, 2004, the Quinnipiac Bobcats played their first basketball game ever at Madison Square Garden. Though Quinnipiac eventually lost to St. More...

Sorrentino Pacers Win 3 On 3 Championship

The Pacers won the 3 on 3 finals held at Sorrentino Recreation Center on March 24, 2004 in the 13-15 year old division. Team members included: Malcolm Bell, Marcus Walker, Donny Bellmon, Wally Souderain, and Daniel Samuels, pictured with Stan Brown. More...


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