June 25, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

PD, FD, Lifeguards Pull Two Teens

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DWI Firefighter Loses Car, License

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NYPIUA Extender Passes Legislature

Residents who received their annual insurance cancellation notices from New York Property Insurance Underwriting Association (NYPIUA) can breathe a short sigh of relief: the State Legislature has passed another one-year extension which is expected to More...

Rockapulco Summer Series

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Community

NYPD Aviation Unit In Jamaica Bay Drill

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BCAC Wants To Nail Illegal Field Dumper

Local Little Leaguer Matthew Gerricke stands near a pile of nail-ridden construction debris that was illegally dumped at the BCAC Memorial Field last week. More...

Beth-El Sisterhood Holds Treasure Chest Meeting

The Sisterhood of Temple Beth-El in Rockaway Park held a "Treasure Chest" meeting on June 15 honoring Judith Goodman, the outgoing president who had been with the organization for 16 years. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Letters

Get The Streets Right
Dear Editor;

This letter is to keep our community informed, as we continue our never ending journey toward our parking being restored on Rockaway Beach Blvd. from Beach 125 Street to Beach 130 Street. More...

Whose Beaches Are They, Anyway?

A wave of tickets on Rockaway beaches is threatening to ruin another summer for those who live in Rockaway or simply come down for the day to enjoy a day at the beach. More...

State Acts, City Lax On Surfing Issue

Just as the state took a step which many believed would allow the city to quickly establish "surfing only" and "fishing only" areas in Rockaway, a Department of Parks and Recreation honcho is saying "not so fast." More...

State Acts, City Lax On Surfing Issue

Just as the state took a step which many believed would allow the city to quickly establish "surfing only" and "fishing only" areas in Rockaway, a Department of Parks and Recreation honcho is saying "not so fast." More...

Turns Himself In After Shooting Lover In Neck

An Arverne man turned himself in to police in the Bronx four hours after he shot his girlfriend in the neck More...

FBI, Park Police Investigate Bird Sanctuary Find

The U.S. Park Police called in the FBI to investigate a strange discovery by park rangers in the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge on Tuesday. More...

Critical Lifeguard Shortage Closes Many Rockaway BeachesOnly 300 of Necessary 1,200 on Duty Now

A critical shortage of lifeguards that will reportedly continue into early July, has forced the closing of many Rockaway beaches and caused the ire of local residents to rise along with the temperature. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Congressman Gregory Meeks, who represents the east end of Rockaway in the House of Representatives, is pushing to change the law that requires that city housing residents who receive welfare assistance must do community service. More...

Chatting With Chapey

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Education is a driving force in the economy of our city and state. Therefore it is a hot topic in the media, on talk shows, in legislative sessions and at community meetings and forums. More...

Photo

The Sisters, left to right: Juliette Pannone, Kathy Valentine, Nicole Mangano, Peggy Page and Susan Hartenstein, tell their story. More...

Sports

Cyclones Win Again In Home Opener

The Brooklyn Cyclones More...

Fisheads Take Rugby Crown For Second Straight Year

The 28th edition of the Rockaway 7 More...

Amazon Woman Stalks Cubby At The RBVL

Another beautiful night for the RBVL League! Now if the sun would just position itself a different way, we would be able to see the ball. Before we start the soap opera known as the RBVL there is an important item to discuss. More...


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