July 16, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Sirota Sentenced To Anger Management In Baxter Harassment Case

Local attorney Howard Sirota was sentenced on Wednesday to 12 weeks in an anger management program as a result of assault and harassment charges that were brought by activist and Independence Party leader John Baxter more than 2 years ago. More...

Fatal Motorcycle Accident Under Investigation

Nassau County homicide detectives are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that happened in Inwood last week. The victim and the motorist who he struck are both from Far Rockaway. More...

Abandoned House Is Pigeon Palace

The New York City Department of Buildings is scheduled to meet next week with the owner of an abandoned house, which has become home to hundreds of pigeons, in Rockaway Park. More...

Community

Assembly Designates 9/11 As ‘Remembrance Day’

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer has announced that, before recessing, the Assembly passed legislation she sponsored designating September 11th as "September 11th Remembrance Day," a day of commemoration to honor the victims of our nation More...

NCYC To Host 17th Annual Fishing Tournament

Save the date and buy your bait More...

Boardwalk Protest Draws 350 To Beach 116 Street

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Sports

Cyclones’ Watts Hits The Ball And Sign

Cyclones outfielder Derran Watts was chatting with teammate Dante Brinkley before the bottom of the 9th inning in a 2-2 game last Sunday against Staten Island. More...

O’ Connell Is One StepAway From Olympics

Former Rockaway Resident Denise (Dee) O More...

Stan Pepper Steppers Capture ADDL Crown

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Guyanese Festival Shuts Down Riis Park

Access to Jacob Riis Park was cut off last Sunday evening when a record number of visitors, the vast majority attending a Guyanese festival, overwhelmed local roads, the parking lot and parks staff. More...

Plant Snippers Caught In The Act

Two men were arrested in Rockaway Park this week when residents spied them snipping hydrangeas on private property and loading the flowers into a nearby van, police said. More...

Skate Park On Horizon, Trouble Too?

The Rockaway Skate Park between Beach 91 and 92 Streets on Shore Front Parkway is tentatively scheduled to open at the end of the month. More...

Most Local AA 587 Cases End In Negotiated Settlement

After nine months of negotiations being monitored by Federal Justice Harold Sweet, at least three of the five families of local victims of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into Belle Harbor in November of 2001 have settled their lawsuits wit More...

Columnists

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Broad Channel Bits

After all the rain this past week, the green plants in some yards are so high they tower over the tallest folks. Of course, wonderfully sunny days with beautiful blue skies and puffy white clouds are the most in evidence of summer weather. More...

Dorothy Dunne

News Events/Travel Editor/Host

It was a blast of a birthday party for America in spite of the chaos and turmoil and terrorist theftsr. We showed the world we still have great spirit and pride in our beloved land. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Whatever Happened To AA 587?

The summer is moving quickly and it will soon be November and the third anniversary of the tragic crash of American Airlines Flight 587 into Belle Harbor streets. More...

Editorial Comment by Robert Sarnoff

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