December 17, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

Rodman Receives Award

Three Rockaway teenagers are learning the hard way that guns are not toys after one of them accidentally shot himself in the leg while playing with a loaded handgun last Thursday evening. More...

Community

Borough President Addresses Tough Issues During Rockaway Appearance

It was standing room only as Queens Borough President Helen Marshall spoke at the Good Government Regular Democratic Club on December 2. During Marshall More...

Meeks To Deliver Toys To Needy

Congressman Gregory W. Meeks will deliver over 2,000 toys for children between the ages of birth through 12 years between now and Christmas, according to a statement by spokesperson Candice Sandy. More...

Weiner Says No To Queens Wal-Mart Store

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Sports

Pittsburgh Stifles Jets: Giants’ Season Fades Away

It was not a good weekend for either of the New York teams, though wins by one or both would have been classified as upsets. More...

Fontbonne Hall Captures Brooklyn Trophy

Fontbonne Hall Academy congratulates the Tennis Team that won the Brooklyn Championship, under the guidance of coach Tim Shea. More...

Fisheads Xmas Party

The annual Rugby Christmas Party will held at the Clubhouse on Beach 113 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Sunday, December 19 at 12 p.m. Santa OOch arrives at 1 p.m. More...

Shots Fired In Far Rockaway Sibling Battle

Fight With Brother

A Far Rockaway woman whose trigger-happy brother was arrested after he shot up her car and bedroom door Monday night says she is moving out in January and is looking forward to her brother More...

Let Russell Carroll Die In Prison, Family Says

Officer

The niece of a police officer killed in Far Rockaway nearly 25 years ago has started a petition to keep the last of five men convicted of the murder behind bars until he dies More...

Teen Learns Painful Lesson In Gun Safety, Law

Lashawn Francis (left), 16, waits for Emergency Medical Technicians to load him into a waiting ambulance after he accidentally shot himself in the leg. More...

Columnists

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Beachcomber

Steve Stathis, the president of the Graybeards service organization, and his two sons will soon open a surf and skate shop on Beach 92 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance

Gallery Happenings: Sunday, December 19 from 1-3 p.m. in sTudio 6 Gallery at the Rockaway Center for the Arts, Fort Tilden. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Perhaps The End Of The Rockaway Ferry Tale

Thanks to Congressman Anthony Weiner, Rockaway has a state-of-the art ferry terminal at Riis Landing. Weiner has also funded some seed money for a commuter ferry service from Rockaway to Manhattan, dependant on Mayor Bloomberg kicking in the city More...

Editorial Comment

“Happy Holidays” More...

Letters

Letters

Where Is Jesus? Dear Editor; Has anyone else noticed that the manger containing the Baby Jesus which has been part of the 116th Street Holiday display as long as I can remember is curiously absent this year? More...

Obits

Obituaries

Jason David Ian Alexander Jr. 11 Months Old Jason David Ian Alexander Jr., an infant whose family members are lifelong Hammels residents, died on December 9. Born on December 27, 2003 he was 11 months old. More...


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