January 21, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Tsunami Relief Money Missing From Beach Channel High School

Principal David Morris and a few of his staff members at Beach Channel High School will soon be disciplined for their failure to report the theft of money collected by teachers and students for tsunami relief, a spokesperson for the Department of Edu More...

Community

T&M Auto Parts “Treating People Like People”

T & M Auto Parts, where the Gallub Family has been serving the Rockaway community for 33 years, is now located at 75-05 Beach Channel Drive (there is another store, Rosedale Auto Parts, at 147-36 Brookvale Boulevard in Rosedale More...

Beachcomber

Even though the mayoral elections is still ten months away, Congressman Anthony Weiner is in full flight in his campaign to take the job away from Mayor Mike Bloomberg and keep it away from his Democratic opposition. More...

Adult Care Workers Hold Candlelight Vigil For Contract

Workers and members of Union 1199 at West Lawrence Care Center on Seagirt Boulevard and 14 Street held a candlelight vigil in the early evening of January 10 to bring attention the fact that several members of the union are having a problem getting a More...

Editorial/Opinion

Is A Needle Exchange Right For Far Rockaway?

There is no doubt that HIV-Aids is a critical and growing problem in the Far Rockaway community. Too many of our residents are dying of the illness and infecting others before they do. More...

Editorial Comment

by Robert Sarnoff

BRRRRRRRR.... More...

Letters

Letters

Praises New Restaurant Dear Editor; I would like to share with my friends and neighbors the wonderful experience we had at Rockaway More...

Green Buses Roll, But Agreement Still Needs Union Ratification

Thousands of mass-transit commuters in Rockaway and Broad Channel got good news Wednesday evening when the Bloomberg administration and the Amalgamated Transit Union announced a tentative settlement in the 10-day private bus strike. More...

Grenade Scare Causes Terror On Snowy Night

A hand grenade found sitting in an empty paper cup in the lobby of a Rockaway high-rise building caused a partial evacuation of the building on Wednesday night as dozens of tenants who could not get into their apartments sat in their running cars on More...

Police Lose HammelsWarrant Bid

A crime scene investigation into a pre-dawn shooting in Arverne that left two apartment doors riddled with bullet holes came to an early end last Friday when police were denied a search warrant. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

This past week we saw the first snowfall of the season More...

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance

The object of a 25-year controversy in the world of public art is about to be given life. As with most public art, any controversy connected with it is not simply aesthetic, but practical as well. Such has been the history of More...

From the Editor’s Desk

There are many who have taken the reelection of President George as a mandate to make America into a Christian fundamentalist nation. More...

Sports

Whitehead, Rey Receive PSAL Football Honors

Far Rockaway More...

Tigers Fall At King Tournament: Dolphins Fight Back

The Eighth Annual Monsignor King Girls High School Tournament in Brooklyn last weekend was the only women More...

Brien’s Field Goal Miscues End Jets Season

Ouch! This one will sting awhile for Gang Green and their fans. Two chances in the last five minutes of regulation to win the game outright and two missed opportunities. K Doug Brien More...

Obits

Obituaries

Joshua Ashley Student Joshua Ashley, a Rockaway resident for 10 years, died on January 4. He was 22. More...


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