February 11, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Historic Guns’ At Fort Tilden February 19

The National Park Service has announced that Gateway National Recreation Area will present a program on the history of harbor defense in the Rockaways entitled the More...

Weiner Urges Diocese To Reconsider Closings

Representative Anthony has urged the Diocese of Brooklyn to reconsider its massive push to close Catholic schools, including St. Virgilius School in Broad Channel. More...

Community

City To Study Rockaway Neighborhoods

Year-Long Process May Not Stop

The Queens director of the Office of City Planning came to Community Board 14 on Tuesday night and his message was one of hope for a Far Rockaway community that wants to build larger houses and a message of despair for another community that sees its More...

Breezy Point Youngsters Help Seal

Pat Egan and his cousin Mellina Chin recently helped a baby harp seal return to the water off Breezy Point. Photo by Stephen Chin. More...

BB Sharpshooters Blow Out Car Windows

Two young men using a BB gun to shoot out car windows on Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway precipitated a large police response Monday morning, when a More...

Letters

Keep Cop Killer Where He Belongs: In Prison

On the night of April 10, 1980, nearly 25 years ago, five men robbed and pistol-whipped the customers of a social club in Arverne. The robbery was called to police and a number of units from the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway gave chase. More...

Editorial Comment

by Robert Sarnoff

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Letters

Not Going To Work

Dear Editor; Smaller schools mean smaller classes hence better education. More...

Rockaway Park Express Returns

Express A trains will return to the Rockaway Park line next week More...

St. Virgilius School To Close

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Taking The February Plunge

Hundreds of hardy plungers took to the surf last Saturday in the annual Plunge For Cystic Fibrosis. The weather was warm, but the water was cold as the local residents took to the ocean for a very quick dip. For more pictures, see page 18. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Despite this past week More...

From the Editor’s Desk

The stories in recent newspapers in the wake of the elections in Iraq in the last days of January and first days of February were all upbeat. More...

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance Photography As Children

Gallery highlights: Black and Light on Silver, a black and white photography exhibition is on view February 12 through April 3 at More...

Sports

RSA/PAL Flag Football League Thank Young Champions

The New England Patriots were not the only champions this past week. More...

PSAL City Basketball Playoffs Take Flight

The PSAL citywide basketball playoffs that begin this week are one of the most exciting times for basketball fans. The intensity and stakes get higher. For some teams in the playoffs, the goal could be to win a game or two. More...

Nailbiting Excitement At In The House Tournament

On Friday, February 4, the Sorrentino Recreational Center/P.A.L continued their exciting first annual 2005 More...

Obits

Elinor M. Hodder

Paralegal

Elinor M. Hodder, a Rockaway resident for nearly 40 years, died on February 5. More...


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