March 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Skateboarders,Addabbo Open Skate Park Early

Local skateboarders, City Councilman Joseph Addabbo Jr. and Department of Parks and Recreation staff reopened the Rockaway Skate Park last weekend - about a month ahead of schedule. More...

Community

installed new school crossing traffic at a number of More...

DA 'Says No To Violence' At Rockaway Schools

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown and many of his assistants and staff members toured eight New York City public schools in Far Rockaway, Queens, this week in celebration of the community%27s annual "Say No to Violence" week. More...

Smith Probed In 'Scalding Coffee' Throw

State Senator Ada Smith, is literally in hot water for the second time in two years as a criminal investigation has been launched into an aide%27s allegation that the Senator, who represents Broad Channel, threw a cup of scalding hot coffee at her, o More...

Editorial/Opinion

Think 'Out Of The Box' When Hiring Lifeguards

Exactly one year ago, thanks to City Councilman Joseph Addabbo and Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, Rockaway got its first-ever "Surfing Only Beach," a place where surfers could go to ply their avocation without worrying about lifeguards and silly beach More...

Editorial Comment

by Robert Sarnoff

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It's My Turn

Regional Counsel, NY Region Allstate Insurance Company More...

Letters

Letters

Missing Street Signs Need To Be Replaced The following letter was sent to supervisors of the Department of Transportation in Queens. More...

Two-Alarm Fire Devastates Beach 15 Street Home

A fast-moving fire that brought firefighters from many parts of the peninsula, wiped out a private two-family home at 299 and 301 Beach 15 Street in Far Rockaway on Thursday evening, March 16. More...

Claddagh INN Crumbles; Find Out 'Y'

The Claddagh INN - once a busy soup kitchen that served the community during dark times, more recently one of Rockaway%27s biggest eyesores - began to crumble under the teeth of a backhoe Tuesday as demolition commenced, making way for a YMCA. More...

Columnists

Chatting with Chapey

by Dr. Geraldine M. Chapey, Democratic District Leader More...

Dorothy Dunne

News Events/Travel Editor/Host + WNYX - TV Morning News More...

From The Artists Studio

The Women

Many thanks to Dr. Nancy Gahles for her enlightened and stimulating lecture, More...

Sports

Bonds Can't Hide From Steroid Denial Anymore

The only way out now for Barry Bonds would be to die young, and even that might not do it. Bonds will not only linger like Pete Rose, some sort of illegitimate public boil, but will continue to play baseball. More...

New York Hockey Report: The Return of a Hero

NEW YORK - The crowd was of course pulling for a Rangers%27 victory. After all, with a tight divisional race, the match against the Boston Bruins was a must win for coach Tom Renney%27s team. More...

Sorrentino Announces Little League Baseball

The Sorrentino Recreational Center have announced they will start registration today for the Health Plus/ P.A.L./City of N.Y./ Parks and Recreation Little League Baseball season, which will start in June. More...

Obits

Angelina Cordero Homemaker

Angelina Cordero, a Far Rockaway resident for more than 50 years, died March 19. She was 97. More...


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