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PHC Joins With 'UpTo Date' System

The Medical Board of Peninsula Hospital Center has acknowledged the donation of 10 computer workstations with hospital-wide access to "UpToDate", the most comprehensive evidence-based clinical information resource available to physicians on the inter More...

Community

Blood Donors Needed For The Summer

In preparation for the difficult summer months ahead, New York Blood Center (NYBC) is urging all those eligible to donate life-saving blood or platelets, or to schedule a blood drive at their workplace, church, synagogue, school or local community or More...

Crashes Claim Three From Far Rockaway

Two recent car accidents - one on Rockaway Boulevard, the other in Tennessee - have claimed the lives of three Far Rockaway residents, according to published reports. More...

Conservative Seeking Candidates For Nov. Election

Queens County Conservative Party leaders continue to interview potential candidates for public office in the November 2006 election. More...

Sports

Senior/Faculty B-Ball Game At St. Edmund's

St. Edmund Prep High School recently held their annual Senior/Faculty Basketball Game, held in the school's gymnasium. The game was organized by the school's athletic director, Danny Wiatre. More...

With Backs Against Wall, Devils Look For Answers

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - It's rather ironic the Devils are getting a taste of their own medicine. After sweeping the Rangers out of the playoffs, New Jersey is on the verge of being swept. More...

Smith Urges Mets To Honor Robinson In New Stadium

State Senator Malcolm A. Smith (D-Queens) called on the New York Mets lto name their new stadium in honor of legend Jackie Robinson. More...

Letters

Letters

A Rockaway Local Needed To Represent Us Dear Editor,

For many, many decades, we have not had a Rockaway resident as our City Councilman representing the west end, and all we get is ignored and stepped on. More...

St. Virgilius School Will Close, Diocese Says

Parents' Association Vows To Keep Fighting

The Brooklyn Diocese said Tuesday that the St. Virgilius Parish School in Broad Channel will be permanently closed next month and strongly recommended that students enroll at St. Camillus in Rockaway Beach for the next school year. More...

Workers Strike At Surfside Apartments

Charge New Owners With Failure To Sign Union Contract

Chanting, "Give us a contract," and blowing whistles, hundreds of union members from throughout the peninsula swarmed through the Surfside housing complex in Rockaway Park on Tuesday afternoon, showing their support for a strike by porters, maintenan More...

Columnists

Chatting with Chapey

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

Broad Channel Bits

To all the special women who are mothers, grandmothers, great grandmothers or just-like-a-mother to someone: Have a wonderful and beautiful Mother's Day; may the day be all that you wish it to be! More...

Dorothy Dunne

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

Obits

Walter Akins Worked In Real Estate

Walter Akins, a Rockaway resident for 10 years, died April 20. He was 71. More...


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