July 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Bay Researcher Finds Marsh Killer

A Long Island-based researcher says he may have found the smoking gun in the investigation into the rapid decline of marshes in Jamaica Bay. More...

Community

Gateway Auto Racing Plan Hits Red Flag

Official says Racing 'Not Appropriate' For National Park

In racing circles, a yellow flag warns drivers of danger ahead and orders them to slow down and stay in line. A red flag orders them to stop where they are. No movement is allowed once the red flag comes out. More...

Does the DEP Plant Have A Hurricane Plan?

What's the plan for the Rockaway Water Pollution Control Plant in the event of a hurricane? That's what community board and Councilman Joseph Addabbo Jr. want to know. More...

Senator Smith Proposes Health Insurance For All Kids

There is no excuse why any of the 500,000 uninsured children in New York should be without proper health care. Senator Malcolm A. Smith knows this, and is pushing to make health insurance a reality for all kids. More...

Sports

Gabriel, Teel Head In Different Directions

With the breakneck pace of games and travel for the 150 or so high school basketball athletes invited to the Reebok ABCD Camp in Teaneck, New Jersey last week, it sometimes seems it could be hard for them to catch their breath. More...

Cyclones Holden Aims To Reclaim Hitting Star Form

The hitting slump that has tortured Brooklyn Cyclones and Wantagh Long Island native Joe Holden has plagued the slugger for weeks. More...

Shamrock Football Signup

The Broad Channel Athletic Club will be holding registration for the fall football season this Sunday. More...

Letters

Letters

Open Letter To Dayton Beach Park Shareholders More...

RB Downzone Debate Rages On

For the second time in almost three months, residents came together to hear a proposal to downzone Rockaway Beach. With a larger crowd than before, consultant Paul Graziano explained his proposal for rezoning the area. More...

Cops Catch Graffiti Artist In the Act

Police caught an alleged graffiti artist in the act Tuesday as he was using a permanent marker to scrawl a message to other boneheads on a mural on Shore Front Parkway. More...

Columnists

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Mary Ventura, 20, of Flatbush, Brooklyn, will spend from six years to 20 years in jail for pushing a Breezy Point woman in front of an oncoming subway train. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Summer Brings So Many Special Things

Summer brings so many special things into our world with things that can't be done comfortably at other times of the year. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Is It Flip Or Flip Flop Tax

The Flip Tax cannot be brought up at the August 1 annual Breezy Point Shareholders meeting because the date is past due for the mailing of the notification and information. Is the Flip Tax going to flop? Well, seems like it for this meeting, anyway. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions In Deplorable Condition, Boardwalk Needs Quick Fix

Walk the world-renowned boardwalk. It's the longest boardwalk in the world, some say, more than six miles of pure walking pleasure. Or not! Actually, our boardwalk, for most of its length, is in need of immediate repair. More...

Editorial Comment

...And The Rockets' Red Glare...

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From The Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me, But (Rockaway Edition)

Nobody asked me, but... I was intrigued by the notion that police can't come into your home without a warrant but Department of Education attendance teachers can coerce their way in to check whether a kid actually lives there or not. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Timothy R. Curran Real Estate Investor

Timothy R. Curran, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died July 9. He was 32. More...


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