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St. John's Pharm Techs Complete New Training

Six Pharmacy Department personnel at St. John's Episcopal Hospital recently received on-site training to upgrade their skills as pharmacy technicians. More...

Community

A-Train Riders Stranded On Sunday, Monday During Heat Wave

The A-train left lots of people stranded and sweaty last Sunday and Monday, when equipment problems flared up during the summer's first heat wave. More...

NYCHA Apartments Empty As Applicants Wait Years

Nearly one-fifth of the apartments at the Ocean Bay Houses in Rockaway are empty and awaiting renovation and have been for more than three years as the New York City Housing Authority (NYCH) goes through the process to update them, a report releases More...

Flag Raising On Beach 125 Street

Beach 125 Street residents raised its first American Flag on Flag Day, June 14, 2006. The newly installed flag pole, erected in the garden at the boardwalk, represents the unity and patriotism of the residents from bay to beach on 125 Street. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions

What Has The DOT Wrought On SFP?

Look at Shore Front Parkway, a formerly beautiful four-lane beachfront road that has been redesigned by the Department of Transportation into a community nightmare and you can have only one thought - "Put it back the way it was." What's the problem? More...

Editorial Comment

If you're happy and you know it clap your hands... More...

Meeks' Message From Capitol Hill

While we were celebrating the Fourth of July with picnics and fireworks, North Korea was lighting up the sky over the Sea of Japan with its own rockets' red glare - testing seven missiles. More...

Letters

Letters

Who Did It? Dear Editor,

Who makes these decisions, anyway? Who at the 100 Precinct decided not to send a patrol car to Shore Front parkway to make sure that the speed limit would be enforced? More...

Outrage Over 'Failed' Lifeguard Program

A new program that was supposed to prepare teens for jobs as city lifeguards was sabotaged by the Lifeguard Supervisors union and Parks Department staffers who make their own rules and don't want anyone meddling in their training operation, sources f More...

Brought Home In 10-Year-Old Homicide

A former Rockaway resident was arrested and brought back from upstate New York Tuesday to face charges in a homicide that took place a decade ago, according to police. More...

Vaca Completes Air Force Basic

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Maria G. Vaca has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Columnists

Health & Harmony

Let Nature Work It's Magic

The magic of nature is never more evident than in the summertime. The verdant greens, the lush tropical flowers, the clear blue skies all give us a sense of the magic of growth and development as plants mature and yield flowers and fruit. More...

The Brag Bag

Congratulations are in order to some recent college graduates who are already joining the workforce! Nikki Nies will be teaching 6th grade special education at Cavallo IS 281 in Brooklyn. More...

Beachcomber

Barry Sullivan, the new Superintendent for Gateway National Urban Recreation Area has turned down the proposal by actor Paul Newman and others to bring open-wheel auto racing to Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn. More...

Sports

Giambi's Resurrection Leads The Yankees' Resurgence

BRONX, NY - If you asked Jason Giambi a year ago where he would have to play, the answer would be a an unquestioned 'first base.' But with the emergence of young Yankees like Andy Phillips, the former American League Most Valuable Player has changed More...

Cyclones Hot Streak Turns Season Around

New York City has been cauight in the throes of an oppressive heatwave the past few weeks but the Brooklyn Cyclones have also been scorching on the diamond as well. More...

The Dog Days of Volleyball Summer Begin At Riis Park

The weather cooperated for a change and the RBVL enjoyed a lovely night filled with fine volleyball as the season heads into its stretch run. Afterwards a huge crowd crossed the bridge and spent a long night at the Bayview. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Mary N. Antonelle Salesperson

Mary N. Antonelle, a Rockaway resident for 41 years coming from Bushwick, Brooklyn died July 13. More...


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