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The Sex Offenders Who Call Rockaway Home

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Community

Coming State Hospital Report Stirs Speculation, Fear

Published Report Says SJEH In Hostile Takeover Of PHC, One To Close

The long-awaited report of a commission set up to downsize the state's health care system will be issued on Monday, November 27, setting off speculation amid published reports that one of the two major hospitals in Rockaway will either be closed or t More...

Judge Dismisses July 4, 2003 Beach Lawsuit Rules That Beach Is More Dangerous Venue Than Public Park

A lawsuit brought by a Belle Harbor man who was arrested by local police for having a cooler full of beer on the beach on July 4, 2003, was dismissed by Federal District Court Judge Carol Bagley Amon last week. More...

Land Use Meeting Set For 11/27

Community Board 14's Land Use Committee will hold a meeting to discuss proposals to build a yeshiva and accompanying building on Beach 9 Street in Far Rockaway; the eventual sale of a closed firehouse in Ocean Village; and the possible building of mo More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions

The Hospital Wars: Which Will Survive?

The reality Television show, "Survivor" is highly-successful as entertainment and many locals enjoy watching it each week. More...

Editorial Comment

Republican Thanksgiving "What A Turkey!" More...

From the Editor's Desk

Debating the Dreaded 'D-Word'

Congressman Charles Rangel, who represents Harlem, does not mince words. More...

Letters

Letters

Customer Not 'Taken To The Cleaners' Dear Editor, More...

Atlantic City Bus Trip Disaster

Driver Dead, Many Others Injured

What was supposed to be a night of gaming in Atlantic City turned into a nightmare for a busload of passengers from Rockaway last Saturday when the driver had a heart attack and crashed into a utility pole in Brooklyn. More...

Councilman Offers Heating Fund Program

The winter has finally arrived, and Councilman James Sanders Jr. is once again offering the Neighborhood Heating Fund to residents in the 31st Council District. More...

Columnists

It's My Turn

Eminent Domain Chutzpah

Sheldon Richman is senior fellow at The Future of Freedom Foundation ( More...

Chatting with Chapey

Rockaway Park Association Annual Dinner

On Saturday, December 9, 2006, the Rockaway Park Homeowners and Residents Association will be holding their annual holiday party at the Knights of Columbus at 333 Beach 90 Street at 7 p.m. The group will be honoring Dr. More...

Broad Channel Bits

By the time you read this, Thanksgiving Day will be behind us and a new flurry of activity will take place in many homes as we all point ourselves toward Christmas and the end of the year. More...

Sports

When Mr. 600 Performs Well, So Do The Rangers

NEW YORK - He has only scored 78 goals as a Blueshirt, so tallying his 600th of his career wasn't of great importance for the Rangers. More...

Stan's Pepper Steppers Leap To Apollo Theatre

The Stan's Pepper Steppers (pictured left to right: Laa'neisha Jones, Muniyra Moore and Cherise Bartow) will compete at the World Famous Apollo Theatre in the 2006 Double Dutch Holiday Classic on Sunday, December 3 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Jets' Rookie Mangold Commands Center Of Attention

HEMPSTEAD, NY- Playing in sold-out stadiums on national television is nothing new for Nick Mangold. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Wayne Anthony Adams Cook

Wayne Anthony Adams, a longtime Far Rockaway resident, died November 12. More...


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