December 15, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Chamber Lights Its Holiday Tree As Chorus Sings

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Community

PHC Chemotherapy Department Hosts Holiday Party

Each year, Rosemarie Zapata, RN, and Janet DePaolo, RN, the nurses responsible for Peninsula Hospital Center More...

The Dunes Should Go, Say Engineers For Plaintiffs In Suit

Make the beach wall taller and get rid of the dunes that restrict beach access in Belle Harbor. So say the engineers hired by the Belle Harbor residents who are suing the city and state to get the dunes removed. More...

Two Give Up Fight To Keep ‘Member Items’ Secret

After years of trying to hide More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions

Doing Something For The Memories Of Christopher Glenn, Mario Young, Ocie Johnson and Latina Bidrow?

It has been three weeks since Rockaway resident Sean Bell was shot down by police officers nearby a Jamaica strip joint. Bell and his friends were celebrating his impending marriage when things went violently wrong. More...

Editorial Comment

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From the Editor’s Desk

Where Are Our Local Politicians When Shots Are Fired in Rockaway? Part II

Last week in this space I vented my anger at local politicians who play to the media whenever a young black man is shot by police in the pursuit if their duty but never show up in Rockaway when a young black man is shot by another young bl More...

Obits

Obituaries

Josephine Theresa Faillace Secretary

Josephine Theresa Faillace, a resident of the Resort Nursing Home in Rockaway for over 20 years, died December 6. She was 82. Faillace, a secretary, was born on September 29, 1924 in Brooklyn. More...

Old Firehouse Up For Grabs. Got Any Ideas?

The city wants to sell or lease the old, fire-damaged firehouse in Edgemere and needs Community Board 14 More...

Chief Blows Whistle On New York City Lifeguard System

A local lifeguard chief who is risking her job by blowing the whistle on her bosses has publicly unleashed her fury over the city More...

Columnists

It’s My Turn

Keith Goldberg lives in Belle Harbor where he is active in the Graybeards organization, with youth sports and as a member of the school leadership team at the new Scholar More...

Beachcomber

The recent windstorm that blew a portion of the roof off the abandoned and deteriorated Lawrence Hotel on the Beach 116 Street shopping area might have brought some change to the status of the building. More...

On The Beach

Celebrating Our Town,

It seems I never tire of touting all that is wonderful about living in this seaside hamlet and the people that make it a truly special place to live. More...

Sports

Confident Pearson Steps Up For CTK Royals

Bob Oliva has been involved in the high school basketball scene for a longtime. The problem the 26th year head coach had to solve at the Big Apple Basketball Public vs. Catholic School Challenge was how to contain Lincoln More...

Four Years of Practice Pays Off For Bishop Kearney Tigers’Laterza

December 6 would eventually turn out to be one of the most glorious of days on the basketball court for Bishop Kearney Tigers center Maria Laterza. But it did not start that way. Laterza wasn More...

Jets Loss To Buffalo Damages Wild Card Hopes

Throughout the Jets success in the last two weeks, fans didn More...

Letters

Letters

Thanks From St. Mary Star Of The Sea Dear Editor,

On behalf of all of the people of Saint Mary Star of the Sea Parish in Far Rockaway, I would like to thank all of the generous people of the peninsula for their generosity in assisting those most in need in our community during the Tha More...


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