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Doo Wop Spectacular Shines On January 27

The 14th annual "Harry G Doo Wop Spectacular" concert kicks off next weekend with what promises to be a jam-packed lineup of doo wop greats and upcoming talent on Saturday, January 27 at Beach Channel High School, starting at 7 p.m. More...

Meeks Backs 9/11 Commission Bill

Congressman Gregory W. More...

Weiner Pushes For Truck Traffic Reduction

Representative Anthony Weiner recently released a new report that shows truck traffic is on the rise in New York City. Since 1998, truck traffic has increased nearly 30% on City roads, and is projected to grow 83% in Queens by the year 2020. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions

When Your Child Is Ready For School, Will He Or She Find A Neighborhood Seat

Before it was legislated out of existence, the leadership of Community School Board 27 conducted a survey of all the new housing promised for Rockaway and concluded that at least three new schools would be needed to house all of the new stud More...

Editorial Comment

NOT TO WORRY Jack bauer is back!

NOT TO WORRY Jack bauer is back! More...

From The Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me, But …

… The proof is in the pudding. I have been writing for months that the daily news media does not report on the murder of young black men as it does when a police officer is involved in a shooting incident. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Ronald Elvis Amey Longtime Rockaway Resident

Ronald Elvis Amey, a Far Rockaway resident for 25 years, died January 3. He was 59. Amey was born on January 14, 1947 in Flushing, New York. More...

Teller Taps Till At North Fork Bank

You've heard of Robinhood - call this guy Robbin' Bank. More...

Thugs Shove Gun In Cabby's Face, Steal His Cash

Just hours after an anti-violence march made its way through Rockaway on Martin Luther King Jr. More...

Columnists

From The Rockaway Postmaster's Desk

With the new federal laws mandating a passport when leaving the country to travel to a number of island destinations, the Postal Service sympathizes with the people who tried to get their passports in order during the past few workweeks with More...

Broad Channel Bits

Last week we started to get temperatures that are more appropriate to this time of year. Still, compared to other places in our country, we have really been fortunate. More...

It's My Turn

Bring The Federalist Papers To Bear On Iraq

This op-ed piece was submitted by former Rockaway resident, Susan Rexroad, who now lives in Virginia. A flurry of strategies for helping Iraq pull itself out of chaos and civil war are being considered these days. More...

Sports

Irish Ropes Goes To The Big Screen

There is a scene in Robert Sarnoff's new documentary film, The Irish Ropes that broke the hearts of those people gathered on a cold Thursday night to see a viewing of the film at the House of the Rock Church in Rockaway Park. More...

Dolphins Learn Valuable Court Lesson In Win Over Jamaica

The twisted contortions that Jim Malone, head coach of the Beach Channel men's Dolphins, displayed on the sideline of his team's contest against Jamaica could have been construed as pure comedy. But it wasn't. More...

Ron Artest: The New King From Queens Returns Home To The Garden

The booing officially began at 1:06 p.m, Eastern Standard Time on Martin Luther King Day. The Sacramento Kings were on the Madison Square Garden floor, and awaiting Mike Walczewski's introduction. More...

Letters

Letters

Problems In PS 225 Cafeteria Dear Editor, Some of the parents from the school [PS 225] were trying to get together with the PTA. When they showed up 7:30 on a Monday night the school was closed and the meeting was cancelled. More...


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