January 26, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Duo Charge Cops With Harassment, Racism

'Where Does It Stop,' Victim Asks. 'Cops Can't Victimize People.'

A young black couple from Far Rockaway is charging police officers with inappropriate behavior, harassment and racism as a result of a incident in which they say that they were stopped, pulled from their automobile and searched on Central More...

Community

Stroke Support Group

Stroke victims, friends and family affected by stroke are encouraged to attend a meeting sponsored by the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Support Group of Peninsula Hospital Center, Wednesday, January 31 at 5:30 p.m. More...

Rockaway Rapper Hosts MTV's 'The White Rapper Show'

When Michael Berrin was a student at Far Rockaway High School in the 1980's, most of his classmates were looking forward to playing for the Yankees or the New York Knicks. More...

School Bus Accident Sends 19 Kids To PHC

Nineteen students on their way to the Scholar's Academy on Beach 104 Street at about 8:30 a.m. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Opinions

The Need For Privacy Versus The Right To Know

Very often, the issues faced by the community are not black or white, but rather shades of gray, a question of two competing rights that both have merit. More...

Editorial Comment

Abandon Ship! More...

From The Editor's Desk

The Bell Shooting Redux: What Does The Tri-Level Task Force Want?

Every time I vow to take a sabbatical from writing about the Sean Bell shooting in this space something happens to draw me back to the topic. More...

Letters

Letters

PS 225 Principal Must Go Dear Editor,

We are loving parents who unfortunately, because of zoning, have to send our daughter to PS 225. More...

'Cold Hit' Links Hammels Man To Rape

DNA evidence stored in a nationwide database has linked a Hammels man to a savage knifepoint rape and robbery that took place last summer, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced late last week. More...

Head-On Crash Kills One, Sends Five To Hospital

One man was killed and five others were treated at area hospitals last week after two cars collided head-on in Edgemere, police said. More...

PC: Help NYPD In Taking Guns Off Streets

Pushes 'Operation Gun Stop' In Wake Of Local Shootings

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's help in taking illegal guns off the streets of Rockaway in the wake of a spate of shootings and homicides late last year. More...

Columnists

School Scope

The Surreal World of Tweedledom and BloomKlein

I dragged my way over to cover what was billed as Joel Klein's round table meeting with reporters on January 19th at 3:30 pm, just a short time after Mayor Bloomberg announced yet another restructuring of the school system. More...

It's My Turn

'Freedom Writers' - Their Story, Their Words

Vivian Rattay Carter is a local educator, educational activist, lawyer and journalist. She often writes on educational topics such as this school-related movie. More...

The Progressive

Sacrifice "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, represents in the final analysis, a theft from who hunger and are not fed, and are not clothed. The world in arms is not spending money alone. More...

Sports

Former BCHS Stars Step On NCAA Court

Former Beach Channel High School basketball teammates Arthur Robertson and Michael Brockington have arrived at Post University in Bridgeport, Connecticut in totally different circumstances. More...

Dolphins Halt LIC Big Man For Overtime Win

Long Island City's Kresimi Knez may be the most imposing big man in the PSAL. At 6 foot 8, the senior combines the size and skills of a well-rounded post player. More...

No Kidding, Jason Kidd Is Still Among the Despite Off The Court Problems

In New York, David Lee has received much acclaim for the 21 times he has posted double-digit games of points and rebounds. More...

Obits

Obituaries

Flora Anderson Longtime Rockaway Resident

Flora Anderson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 10. Anderson was born in Sparta, Georgia on May 3, 1922. She moved to New York in 1936 and later became a Deaconess of First Baptist Church of Far Rockaway. More...


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