March 23, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Clerk Shot In Head During Robbery

A clerk working the night shift at an Arverne deli was shot in the head on Wednesday night when he didn't open the cash drawer quickly enough to suit a robber, police say. More...

Community

Lady Hibernians Host Family Ceili

The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians held their first Family Ceili at St. Francis de Sales on Saturday, February 24. A large turnout of young and old enjoyed a fun-filled Irish dancing night. More...

Hammel Playground Re-Do Hits A Little Hitch

The Department of Parks and Recreation is reconstructing the Hammel Playground on Rockaway Beach Boulevard. More...

Goonan And O'Connor Engaged

Theadora Goonan and Ann Marie O'Connor announce the engagement of Tara Goonan and Liam O'Connor of Rockaway Beach. Tara is the daughter of Theadora and the late Roger Goonan of Whiting, New Jersey. More...

Sports

High School Playoff Round Up: CTK Upended In Title Game

Malik Boothe didn't believe what occurred. Boothe's Christ the King teammates Andrew Gabriela and Ryan Pearson could not believe what happened as time expired against Rice at Fordham University on Sunday. More...

Sorrentino LL Baseball

The Sorrentino Recreation Center 2007 Little League Baseball season sign-up began March 16 for boys and girls 12 and under. More...

Emerging Bosh's Star Points North For Raptors

On paper, there should have been no way that the New York Knicks would stay close to the Atlantic Division-leading Toronto Raptors at Madison Square Garden last Sunday. More...

Obits

Carmen D. Alvarez Postal Supervisor

Carmen D. Alvarez, a Rockaway resident for 35 years coming from Brooklyn, died March 18. Alvarez, a postal supervisor, was born in Puerto Rico. She was preceded in death by her son, Gilbert J. Evertsz Jr. More...

Pop! Number of New Residents Surges

Rockaway's population grew by more than 5,500 people in 2005 - a number that surpasses the impressive growth from the year before and beats the total increase seen during all of the 1980s and 1990s combined. More...

Legion, BCAC Battle Over CBB Land

Two of the most respected organizations in Broad Channel are locked in a battle over the same piece of land that split the community down the middle in late 2001 and early 2002, when St. More...

Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Hey! Night Game Baseball In Arverne, 1934. Who Won The Game???

The old days in the Rockaways contained many local baseball teams. Far Rockaway had the "Domestics" who played on their home field north of Everdell Avenue in the 1880s. More...

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance I Write, Therefore I POD

Phone: 718 474-0861; Fax: 718 474-4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com ; website: www.rockawayartistsalliance .org Photography: Process and Print - Exhibition on view @ sTudio 6 Gallery in RoCA, Fort Tilden: Saturday More...

Dorothy Dunne


News Events/Travel Editor/Host + WNYX - TV Morning News + 12:00 noon on UHF Chs. More...

Editorial/Opinion

The Least The City Can Do For Its Auxiliary Cops

Police officers in New York City have a tough and sometimes dangerous job. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Closing Middle Schools, Part II: A Redesign Plan That Worked - Up To A Point

Middle school students, most of whom are 11 to 14 years old, need more than a traditional elementary school can give them. Even the physical plant of most elementary schools works against a proper education for kids that age. More...

Letters

Deleting Miles Of Usable Road Dear Editor,

I would like to encourage my fellow Rockaway residents and the local Community Board to demand that the NYC Department of Transportation and our elected officials give us back our roads. More...


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