March 30, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Road Work Causes 'Monumental Traffic Jam'

A construction crew with a contract to mill Beach Channel Drive between Beach 92 Street and Beach 102 Street caused what one motorist, who spent nearly a half hour to go one block between Beach Channel Drive and Rockaway Freeway, termed a "mon More...

Community

101 Precinct Looks To Increase Auxiliary Ranks

The 101 Precinct is looking to increase the ranks of its auxiliary police officers, an official announced at this month's Precinct Community Council meeting last week. More...

St. John's Hospital Seeks Adult Volunteers

St. John's Episcopal Hospital is seeking volunteers, especially adults who can help with specific programs. These programs are: Patient Elevator Transportation At St. More...

Clinton: Improve Brain Injury Treatment

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton joined on Thursday with advocates for wounded soldiers and their families to announce a new legislative initiative, co-sponsored by Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), to improve the detection, assessment and treatment More...

Editorial/Opinion

From the Editor's Desk

The Saga Of The Sean Bell Shooting Continues With The Indictments Of Three Police Officers. What Do City Residents Think About It All?

The criminal indictments against three police officers who took part in the shooting of Sean Bell in Jamaica are not the end of the controversy, but the beginning of a long legal process that will probably take a year or more and might wel More...

Health Care Cuts Will Impact Most Vulnerable

The controversy over the health care cuts planned by both President George Bush and Governor Eliot Spitzer do not pit one side that is "right" against another side that is "wrong." Rather, the health care issue is one that concerns two conflic More...

Editorial Comment

by Robert Sarnoff "Check, Please"

by Robert Sarnoff "Check, Please" More...

Letters

Cost Cuts On Bridges Dear Editor,

Suggestion for 2007 tolls on the two Rockaway bridges: they should be collected in one direction, only twice. This will reduce labor costs for the TBA. More...

Nicole Paultre-Bell Is Honored By PS 42

Just days after indictments were handed down in the shooting death of Rockaway resident Sean Bell, his fianc More...

FAA Redesign: More Flights Over Rockaway

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has some good news for Rockaway residents as well as some bad news. More...

Frederick Douglass Academy VI To Visit Paris

Bon Voyage! Thirty two students from Frederick Douglass Academy VI High School in Far Rockaway are on their way to Paris. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The Organizers of the Far Rockaway High School Class of 1957 Reunion are looking for lots of alumni to attend the upcoming event on June 23 at the Long Island Marriott. We've agreed to print some of the names of those they're looking for. More...

Cross Currents

Many Volunteer Opportunities With The Red Cross

March was a busy time for the American Red Cross in Greater New York. We helped many people affected by fires, building collapses and during the St. Patrick's weekend winter storm. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Congregation Derech Emunoh is closing its landmark synagogue at Beach 67 Street and Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Arverne. More...

Sports

BCHS Surprises Grand Street Campus

Beach Channel's inaugural home game in the PSAL 'A' Baseball Division on Monday went something like this. More...

Telford Lays The Building Blocks At Far Rockaway

There are facts that can't be discounted or dismissed in sports. One such fact is that winning is a byproduct of hard work. More...

Rockaway Ravens Hold Football/Soccer Registration

The Rockaway Ravens Sports club will host another year of youth football and soccer. More...

Obits

Robert 'Bob' Berry Former Broad Channel Resident

Robert "Bob" Berry, a former Broad Channel resident who moved to Massapequa, Long Island, died March 21 after a heart ailment. He was 80. More...


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