June 1, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Seniors In Shape Program Extended

The Seniors in Shape program held on Thursdays at the Aviator Recreation Complex in Floyd Bennett Field, has been extended thru June 21. A free Summer Senior program will begin on July 10 and end August 28. More...

Community

Broad Channel Hosts BCVFD Memorial,Parade

The patriotic community of Broad Channel celebrated its Memorial Day with a memorial service and a parade on Sunday, May 27. More...

Clinton Letter To SecDefAsks Plans For Iraq Withdrawl

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, in both a letter to Defense Secretary Robert M. More...

F.R.Youth Court Holds First Induction Ceremony

More than 60 local teens, family members and other community leaders attended the Far Rockaway Youth Court's first Member Induction Ceremony on May 10. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Tragic Death, An Issue That Must Be Addressed

Donna Marie Bain died nearly two years ago in a tragic and horrific crash on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel. Bain's husband, Edward Bain went on trial last week, charged with manslaughter and driving under the influence. More...

Editorial Comment

by Robert Sarnoff

The Greening of America More...

Letters

Dog Run Could Be A Problem

I would like to comment about the Dog Festival, which was held on Shore Front Parkway between Beach 99 and Beach 100 Streets (the site of the proposed dog run) on Saturday, May 19. More...

Drowning Stats Deceptive

After Hours Or Closed Beaches Not Included

First there were not enough lifeguards. Now - with the summer beach season just starting - a report in the New York Post gives Rockaway Beach the distinction of being the deadliest beach in New York City. More...

Memorial Day Celebrated Throughout Peninsula

The Memorial Day weekend was celebrated throughout the Rockaway peninsula last week under beautiful skies and high temperatures. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Memorial Day Only a Memory

The Memorial weekend is a memory now. The parade on Sunday stepped off at 2 p.m. from van Brunt. The marchers commanded presence, as always. More...

Beachcomber

Rockaway faced a bit of a mystery on Thursday morning when many people in Belle Harbor felt their homes shake for a brief period of time. Police investigated, but found nothing. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... More...

Sports

Beach Channel Falls In Playoff Shootout

Cynthia Wolfe has been through many pressure situations in her athletic career as a three-year starter for the girls' basketball team, But not many instances can compare to the pressure of being selected as the last player in a soccer penalty shoo More...

Far Rockaway Students Say Yes to Tennis,No To Violence

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown was joined by former Mayor David N. Dinkins, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and the New York Junior Tennis League on Thursday, More...

Little League Victories For Gift Is Love

The Gift Is Love has opened the Rockaway Little League Girls Major Division with a 4-0 record. They won games over the always tough Laurence Pump team, Caiazzo Plumbing, Franks Seaway and Flynn and Flynn. More...

Obits

Samuel Ike Curtis

Longtime Rockaway Resident

Samuel Ike Curtis, a Rockaway resident for over 50 years, died May 20. He was 76. Curtis was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 24, 1931. He served his country in the U.S. Army. More...


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