July 27, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

Weiner Effort Provides $500,000 To Fight Beach Erosion

Every summer, hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers flock to Rockaway's beaches. More...

Peninsula Hospital Center's 100th Anniversary Ball Committee Meets

Peninsula Hospital Center's 100th Anniversary Ball Committee continues its plans for the Hospital's Centennial Anniversary, which is scheduled for Sunday, November 4, 2007 at Russo's on the Bay. More...

A Fresh Canvas,Post-Retirement For John Russo

Standing over six feet tall and donning a shirt reading, "Irish temper, Italian attitude," Rockaway Park resident John Russo can still manage a commanding air at 75 years old. More...

Editorial/Opinion

New DUI Law Must Codify Punishment For Costly Crime

Joseph Leon, 51, lives in Medford, Long Island. He has become the poster boy for harsher punishments for those who drive while impaired by liquor or drugs. Leon has been arrested 11 times over the past ten years for driving drunk. More...

EDITORIALCOMMENT

"REMEDIATION RECOMMENDED" More...

Letters

Need A Map of NPS Bays

Where are the Bays?? There needs to be a full description and map online and in print media of all "bays" in Rockaway and Riis Park instead of posting Bay 9 or Bay 5, etc. More...

Things We Should Be Able To Do In Rockaway

Dear Editor, The editorial you wrote about "Things to do" in Rockaway was correct.... as far as summer entertainment, etc., for people with transportation, and parents home on weekends to take their children out (rare). More...

Parks Enforcement Officers Let Some Rules Slide

Dear Editor, In your July 6 paper, you had a nice showing of the readiness at Beach 116 Street. I have been a resident of Rockaway since I retired in 1999 and the only rule that the Parks Enforcement enforces is the ban of alcohol on the beach. More...

Two Busted In Beach 116 Street Burglaries

An alert tenant living above a store on Beach 116 Street called police about an after-hours burglary in the athletic apparel store below, leading to the arrest of two men who may have been involved in several burglaries in the area, police say. More...

DNA Links Far Rock Man To Violent Rapes

You can hide from the cops and try to elude justice, but as an alleged rapist from Far Rockaway found out this week, it's impossible to escape your own DNA. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

It's the end of July; it seems as if the summer is passing by in the blink of an eye. But, there's still lots of Mardi Gras fun to be had yet. Sooo- enjoy, enjoy, enjoy! More...

Dorothy Dunne

News Events/Travel Editor/Host • WNYX - TV Morning News • 12:00 noon on UHF Chs. 35 & 26 Monday - Friday Weeping For The Wounded Warriors

There were teardrops flowing down the cheeks of those attending the beautiful, outside mass at the Breezy Point WTC Memorial. More...

From The Artists Studio

Twist Mix Spins into Fort Tilden

Commentary by SusanHartenstein RAA Contact Info: Phone: 718-474-0861; Fax: 718-474-4373; e-mail: rock art116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartistsalliance.org The Arts @ Fort Tilden: Saturday, July 28: "Twist Mix" featuring VJ/DJ Chumley Twist. More...

Sports

Cyclones Coach Likes What He Sees in Closer Duo

Learning to tame aggressive minor league pitchers with electric stuff was tough enough for Kevin Costner in "Bull Durham," but this year, Cyclones pitching coach Hector Berrios has things covered. More...

Sugar Bowl 'Young Guns'Lose In Volleyball War

Wednesday night, as usual, was sunny, clear and no wind. The team formally known as Abbracciamento's (Casino Tow) took the "young guns" from the Sugar Bowl five games to none. More...

Talking Baseball With Brooklyn Dodgers Legend 'Newk'

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -As the man in the Cyclones jersey recounted his life in baseball, it was difficult to believe that 50 years had passed. More...

Obits

Thomas M. Clarke

WWII Veteran,Retired Mechanic Thomas M. Clarke, a 30-year Rockaway resident coming from Kensington, Brooklyn, died July 21. Clarke was born in Westport, County Mayo, Ireland. More...

Martin T.Fahy

Detective First Grade,NYPD Martin T. Fahy, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died July 25. Fahy, who was born in Brooklyn, served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Era. More...

Herbert Jones

Longtime Rockaway Resident Herbert Jones, a longtime Rockaway resident, died July 18. He was 77. Jones was born in Charleston, South Carolina on July 20, 1929. He worked for the New York Daily News and the New York City Housing Authority. More...


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