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Community

Parade Fundraiser Kicks Off

The Queens County St. Patrick's Day parade kicks off its fundraising season with a dance on Saturday, November 10 from 7 to 11 p.m., at the Knights of Columbus Hall, at 333 Beach 90 Street. More...

Redfern Family Day

The New York City Police Department invites all to attend Redfern Family Day on Saturday, November 3 from 12 to 4 p.m. The event will take place at the Redfern Houses, located on Hassock Street, between Beach Channel Drive and Redfern Avenue. More...

Brother Tom Trager Honored On 50th Anniversary At Russo's

On Wednesday evening, October 24, 190 friends and supporters of St. John's Residence for Boys attended the gala at Russo's on the Bay. More...

Sports

Heavy Rain Downpour Postpones Sorrentino Flag Football

Torrential rain postponed last Saturday's P.A.L. / N.F.L. Parks & Recreation and the Sorrentino Recreation Center flag football games. Flag football will return on Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m. with makeup games and regularly scheduled games. More...

BCAC Green Shamrocks Tune Up For Sunday's "Peanut Bowl"

Last Sunday, the BCAC Green Peanut Shamrocks headed out to Plainview for their final regular season road game of the 2007 season. More...

Pee Wee Shamrocks Battle Tough Against Lindenhurst

The Broad Channel Athletic Club Pee Wee Shamrocks hosted a tough Lindenhurst team for a Sunday afternoon showdown. More...

Letters

Community Immunity

Dear Editor, Pens don't write books, levels don't build buildings and guns don't kill people. People do these things...willfully, knowingly & cunningly. More...

Community Immunity

Dear Editor, Mayor Mike Bloomberg has ordered all of the city agencies to cut their budgets (and, their staffs) over the next two years despite the fact that we have lots of money in the treasury and despite the fact that he spends billions on out More...

Sleeping Three-Year-Old Abandoned On School Bus

An unidentified bus driver allegedly abandoned a three-year-old on a small school bus in an Arverne parking lot last Friday, after she and the matron assigned to the bus walked off, leaving the child asleep on the back seat. More...

Two Still In Court Over '06 BC Halloween Melee

It has been a year since the ugly, racially charged, egg-throwing incident that led to the arrest of four Broad Channel residents on charges of aggravated harassment, resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration and inciting to riot. More...

Columnists

From The Artists Studio

Three Shows A-Calling: Two Debuts And A Final Retro Weekend

RAA CONTACT INFO: Phone: 718-474-0861; Fax: 718-474-4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartistsalliance.org Next RAAGeneral Meeting: Monday, November 12: Nominations for Board Members. Free, every Thursday at 7 p.m. More...

From The Editor's Desk

America's Pastime: It Isn't All Balls And Strikes

First, a word in honor of full disclosure. I am a New York Yankee fan and have been since my father took me to opening day at Yankee Stadium in 1948. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

A Rare Neponsit Home Photograph from the 1920's

Compared to the palatial residences of present day Neponsit, the Quinby home on the southeast corner of Washington Avenue (now Rockaway Beach Boulevard) and Beach 147 Street (formerly Bannock Boulevard) seems rather modest. More...

Editorial/Opinion

New Resistance To Federal Rent Subsidy Program

OPINIONS

The federally funded Section 8 housing program has long been the mainstay in insuring that the working poor have decent housing. More...

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It's My Turn

Defending Governor Spitzer's License Plan

The State of New York has determined that they will no longer require applicants for driver's licenses who do not have Social Security numbers to provide a letter from the Social Security Administration proving their ineligibility for those numbers More...

Obits

Margaret Andresen Retired Crossing Guard

Margaret Andresen, a 35 year Rockaway resident, died October 27. She was 87. Andresen, born on February 20, 1920, moved to Rockaway from Coney Island. Once she retired, she relocated to Shirley, New York. More...

Harriet M.Gaynor Homemaker

Harriet Gaynor, a longtime Broad Channel resident, died October 26. She was 87. Gaynor was born on December 14, 1919 in Queens. She was a member of St. Joseph Church in Mendham, New Jersey. She was preceded in death by John F. Gaynor. More...

Michael F.Sweeny Retired New York State Trooper

Michael F. Sweeny, a 30 year Rockaway resident, died October 28. Sweeny, a retired New York State Trooper, was born in New York City. He was preceded in death by his brother John Sweeny, M.D.; and sisters, Patricia Malach and Priscilla. More...


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