November 9, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Flight 587 Sixth Anniversary Monday, 11/12

The annual memorial service marking the sixth anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 will be held this upcoming Monday morning, November 12, at the Flight 587 Memorial, located at Beach 116 Street and the boardwalk. More...

Community

FR Man Stabs His 'Friend'

A Rockaway resident was charged with assault last week after he allegedly stabbed his friend in the stomach, police said. More...

Not Making The Grade

Analysis By Howard Schwach Remember when you were a kid and worried about taking your quarterly report card home to your mom and dad? More...

Kristine Corpus Graduates from Binghamton

Kristine Corpus of Rockaway Beach graduated from the Decker School of Nursing at Binghamton University. Corpus received a B.S. in traditional nursing. Binghamton University is one of the four university centers of the State University of New York. More...

Sports

BCHS Wins Peninsula Bragging Rights

Turran Rhodes arrived on the Beach Channel football team patiently waiting for his opportunity. The sophomore was not on the top of the runningback depth chart to begin the season but he felt his time would come sooner or later. More...

NYPD,FDNY Duke It Out In Battle Of The Badges

The New York City Fire Department and the New York Police Department will battle in the ring for supremacy. The boxing ring that is as the N.Y.P.D. Fighting Finest put on the gloves to take on the rival F.D.N.Y. More...

Dolphins Leap Hurdle To Advance To PSAL Soccer Semifinals

The boys' soccer players at Beach Channel have gotten accustomed to experiencing heartbreak. More...

Obits

Evelyn Marie Brown Nurse

Evelyn Marie Brown, a longtime Rockaway resident, died October 27. She was 60. Brown was born on October 22, 1940 in Bessimer, Alabama. She worked as a nurse at Creedmoor Hospital until she retired in May. More...

Anna-Maria Hollander Bookkeeper

Anna-Maria Hollander, a Rockaway resident, died November 5. She was 94. Hollander was born in Florence, Italy. She was a bookkeeper for Bloomingdales for 25 years. She was preceded in death her father, David D. Hollander; and brother, David G. More...

Marvin Frederick Martin Bus Driver

Marvin Frederick Martin, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died October 24. Martin, a bus driver, was born on July 27, 1947 in Queens. He was preceded in death his father, Curtis Sr.; brother, Curtis Jr.; and sister, Roberta Seabrook. More...

CB14: Lifeguard Meeting Snub 'Deliberate'

For more than two years, Community Board 14 has called on the City Council to review the Parks Department's "flawed" hiring process that puts lifeguards on Rockaway beaches each summer and that has, for the past few years, left many of those beache More...

BCHS Wins Bragging Rights By Beating FRHS

Far Rockaway High School defensive back Patrick Hernandez (2) attempts to stop Beach Channel High School running back Turran Rhodes (21) in last week's gridiron game for peninsula bragging rights. More...

Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

A Deutsche Beir Garten In The Rockaways… Circa Eighteen Hundred And?

Not many old photographs printed from glass plate negatives have survived to the present day. On occasion, a photo of the old 19th century days in the Rockaways surfaces…in the form of a postcard. More...

Broad Channel Bits

The rain earlier this week made Tuesday morning almost as dark as it was before the clocks were turned back an hour. More...

From The Artists Studio

New Exhibition For The Holidays RAA CONTACT INFO: Phone: 718- 474-0861; Fax: 718-474-4373; email: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartistsalliance. More...

Editorial/Opinion

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It's My Turn

Thank you for this opportunity to comment on the need to address traffic congestion in the City of New York. Mayor Bloomberg deserves credit for helping to focus attention on the need to make headway. More...

Letters

Dayton Beach Park #1

Dear Editor, Once again, the shareholders of Dayton Beach Park #1 Corp. have been subjected to the travesty of an insult of an election! How low will the Board majority sink, to preserve their power? It began with the accidental (? More...

Better Leadership for America

Dear Editor, After seeing a TV commercial from a group called Better Leadership America I visited their website (BetterLeadershipAmerica.org). This is a group that is right on message. More...

Stop Being Ignorant

Dear Editor, It's 2007, so why are nooses still making headlines? Ever since the Jena 6 was broadcast, I find that nearly everywhere I look there is another noose incident. More...


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