November 30, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Community

Put a Freeze on Winter

The Youth Councils of the Far Rockaway NAACP and the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation (RDRC) are teaming up to keep Rockaway's less fortunate warm during the winter months. More...

Taking Hip Hop To New Level

Two veteran New York City deejays are on a mission, and they are requesting help from the corporate and entertainment community. More...

101 Precinct Explorers Win Medal In Citywide Competition

Using the techniques they have learned during their weekly meetings, Explorers from the 101 Precinct won a medal in their first ever, citywide competition earlier this month. More...

Editorial/Opinion

City's 'Something For Rockaway' Could Be Y Expansion

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Dan Doctoroff, the head of the city's Economic Development Corporation (EDC), have been pouring millions of dollars into Brooklyn's Coney Island to make new spaces for both housing and recreational facilities. More...

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Letters

A Christmas Tree, Not A 'Holiday Tree'

Dear Editor, First and foremost, I would like to sincerely congratulate the people of Bay Ridge and State Senator Marty Golden for standing up for their rights and protecting their freedoms. More...

Evaluating The Wrong Thing

Dear Editor, With much fanfare, the Department of Education released School Progress Reports, otherwise known as School Report Cards. More...

Get It Together

The following letter was written to the Chairman of the MTA and to Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Dear Editor, Without you two being on the same page, how can The City of New York possibly progress with de-congestion? More...

Hearing Provides Answers For Victim's Family

More than two years after a deadly accident in Breezy Point took the life of an 18-yearold pedestrian, an Administrative Law Judge for the Department of Motor Vehicles has concluded that the motorists lied about who was operating the vehicle at the More...

FRHS Transfers Bedevil BCHS

The opening months at Beach Channel High School were marred this year by a spate of disruptive incidents, including drug possession, weapons possession, fighting, insubordination to school security agents and staff, and even an attack on the school More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

We have had enough cooler temperatures and cloudy, overcast skies and wind to make it feel like fall /early winter outside. In upstate New York, there has been more than one snowfall's accumulation of the white stuff that required shoveling. More...

From The Artists Studio

Enjoy 'Treasures In The Harbor'

RAA CONTACT INFO: Phone: 718- 474-0861; Fax: 718-474-4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartistsalliance.org Kudos to PBS and the National Park Service (NPS) for the excellent special, "Treasures in the Harbor," in which RAA ca More...

From the Editor's Desk

Criminals Seen On Both Sides Of The Weapon

A recent New York Times story about homicides in New York City bears out something that covering the crime beat in Rockaway over the past eight years has taught me time and time again. In the majority of cases, there are no good guys involved. More...

Sports

Abusive Spectators Cause BCHS Forfeit

The Beach Channel Lady Dolphins had their chance to make some noise in their first varsity game of the season at home against Benjamin Cardozo last Wednesday evening. More...

Slow Start Doom Lady Seahorses To Defeat In Home Opener

Quenise Holland can play through pain or anything else to get on the basketball court that she truly adores to be on. More...

Far Rock Boys Basketball Seek Higher Goals

Mark Bacchus has looked at the PSAL website and how the Far Rockaway boys' basketball program has done in the standings the past few years. More...

Obits

Daniel Gerard Fanning

Steamfitter Daniel G. Fanning, a former Broad Channel resident, died November 9. He was 68. Fanning, a steamfitter with local 638 lived in Broad Channel for 36 years. He is described by family as a poet who never quit. More...

John W.Kase VP of Operations

John W. Kase, a lifelong Broad Channel resident, died November 15. He was 66. Kase was born in Manhattan. According to family, he lived with tremendous courage, honor, integrity, grace and utmost love for his family. More...

Kenneth J.Kearing Childhood Rockaway Resident

Kenneth J. Kearing, a childhood Rockaway resident, died November 25. He was 45. Kearing grew-up in Rockaway Beach. More...


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