January 18, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

BCAC Punts Legion, Keeps CBB Property

AState Supreme Court Judge has ruled that the Broad Channel American Legion Post has no claim on the land abutting its present hall on Cross Bay Boulevard, clearing the way for the Broad Channel Athletic Club (BCAC) to continue to utilize the land More...

Community

'Fun Fridays'At KCC

Kingsborough Community College presents a wellness program for people over the age of 55. The program offers tai chi, aquasize, healthy cooking and clay creating classes. Classes will run from February 1 to April 4 and will be held on Fridays. More...

Former Locals Featured In PBS Documentary

When the story of the Jews of New York premiers on WLIW, Channel 21 this Sunday, some of the more prominent voices heard will be those of a family of former Rockaway residents who founded and operated a famous appetizer store on the lower east side More...

Accidents Mount Along Cross Bay Bridge Detour

The ongoing closure of the Cross Bay Bridge ramp on Beach 94 Street and all the detours set up as a result of the ramp closings have caused an increased number of accidents in the area of the closings as motorists attempt to find quicker, and ofte More...

Editorial/Opinion

'Real ID Program' Is The Real Deal

The Real ID Act was passed by Congress in May of 2005 with little debate. This week, the Department of Homeland Security issued its final regulations for implementing the bill. More...

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Letters

Cable TV Should Be Ad-Free

Dear Editor, I have a bone to pick with the providers of cable and satellite programming, and a few words to those that are being taken advantage of by the hucksters behind what I perceive to be a fraud. If I'm not mistaken, when paid T.V. More...

Votes Very Upsetting

Dear Editor, I received e-mail from a friend the other day that was very startling. It dealt with an article written by retired US army Col. Harry Riley. Col. Riley spent 34 years with the armed services earning a silver star and a bronze star. More...

Rockaway Man Busted In Maryland Slay

Aformer Rockaway resident was charged in a Maryland court with the murder of his girlfriend a few days before Christmas, Montgomery County police officials say. More...

Crane Company's Bad Day At The Office

A construction crane collapsed against a Beach 100 Street construction site on Tuesday, tilting the truck up on its left side wheels. More...

Columnists

Chatting with Chapey

Fourth Annual Rockaway Catholic Jewish Council Dinner

The Rockaway Catholic Jewish Council (RCJC) recently held its 4th annual dinner at the West End Temple. Over 150 people were in attendance. The dinner was chaired by Dr. Geraldine Chapey and Renee Freeman, the co-chairs of the RCJC. More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

This new year of 2008 is just two weeks old now. How are those resolutions doing? Have they been forgotten or given up on already? More...

From The Artists Studio

'Get Out Of Town' Comes Into Town

RAA CONTACT INFO: Phone: 718 474-0861; Fax: 718 474-4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartistsalliance.org The opening reception for "Get Out of Town" is this Sunday, January 20, 1- 3 p.m. in sTudio 6 Gallery. More...

Sports

Golf Instruction - The Start Of The Swing:Maintain A Proper Takeaway To Succeed

(Garyn is a USGTF Golf Professional. You can contact him for lessons at 347-404-3751.) A good takeaway with the clubhead from the back of the ball is smooth and unhurried, not a quick jerk of the club. More...

Lady Dolphins Finally Taste First Victory

Vandriel Winningham knew there was tension mounting inside a tense Beach Channel gymnasium last Monday evening. More...

February Jump Start Camp Registration Continues

The Jump Start Basketball Camp presents the fourth annual "Mini-Camp" at Christ the King High School, which will be held during the mid-winter school recess in February. More...

Obits

Mary E. Brothers

Mary Brothers, a 23-year Rockaway resident, died January 12. Brothers, a homemaker, was born in Butte, Montana. She was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Brothers. More...

Mary C.Hannon

Executive Secretary

Mary Hannon, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died January 16. Hannon, an executive secretary, was born in Brooklyn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond; brother, James Egan; sisters, Virginia Featherston, Anne and Helen Egan. More...

Ruth E.Mahoney

Bookkeeper

Ruth Mahoney, a 30-year Rockaway resident, died January 11. She was 100. Mahoney, a bookkeeper, was born in Brooklyn. She was a member of the Christ Community Church in Breezy Point. She was preceded in death by her husband, John F. Mahoney. More...


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