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Goldie Maple Open House

The Goldie Maple Academy will be holding an open house on Wednesday, February 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., to inform parents about the many programs the school has to offer. More...

Peninsula Hospital To Host Blood Drive

In conjunction with Long Island Blood Services and New York Blood Center, Peninsula Hospital Center will sponsor a blood drive on Monday, February 25 from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. More...

BC Volunteer Fire Department Installation Dance

The Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department will be celebrating its annual officer installation dance and dinner on February 9, at The Roma View catering hall, located at 160-05 Cross Bay Boulevard. During the ceremony, State Senator Shirley L. More...

Sports

Forbes Finds Success On The Hardwood With Binghamton

Richard Forbes has traveled around the United States to find a home to play college basketball. After years of travel, Forbes got his chance to put down his suitcase and unpack his belongings in the fall of 2006, at Binghamton University. More...

Arverne East Supports Rockaway Sports Association

The Rockaway Sports Association, (RSA) wishes to thank Arverne East, and a special thanks to Susan Fine (Project Manager - Arverne East), for their support in the RSA's efforts to attend the 2008 Friendship Games in Las Vegas and the World Youth Ga More...

Dolphins Turn The Page To Next Year

Jim Malone, the head coach of the Beach Channel Dolphins, has already accepted the fact his team would go through a rebuilding campaign. Malone has guided an undermanned and inexperienced team through a tough season. More...

Obits

Cathy Ann Alexander

Resident

Cathy Alexander, a lifetime Far Rockaway resident, died January 21. She was 49. Alexander was born in Far Rockaway on October 20, 1958. She was preceded in death by her father, Jessie. More...

Demetri M.Burns

Student

Demetri Burns, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 30. He was 12. Burns was born in Brooklyn. He was a student at PS/MS 183, where he was enrolled in the Aster Program. He is survived by his parents, Paul S. Mack and Tina N. More...

Wesley Virgil Kendrick

Barber

Wesley Kendrick, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 28. He was 48. Kendrick was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 10, 1959. He was a member of the Corinthian Baptist Church. More...

Psych Test For Neilson Street Arsonist

One Year Later, No Court Date, Building Still In Limbo

One year ago last week, Marcello McDonald allegedly used rags and gasoline to accelerate the burning of his girlfriend's clothes in an effort to get her out of the Neilson Street apartment the two shared as squatters, police say. More...

Assault Arrests Lead To Police Brutality Claims

Agang of four teens are accused of attacking a man for his cell phone while he was waiting at a bus stop on Wednesday, police say, leaving the man dazed and in need of hospitalization. More...

Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

The weather lately has been quite a mix. Rain, sun, clouds, wind, high and low temperatures have all paid us a visit! Some days it's hard to remember it's still winter. In other parts of the country, tons of snow is falling! More...

Drawing On Science For Kids

Snowflakes Are Dainty and Fragile, But When They Gang Up On You …!

Water droplets are always rising in the atmosphere. When the droplets get cold enough they condense (turn to a liquid) on dust, pollen grains or other small particles in clouds. More...

From the Editor's Desk

'Snitches Get Stitches And Wind Up In Ditches'

Add another saying to American folklore. "Snitches get stitches and wind up in ditches." Apiece of urban wisdom, a saying for the ages, right up there with "An apple a day will keep the doctor away," and "A bird in hand is worth two in the bush. More...

Editorial/Opinion

A Time To Build

When last we spoke with Gerri Romski, the CEO for the Arverne By The Sea project, he was proud of the fact that the development consortium had kept its promise to the community, building and selling homes and condo units centered around the Beach 7 More...

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Letters

Enthusiastic About Clinton Vote

Dear Editor, It is with great enthusiasm that I look forward to the New York State Democratic Presidential Primary which takes place on Tuesday February 5, 2008. More...

Mirsky Way Off Base

Dear Editor, Many thanks to your "Rockaway Irregular" columnist Stu Mirsky. His extraordinary column mentioning ...'the sharpest of the current crop of presidential contenders', Rudy Giuliani, was a real eye-opener. I learned so much. More...

Response To Clifford Howard

Dear Editor, How fitting that New York State inmate Clifford Howard's letter ranting about the evils of "Law Enforcement" be followed by a letter written by councilman James Sanders Jr. More...


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