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Cops Seek Gunpoint Robbers

Detectives from the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway are looking for two men who held up a Far Rockaway store at gunpoint on December 22. According to police, two men entered the Discount Store at 10-79 Beach 21 Street at about 8 p.m. More...

Mom Denied Settlement In Fatal Shooting Of Son

The mother of a Far Rockaway man, who was fatally shot by police in 2006 while armed and resisting arrest, was denied a settlement last week in Federal court in her attempt to hold the city responsible for his murder. More...

Three Rockaway Cop-Killers Move Slowly Through Justice System

Ellis Sentenced, Woods Awaiting Retrial, Bostic To Be Sentenced

The trials of the three Rockaway men who took part in the murder of Police Officer Russell Timoshenko and the wounding of Police Officer Martin Yan during a routine car stop in Brooklyn last July are moving slowly through the state's justice system More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

'Doubt' - Religious War

While the war in the film, "Doubt," is not about religion, per se, it does take place in a Catholic school and it is between a nun and a priest. What's at stake is the wellbeing of a sensitive, bullied boy. More...

RTC's Youth Celebrate With Music And Magic

The Rockaway Theatre Company hosted a soiree at Aviator Sports on Saturday, January 17, to thank all the talented, young thespians who contributed to the five blockbuster productions of the 2008 season. More...

NPS Sets Late-Riser Winter Bird Walk

If you just can't quite get up early to go bird watching, the National Park Service has something just for you. More...

Business News

Sand Tax & Accounting

More Than 17 Years Of Tax Experience

Stacy A. Sand, CPA, PC and Sand Tax and Accounting are in their second year in Rockaway. Located at 438 Beach 129 Street above the bagel store, they are a welcome addition to the block. More...

Sports

Mullings Celebrates As Marcy Avenue Wins PSAL Title

Peyton Mullings' choice of going to Marcy Avenue Campus, an alternative public school in Brooklyn, never would have happened without some timely guidance. More...

Washington Returns From Whirlwind Travels To Earn Title

It was only nine months ago, that Dayvon Washington couldn't envision himself standing at the center of the St. Francis College basketball court hoisting a PSAL championship medal. More...

SFDS Thrills On The Court To Score Big Wins

The SFDS Boys Subnovice Gold played a thrilling game at St. Thomas the Apostle. TJ Powderly hit 6 free throws and was aided by teammates Kenny Dean and Ryan Duffy, who each scored 3 points. Liam Howley added 2 points, and Aidan Donahue scored 1. More...

Letters

A Candidate You Can Vote For

Dear Editor, Just when you thought the political season was over, Mayor Bloomberg announced the Special Election on February 24, 2009 to fill the vacancy in the 32nd City Council that was Senator Joseph Addabbo's. More...

Letting Go Of Your Baggage

Dear Editor, Sometimes we say that life can be so unfair. We married the wrong person or we lose our jobs or our mother didn't love us. We don't have any real friends; we can't trust anyone. So we fall into this hole. More...

A Wish List For Obama

Dear Editor, Here is my wish list for President Barack Obama and his new administration. Didn't hear a lot about the issues during the election as I know that the paramount goal was getting elected. More...

Campaign Spending Spree Is On

The February 24 special election to fill the 32nd City Council District seat is a month away and the seven candidates are already starting to spend their cash. More...

EDP Charged With Attempted Murder Of Police Sergeant

A deranged Far Rockaway man was charged on Friday with attempted murder of a police officer after he stabbed a police sergeant in the eye and the chest with a kitchen knife. More...

Community

Trim Pays Homage To MLK, Obama Through His Drawings

Bob Trim, now 60 years old, remembers his first foray into the artistic world, even though it was more than 50 years ago. "I painted the furniture in our home with water paints," he says. More...

Locals Graduate From Citizen Police Academy

Members of the Citizens Police Academy participated in a graduation ceremony at One Police Plaza on January 14. More...

Edwards and Herrera Attend Inauguration

Bishop Kearney High School juniors Michelle Edwards and Chloe Herrera attended the inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President on January 20. Their participation as Ambassadors in the People to People Program earned them their invitations. More...

School News

Port Authority Visits RWA Environmentors

Employees of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) visited the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance, prior to the holidays, and discussed its wildlife management program with an Environmentor After- School class of Kappa VI students. More...

BCHS Students Attend Business Plan Competition

Beach Channel High School students attended the Virtual Enterprises International 11th Annual Queens Business Plan Competition on Monday, December 15, 2008 at William Cullen Bryant High School in Long Island City. More...

PS/MS 183 Annual Christmas Talent And Fashion Show

On the evening of December 23, 2008, the PS/MS 183 family presented their annual talent and fashion show. More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

If all seven candidates for the City Council seat vacated by State Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. show up for the candidate forum to be hosted on February 9 by The Wave at West End Temple, More...

Stacy's Tax Tips

Welcome to my weekly tax tips. Throughout tax season, I will give you some tax tips to, hopefully, make preparing and filing your taxes easier, as well as give you insight on the new tax law changes for 2009: 1. More...

The Progressive

Politicians

Last year we heard of client nine. There was a governor who had a candidate five, from whom he wanted to secure a fortune. We heard of a congressman with thousands of dollars in a refrigerator. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Add Volunteerism To School Graduation Requirements

Every once in a while, a member of the City Council comes up with a good idea, and a proposal worthy of mandating citywide compliance. More...

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Obits

Carlo Belloni

Nurse's Aide

Carlo Belloni, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 27, 2008. Belloni, a nurse's aide, was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on March 16, 1944. More...

Lawrence Edmonds

Government Messenger

Lawrence Edmonds, a longtime Rockaway resident, died December 12, 2008. Edmonds, a government messenger, was born in Queens on March 9, 1978. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Jeremiah C. Gaffney Funeral Home. Disposition was by St. More...

Geraldine E. Frazer

Real Estate Broker

Geraldine Frazer, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 21. Frazer was born in Brooklyn. She was a real estate broker; a member of the Business and Professional Women (BPW); and past member of Rockaway Rotary. More...


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