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Spring Ahead This Sunday, March 14

Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 14, when Daylight Saving Time begins. More...

Top Stories

DA Names Defendants In Hammel Drug Busts

Queens District Attorney Richard A. More...

State Appeals Judge’s Adult Home Decision

Attorneys for New York State have filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd Circuit, of the March 1 decision by U.S. More...

USCG: Capsized Boat Mystery Deepens

Nearly a week after students at Beach Channel High School reported a capsized boat and two boaters in the waters of Jamaica Bay, officials say that the mystery of whether or not the boat was a derelict and if any boaters were ever in the water has d More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

The White Ribbon’ – Children Of The Damned

Respected Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke may have the answer as to why Germany exploded into mass Nazi madness, perpetrating the Holocaust and World War II: Child abuse. More...

Capitol One Theatre Westbury

Rock ‘N Roll Extravaganza, March 13

The Rock N Roll Extravaganza comes to Westbury, bringing back the sounds of the fifties and sixties with an all star line up of doo wop acts from the early days of rock n roll, at the Theatre at Westbury on Saturday, March 13 at 8 p.m. More...

Train Will Stop, March 19

Train will perform at the Theatre at Westbury on Friday, March 19 at 8 p.m. with special guest Butch Walker and The Black Widows opening. More...

Milestones

Local Students Named to Dean’s List

Two local sisters were recently named to the dean’s list of their respective schools. Alexa Bello was named to the Dean’s List for fall 2009, at the Panuska College of Professional Studies at the University of Scranton. More...

Student Studies In Italy

Belle Harbor resident Candice Clark is now studying at John Cabot University in Italy. Clark is a junior at Connecticut College. More...

Marion Bronner Turns 100

Marion Bronner recently turned 100. She was born in Danville, Virginia on January 19, 1910. She has one daughter; Delores Sadler of Far Rockaway. Bronner worked as a hairstylist and owned her own beauty shop. More...

Editorial/Opinion

One Blow After Another For Rockaway

It has been a tough winter for the Rockaway peninsula, and it promises to be a tough summer as well. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

HAITI? CHILE? NO, THAT’S THE U.S. GOVERNMENT More...

Obits

Mae King Ciancimino

Proprietor

Mae King Ciancimino, 98, a 20-year Rockaway resident, died March 6. Ciancimino was born in New York City and was the owner of Mae King Beauty Salon in Brooklyn, New York. Ciancimino was preceded in death by her husband, Salvatore. More...

Alan Stuart Goldman

Audio/Video Technician

Alan Stuart Goldman, 55, a former Rockaway resident, died March 6. Goldman was born on November 29, 1954 in Far Rockaway and worked as an audio and video technician for nearly 30 years. More...

Johnette Sullivan-Hoop

Actor/Teacher

Johnette Sullivan-Hoop, 69, a nine year Broad Channel resident, died February 26. More...

Tow Truck Operator Busted For Attempted GLA

A Farmingdale man who works for a Rockaway towing company was busted on March 2 as he was towing a BMW automobile from a parking lot at the Ocean Park Apartments at Beach 19 Street and Seagirt Boulevard.The truck driver, employed by B & M Tow ing on More...

St. Pat’s Parade Draws Record Crowds

The fire horns blared, the drums rolled and the pipes the tune did play as the dozens of marching groups in the annual St. Patrick‘s Day Parade moved eastward on Saturday, observed by a record crowd of parade-goers More...

Community

RMAC Festival Ends 26-Year Run

Each September for 26 years, the Rockaway Music and Arts Council’s Fall Festival graced the green fields of Gateway National Recreation Area, first at Fort Tilden and later at Riis Park. More...

Ferry Rally Set For March 19

There will be a community rally to save the Rockaway commuter ferry service at Riis Landing on March 19 at 6 p.m., according to Democratic District Leader Lew Simon, who is organizing the rally. More...

Beach 67 Street Station – Arverne By The Sea

Community Board 14 voted this week in support of renaming the Beach 67 Street-Gaston Avenue train station to the community’s original name of Beach 67 Street-Arverne By The Sea. More...

School News

Department of Education Announces Pre-K Timeline

The New York City Department of Education today launched the Pre- Kindergarten admissions process for the 2010-2011 school year. Children must turn four years old by December 31, 2010, to be eligible. More...

Scholars’ Hosts Blood Drive, Thrift Sale

The Student Government of Scholars’ Academy is hosting a Blood Drive and Thrift Sale at the school this Saturday, March 13, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

Business News

Slices N Ices

The Newest Pizza Shop On The Main Strip

Slices N Ices first opened its doors on February 1, 2010. More...

Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

Diane Ravitch – My Education Hero

Diane Ravitch is one of my main heroes, and she has been ever since she wrote “The Great School Wars, New York City, 1805-1973,” which was mostly about the Ocean Hill-Brownsville community control battle that I lived through and particip More...

Broad Channel Bits

In some places there was snow on the ground even with the day’s warm temperatures for the Rockaway St. Patrick’s Parade. It’s a wonder the snow has held on so long. One neighbor said it was petrified. More...

East End Matters...

New School Should Find A Site, Then Get A Charter

Maybe it’s me. More...

Sports

Defeat Ends Stella Maris’ Playoff Run

It’s the end of era for the Stella Maris Lady Flippers basketball team. Stella Maris was eliminated in the CHSAA Class B state catholic semifinals playoffs last Saturday night as St. More...

SFDS CYO Boys Teams Advance To CYO Quarterfinals

It was another successful weekend for the SFDS CYO boys with four teams remaining in this weekend’s quarterfinals. More...

Championship Games This Weekend At St. Francis

The 12th Annual Peggy Boyle Girls Basketball Tournament at St. Francis de Sales is drawing to a conclusion with the hosts enjoying a banner year. The semifinal games are scheduled for this Sunday. At 1:00 p.m. St. Francis Blue will take on St. More...

Letters

Good Job Lew

Dear Editor, I would like to commend Lew Simon for working so diligently in representing the Rockaway, Broad Channel and Breezy Point communities in the fight against the tolls on the Crossbay Bridge. More...

In Response To East End Matters

Dear Editor, In response to last week’s edition of Miriam Rosenberg’s “East End Matters,“ I must respond since I was in the same meeting she was referring to in her commentary. More...

To MTA Chair Jay Walder

Dear Editor, The following letter was sent by Assembly member Audrey Pheffer to MTA Chairman Jay Walder: Dear Mr. Walder: It was indeed a pleasure to speak with you last week and testify before the MTA Board at the Queens Hearing. More...


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