September 30, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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Dry Cleaner Site Hazardous No More

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) has categorized the Dayton Plaza Shopping Center in Rockaway Beach as a Class 4 hazardous waste disposal site, meaning the area no longer poses a significant threat to the public. More...

CB14 Says No To JFK Runway Expansion

Community Board 14 has agreed to send a letter of opposition to the Port Authority of NY/NJ and the regional Plan Association in regard to their proposed plans for extending several runways farther into Jamaica Bay. More...

Shots Ring Out On Far Rockaway Night

Fifteen Minutes And A Mile Apart

Detectives from the 101 Precinct in Far Rockaway are investigating two shooting incidents, minutes and a mile apart on Tuesday night. In one of the incidents, a 40-year-old unidentified man was shot once in the abdomen. More...

Business News

NYC Daylighting:

California Sunshine in Your Living Room.

Locally owned and operated, NYC Daylighting will bring natural sunshine to your home in just two hours. The process is affordable for just about any pocketbook and it fits all roof types. More...

Milestones

Local Girl Scouts Meet Cuomo

While raising funds for their upcoming trip to Washington D.C. More...

Moore Turns Sweet 16

Parents Michael and Joy Moore celebrated the Sweet 16 of their daughter, Blue Sapphire Moore, on August 6. The Barbie themed party was held at the Imperial Ballroom in Inwood. More...

Scholars’ Marches In Columbus Parade

The Scholars’ Academy Seawolves Marching Band, directed by Alexander Leicht, performs “Stars and Stripes Forever” at the annual Howard Beach Columbus Day Parade. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Keep Politics Out Of The Reapportionment Process

When Andrew Cuomo was running for Governor, one of his major campaign promises was that he would appoint a non-partisan group of businesspeople and residents to draw the new district lines mandated by the 2010 Census. More...

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Obits

Julia K. Rahilly

Educational Associate

Julia K. Rahilly, the mother of Rockaway Beach resident, William J. Rahilly, died September 27. Rahilly was born in Manhattan, New York on July 10, 1938. She worked for the New York City Department of Education as an educational associate. More...

Task Force Rings Loud And Clear

The findings and recommendations of the Rockaway Task Force were released this week during a press conference on the border of both Rockaway City Council districts and provided little surprise as to what the residents of Rockaway need in order to imp More...

Community

‘The Bungalows Of Rockaway’ Goes International

“The Bungalows of Rockaway,” the documentary detailing the history of Rockaway’s bungalow colonies that sprang up on the peninsula in the early 20th Century, is going international. More...

Rockaway In Top 10 Where Safety Concerned

The Rockaways are in the top ten neighborhoods in New York City and the top four in Queens were safety is concerned, ranking ahead of such vaunted communities as Riverdale and the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Stop laughing. More...

New Life For BCVFD’s Firehouse

Ten years after then-Senator Hillary Clinton visited Broad Channel and promised its volunteer fire department a new firehouse and eight years after Clinton and then-Representative Anthony Weiner allocated more than one million in federal funds for th More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

‘Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark’ – Very Scary Tooth Fairies

Why does the Tooth Fairy want teeth? More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

The Kareem Bellamy story ended in the quiet K-27 Courtroom in Kew Gardens on Friday, September 16 when Judge Joel Blumenfeld dismissed all charges against the Rockaway man, who was convicted in 1995 of depraved indifference murder in the Arverne stab More...

Boyle-ing Points

What’s In A Name? Maybe A Lot

If politics has taught us anything, it’s don’t throw away your Jane Deacy signs. As it happens, I’ve got some news about Phil Goldfeder that just might rock the political world. More...

Rockaway Outdoors/Tales From The Wheelhouse

Got bass?

As September comes to an end, the fishing is just beginning. Pick a direction on the compass and you’ll find one species or another of fish. More...

Sports

Week 3 CYO Soccer Fall 2011 Season Recap

The Blue and Gold’s winning ways continued in Week 3. More...

Rockaway Rockies Shoot The Puck

It was a fine day for a game as the Rockies played on Sunday at the hockey rink on Beach 108 Street and Shore Front Parkway. More...

Kosmos Girls Soccer Wrapup: Teams Win

The Kosmos girls’ U7 Tyche soccer team was defeated last weekend by a very physical Syosset home team. Despite a lot of pushing and very rough play, the girls remained strong-willed. More...

Letters

Disinformation At DBP

Dear Editor, I would like the opportunity to address the most recent information being circulated by Jennifer Grady to the shareholders of Dayton Beach. More...

Mediocre Record

Dear Editor,There is more to “The Democrats Shot Themselves In The Foot“ (September 23). Queens County Democratic Party leader and Congressmember Joseph Crowley along with Kings County Demoratic Party leader and More...

A Disgrace

Dear Editor, In August, I was on Beach 129 Street when I noticed a large group of female bikes strewn all over the sidewalk on both sides of the street. The bikes were locked and chained to avoid theft. More...


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