September 14, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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Bill For Bravest Monitor Riles City’s Attorney

It’s not that the city is holding out on paying an $8.5 million bill submitted by Mark Cohen, the monitor appointed by federal judge Nicholas Garaufis, it’s just that the city’s corporation counsel wants more information before allo More...

Charges Are ‘Political Lynching’

Senator Huntley Backers:

The race for the State Senate in the eastern portion of the peninsula turned ugly last week when a supporter of recently-arrested Senator Shirley Huntley charged in “call to action” flyers that the charges that led to the arrest are a &ld More...

St. John’s Teen Stabbed

A Rockaway Park woman was arrested last week for allegedly stabbing a teenager from St. John’s Residence for Boys in his back with a pair of scissors, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Celtic Thunder Tour Comes To Westbury

Live Nation is pleased to present the Irish vocal group, Celtic Thunder, at the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Sunday, September 23 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. with what promises to be one of the most entertaining shows they have ever performed. More...

Milestones

50th Anniversary

On August 25 Barbara and Gerald King celebrated their 50 wedding anniversary. They are the proud parents of four sons, Gerard, Kevin, John and Brian. More...

10th Birthday

Jamie Foley of Rockaway Beach celebrated her 10 birthday on September 10. She is a student at St. Rose of Lima School and the daughter of proud parents James and Marilyn Foley. More...

Daley Graduates Navy Training

Navy Seaman Lorenzo O. Daley, son of Lenford Daley, of Far Rockaway, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Dumping On Rockaway Park

The city continues to dump on a community that, like many others on the peninsula, is attempting to come back from decline. More...

EDITORIAL COMMENT

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Letters

What Gives?

Dear Editor, Okay, I’ll bite: what’s with the tall cyclone fencing all along the ocean? More...

Absurdity

Dear Editor, Your advice would have more credibility if simple tests didn’t demonstrate its absurdity. More...

Enough Already

Dear Editor, Should Assembly Speaker Shelly Silver (D, Lower Manhattan) be impeached? Yes indeed, I think so. Albany is a cesspool of corruption. When will it be reformed? More...

Locals Memorialize 9-11 Anniversary

The eleventh anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, murdering 70 local residents, was commemorated this year on Tuesday morning at Tribute Park on Beach Cha More...

Community

Firefighters Sponsor Fundraiser For Young Cancer Patient

Patrick Gajovczyk was diagnosed in April with a rare condition called, Supratentorial Primitive Neuroectodermal Tumor (SPNET). It’s an uncommon form of cancer in which malignant tumors develop in the tissues of the brain. More...

PHC Auction Set For October 11

The last remnants of the former Peninsula Hospital Center, which served Rockaway’s medical needs for more than 104 years, will be sold after an auction in Great Neck (Long Island) on October 11, federal court records show. More...

Surfers Hit Beach 92 Street For Richie Allen Classic

On Sunday morning, more than 100 surfers of all ages and their families came together at Beach 92 Street for the annual surfing classic honoring fallen Firefighter Richie Allen, a Rockaway resident, More...

Columnists

Beachcomber

Some more proof that we really don’t need a borough president. Queens BEEP Helen Marshall reportedly spends more time in her home in Sag Harbor than she does in Queens. More...

On The Road Again

It has been more than five years since my epic ride across the United States to our namesake town of Rockaway Beach, Oregon. More...

The Veterinary Corner

Itchy Ears In Felines And Managing a Cat’s Nails

Our clients often ask us, why does my cat scratch its ears? More...

Sports

Second Half Goal Powers Dolphins Over Seahorses

Josh Fernandez felt a rush of anticipation as the matchup last Wednesday featured his Beach Channel/Channel View boys soccer team taking on far Rockaway Educational Campus. More...

H.S. Sports Wrapup: Seahorses Win PSAL Opener

In the past two years, Far Rockaway Educational Campus has not had the opportunity to take the first snap of the PSAL varsity football campaign. More...

St. Camillus / St.Virgilius Basketball Registration

Registration for the St. Camillus / St. Virgilius Community Basketball programs will take place in Springman Hall (St. Camillus gym) on Sunday, September 22 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on Tuesday, September 25 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. More...

Obits

Frederick Douglas Butler III

School Safety Agent

Frederick Douglas Butler III, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 25. Butler was born in Jamaica, New York on May 22, 1967. He was a school safety agent and Rockaway resident for more than 15 years. More...

Mildred Scott Collins

RN

Mildred Scott Collins, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 29. Collins was born in St. Kitts, West Indies on October 20, 1918. She was a Rockaway resident for more than 20 years and was a registered nurse. More...

Tillman Dickerson

Longtime Resident

Tillman Dickerson, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 30. Dickerson was born in Harlem, New York on September 24, 1947 and lived in Rockaway for more than 20 years. More...


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