November 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Beach 14th Street Man Convicted

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown has announced that a Beach 14th Street resident has been convicted of murder in the November, 2011, shooting death of a 21-year-old man. More...

Sandy Conferences Look Back And Ahead

Two conferences in Far Rockaway marked the first anniversary of Sandy one year to the date on October 29th. More...

Flight 587 Memorial Service Held

On Tuesday, Mayor Bloomberg joined a large crowd who came to remember those who were killed 12 years ago when Flight 587, bound for the Dominican Republic, crashed in Belle Harbor. More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

MovieScope

“12 YEARS A SLAVE” – GOODBYE, GONE WITH THE WIND

“12 Years a Slave” is the final nail in the coffin of “Gone With the Wind” and Hollywood’s romanticized lyrical lying depiction of slavery in the antebellum Old South. More...

Sports

6th Grade Ravens Superbowl Champs

Ravens sixth grade team saved their best performance for Superbowl Sunday on November 17th! Quarterback Isaiah Lawson led the team with precision passing, timely scrambles and ran the offense like a seasoned veteran. More...

The Fishing Report

Tom’s Wave Service Station, Bait and Tackle on Beach Channel Drive in Rockaway Park reports that plenty of black fish are biting and many are of legal length at 16”. More...

Scholars’ Volleyball: Undefeated

At the end of the girls’ volleyball season last year The Scholars’ Academy said goodbye to five seniors. More...

Build It Back… Slowly

Reimbursements Could Be Years Away

Holding your breath for Build It Back money could be hazardous to your health. More...

What’s A Key Fo?

Well it’s not Key Food. Yet. The owner says he’s hoping for the store to reopen early in 2014. More...

Community

Wheely Great! PA Boy Donates Rides For Rockaway

Dozens of Rockaway kids are able to ride again after a generous 11-year-old Pennsylvania boy helped collect and donate 62 bikes for the community. More...

100th Precinct Community Council To Meet

The 100th Precinct Community Council will be held on Wednesday, November 20th at 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 330 Beach 90th Street, Rockaway Beach. More...

Bayswater Players Perform ‘Man of La Mancha’

The Bayswater Players rehearse for their new production of “Man of La Mancha” at the Bayswater Jewish Center at 2355 Healy Avenue. In the photo: Ciro Timmons, Stuart Rappaport, Steven Greenblatt, Aaron Dobin and director Mario Martone. More...

Columnists

Boyleing Points

Widespread Farce

Apparently my Nightmare on Election Street was hardly unique. Numerous people told me they had bizarre experiences and frustrations. And it wasn’t just the voters. I heard the poll workers at one place were kept locked inside until 11:30 p.m. More...

Beachcomber

We’ve gotten complaints about a company called Old World Refinishing so we looked them up on the Long Island Better Business Bureau. Well, the complaints seem well founded. The company was rated an F by the BBB. Ask around, folks. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Stopped by my old place on Noel Road the Sunday before last, and came face to face with my old garbage can. Nice to know it survived the storm, too. Even the big white “126 Noel Rd” I painted on it years ago is still intact. More...

Editorial/Opinion

Resiliency Center Should Look No Further

A new idea came our way, courtesy of Community Board 14 member Hank Iori, that makes great sense. More...

Letters

Crucial Parks Stuff Ahead

Dear Editor: I attended a Parks Department meeting on Sunday, November 10th at Scholars. The focus was to continue the dialogue with the community as to how the boardwalk could be developed to best meet the needs of the Rockaway community. More...

Obits

Sabino J. Berardino

Sabino J. Berardino died on November 10th. A former Belle Harbor resident, Berardino attended PS 114, Far Rockaway High School, Fordham University School of Business and Georgetown University School of Law. Berardino served with the U.S. More...

Rosemary Smythe Comerford

Bank Vice President

Rosemary Smythe Comerford, a former Vice President of a bank, died on November 11th at age 92. More...

Catherine E. Conklin

Catherine E. Conklin died on November 11th at age 86. A longtime Broad Channel resident, Conklin was a former president of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 260. More...


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