Another Homicide

Cops Seek Information

Detectives at the 100 Precinct are seeking assistance from the community in identifying the shooter(s) in a homicide that occurred on Friday, August 20 at 84-18 Rockaway Beach boulevard. It is believed that the murder took place at approximately 12:05 a.m. The victim, whose name was not released by police, was shot once in the chest by an unknown perpetrator. […]

Arverne Hero Recognized



Arverne resident Patrick Ramnauth became a hero on July 15 when he protected a fellow transit worker from being stabbed. Ramnauth, 50, suffered wounds to his arms, leg, and chest, but is doing well and is recovering at home. Richard Burgher, 35, the knife wielding perp, reportedly became irate after transit worker Dawn Malcolm ignored his sexual advances at the […]

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Burglary Averted Two Arrested, Third Sought United States Park Police Officer Daniel McFadden, on patrol at Gateway National Recreation Area’s Jacob Riis Park, averted a burglary on Sunday, August 8 at 1 a.m. and arrested two suspects. While patrolling the park, Officer McFadden spotted the burglary in process at a concession facility. McFadden, with the assistance of his canine, arrested […]

Community Board 14 Will Meet

Ferry Feasibility Study On Agenda

Members of Community Board 14 will meet Tuesday, September 14 at the Daniel M. O’Connell American Legion Post, 301 Beach 92 street. The meeting is scheduled to get underway at 7:45 p.m. Highlights of the meeting will be an informal presentation by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey regarding the ferry feasibility study. The study calls for […]

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Cops Bag Pot Pushers Two perps were arrested in a drug bust on Thursday morning, August 26 at 348 Beach 67 street. Henry Lucius, 22, of 348 Beach 67 street, and Curtis Emanuele, 31, of 63-10 Beach Channel drive, were arrested for possession of marijuana and intent to sell. The arresting officer was Police Officer Bobbie Delprept. Information on the […]

Local Wins $25 Million!

Whole Lotta Lotto Loot

So who’s holding the loot? Or at least the winning Lotto ticket which will mean a whole lotta loot. Lotto officials announced that a Belle Harbor resident was the sole winner of the $25 million lotto drawing held Saturday, August 21. But don’t go running out to your car or tearing apart the laundry in search of the winning ticket. […]

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Armed Robbery Mailman Mugged Friday, August 20 could have been "just another day" for a U.S. Postal Letter Carrier if it wasn’t for the fact that he was robbed at gunpoint. The incident took place in the lobby of 334 Beach 56 street, a buildings in the Arverne Housing complex. Postal Inspectors are offering a reward up to $50,000 for […]

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Five Rockawayites To Be Honored At Chamber Of Commerce Dinner Lou Caucig, president of the Chamber of Commerce of the Rockaways, has announced that Dorothy Dunne, Lenny Kohn, Aldean Moore, Harold Moorer, and Dr. Perla Tate will be honorees at the Chamber’s 72 annual dinner-dance to be held on Thursday, September 23 at The White Schul, Far Rockaway. This year’s […]

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New Volunteer Coordinator At PHC Rosemarie Babyak, vice president of Human Resources at Peninsula Hospital Center, member of Beth Israel Health Care System, announced that Donna Dunn has been appointed to the position of assistant director in charge of Volunteer Services. "We are pleased to welcome Ms. Dunn to our staff,” commented Ms. Babyak. “Her expertise and extensive background in […]

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Fund-raiser A Flaming Success (picture caption) John Ingram (far right), commander of the Point Breeze Volunteer Fire Department, joined with the cast of ‘Nunsense’ on Saturday, August 21. A special performance was held as a fund-raiser for the New York Firefighters Children’s Burn Camp. By Laurie McDonnell Rockaway Theatre Company, in association with Gateway National Recreation Area, presented an outstanding […]