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A ‘Superb’ Way To Live Rap Star Calls Edgemere Home By Tawana Blount and John C. McLoughlin Those days of catching a bum rap are long gone and over. The kind of rap Lord Superb deals with now are lyrics set to music and it’s a success story all it’s own. "To be on the front page and not be […]

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FINALLY! B.C.A.C. Wins By John C. McLoughlin Nearly three years after the Broad Channel Athletic Club (B.C.A.C.) began its efforts to purchase Memorial Field, the City of New decided this week to award sole ownership of the property along Cross Bay boulevard to the organization. Mayor Rudy Giuliani informed Councilman Al Stabile that the land sale will be finalized and […]

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Parks Dept. To Beachgoers: ‘Take A Walk’ By John C. McLoughlin Rockaway’s beaches will be manned with a full complement of lifeguards this weekend to the delight of many beachgoers. But residents are concerned that coverage during the weekdays remains scarce, something that officials from the Parks Department say "may improve as summer goes on." Beaches that have lifeguard coverage […]

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New Top Cop At 100th Pct. Captain Miller High On ‘Quality Of Life’ By Joan Ward George Captain John Miller is the new ‘top cop’ at the 100 Precinct, replacing Gary Scirica who has moved on to take over the very busy 101 command. Miller comes to Rockaway directly from Brooklyn North where he served on SAT COM (Strategical Command) […]

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Viking Ships Heading To Rockaway? Local Looking For Support Of Community The ad hoc committee to bring a flotilla of Viking ship replicas to Rockaway on Labor Day weekend held its fourth weekly meeting this past Sunday on Beach 116 street. According to Stuart Mirsky, a local Rockaway resident who is also serving as citywide coordinator of this event, the […]

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BCVFD Blesses New Ambulance

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Reward Money Increased Crimestoppers Paying Up To $2,000 New York City Police Commissioner Howard Safir recently joined New York City Police Foundation Chairman George Benjamin and its President, Pamela Delaney, in announcing that the Crimestoppers program is increasing its reward from $1,000 to up to $2,000. Crimestoppers, a crime tip hotline sponsored by the New York City Police Foundation, gives […]

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Dear Hits Weiner On ‘Anti-Family’ Vote New York City Councilman Noach Dear criticized Congressman Anthony Weiner this week for voting against a bill for the second time that would end the law that taxes married couples at greater rates than unmarried couples. Under current law, a married couple can actually pay higher taxes than a couple who was living together […]

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Hillary Comes To Rockaway Listens To Seniors, Residents Hillary Clinton took her campaign for U.S. Senate to Rockaway on Thursday, July 13, visiting senior citizens at the JASA building on Beach 19 street and then meeting with residents at Dayton Towers at 105-00 Shore Front parkway. In an attempt to bring exposure to the concerns of Rockawayites in the upcoming […]

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Port Authority Concerned! Hundreds Of Additional Flights Could Be Result Of AIR-21 Law By John C. McLoughlin Concerned about a potential increase in flight delays and noise complaints, the Port Authority has called on the New York-New Jersey Congressional delegation to support several measures to mitigate the effects of recent federal legislation that could lead to hundreds of additional flights […]