Ariola Nameless On Net “That’s What We Do,” Opponent Says



Ariola Nameless On Net “That’s What We Do,” Opponent Says By Howard Schwach Identity Theft has its funny side. You’ll remember that an astute person, betting that the Internet would become big business, registered for himself such domain names (Internet Access Names) as McDonald’s.com, Madonna.com, Cocacola.com and IBM.com. He then turned around and sold the domain names for big money […]

Weiner: Ferry Success Up To Rockaway



“The issue is clear,” Congressman Anthony Weiner says. “The city has to step up and find a way to subsidize the Rockaway Ferry Service.” “It will be, when it opens next month” he adds, “the only unsubsidized urban mass transit system in the city, if not in the nation.” Weiner pointed out that each ride on the city subway or […]

A Glimpse Of The New Marine Park Bridge



On Tuesday, April 10, representatives of the Rockaway community and its elected officials met with employees of MTA Bridges and Tunnels for an informative meeting concerning the Marine Parkway/ Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge rehabilitation project. According to MTA official Robert Intelisano, the bridge is 60 percent complete, and should be finished by this time next year. The meeting was designed […]

Stabbing Death In Far Rock



The body of Tyrone Stigall was discovered by police on Friday, April 14 at approximately 12:30 p.m. in a bedroom of his apartment located at 20-34 Seagirt Boulevard, Far Rockaway. Stigall, a 41 year-old Black male, had been stabbed at least twice in the chest and there was also evidence of additional blunt trauma to the body. There were no […]

Saving Spaces Breaks The Law



Saving Spaces Breaks The Law There has been lots of conjecture as summer approaches that people illegally saving parking spaces on public streets will become a larger, and perhaps more violent problem than it has been in the past. In recent weeks there have been complaints in both Broad Channel and in the West End of Rockaway that the continuation […]

Helpless Boat Draws Aviation Help



A Line Subway Service To Be Interrupted



The New York City Transit Department has notified the public of temporary service changes that will affect A line and Rockaway Park Shuttle service to the Rockaways on April 21-23, April 28-30, May 5-7, and May 12-14, 2001. During these times, there will be no subway service from the Rockaway Boulevard station to the Rockaways. Instead, special free shuttle buses […]

MTA Is Seeking Student Seasonal Bridge Officers: Applications Now Available At Al Stabile’s Office



MTA Is Seeking Student Seasonal Bridge Officers: Applications Now Available At Al Stabile’s Office Applications from the Metropolitan Transit Authority’s Seasonal Bridge and Tunnel Officer program are made available at Councilman Alfonso C. Stabile’s District Office in Ozone Park. The program is designed to offer students with employment opportunities during periods of high seasonal demand. Students hired through the program […]

A Bridge In Far Rockaway



A Bridge In Far Rockaway Pictured (left to right) are: Denean Ferguson, grants coordinator; Curtis Archer, executive director of RDRC; Bill Martin, director of community relations for Verizon, Audrey Pheffer, assemblywoman; Nesly Jean-Baptiste, administrator. On March 8 Assembly woman Audrey Pheffer and Curtis Archer, executive director of the Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation gathered at the Church of God Christian […]

21st. Annual Charity Run For HeartShare



21st. Annual Charity Run For HeartShare Sponsored by Buckley’s/Kennedy’s The 21st. annual Buckley’s to Kennedy’s five mile charity run for HeartShare will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2001 at 10:00 a.m., rain or shine. The run starts at Buckley’s Restaurant, Avenue S and Nostrand Avenue and finishes at Floyd Bennett Field, near Ryan Center, Brooklyn. The post even and […]