Cops Bag West End Burglary Suspect



Cops Bag West End Burglary Suspect By Howard Schwach When police officers from the 100 Precinct in Rockaway Park entered 112-16 Rockaway Beach Boulevard on February 20 to execute a warrant to search for drugs, they were surprised to see, laying in plain sight, jewelry, silverware and other items that appeared to be from west end homes that had been […]

Another Aircraft Accident?



 

New Route For St. Pat’s Parade

Webcams Will Broadcast Parade To World

New Route For St. Pat’s Parade Webcams Will Broadcast Parade To World’s Computers Rockaway Beach Boulevard (RBB) is the place to be this Saturday, March 1, as the 28th annual James Conway Sullivan Memorial Queens County St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off at 1 p.m. If you can’t make it in person, however, your computer can still take you right […]

New Park Possible



New Park Possible By Brian Magoolaghan Rockaway could soon be the only Queens neighborhood to give refuge to one of the most shunned groups of modern society-skateboarders. Preliminary plans for a skate park facility, listing equipment that inspires thoughts of bumped heads, skinned knees, and smiles, were unveiled Monday at the local office of City Councilmember Joseph Addabbo, Jr. The […]

Little Globe Holds Open Call For Actors



The Little Globe Theater is seeking four actors for its June adaptation of "Separate Tables" by Terence Rattigan. This performance marks the third season of performances by the theater’s ensemble of talented local actors. Rehearsals are already in progress with eight of the actors required for the 12-character play. The group is in the process of expanding its roster of […]

Awards Luncheon Hosted By Ladies Auxiliary



The Ladies Auxiliary of the Morris Haynes, Veterans of Foreign War, Post 2781 hosted an awards luncheon on Monday, January 20 at the Sorrentino Center. Awards were presented to several young students for outstanding achievement in many categories; art, essay writing and community work. The young people and their parents were invited to attend. The highlight of the afternoon was […]

Broad Channel Volies Install Officers



Beware Of Water Dept. Imposters



Beware Of Water Dept. Imposters The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has learned that individuals have been visiting homes in areas of Southeast Queens and asking to take water samples for testing. "Complainants from Cambria Hei-ghts, Rosedale, Hollis, Jamaica, St. Albans and Queens Village have rep-orted that the individuals identified themselves as being from DEP or the […]

Education Advocacy Group Forms



By Miriam Rosenberg In reaction to plans for school boards to be disbanded in June, parents and community members held their second meeting, on February 24, to form an advocacy group that protects the interests of Rockaway’s children and schools. The meeting came just days after a State Legislative Task Force recommended the current 32 Com-munity School Boards should remain, […]

Ethics Of War To Be Explored On April 8th



Ethics Of War To Be Explored On April 8 The Rockaway Catholic-Jewish Council and the Rockaway-Five Towns Interfaith Clergy Council will present “Can There Be A Just War?” on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. The free program will be held at St. Francis de Sales Church. The dilemma of an ethical response to a terrorist threat in the post […]