Ongoing Feud Draws Fresh Blood

Police: Genesis of Manhattan Carnage Lies Locally

Ongoing Feud Draws Fresh Blood Police: Genesis Of Manhattan Carnage Lies In Rockaway ComplexesBy Howard Schwach ~ Four Rockaway residents were arrested last Tuesday by detectives from the Manhattan South Detect-ive Squad in relation to an incident at Times Square early Sunday morning in which eight people were shot (two critically) and two others were stabbed. Police officials say that […]

Another Wave Of Beach Tickets This Summer?



Another Wave Of Beach Tickets This Summer? The key word in deciding whether surfing, fishing and walking the beach in the evening this coming season will be allowed or not is “liability.” “This has become a question of the city’s legal liability in case of an accident,” says City Councilman Joe Addabbo, the chair for the council’s Parks Committee. “The […]

Local Man Ties Up Belt Parkway



A two-car crash on an overpass of the Belt Parkway in Rosedale dumped both vehicles onto the highway last week, tying up the busy road in both directions for at least three hours. Torre Taylor, 32, of 29-45 Beach Channel Drive in Arverne, was driving a rental van when he reportedly swerv-ed into a KIA Sport SUV driven by an […]

Powder Scare Closes Addabbo’s Office



Powder Scare Closes Addabbo’s Office By Howard Schwach Suspicious white powder delivered in a package of brochures from the printers at City Hall triggered an alert at a local hospital and forced the closing of City Councilman Joseph Addabbo’s Howard Beach office on Wednesday. The powder, which sparked fears of bioterrorism, turned out to be packing powder designed to keep […]

101 Precinct Council Honors Deputy Inspector Lindahl



101 Precinct Council Honors Deputy Inspector Lindahl

Barnum & Bailey Circus Truly ‘The Greatest Show On Earth’

Commentary By Howard Schwach

Barnum & Bailey Circus Truly ‘The Greatest Show On Earth’ Commentary By Howard Schwach The Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus has, for more years that I can remember, been billed as “The Greatest Show On Earth.” While that designation is arguable, it is true that the 133rd edition of the show, which is just finishing up a run at […]

Name Street For ‘Bells’ Belson



Name Street For ‘Bells’ Belson City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., has announced that the corner of Beach 92 Street and Holland Avenue is to be named for Firefighter Stephen (Bells) Belson, who died in the line of duty at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. The renaming ceremony is scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 22, […]

Family Program Offered At St. Rose Of Lima



Family Program Offered At St. Rose Of Lima Are you concerned about the loss of family values? Would you like to enjoy a great family experience? Then join the parishioners at St. Rose of Lima, 130 Beach 84 Street, for the weekly Apostolate for Family Consecration Be Not Afraid Family Hour program. This is held in the Church every Tuesday […]

Famous Airplane Displayed



The "Candy Bomber" pilot was an icon who became synonymous with the Berlin Airlift Mission. On Saturday, March 15 at 3 p.m., Gateway National Recreation Area’s Floyd Bennett Field is offering the public an opportunity to learn about this important mission and the famous "Candy Bomber" pilot. The original military plane used in the Berlin Airlift will be on display […]

Celebrating Women



The Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville invite you to the "Beauty of the Spirit" Luncheon on Friday, June 20, at 11:30 a.m. at their Motherhouse located at 555 Albany Avenue, Amityville. The program will celebrate the beauty of the spirit of women, their strength, compassion and wisdom. The luncheon will begin with a reflection, followed by lunch and a […]