Flight 587 Ceremony Set For Crash Site

Announcement On Agreement For Permanent Memorial Expected

Flight 587 Ceremony Set For Crash Site Announcement On Agreement For Permanent Memorial Expected By Howard Schwach Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced that the city will host a memorial ceremony for the 285 victims of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 at 9 a.m. on November 12 at the crash site, Beach 131 Street and Newport Avenue. Unlike the […]

Sanders And Addabbo Win, Differ In Celebratory Style



Sanders And Addabbo Win, Differ In Celebratory Style By Brian Magoolaghan Incumbent City Councilmen James Sanders, Jr. and Joseph Addabbo, Jr. were almost guaranteed to defeat their challengers in this year’s election, and they did. By about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night, Sanders and Addabbo, each surrounded by key campaign staff, held polling results that spelled out victory. Addabbo took 70 […]

Rockaway ‘Attractive’ For Ferry Service



Rockaway ‘Attractive’ For Ferry Service A ferryboat builder/operator said, after a visit to the peninsula last week, that he is ready to try out a Rockaway to Manhattan commuter service as soon as possible. "If I can get the necessary permits, and dock and parking arrangements in place, I could start the run before the holidays," said James A. Barker, […]

Just Hanging Out On Halloween



Just Hanging Out On Halloween

Man Wounded In Random Shooting



Man Wounded In Random Shooting An unidentified 22-year-old Redfern resident realized that he was shot once in the foot on Thursday after hearing several shots in the distance. The unidentified man told police that he was in front of 1310 Redfern Avenue in Far Rockaway at approximately 1:04 a.m. when he heard several shots. He said that he felt a […]

Claddagh Inn Needs Your Help



Claddagh Inn Needs Your Help The Claddagh Inn needs donations for Thanksgiving and Christmas. In its fifteenth year, the Claddagh Inn is Rockaway’s oldest soup kitchen and is seeking donations of frozen turkey and canned food for Thanksgiving and new toys, computers, bicycles and new clothing for the needy kids in our community at Christmas. Please give generously this holiday […]

Veterans’ Day at the Intrepid Museum



Veterans’ Day at the Intrepid Museum Veterans with proper identification will receive free admission to the Intrepid Museum on Veterans’ Day. Throughout the day there will be musical performances, educational programs. The museum will be opened to the public 10a.m. to 5p.m.

180 Hosts Asthma Workshop



180 Hosts Asthma Workshop Tuesday, October 22, marked MS180’s first workshop of the year. Felice Brenner, the Attendance Improvement Dropout Prevention facilitator, hosted an asthma clinic. SAFESPACE, the Jamaica Childhood Asthma Initiative of Jamaica Hospital provided an expert speaker, Ivanna Lopez. Lopez discussed asthma in great detail as well as allergens. She also demonstrated various pieces of equipment, from asthma […]

A Ghoulishly Good Time For Kids At Fort Tilden



A Ghoulishly Good Time For Kids At Fort Tilden

Beach Channel Thanksgiving Dinner



Beach Channel Thanksgiving Dinner Beach Channel High School is hosting its Fifth Annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving Day. Students will serve nursing home residents and seniors a turkey dinner complete with dessert. BCHS students also accompany the senior citizens on the dance floor while the BCHS Band, Chorus, Gospel Choir and a DJ will perform. It is truly an intergenerational […]