American Legion Hall ‘On The Block’



American Legion Hall ‘On The Block’ By Brian Magoolaghan A Rockaway landmark is up for sale. The dwindling membership of the Daniel M. O’Connell Post 272 American Legion has decided to sell its hall and is in search of a smaller, more economical meeting place, according to Mike Honan, the post’s commander. "The cost of maintaining the post has become […]

Droesch, Eagles Head To Sweet 16 Showdown



Droesch, Eagles Head To Sweet 16 Showdown By Elio Velez It has been an interesting year for Belle Harbor native Clare Droesch. After struggling through the first half of the season, Droesch has shown the skills that made her one of the top city players at Christ the King High School. Boston College has benefited as they advanced to their […]

AA 587 Families Ask For Bayfront Memorial Site



AA 587 Families Ask For Bayfront Memorial Site By Howard Schwach The disparate groups that represent the families of the passengers who died when American Airlines Flight 587 crashed into Belle Harbor more than two years ago have come together to demand that the city place a memorial to the dead on the Rockaway bayfront. "The most suitable location [for […]

Rockaway CEC Candidate Forum Set For April 1

Parent Groups Call For Boycott of Selection Process

Rockaway CEC Candidate Forum Set For April 1 Parent Groups Call For Boycott of Selection Process By Howard Schwach Region Five of the Department of Education (DOE) will host a meeting on April 1 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at MS 180 (320 Beach 104 Street) to give local parents a chance to listen to the 28 candidates who […]

Far Rockaway Rap Artist On The Rise



Far Rockaway Rap Artist On The Rise By Henrick Karoliszyn For the past year and a half, 24-year-old, Far Rockaway native, Musonga "Sonny Goodtimes" Maddicks has been making a name for himself throughout the New York rap scene. After signing an exclusive deal with Hard Headz Entertainment, an affiliate of DJ Clue’s Desert Storm Enter tainment and On Top Enter […]

Addabbo: More Lifeguards Possible, Limit Cross Bay Tolls



Addabbo: More Lifeguards Possible, Limit Cross Bay Tolls Addabbo: More Lifeguards Possible, Limit Cross Bay Tolls By Miriam Rosenberg Contributing Editor City Councilman Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. announced the possibility of more lifeguards for Rockaway’s beaches this summer in a speech at the RDRC (Rock away Development and Revit aliz ation Corporation) Business Con fer ence on March 12. He […]

Bayswater Civic Association Hosts Local Officials



Bayswater Civic Association Hosts Local Officials

Boxtops for Education at P.S. 42



Boxtops for Education at P.S. 42 Boxtops for Education at P.S. 42 P.S. 42 is currently fundraising in the Boxtops for Education program. Instrumental in the program have been Ms. Smith’s class, Mr. Wyg and’s class and Ms. Meyers’ class. Anyone who would like to help P.S. 42 can send their Boxtops for Educ at ion (on all General Mills […]

Fiftieth Birthday Celebration For Cantorino



Fiftieth Birthday Celebration For Cantorino

Crucifix To Be Dedicated At St. Edmunds



Crucifix To Be Dedicated At St. Edmunds Crucifix To Be Dedicated At St. Edmunds A newly carved crucifix will be dedicated on Good Friday, 4/09 at St. Ed mund’s Church, Breezy Point, at 2:30 p.m.A0The outdoor wooden cross and realistic corpus have been the labor ofA0Deacon Bernard Deschler, an architect whose sculpting avocation previously produced the stained-glass doors at St. […]