Teen Charged In Beach Channel Groin Grab



Teen Charged In Beach Channel Groin Grab By Brian Magoolaghan An 18-year-old Beach Channel High School student is charged with endangering the welfare of a child and third degree sexual abuse for allegedly grabbing a younger male student’s groin at the school last week. Carlos Ruiz is accused of grabbing a 15-year-old boy, who was dressed in underwear, and with […]

DOT Promises Review Of No Parking Signs



The Department of Transportation will review the placement of the "No Parking Any Time" signs that were placed along Rockaway Beach Boulevard from Beach 126 Street to Beach 139 Street on the day prior to Easter. That review will take place "after the busiest part of the summer" in order to ascertain the impact the signs have on the community. […]

Rainbow Ribbon Cutting At Gray Park



Rainbow Ribbon Cutting At Gray Park

Questions Remain On MTA Takeover Of Private Buses



Questions Remain On MTA Takeover Of Private Buses By Miriam Rosenberg After two years of negotiations, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on April 19 that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) would take over the seven subsidized private bus companies (including Green Bus, Jamaica Bus and Triboro Coach) that currently operate in the city, effective July 1. The takeover has Rockaway’s politicians, […]

Rockaway Riders React To MTA Takeover Of Private Bus Lines

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Rockaway Riders React To MTA Takeover Of Private Bus Lines By Miriam Rosenberg Contributing Editor The July 1 MTA takeover of the seven private subsidized bus lines including Green Bus, Jamaica Bus and Triboro Coach, (the three lines that impact the peninsula) brought varying reaction from those locals who ride the buses. While many didn’t seem to care about the […]

100th Precinct Gives Burglary Prevention Tips



100th Precinct Gives Burglary Prevention Tips 100th Precinct Crime Prevention Officer Brian McCabe has released a list of thing you can to do to prevent your home from being burglarized. • Keep all doors and windows locked, especially at night and when out, even for a short period of time • Install motion sensor activated lighting fixtures at approaches to […]

Are You An Easy Target?



Are You An Easy Target? The officers at the 100th Precinct have released a list of things you can do to prevent your car from being broken into or stolen. When parking your vehicle, always remember to: • Remove all valuables from your vehicle, including cell phone, wallets an change that may be left in the ashtray • Make sure […]

Neuer Celebrates 85



Neuer Celebrates 85 A party was held at the Harbor Light on April 2 to celebrate Kathleen Neuer’s 85th birthday. A long time member of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus, the American Legion and the Senior Citizens Clubs of St. Francis de Sales, St. Camillus and St. Rose of Lima, Neuer worked thirty years for Chase Manhattan […]

Even Less Parking On B. 116



Even Less Parking On B. 116

Hammels Apartment Fire Sparks Evac



Hammels Apartment Fire Sparks Evac