In The Spotlight
They came, they saw, they shouted. An army of local residents, pols, civic and community leaders charged onto Beach 101st Street to protest the NYC Department of Homeless Services’ (DHS) proposal to house a whopping 120 homeless men at a warehouse at 226 Beach 101st Street.
The rally and candlelight vigil held last Friday evening, February 15, was organized by John Cori of the Rockaway Beach Civic Association and Community Board 14.
Many protesters arrived with signs expressing disapproval of
One week ago, 22-year-old Far Rockaway resident, Khaleel Anderson, announced his bid for the NYS State Assembly 31st District seat, (representing Far Rockaway, South Ozone Park, Springfield Gardens, Rosedale, and Laurelton), which has been held by the incumbent Michele Titus, since 2002. Anderson said when it was announced that Titus maybe stepping down as she was presented with another opportunity, he did not hesitate. According to Anderson, this was his chance to run for a position that would
Rockaway historian James Supple has added drone flying to his considerable talents. He didn’t take the old photo which captures an aerial view from approximately Beach 110th Street and the boardwalk. In the old photo, large gas tanks loom over the area. One old school house has been replaced by the Waterside School and a few houses remain which can be seen in the new photo. For more great photos, visit OldRockawayPhotos.com
Who rocks! Shamrocks! So parents, why not grab the chance to register your aspiring ball blazer for the Broad Channel Athletic Club’s (BCAC) Shamrocks 2019 Tackle Football program. Registration is underway, and is open to children and youth ages seven and up.
Divisions are as follows: Peanut, for children ages five to six; Pee Wee, children ages seven to eight; Midget, ages nine to 10; Pony, ages 11 to 12; and Senior, for youth ages 11 and up, (as of the present 2019 calendar year).