June 16, 2001 RSS feed / Columnists

Beachcomber

Campaign workers seeking petition signatures spread out over the peninsula, gathering signatures for their favorite politicians. Lew Simon and his crew were spotted in front of Waldbaum More...

Dorothy Dunne

Tom Brokaw, NBC Nightly News, Clarence Page, of the Chicago Tribune and Ellen Goodman of the Boston Globe announced the winners of the 10,000 Livingston Awards in local, national and international reporting of journalists under the age of 35 at a Yal More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

It was all we thought it would be and more! For the second year in a row, on a peninsula that has no movie theater, 1000 people flocked to the Rockaway Artists Alliance More...

Historical Views by Emil Lucev

The Hotel Pasedena stood at the beach end of Beach 86 Street for years, until the northeaster of February, 1920 struck the peninsula. More...

LOOKING BACKWARD What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago This Week

Two thousand people, including two bus loads from Rockaway, rallied this week in Albany to make it clear to legislators that it was important to the supporters of casino gambling that a resolution be passed in the assembly supporting their cause this More...

On The Beach… With Beverly Baxter

With the summer season, there are many exciting events being slated for our town. More...

Rockaway Short Takes

During the Spring, flowers begin to bloom and during the election season just begun, so do the politicians. There were a couple of major events in Rockaway this weekend and candidates were at both. More...

Chatting With Chapey

PEOPLE MAKE A DIFFERENCE: MSGR. WILLIAM BURKE, FR. JAMES DEVINE AND RICHARD KNOTT More...

Dot on Roxbury by Dotty Taphouse

Walter J Cook II (Wally) and Mary Beth Cook are the proud parents of a beautiful baby girl named Caitlin Eilis Cook who entered our world on March 8, 2001. Caitlin was baptized June 3 in St. Genevieve More...

Failte by James Conway Sullivan

The election results from Northern Ireland are in and there More...

From the G-Man by Gary G. Toms Crime Stats And The NYPD

In last week More...

The Inner Voice by Marilyn Gelfand

An expression that we often hear is "Go with the flow." It More...

Meet The Irish by Harry McGuirk

There is great anguish in County Antrim since news reports said that St. Bernard More...

School Scope by Howard Schwach Now that social promotion has ended in the New York City public school system, here are some thumbnail sketches of the kids who are getting promoted (remember as you read this that the promotion standards include being pr

A student who has been absent more than 50 days during the school year, but has in excess of two-dozen sick notes from his mother that excuses those absences. More...


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