June 30, 2006 RSS feed / Columnists

From The Artists Studio

Marina Callaghan Graduates From Leading Professional School Program Rockaway Artists Alliance

Marina Callaghan, Rockaway Artists Alliance's kidsmART Program Coordinator, was one of 106 candidates to graduate from Child Care Inc., the nation's leading training program for School-Age Care Professionals. More...

It's My Turn

The New York City School System Is Not Broken

Bernard Gassaway is the former principal of Beach Channel High School and senior superintendent of alternative schools and programs for New York City. More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

The rains came down, the fog obliterated everything, the humidity hung in the air and for the first time that I can remember we had to cancel a concert, the first one of the season at that. More...

Beachcomber

With the July 4 Independence Day celebration only a few days off, this is a good time to remember that possessing fireworks or shooting them off without a permit is against the law. Using the pyrotechnics is good for a C Summons and a $750 fine. More...

Simon says...

From the Desk of Lew M. Simon, Democratic District Leader, 23 More...

School Scope

Wrap-Up

Where the rubber room meets the road Hearing about so many teachers being charged with verbal and psychological abuse, I realize that if I were still teaching I would have a permanent seat in the rubber room. Maybe my own couch. More...

Broad Channel Bits

It is almost July 4-time to celebrate our freedoms and revel in our living in this great country. Some folks head to cooler temperatures, while others head to exotic places. Others stay here and fire up the grill for hot dogs and hamburgers. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...

On the very day the initial phase of a sewer project was completed on Rockaway Beach Boulevard, the Bureau of Highway Operations began mapping a capital project for the same street, which caused over a year's worth of work to become obsolete. More...

On The Beach

Welcome To Wounded Warriors With Beverly Baxter

"...and in 1915, my country said, 'son, it's time you stop rambling', there's work to be done...' And they gave me a tin hat and they gave me a gun, and they sent me away to the war." -From Waltzin' Mathilde (former National Anthem of Australia) More...

MovieScope

'The Lake House' - Tangled Up In Time

Do you really, really want to see stars Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves come together romantically after their team debut in the 1994's "Speed?" If so, you should see "The Lake House." More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Let's Take The Boat To Rockaway And Go To The Beach And Visit Playland

his 1966 photo was presented to yours truly by Howard Santamore, who lived on Beach 91 Street north of the "El." More...

The Progressive

Have You Noticed?

Our media has been busy with many issues in the past few weeks. This week the progressive will ask you if you noticed some issues that you may have missed. More...


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