November 10, 2006 RSS feed / Columnists

The Rockaway Irregular

Beaten!

There's no easier way to say it. In this year's race for State Assembly in the 23rd AD, in which I was the Republican, Conservative and Independence Party candidate, I got my head handed to me. More...

The Brag Bag

Congratulations to Annie Bea Blitner (Irene and Adam), Jade Ritwo (Stu and Doctor Nancy Gahles), Adriana Greco (Daniella and George), Allision Bernstein (Amy and Steven), Leah Shapiro (Robin and Steve), Chelsea and Dustin Koppel (Elyse and Martin). More...

Social Security And You

Why This COLA Is So Important

Among the many important features of a monthly Social Security benefit is the annual Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA). More...

Spotlight On Elderlaw

Q And A Focusing On A Deceased Spouse

Question: My husband died this month and most of our assets are in both of our names. Does the deed to the house which is both of our names need to be changed to my name only? More...

Health & Harmony

Time Of The Year For Allergies And Inflammations

Allergies and inflammations abound at this time of year. More...

Cross Currents

Helping Rockaway Residents To Prevent, Prepare For And Respond To Emergencies

Joan A. Foley is director of the American Red Cross in Greater New York-Queens (138-02 Queens Boulevard in Briarwood). More...

MovieScope

'Marie Antoinette' - Clueless In 18th Century Versailles

Watching "Marie Antoinette" about the ultimate pampered rich girl, one can't help but compare the tragic French teen queen to the film's creator, writer/director Sofia Coppola. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...

Five of fifteen subway stations that the Regional Plan Association says register the fewest paying customers on a typical weekday are in Rockaway. The designation is based on 1985 turnstile counts, adds a report published Wednesday, November 5. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Many people were out and about and soaking up the warmth from the nice days we had last week. Even though the days tend to be cooler and windier of late, the sun still shines brightly most days! More...

Beachcomber

Sometimes when covering a fast-breaking news story on deadline, mistakes and misidentifications are made. This was the case with the incident in Broad Channel on Halloween evening. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

Storing your tools for the winter

If you like to get your hands dirty, there's a good chance that your tools are as well. Towards the end of November, we will begin restocking our shed. Tools may be packed away, and lawn mowers nestled into the corners. More...

Drawing On Science

ASTROLOGY: A PSEUDO-SCIENCE A pseudo-science consists of a series of hypotheses said to be true, but actually lacks any supportable evidence or observations. Astrology is an example of a pseudo-science. More...

A Query On A Quandary At Old Coney Island!

We all love a mystery, especially when it is out of its time sync- if you wonder- and today's More...

Focus On Financial Affairs

Concentrated Portfolios: The Right Kind of Risk for Some Investors

Stephen J. Levine is an independent financial advisor. For more information on this topic, readers can contact him at 257 Beach 126 More...

From The Artists Studio

RAA Exhibits In Rockaway And The Mainland Rockaway Artists Alliance

GIFTED , RAA's holiday member exhibit, is now on view through December 10 More...


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