January 12, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

Simon says...

Commentary From the Desk of Lew M. Simon, Democratic District Leader, 23 rd A.D. Part B Happy, healthy New Year to all of you: my loyal family, constituents and readers. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...

Community Board 14 will discuss the coming Request For Proposals (RFP) for the Arverne Urban Renewal Area at its regular monthly meeting next week. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Attention! New Species Of Seafencible Found Here!

Just when you thought that there were no more life species to be found, and that all were recorded in books, another never before seen specimen turns up in your own backyard! More...

The Music Beat

Leanne Edwards has been following music and musicians since her early teens. The Nassau Community College student will fill you in on upcoming concerts, new groups, albums and local groups each month in this space. More...

Social Security And You

Five Resolutions For 2007 That You Should Never Break

As Americans rang in the New Year, many of them had a list of resolutions to carry with them throughout 2007. People everywhere make New Year's resolutions. More...

The Inner Voice

I am so amazed at how many people I know could not allow themselves to enjoy the warm balmy weather we are experiencing this winter so far. More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

Happy 2007. I hope everyone had a happy, pleasant and safe New Year and just because you haven't seen this column since the end of last year doesn't mean that we are asleep at the wheel, so to speak. More...

Beachcomber

City Councilman James Sanders had us excited this week because he was actually going to address the gun violence and black on black crime problems on the Rockaway peninsula. More...

Broad Channel Bits

No Snow, But Snowflake Bingo

We have had some seasonal weather, without the snow and sandwiched between days where temperatures reach the 50's. How weird is the current weather for this time of year? Do you wish it would just get cold and stay cold? More...

The Progressive

Ethical Questions It is incredible when the White House, the Vatican, 10 Downing Street, the Elysee Palace, the United Nations Secretary General, and the Israeli Prime Minister agree. In December this happened. More...

School Scope

Tilden, Lafayette And South Shore: Don't Close Those Schools, Fix Them!

Fear and loathing among teachers and parent groups continues to grow as details emerge over the DOE's decision to close more large high schools, three of them in south Brooklyn. More...

On The Beach

Betty Ford, Eric Clapton And You!

The New Year was marked by the passing of former President Gerald Ford and much was said about the significance of this beloved President during the week-long funerals that began in California, then Washington, DC, and culminated in Grand More...

From The Artists Studio

If You Don't Know By Now Where Flowers Bloom In Winter… Rockaway Artists Alliance

After a week of breathless anticipation, you can stop schvitzing. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

We have had our share of warm weather this winter, and I have a pretty good feeling that our bulbs are getting the idea that spring is near. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

A major nationwide E. coli bacteria outbreak involving spinach grabbed headlines from coast to coast in August and September. More...

MovieScope

'The Good Shepherd' - CIA Secrets

Actor Robert De Niro played a retired Central Intelligence (CIA) operative in the comedies, "Meet the Parents" and "Meet the Fockers." In both, he was funny. More...


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