January 19, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

Beachcomber

Several Rockaway schools were on the list of schools that the state is keeping any eye on because of sub-par performance. More...

From The Artists Studio

Exhibition Opening This Weekend Rockaway Artists Alliance

Opening reception for Where Flowers Bloom in Winter: Sunday, January 21, 1-3 p.m. sTudio 6 Gallery in the Rockaway Center for the Arts (RoCA) in Fort Tilden. Featured live performer: acoustic guitarist T.K. Kearney. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Coming Soon to A National Park Near You!

When I retired from the city bureaucracy at the end of 2002, I knew I wanted to do one thing. Having written an historical novel, published in 1998, I figured I was good to go for a second career as the next Ernest Hemingway. More...

MovieScope

'Perfume: The Story of A Murderer' - Scents For A Psycho

In 1981, off-beat film maker John Waters tried to tap uncharted cinematic waters, or aromas, by introducing "odorama" in his movie, "Polyester." The offensive romantic comedy pairing Tab Hunter and transvestite Divine featured scratch-and- More...

Broad Channel Bits

Last week we started to get temperatures that are more appropriate to this time of year. Still, compared to other places in our country, we have really been fortunate. More...

It's My Turn

Bring The Federalist Papers To Bear On Iraq

This op-ed piece was submitted by former Rockaway resident, Susan Rexroad, who now lives in Virginia. A flurry of strategies for helping Iraq pull itself out of chaos and civil war are being considered these days. More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

Happy New Year! A few years back my wife, son and I would take my mother to the mall on Friday evenings. We would get a bite to eat at the food court and do a little shopping. Not so much buying but window shopping and walking around. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...

Queens City Council members and chairmen of the community boards voted 17-1 last month, to support Borough President Claire Shulman's proposal to shelter the homeless in housing clusters throughout the borough, with the exception of the Ro More...

Simon says...

Happy, healthy New Year to all of you: my loyal family, constituents and readers. We are now calling upon you to help us continue the great work we do for our community. 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...


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