May 18, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

Eye On Physical Therapy

One of the greatest threats to the health of our elderly is falling. Falling in the home is responsible for most of the hip and wrist fractures of the senior population. Many magazines highlight this fact and offer tips to avoid falls. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me, But…(School Edition)

...I am all in favor of our public schools teaching Arabic as a language, just as the schools now teach French, Spanish and a number of other languages. More...

In Quarters

First, let me tell you something about myself and my involvement with the Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department. This column, "In Quarters," refers to firefighters being available in their fire house. More...

It's My Turn

The Tragedy Of Rockaway

Clint Hanover lived in Rockaway in his youth and often writes about his former home. "Far Rockaway/Rockaway Park train!" How many years has it been since we last heard that ? Perhaps too many . More...

'Black Book' - Hard To Resist

After 20 years in the Hollywood hit factory, filmmaker Paul Verhoeven ("Basic Instinct," "Total Recall," "Showgirls") has returned to his Holland home where his career started ("Soldier of Orange") to make "Black Book." But, he has brough More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Children's toys are safer than ever thanks to the diligent work of product safety advocates, state legislatures, parents, and government regulators. More...

School Scope

Bloomberg's Vision: A Childless New York

Mayor Bloomberg, the mis-education mayor, has found a solution to all educational problems that have bedeviled urban areas for decades: a city without children. More...

The Progressive

Shame Already, the 2008 presidential campaign is in full swing, and both parties and their candidates are behaving in a manner that is hardly presidential. More...

Beachlodge

Local activist Barbara Hillary, 75, has made it into the record books. According to the Associated Press, while record keeping is not perfect on the issue, it is believed Hillary is the first black woman to reach the North Pole. More...

Broad Channel Bits

UCO To hold Annual Meeting May 30

The nice days we are enjoying are very helpful to human temperament- no one has been heard complaining about the weather! More...

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance Endings And Beginnings

RAA contact info: Phone: 718 474-0861; Fax: 718 474-4373; e-mail: rock art116@aol.com; website: www.roc kaw ayartistsalliance.org Last weekend to see: RAA Exhibitions on View through May 20: Of Land and Sea: sTudio 6 Gal More...

Mamma! And The Kiddies And A Real Photo Souvenir Postcard

At a recent postcard extravaganza held in York, Pennsylvania, yours truly found a real postcard souvenir photo of a mother and her two small children that was taken in Rockaway Beach. This card is one of the best yet found in my travels. More...

The Inner Voice

Theories and experts fill our minds with thoughts and opinions, and they influence how we make our decisions. How can we know what is real and what is the fad of the moment? More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... More...

Notes from the High C's

I thought it was about time for another column. I have just returned from visiting "Rockaway South," otherwise known as Florida. Between relatives and friends, there was never a free moment while I was there. More...

On The Beach

Of This And That, And One Filmmaker Who Likes to Watch!

Rockaway is gaining more of a cachet as a breeding ground for creativity in a myriad of art forms. More...

Simon says...

If you missed the opportunity to speak at the public hearing of the City Council Transportation Committee, you can send your comments to the Chairman John C. Liu at 250 Broadway, New York NY 10007. His E-mail is Liu@Council.NYC.NY. More...


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