June 22, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

Cross Currents

Tips To Get You Through The Summer

I hope you are reading this under a shady tree in the yard or park, or while the fan or air conditioner is keeping you cool. More...

From the Editor's Desk

No Bad Idea Left Behind: What To Do About NCLB!

The federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law is the perfect example of a good idea that turned out to be an unfunded disaster for school districts and schoolchildren throughout the nation. More...

In Quarters

Broad Channel Volunteer Fire Department

Hello again, friends. It looks like another great start to another long summer of beaches, barbecues, live music, and as always, a good time! That's right, I'm talking about Mardi-Gras 2007 in Broad Channel. More...

'28 Weeks Later' - Zombieland

Connecting to the current global climate of fear and paranoia, new zombie thriller "28 Weeks Later" (sequel to "28 Days Later") is riding a wave of popularity, even in the face of summer third-sequel onslaughts. More...

It's My Turn

Enforce Existing Immigration Laws

The United States Senate spoke loudly and clearly for the American people - this issue is too important to create new laws, while ignoring existing laws. More...


There were three shooting incidents in the past two weeks at New York City Housing Authority complexes in Rockaway - two in Redfern and one at Edgemere. More...

Broad Channel Bits

The Smell Of Barbecue Is In The Air

Officially, it's summer and the smell of barbecue is in the air! Though the days may not be lazy or hazy, they are sunny and warm. More...

From The Artists Studio

Final Weekend For Two Exhibits And A Call For The Next To Come Rockaway Artists Alliance

Final Weekend to see two RAA Exhibitions, on view through Sunday, June 24 Planet Animals: sTudio 7 Gallery, Fort Tilden, Rockaway Center for the Arts (RoCA). More...

Imagine The Evolution Of This Automobile (If It Was Allowed?)

From The Rockaway Museum Commentary by Emil Lucev, Curator Dedicated To The Memory Of Leon S. Locke

When yours truly discovered this automobile ad from the 1920's, I immediately went into "Sticker Shock!" With the mileage given, I wonder how many would be sold in 2007? More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Rockawayites began arriving at City Hall about 10:30 a.m. Wednesday for a protest against shelters on the peninsula. More...

Spotlight On Elderlaw

Social Security Provides Benefits in Several Areas

The Social Security program, in addition to providing retirement benefits, provides benefits for disabled persons, provided certain criteria are met. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Another Quake Hits South Queens GOP?

In a stunning turnabout, the Republican leaders of the 23rd Assembly District, Terry Ariola of Howard Beach and Ed O'Hare of Broad Channel, have decided to pass on the current race for GOP leadership in this area in favor of Howard Beach More...

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