August 3, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

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Fay Cohen Memorial Hadassah Heart Luncheon

The Hadassah Heart Luncheon has been renamed the Fay Cohen Memorial Heart Luncheon in honor of Fay Cohen - the chairwoman of the luncheon for almost 50 years. More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

Since July of 2006 I have been on a program to lose weight and get into shape. Since then I have lost 100 pounds and about 14 inches from my waist. Many returning patients have complimented me and want to know the details of how I did it. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me, But … (Special Clueless People Edition)

...The editors of the New York Times have had an epiphany. They found out that focusing on reading and mathematics so that students can do better on the standardized tests has cut the time available for teaching More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Mother Of All Rockaway Courthouses - 1932

Before the borough of Queens became a part of greater New York City in 1898, courtrooms were located in the towns of Hempstead, Jamaica, and Newton (today's Long Island City). More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... 20 A boat capsized and sank after being hit by a waterspout, rendering one of the eight passengers lost at sea. More...

Smith Speaks From Albany

Summer Is A Time To Grow And Play: 'Biz Kids' and 'Jump and Ball' Should Be Expanded

When summer approaches, children everywhere can't hide their excitement about taking another vacation from the classroom. Summertime should be filled with fun getaways, swimming at the local pool or just playing basketball in the neighborhood. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Crunch Time

The Rockaway Republicans have had a controversial history. Begun in March of 2004 to support a much maligned George W. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

Living Proof: Flowers Help To Boost Your Mood!

It may sound surprising, but did you know that something as simple as having flowers around can brighten your everyday outlook? It's true. Harvard University has released the results of a study that you'll want to see to believe. More...

From The Artists Studio

Chicago Blues On The Moon

Commentary by Susan Hartenstein RAA Contact Info: Phone: 718-474-0861; Fax: 718- 474-4373; e-mail:; website: More...

Health & Harmony

Heat Exhaustion

We are Rockawayites. We love the summer. More...

It's My Turn

Move Over…It's Time For Our Youth To Take Over

Donovan Richards is the local chief of staff for City Councilman James Sanders, Jr. and has recently become involved personally with working with teens and young adults to address the gun and violence problems in the community. More...


'Joshua' - Creep Show

With the Columbine, Virginia Tech and now, Connetquot nightmares still in the collective consciousness, it's easy to see why filmmakers want to focus on psycho teens. A sleeper sliding in and out of theaters this summer is "Joshua. More...

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