September 14, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

Smith Speaks From Albany

Kids Take A Bite Out Of The Big Apple

It is time to get back to basics by encouraging our children to stay fit and get exercise. Now, the city has plan to do just that by renovating our schoolyards. Exercise not only produces active bodies, but active minds as well. More...

From The Artists Studio

ARTSPLASH: Sacred Staffs and Awards for Excellence

RAACONTACT INFO: Phone: 718-474-0861; Fax: 718-474-4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartistsalliance.org. Two EXHIBITIONS CONCURRENTLY ON VIEW @RAA: Saturday, September 8-October 7, 2007. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Bank To The Rescue? My! How Things Have Changed!

Florence Hickcock, age 79, of 1071 West Broadway, in Woodmere, was worried that the severe winter weather of January 1935 would prevent her from getting to the bank in Far Rockaway. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... Police Captain Harold Leibowitz moved east this week. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Are We Better Off Dead?

I gave up my subscription to the New York Times about two years ago. I just couldn't take it anymore. While it still had some interesting stuff, it's relentlessly self-absorbed "progressive" agenda left me cold. More...

Spotlight on Elderlaw

For Women Only

In our practice, we meet with women at various stages in their lives to develop plans in the event of their illness, or death. More...

Broad Channel Bits

It was a lovely summer, all in all. The temperatures have cooled a bit of late, leaving us with nice nights for sleeping comfortably. Of course, there has been rain as well. Really drenching, soaking, heavy, wind-driven rains. More...

Erin On The Rox

Congratulations to our new Mayor of Roxbury for 2007, Paul Rodman. Mr. Byrnes lost in a close vote, so Jeannie will be continuing to play her kazoo. Good luck in your tenure as Mayor, Paul. I hope everyone had a great time this Mardi Gras. More...

Beachcomber

Last weekend was a banner one for Rockaway, with three major festivals that drew thousands of people to Gateway National Park. More...

Dorothy Dunne

End Of Summer Mardi Gras

You could hear the "Pipers" warming up, signaling the start of the Breezy Point Mardi Gras Parade. And, the parade gets larger and larger each year. I counted five pipe bands, maybe more. More...

Health & Harmony

Pomegranates

The only information "byte" that I had stored about pomegranates was that they were called Chinese apples. Why? I had no clue. More...

In Quarters

Hello again, everyone! I hope you all enjoyed your summer vacations; I know I did. The first thing I would like to say is congratulations to Joseph "Skippy" Nocerino and his wife, Ruth, on the birth of their first child, Emily Rose Nocerino. More...

MovieScope

'The Nanny Diaries' - Poppins With Prada And Pearl

What do "Mary Poppins," "Girl With a Pearl Earring," and "The Devil Wears Prada" have in common? More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

Well, the Fall Festival has come and gone and we had a great weekend. Thank you Rockaway, for making it a success. More...


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