January 11, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

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Why Was Gang-Banger On Street Instead Of Jail?

I I was all ready to trot out my handy crystal ball so that I could continue to tell you what happened to Rockaway in the year of 2008, but I got sidetracked by a police-involved shooting here in Rockaway and wanted to address that before it got to More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

In Memory of Wooden Bungalows at Seaside, Rockaway Beach, N.Y.

There are many bungalows still located at the west end of the seaside section of our peninsula. The greater part of these have been converted or remodeled into year-round dwellings. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Commentary By Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer

With the warmth of summer behind us, it is important to take a moment and consider three potential dangers that are unique to the winter months. More...

Simon says...

We wish you and your family a happy, healthy New Year. May 2008 bring peace on earth, happiness and wealth for all. If you think that you are the only one having trouble with the Post Office, think again. More...

Drawing On Science For Kids

When Competition Is Not A Sport

Any sport or game is a competition. Only one person or team can be a winner. In nature plants and animals are always in competition. But if there's a winner then the loser may become extinct or pushed out of its environment. More...

From The Artists Studio

Visual Jazz and an Irish Cello

RAA CONTACT INFO: Phone: 718 474-0861; Fax: 718 474-4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartistsalliance.org Highlights from "Get Out of Town": In New Orleans, music is a religion and religion moves to the tempos of the city More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... North Channel Bridge, between Broad Channel and Howard Beach, was rated this week by the State Department of Transportation as New York City's fourth worst bridge. More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

Welcome to 2008 and my wish for everyone is that the new year is good for you and your family. May we all be in good health, and prosperity and only good things for everyone. More...

School Scope

Run Bloomberg, Run

A story in the New York Times, "Obama's Surge Deflates Forum and Talk of a Bloomberg Run," on the day before the New Hampshire primary may have been premature in burying Michael Bloomberg's independent run for the presidency. More...

The Progressive

Thoughts For The New Year

At this time of the year, we should be thinking of the pleasant memories of childhood and the magical promises of the season. Miracles, it is believed, happen as we feast and enjoy the benefits of a consumer society. More...


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