February 29, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

From the Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me, But … (School Edition)

Nobody asked me, but … you've all seen the controversial public school report cards. Each year, the English Language Arts and Mathematics scores on those two highstakes standardized tests are publicized in all the papers, More...

The Rockaway Irregular

End Game

Most people probably agree, these days, that the military invasion of Iraq was a mistake. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... 20 Andre Binaird, 21, of Brooklyn, has been indicted for the fatal stabbing of Gregory Foster, 35, in the Hammel Houses in Rockaway Beach on December 19. More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

The weather is dreary and overcast, but just think, only one more month until spring when everything starts to happen. Especially with the RMAC and our first event of the new season. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Locals Longing For Spring

Recently, a doctor said that in Canada where it really snows, two trucks go and clear the white stuff from the streets and fill each other with it. Then they go and dump both truckloads into the river there. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

The Opening Of 'Structure'

RAA CONTACT INFO: Phone: 718 474-0861; Fax: 718 474-4373; e-mail: rockart116@aol.com; website: www.rockawayartistsalli ance.org Stone fortresses standing in ancient vigil. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Edgemere Club Hotel, Beach 35 Street, Edgemere

The huge Edgemere Club Hotel opened in 1895 near the ocean on Grand Avenue (Beach 35 Street) south of Sprayview Avenue. More...

It's My Turn

Setting The PS 106 Record Straight

Baum is a long-time staffer at PS 106 on Beach 35 Street in Edgemere. Presently a reading specialist at the school, this is her response to a number of recent news articles and columns about her school. More...

Social Security And You

Social Security Q 's and A's

Question: My husband died recently and my neighbor said I might be eligible for survivors' benefits. Am I? Answer: In order to be eligible for survivors benefits, your spouse must have earned the required number of Social Security credits. More...


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