March 14, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

From the Editor's Desk

Proof Of Wrongdoing Seems To Be In Short Supply, But Passions Remain High At Cop Shooting Trial

For once, the Daily News got it right. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Far Rockaway Bay - Once a Main Body of Water

Yours truly has submitted maps of old Far Rockaway many times to views, and has had one published in my book, "The Rockaways" in April of this year! More...

It's My Turn

Javits Expansion Fight Ignores Local Boaters

Ben Wold is the Executive Vice President of the National Marine Manufacturers Association. The political squabbling in Albany and New York City over the proposed expansion of the Jacob Javits Center is an all-too-familiar refrain. More...

MovieScope

'Vantage Point' - Rashomania

In the 1951 Akira Kurosawa classic, 'Rashomon," we see four versions of one incident, a rape-murder. Director Peter Travis' new film, "Vantage Point," gives us eight perspectives of a Presidential assassination. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Coming Of Age

Recently, I came across an attack on Abraham Lincoln on the Internet. Lincoln, the poster wrote, was a racist who didn't care about freeing African- Americans or leading the country into Civil War for any high moral purpose. More...

Broad Channel Bits

A couple of neighbors weren't too happy about the tickets they got for lapsed registrations and/or inspections. Traffic enforcement agents have been busy here in the Channel, 'writing' tickets for infractions like the above. More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

My closest friend in physical therapy school was a guy named Adam who was from Glendale. He lived there with his father, mother and brother. After graduation he also became a New York City firefighter. More...

Health & Harmony

Environmental Toxins

As I logged onto AOL, I was shocked to see the banner alerting us to the fact that there are pharmaceuticals abundant in our drinking water. I am aware of the fact that we are consuming far more drugs than are necessary or safe. More...

Horoscope

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Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... Reconstruction of O'Donahue Park (at Beach 17 Street and Seagirt Boulevard, Far Rockaway) should be completed by May 1988. Rockaway's biggest St. More...

Spotlight On Elderlaw

Protect Your Home, Your Most Valuable Asset, From the Cost of Long Term Care

Many clients who come to see us are interested in transferring the title of their homes to their children. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

How To Keep Luck Alive: Do Shamrocks Really Bring Good Luck?

We are hoping that with Saint Patrick's Day on the way, spring will be following shortly after. Until then we are still limited to enjoying our indoor potted plants. More...


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