May 23, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Mayor Proclaims Sunday Women's Arts Day

As what one observer called, "a fitting conclusion to a superior exhibition," Mayor Michael Bloomberg issued an official proclamation declaring Sunday, May 18, 2008 as "Women's Arts Day" in the City of New York. More...

Horoscope

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Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

by Sharon Gabriel After a horrible rainy Friday, Saturday, May 17, turned out to be a beautiful day and a perfect one for our latest Museum Tour. Our trip to Yesteryear began with the bus meeting us on Beach Channel Drive at 9:00 a.m. More...

Spotlight On Elderlaw

Financing Long Term Care: Medicaid Home Care Benefits

As life expectancy increases, we are seeing more and more individuals who require some form of long term care in order to remain at home as long as possible, rather than be admitted to a facility. More...

Beachcomber

It is hard for many locals to understand how Rockaway Postmaster George Buonocore keeps his position. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Many Events Scheduled For May

It's really getting to look and feel like spring and it's great to be outdoors without coat or jacket. Nice warm sunshine and blue skies, with a few clouds here and there have been the order of the day lately. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Pork? Member Items? Earmarks? Much-Needed Support For Local Groups? It's All In The Same Family

"Pork Barrel Spending" is often derided by government reformers and other do-gooders as an evil to be wiped off the face of the Earth. Sometimes, they are right. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Looking Eastward From The West End Of The 1901 Arverne Boardwalk

The west end of the Arverne boardwalk of 1901 was located at Beach 74 Street. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... Members of the special Anti-crack Squad moved into the Rockaways Wednesday in response to calls from Captain Harold Leibowitz, commanding officer of the 101 Police Precinct in Far Rockaway. More...

Social Security And You

Remembering Those Who Serve

With Memorial Day approaching, I think it's important to remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Second Thoughts

It's shaping up to be quite a political year, what with either a woman, an African-American or a really old guy in line to be our next president. More...


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