May 30, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

From the Editor's Desk

Abject Failure Of Far Rockaway's Black Leadership

If the recent spate of shootings and homicides in Far Rockaway prove anything, they prove the abject failure of the black leadership. It is an honor role of shame. City Councilman James Sanders, Jr. State Senator Malcolm Smith. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

This Is What My Mother Called The 'Haunted House' In Far Rockaway

Solomon's Castle, aka Castle Las, was built by Louis A. Solomon, a wealthy New York merchant/businessman, who summered here in Far Rockaway with his family. More...

The Inner Voice

As the beach season opens for us, and holidays like Memorial Day take place and July 4th approaches, it is good to think of how we would like our holidays to be. More...

Rockaway Outdoors/Tales From The Wheel House

This past week, fishing for the most part was ahh More...

Simon says...

Rockaway has finally been put on the map. After many years of fighting for transportation improvements in our community, Rockaway has been recognized with great ferry service. More...

Beachcomber

If you are looking for Geraldine Chapey's column, "Chatting With Chapey," you probably will not see it for a while. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Moving Past Memorial Day

The Memorial Parade this past Sunday was well-attended. A good number of people lined the boulevard to watch the parade. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

A Blossoming Artist And Russian Folk Dolls

"Russian Folk Art: Rag-baby Festival," is an exhibit that allows the viewer to experience traditional, hand-made Russian folk crafts. More...

Horoscope

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Looking Backward

20 What The Wave Said Years Ago... Cheryl Skinner, 30, fell between cars of a moving subway train in the Rockaway Park-Beach 116 Street station on Thursday morning, May 26, about seven o'clock. More...

School Scope

Truth Is Stranger Than …

I'm feeling so literary with the Rockaway Literary Arts and Film Festival coming June 7-8 (like, how about Pete Fornatale, the greatest DJ in the history of rock, coming to talk about his book on Simon and Garfunkle's "Bookends.") Thoughts of ficti More...

SJEH Wellness Corner

Physical Therapy May Heal With Osteoarthritis Of The Knee

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis, affecting more than 20 million Americans. More...

The Progressive

New Economic Times

Right wing conservative pundits on our airwaves and in our print media often pontificate about the sanctity of the free market system. Their viewpoints often do not reflect the reality of the changes in capitalism. More...


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