July 18, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Health & Harmony

Best Bug Solutions

For most of our childhood, and I dare say, adulthood for many of us, the recommended mosquito repellents contained the chemical DEET or permethrin. I don't recall my Mom ever reading the label and cautioning me against its use. More...

SJEH Wellness Corner

A Vaccine Provides Women With A Medical Breakthrough

In June of 2006, the Food and Drug Administration approved a vaccine considered highly effective in preventing infections that are a cause of cervical cancer in women. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

These Flips Don't Flop

In 2004 local Republicans gleefully labeled former Democratic presidential aspirant and Massachusetts Senator John Kerry a "flip-flopper" for his numerous nuanced reversals. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... More...

'Wounded Warriors' Triumph Over Physical Challenges

Perhaps the highlight of the weekend in Rockaway was the water sports activities that took place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Breezy Point. More...

Beachcomber

There is a great need for blood donations to alleviate a growing shortage of blood for medical transfusions. More...

Broad Channel Bits

BCAC Sets Numerous Mardi Gras Events

Most of the summer is perfect for outdoor activities- but there is fun indoors, too. A lot of activity is taking place all over the community- some indoor, some outdoor. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Baseball Is Still The American Game

I missed the first baseball All Star Game at Yankee Stadium by several months. The game was played in July of 1939, and I came into the world in November. I certainly missed the first All-Star Game, which was held in 1933 at Comisky Park, Chicago. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Original Arverne Elevated Boardwalk

From time to time, yours truly comes across a great historical postcard that has a view of importance, but it has been touched up or items added, by a well meaning touch-up artist of yore. More...

The Road Less Traveled

On June 28, the 9th annual Rockaway Relay for Life was held at Riis Park. This was the first time the event was at Riis Park. The previous eight years the Relay was held at Beach Channel High School. More...

Horoscope

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