July 25, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Arverne Jewish Community Center Campaign Of 1929; Beach 67 Street

In 1929 the Jewish Congregation of Dereck Emunoch began a campaign to raise about $125,000 in order to build a community center on the beach side of their house of worship, located on the southwest corner of Larkin Avenue and Beach 67 Street. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Has your grocery bill increased recently? If so, you are not alone. Increasing costs incurred by food producers, food transporters and retailers have resulted in higher prices on store shelves. More...

Spotlight On Elderlaw

Not Just For Senior Citizens

Much of what we (as well as other attorneys practicing in the field of elderlaw and estate planning) write about focuses on the needs of "baby boomers" and senior citizens. More...

The Progressive

Discretionary Spending

Some of my fondest memories and nightmares are associated with Blessed Sacrament School, a parish Roman Catholic elementary school on Staten Island. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Of Cops Who Drink And Drugged-Out Gunmen

It all depends on what we expect of our police officers. More...

Social Security And You

Calculate Your Benefits Online

Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, today unveiled a new online calculator at www.socialsecurity. gov/estimator that will provide immediate and personalized benefit estimates to help people plan for their retirement. More...

Beachcomber

The Department of Education will host an open house for two of the new schools that will inhabit the Far Rockaway Educational Campus in September. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Temperatures Are High - Time For BCAC's Mardi Gras

Temperatures have been high enough for the city to open its cooling centers- air-conditioned places that keep the citizens of this city from sizzling. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Book Review: 'What's Our Names?' A New Illustrated Children's Book

"What's Our Names?" is the title of a new illustrated children's book written by Les Kraft and illustrated by Jim Cantirino, both of whom have longtime connections to Rockaway. More...

Horoscope

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Simon says...

As we have been weathering a large heat wave recently we have been working diligently on many important issues affecting our community. More...

Looking Backward

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

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

This column is going to be a little bit of this and a little bit of that, some things to bring you up-to-date on what's happening with the RMAC. More...


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