August 29, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Greater New York Souvenir Postcards of 1898

To commemorate the creation of greater New York City (January 1, 1898) the H.A. Rost Printing and Publishing Company of NYC created a line of souvenir postcards (number in series is unknown). More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... 20 Twenty years ago last week the Cornell Burial Grounds in Far Rockaway were declared a New York City landmark. Since then the site has fallen on hard times. More...

MovieScope

'Tropic Thunder' - Hollywar Is Hell

Filmmaker/actor Ben Stiller's action comedy, "Tropic Thunder," opened to big box-office bucks and big controversy. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Living with debt has become as American as apple pie. More...

Beachcomber

Several people who saw our story on Geraldine Chapey's appointment as a Commissioner of the State Workers' Compensation Board called to say that Chapey's van service, More...

Broad Channel Bits

This is the last column in August and everybody knows what that means. September is right around the corner. Labor Day is upon us and it's the unofficial end of summer. A lot of folks will put the barbecue tools away for next year. More...

Health & Harmony

Harnessing The Hormones With Homeopathy, Part II This is a continuation of a column that ran in the August 15 edition: Rants and Rages Remedy We are all familiar with the jokes about the rages of women who are "out of estrogen" during meno More...

Horoscope

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Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

As you know, every once in a while I write about different members of our Board and what they have accomplished over the years. Today I am going to speaking about Arlene Cornell. More...

On The Road Again With Ed 'Shevy' Shevlin

Rockaway's favorite biker, Ed "Shevy" Shevlin, is riding to Newfoundland, Canada to once again raise money for the research and fight against cystic fibrosis. More...

School Scope

Democrats: All On Board In Attack On Teachers Unions Odds And Ends Welcome back to another year of the education follies. There's been a ton of stuff going on in the ed world and my ednotes online blog has been a busy place this summer. More...


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