September 19, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Handout Advertising Card s Passed Out To Steamboat Riders 1882

Many young boys were hired to pass out advertising cards at city steamboat docks, and few have survived to the present. More...

The Inner Voice

Words mean different things to different people and also help define our reality. For some, words are a way to explain real feelings and thoughts while for others they are tools to accomplish a desired end result. More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

Well, here it is the day after our 24th Fall Festival and while we are all exhausted, we are very elated because Saturday and Sunday were both great days. More...

Simon says...

We have been quite busy the last few weeks spending long, tireless hours advocating the improvement of the quality of life in our district. More...

Smith On The NYS Financial Market

State Senate Democratic Leader Malcolm A. Smith is calling for a special session of the New York State legislature to address New York State's finances. More...

Beachcomber

The memorial service held at Tribute Park on Thursday, September 11, was indeed memorable and there were several tableaus that strained the heartstrings. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Cooler temperatures have settled on us and feel pretty good; here's what's happening: Christ Presbyterian Church will have their Annual Flea Market on Saturday, September 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The kitchen will also be open. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me, But … (Political Edition)

Nobody asked me, but … If City Councilman Joseph Addabbo Jr. wants to become a State Senator in a mainland district, perhaps he should pay more attention to his day job - representing Rockaway in the council. More...

Horoscope

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MovieScope

Burn After Reading' - Coen's Crazy CIA Comedy

Beware James Bond. The Coens are coming. In fact, they've come. Fresh from winning four major Oscars for "No Country for Old Men" filmmaking brothers Joel and Ethan are back with "Burn After Reading." The crazy-quilt comedy, involving the C.I.A. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

With the recent conclusion of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, we are all reminded that our national anthem serves as a celebration of our accomplishments, a reminder of our forefathers and what it means to be an American. More...

Smith Speaks From Albany

Home On The Pier? Once A Dream, Now A Reality

Few things in life are as satisfying as buying a home. Along with marriage and the birth of a child, it is considered a milestone in one's life. And for good reason. A home is something tangible, something that is completely yours. More...

The Progressive

Choice

On the first day of school, my daughter, who is now a senior in high school, was given an assignment regarding the presidential campaign. More...


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