October 10, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

From The Artists Studio

Kidsmart and 'Lights On Afterschool;' Final Weekend For Artsplash

What: 'Lights On Afterschool' Rally When: Saturday, October 16. Where: Gateway National Recreation Area, Building T149, Fort Tilden. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Popular Florence House Hotel Hammels, Rockaway Beach - 1908

John H. Hanley's Florence House Hotel and Bath House were the most frequented in the Hammels section of the Rockaways. The establishment had an excellent location on the beach end of Division Avenue (Beach 82 Street). More...

It's My Turn

Halloween Tips and "Tricks"

Halloween is one of the most enjoyable holidays for adults and children alike. It is also a time for making sure our kids are safe — in their costumes, on the street, and enjoying all the treats collected on their rounds. More...

MovieScope

'Righteous Kill' - DeNiro And Pacino Together Again, For The First Time

The Legendary actors Robert De Niro and Al Pacino have appeared in three movies together. "Godfather, Part II," "Heat," and now "Righteous Kill." However, only in "Righteous Kill" do we get to see them do any substantial time in the same scenes. More...

Politically Unstable

Will Obama or McCain Be FDR or Hoover?

If we are comparing the world to the Great Depression and we are roughly in the 1928 area with the major economic crunches to come, it is much more likely that whoever "wins" the election will be fairly helpless to do much other than to watch the e More...

Sanders To Host 'Save Our Youth Conference'

Councilman James Sanders Jr. is urging the public to attend the "Save our Youth Conference" at Goldie Maple Academy, 365 Beach 56 Street on Friday, October 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, October 18, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Beachcomber

Rockaway has become a favorite site for shooting television commercials. A few weeks ago, Dunkin' Donuts shot a number of commercials on Beach 129 Street. More...

Dorothy Dunne

The Party Was 'Just Beautiful'

The title above refers to the open house party at 104-06 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, on Sunday September 21 for Shear Explosion Beauty Salon, owned by Richard Blank on Beach 129 Street, Belle Harbor, merging with Studio "J," owned by Janet Shirin, un More...

From the Editor's Desk

Do We Really Want The Business Model Running (Or Ruining) Our Public Institutions? Part II: Here He Comes, To Save The Day!

You all know the old tune. "Here he comes to save the day!" Except, this time it's not Mighty Mouse, but Mighty Mayor who will try to save the world. More...

Health & Harmony

Cough and Cold Remedies

The season is upon us for sniffling, sneezing and coughing. At the first sign of distress, we look for a product that will immediately reduce our symptoms and decrease the duration of suffering. More...

Horoscope

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Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

Dubos Point at Beach 63 Street north of DeCosta Avenue in Arverne officially became a city park on Thursday, October 6. "This is a tragedy. More...

Notes from the High C's Rockaway Music and Arts Council

Our Festival has long passed and we all had a wonderful time, we were all tired, but had a great time. Our thinking now is towards next year, which will be our 25th Fall Festival, and what plans we can start making towards that. More...

SJEH Wellness Corner

Treating the Hard-to-Heal Wound

Non-healing wounds caused by diabetes, poor circulation or related conditions affect three to five million Americans a year. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

An Ancient Chinese Curse: 'May You Live in Interesting Times'

The current financial crisis is so massive and complex that it offers little opportunity for the kinds of easy explanations a column like this is meant for. Nevertheless, I'm going to give it a try. More...


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