October 31, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

RAA Helps N'Orleans … And Sweets, Tweets, Tricks Or Treats

Five RAA sculptors are involved in a major arts project to bring funds to the revitalization of New Orleans. More...

Horoscope

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It's My Turn

Wohl's Rant, Part I

Exactly what was it, within my testimony, that HPD Officer Gary Sloman attempted to purge from the public record on the afternoon/ evening of Monday the fifteenth of September 2008 to protect himself and his profoundly compromised Department? More...

Making Waves

With less than one week to go before Election Day, all of us realize that the mudslinging tactics once associated with the crudest kinds of local politics now characterize virtually all campaigns. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

When was the last time you went to the bank teller window to withdraw cash from your bank account? Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) allow consumers to perform banking transactions in a quick and convenient manner. More...

Simon says...

Wow, Election Day is finally here. This house votes Democratic. More...

Rockaway Outdoors/Tales From The Wheelhouse

When the winds backed off fishing was pretty good at times. Surfcasters working the local beaches from Rockaway and east to Robert Moses seemed to score with stripers on a regular basis. At times even blitz-like fishing occurred. More...

The Progressive

History's Lessons

As autumn begins colleges, universities and schools begin their fall semesters. The debate regarding how our schools are fairing and whether our young people are receiving an adequate education becomes more evident. More...

Beachcomber

Now that the City Council has gone behind the backs of the voters and approved changing the city's term limit law from eight years to twelve, we must make sure that all of those councilmembers who voted for the change More...

Broad Channel Bits

Boo! Halloween is here and ghosts, witches, skeletons, goblins and other costumed figures are moving through the streets, going from door to door today. More...

From the Editor's Desk

I am sitting Shiva for Jimmy Sanders, because his political life ended on Thursday, when he voted in favor of destroying democracy in a self-serving move to keep his paltry job for four more years. Jews sit Shiva when somebody has died. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Ocean Shore Tent City … West Arverne … Rockaway Beach, N.Y.

Back in 1912, the Arethusa Realty Company announced that a new tent colony would be opened in west Arverne, on both sides of Merthens Place (Beach 67 Street), from behind the boulevard buildings to the beachfront. Mr. More...

The Inner Voice

Ghosts and goblins, spirits of the dead surround us in costume now. Most people think they are creations of our minds caused by our fears. People do not believe that they themselves have a psychic ability or a sixth sense. More...

It's My Turn

The CYO Dust-Up

Jeffrey Marlin is a longtime Rockaway resident whose grandchild plays in the St. Francis de Sales intramural basketball league. St. Francis de Sales Church runs intramural basketball leagues as well as a CYO program. More...

MovieScope

'W.' — Bushwhacked

One day, provocateur filmmaker Oliver Stone will release a biopic on an American president before he is elected to the nation's top spot. That way, he could bring the clairvoyance of his 1987 film, "Wall Street," to the election process. More...

School Scope

Halloween Special: Obama's Pals Are S-c-a-r-y

Linda/Lisa Debate Educational policy Before I get into politics, let's talk education. More...

Social Security And You

Discover A Wealth Of Information And Services At www.socialsecurity.gov

You can apply for Social Security retirement benefits online. Not sure whether you're ready for retirement? We can help you plan ahead with our online benefit planners. More...

The Brag Bag

Happy Birthday to Carly Eisenberg, Jessica Parker, Anthony Daly, Juliette Panone, Samantha Carullo, Chelsea and Dustin Kopel, Genna Cole, Melanie Homsey, Juliana Greco, Allie McManus and Joanna Guarneri. More...


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