February 20, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

Stacy's Tax Tips

Keep looking for my tax tips to get the latest on what the stimulus has in store for 2009: 1. The rules have gotten tougher for those of you who sell a home every two years to take advantage of the primary residence rules. More...

The Progressive

Soldiers Never Die

It was a frigid, gray, dreary, dismal Christmas 2008 for my wife, Louisa. She was visiting her father who was seriously ill. I was at home with my daughter nursing an aching back. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

A major nationwide salmonella bacteria outbreak involving over four hundred food products containing peanut butter and peanut paste continues to widen in scope. More...

Beachcomber

Don't forget to vote in Tuesday's special election to fill the City Council seat vacated by State Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. and voters should go to their usual polling place. More...

From The Artists Studio

Poets Old (Always Fresh) And New

Over the last week or so I have been reading a lot of poetry. Sorting books in my bookcase, contemplating consolidation. Do I keep this thin volume by So And So? I must have loved at least several of his pieces; why else did I buy it? More...

The Rockaway Beat

No Old-Line Political Hacks Wanted

I have been writing for years that I wanted a city councilperson who truly represents Rockaway and who would not bend to the will of the mainland majority when deciding on programs and allocations. More...

Broad Channel Bits

We have had comparatively warm temperatures for this time of year, but the weather we have been enjoying lately will change this week. Toward the end of the week, storms will do their wet dumping on us. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... 20 Tactical Narcotics Team officers came to Rockaway Monday night, February 19, to patrol from Beach 90 Street in Rockaway Beach east to the Nassau County line. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Memories Of Old Rockaway

A ppearing today in views is one of the last photographs taken of the old Rockaways' Playland Midway Walk. The time is the season of 1984, and the park closed for good in the following year. More...

It's My Turn

The Culture Of Corruption In Congress

"It could probably be shown by facts and figures that there is no distinctly native American criminal class except Congress." — Mark Twain. The economy is in a tailspin. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Economic Woes Hit Trade Shows

Among other things, I do try to cover most of the trade shows at the Javits Center and I have been noticing a big drop in attendance; especially at the New York Times Travel Show. More...

The Inner Voice

We often hear the expression, "Is the glass half empty or half full?" This shows us whether the person is supposedly an optimist or a pessimist. More...


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