March 13, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

Ulrich Won Due To A Lack Of Viable Alternatives

Many Rockaway voters were caught in a real bind when they went to the polls on February 24. They wanted a person who lives on the peninsula to represent them, but the two locals who were on the ballot were problematic. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

When Paradigms Shift

Nearly thirty years ago this country underwent a paradigm shift when Ronald Reagan swept into the presidency, displacing Jimmy Carter after a single term. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Just one more week until the beginning of spring! We had a taste of warmer weather last weekend and it was pretty wonderful. Those taking part in or watching the St. Pat's Day Parade in Rockaway were lucky to have such a great day. More...

Health & Harmony

Hope Springs Eternal

Hope is that feeling that everything is going to be alright. Hope is about belief in the future. Hope gives us the strength to go on when the prospects do not seem too bright. More...

PHC Health Talk

Take Control Of Your Healthcare (Part 2)

Managing the day to day issues of your health or your various medical conditions can be confusing, it is even more intimidating contemplating admission to a hospital. More...

Beachcomber

Despite the fiscal crisis faced by the city, the Department of Sanitation went overboard to clean both Newport Avenue and Rockaway Beach Boulevard of snow prior to the St. Patrick's Day Parade last Saturday. More...

Stacy's Tax Tips

Here are some more tips and stimulus info: 1. More...

The Style Insider

St. Patrick's Day Fashions

Welcome back to The Style Insider. I hope everyone had a great time during the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Rockaway. In this week's issue, I am discussing the best outfits to wear on St. Patrick's Day. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Artistic Post Cards Were A Feature In The Old Days

Many a greeting in the form of a post card was sent from the Rockaways in the days of yore. The bulk were picture post cards, and a small amount did feature artistic work by unknown artists. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... 20 What was a noisy night at Community Board 14 turned into a battle at the meeting's end when Roy Gwirtzman, chairman of the Gateway Committee gave his report. More...

It's My Turn

Politics, An Ugly Horse Race

What makes us think we live in a Democracy? The Bill of Rights might be a hint if sleazy politicians and their lawyer hires were not insistent upon knocking out the competition so they remain the only choice. More...


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