March 20, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

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Friday is the first partial day of spring—Saturday is the first full day of the season. Temperature-wise the weather is about the same, but some folks have been in spring mode for weeks. The sound of hammering is a sure sign of spring! More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

'On The Wall': Rockaway Contributes To The History Of Art

Fort Tilden Highlights "GEOFF'S ART CLASS EXHIBIT," the best and the brightest, will be on through March 29. Gallery hours: Sat. 12-4 p.m., Sun. 1-4 p.m. and by appointment. Free admission. See column for details. More...

The Inner Voice

If we want to simplify life as a spiritual person, we usually try not to be impulsive or reactionary, and instead try to be at peace enough so we can follow our instincts. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

You, a family member or friend may have heard, and maybe even have danced along to, the wildly popular "free credit report dot com" songs about a hapless guy with credit problems who should have gone to "free credit report dot com" and checked his More...

The Rockaway Beat

Living In Mike Bloomberg's City

If you live in Rockaway, you are no longer living in your city. You are living in Mike Bloomberg's city, and it is indeed a very expensive and uncomfortable place to live. More...

It's My Turn

The Peanut Corporation of America discovered salmonella in its peanuts not once, not twice - but 12 times over two years. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Let's Take The Steamboat To Rockaway Beach Today!

Between the years 1876 and 1926, many sidewheel steamboats plied the regional waters around New York City and Harbor … to the docks along the Jamaica Bay waterfront, and the iron ocean pier at Seaside on Beach 105 Street thereat. More...

Beachcomber

Congressman Anthony Weiner, who represents Rockaway in the House of Representatives, has decided to put his mayoral campaign on hold, citing the important work of the House as a reason. More...

Stacy's Tax Tips

We are almost there, only four weeks to go: 1. Those of you who have not or will not file a tax return because you will owe money, and you know who you are, are making a mistake. More...

Dorothy Dunne

March On For The Irish

News Events/Travel Editor/Host • WNYX - TV Morning News • 12:00 noon on UHF Chs. 35 & 26 Monday - Friday Thank God everyone's a little Irish in America because we have had a MARCH month of Irish Heritage this year. More...

School Scope

Clueless David Brooks

I actually like some of the things moderate conservative David Brooks says - at times. But when he can be so clueless about education, can you believe in anything he writes? More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... RMAC (Rockaway Music & Arts Council) is diversifying in its quest to bring something for everyone in the Rockaways. Most recent was the children's' concert held at Public School 114 earlier this month. More...

Making Waves

The smile on my face was shared with many as we witnessed the swearing in of the newest and youngest City Councilman Eric Ulrich, my co-leader of the 23 AD, on Sunday, March 15, 2009 at PS 207 in Howard Beach by Mayor Mike Bloomberg. More...

The Brag Bag

Happy Birthday wishes to Sherry Block, Adriana Greco, Danielle Gold, Marisa Rudolph, Eileen Little, Maggie Hopkins, Ricky Rudin, Julia Panonne (belated b'day to her daughter, Danielle Kelly), Sharon Ruskin, Betty Zapolsky and Rachel Shapiro and her More...

Smith Speaks From Albany

When Democrats reclaimed the Majority in the State Senate for the first time in 43 years this January, we immediately began restructuring the way our government works in Albany. More...

Eye On Physical Therapy

One of the most amazing aspects of being a physical therapist, or any health care professional for that matter, is the ability to learn and observe people's behavior when faced with adversity. More...

The Progressive

Diversity

It is often said that all Americans, except for Native Americans (if you discount the journey across the Bering Straits) are from elsewhere. Our shared history is a complicated one. More...


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