May 8, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

Rock Solid

For readers who may have missed the first of this series of columns, which began on April 10, it will showcase some of the peninsula's most effective notfor profit groups. More...

Meeks' Message From Capitol Hill

Changing The World In The First 100 Days

Last Wednesday marked the 100th day of the Obama presidency. More...

The Councilman's Corner

The notion that a manmade island acting as a filling station for highly flammable liquefied natural gas should be built near the Rockaway coastline is simply ludicrous. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Hammels Long Island Railroad Station - 1880 to 1943

When the railroad over Jamaica Bay was built to the Great Hotel in Rockaway Park in 1880, the New York, Woodhaven and Rockaway Railroad built a station at Beach 84 Street on the bayfront, opposite the huge Hammel's Hotel. More...

PHC Health Talk

Resident? Intern? Doctor?

We've all heard the terms, of course, but do most of us really understand what a "resident" really is? or an "intern"? Are they "real" doctors? Are they there for the patient's benefit or for some other purpose? More...

Beachcomber

Another portion of the Rockaway Freeway closed for good on Thursday, April 30. The Freeway will be closed from Beach 73 Street east to Beach 67 Street. More...

It's My Turn

The Bellamy Case, Part IV

"The court was duped," said Leventhal during the proceedings. "This court should be incensed." He wanted the judge to reinstate the original verdict and send Bellamy back to prison. But Blumenfeld denied that fraud had been proven. More...

The Style Insider

Spring Wedding Trends

Welcome back to The Style Insider. In this week's issue, I am discussing all of the new trends to wear as a guest to a spring wedding. Being invited to a wedding is an exciting, yet sometimes stressful, moment. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Nobody Asked Me, But … (School Edition)

Nobody asked me, but … it seems that Malcolm Smith, the new Senate Majority Leader, can't do anything right. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Golden Geese

Stuart W. Mirsky is a Belle Harbor based writer and former city official who last served as Assistant Commissioner for Operations at the New York City Health Department. More...

Broad Channel Bits

It was an interesting week, weatherwise. A little rain here; a lot of rain there; cloudy skies here; cloudy skies there and some warm sunshine in between! More...

Health & Harmony

Seasonal Allergies, Part II

Look deeply. To the untrained eye, one hay fever case may look like another, but homeopaths know that each person's symptoms and story are different. We are trained to elicit differentiating details— of both the hay fever and of the person. More...

Social Security And You

In Times Like These, Every Dollar Counts

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." This is the line Charles Dickens used to open his novel A Tale of Two Cities. More...


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