June 19, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

SJEH Wellness Corner

A Pandemic: What You Need to Know

In light of the recent swine influenza A (H1N1) outbreak and the rise in the World Health Organization's (WHO) pandemic alert phase on June 11, 2009, to level 6 (designating that a global pandemic is underway), many are concerned about the possibil More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

I don't know about you, but with this rainy weather, my body is starting to mildew. It just feels more like the middle of April than the middle of June. Almost every day is so dreary or the rain is coming down in buckets. More...

Health & Harmony

Commencement Address

Each chapter in Life is a commencement. The beginning in a new direction, the pursuit of new goals, the completion of former dreams. Children are fortunate to have school terms as their marker. More...

Looking Backward

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

On The Road Again

An Empty Backseat

There was no argument, no cursing or insults, no anger whatsoever, but there was sadness at the end of our relationship. The woman who I had been dating for the last six months called an end to our relationship just a short while ago. More...

Broad Channel Bits

BCVFD To Sponsor Several Events

Overall, it has been a cool, wet spring. We have had so much rain so far this June, all of the wetness may set a record or two. It's a refreshing change from the weather of recent years. More...


The closure of the Rockaway Diner and Bakery on Beach 116 Street by the Department of Health last week was a blow to the commercial street's viability. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Bring In The Clowns - Wait. They're Here!

Those of you who read this space regularly know that I am in the middle of a series of pieces on Rockaway's history and the demise of the peninsula in the 1950s and 1960's. More...

Spotlight On Elderlaw

Don't Fall for the 'Certified Copy of Your Deed' Swindle

Would you pay $80 or more for something you could get for as little as $1 and probably don't need at all? More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Calls For Freedom, For Music, For Art And For Fish

RAA Call to Artists: ARTSPLASH 2009 The Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) invites all artists to call up their wide artistic vision, talent and imagination to shape ARTSPLASH 2009, a multimedia arts event. More...

It's My Turn

Time to Reach Out to Our Veterans

Memorial Day gave us an opportunity to not only honor the memory of America's fallen soldiers, but also to renew our commitment to the men and women who have dedicated their lives to the service of our nation in the Armed Forces. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

of the Rockaways Arverne Of Old: Tent Camps, Bungalow Rows, Hotels and Rooming Houses

This old postcard view of Arverne's Beachfront was taken from atop the Batchelor Inn (built out over the beach at Beach 71 Street) in 1912. More...

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