July 24, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

10 Good Reasons Why This Mayor Should Not Govern Public Schools (Part I)

Now that the inept and possibly criminal State Senate is back in session and once again doing damage to the state's taxpayers, the agenda moves to school governance. More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

Well, the computer gremlins were at it again. Last week half of my column was left out of the paper. Before even reading it, I realized something was wrong. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Lights, Camera, Action

Film and video have long been part of RAA events. But Saturday, August 1 at 6 p.m. in sTudio 7, short films will be the focus of the first Rockaway Artists Alliance Film Festival. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Will Our Beach Ever Return To The Original Status Of Old?

Take a good look at the beach anywhere else but Rockaway! Look at the dunes and sand catchers and grasses and walkways! There are no signs; or police giving out summonses; no Parks Department personnel or anything else, mind you! More...

Spotlight On Elderlaw

21st Century Seniors: These ARE The Good Old Days!

Not so long ago, our grandparents often played a less active role in society than they do today. Television, Hollywood and the media portrayed the elderly as feeble, and fragile. More...

The Progressive

Reflections

In these difficult economic times, with wars, challenges to social order, and threats to our safety by domestic and foreign terrorists, we need distractions in order to survive. More...

Beachcomber

In the 1958 Dolphin, the Far Rockaway High School yearbook, Ruth Alpern and Frank Pindyck were chosen as "Joe & Josie College," and they stand on the Senior Personalities page facing an uncertain future, More...

Broad Channel Bits

This past week was a fairly wet one. It has been a cool, wet season so far. August usually is fairly hot and very dry — especially near its end - but this season has so far been quite unpredictable. More...

Simon says...

It's been quite an interesting week with lots of very important things happening. First in priority to us in Rockaway is that the walkway in front of the seawall at Beach 132 Street and Beach 141 Street at Beach Channel Drive has been replaced. More...

It's My Turn

Sarah, We Hardly Knew Ye

Sarah Palin has left the glare of the media lights for the time being, leaving her supporters out in the cold. If her attractors are in the cold, where exactly is Sarah? Moreover, who is Sarah Palin and who are her attractors? More...

The Inner Voice

It is not always easy to keep our balance when so many things change rapidly in our lives. When we have serious unknowns to deal with, we can become paralyzed into pressing for what we want. Even making bargains with God becomes realistic. More...

SJEH Wellness Corner

Commentary By Denise Burns, DO, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Residency Director, SJEH

St. John's Episcopal Hospital is proud to announce the establishment of an Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Clinic and Inpatient Service. More...

Looking Backward

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


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