November 27, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

Meeks' Message From Capitol Hill

Process, Progress And Principle

November has been quite a month for health care reform. Three Satur days ago the House of Repre - sentatives adopted the America's Affordable Health care Act (HR 3962). More...

School Scope

If you haven't been following the saga of former Joel Klein Clone and now Washington DC school superintendent Michelle Rhee and her fiancé, former pro basketball player Kevin Johnson, now the mayor of Sacramen - to, get thee over to my blog (h More...

Looking Backward

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

Rockaway Walks Fitness Column

Form A Support Team

If you are presently trying to reinvent yourself in this ever-changing world (because of a life changing event like a chronic disease such as arthritis) or just trying to find a job, take the following steps: More...

Answers (Sort Of) To Last Week's Photo Quiz: Buildings Of Rockaway

1. One of the premier synagogues in the city, patterned after the famous Turo Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island, Congregation Derech Emunoh once proudly stood in what is now the Arverne By The Sea complex. More...

Simon says...

During the last two weeks I recovered from an illness. Now Yetta, my only living aunt, who is 84 years old, is facing heart surgery. She is brilliant, charming and has been involved in politics since her teen years. More...

Beachcomber

There were 137,894 Stop, Question and Frisk Reports prepared during the third quarter of 2009, ac - cording to a New York City Police Department report delivered to the City Council on November 17. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Thanksgiving Day is just a memory now — I hope that everyone had a nice day and lots of pleasant memories from it. The weather has been so nice and enjoyable for this time of year, with enough rain/clouds to remind us of the season we're in! More...

The Progressive

Leadership

We are perplexed by the wars in which this nation is involved, the threats by international terrorists, our fragile economy, and the environmental changes our planet faces. Our very national foundation is at risk. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Belle Harbor Yacht Club, Belle Harbor, Rockaway Beach

In 1905, the Belle Harbor Yacht Club was built on the bay-front in the section of Rockaway Beach known as Belle Harbor. This section of the Rock away peninsula was opened and lots were put on sale in 1902. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Commentary By Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer

In today's depressed economy, an increasing number of consumers are struggling to meet their financial obligations. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Education 'Experts' In Media And Universities Provide A Good Belly-Laugh

When I started writing and teaching, I realized that those were the only two jobs that everybody thought they knew better than the professionals. More...

Smith Speaks From Albany

Making the Holiday Season Happy - and Safe

The holiday season is a time for family, friends, and parties, but it's also when the num ber of highway fatalities jumps. Along with holiday parties come alcohol-related traffic crashes. More...


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