December 18, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

Medicare Open Enrollment Period to End December 31

It is that time of year again - time to reassess whether your Medicare plan is working for you. Medicare's open enrollment period began November 15 and continues until midnight December 31. More...

East End Matters...

F.R. Shopping Center Saga Continues; BCHS Closing Unconscionable

Longtime members of the Rockaway community, like me, can remember when we had three movie theaters in the Far Rockaway business district - the Strand, the Columbia and the Pix. More...

It's My Turn

I am reading from a letter written by David Kraus, Secretary of the Rockaway Academy of Science, Inc. (and Chairman of the Department of Biology, FRHS and author of "Concepts of Modern Biology") dated April 23, 1965. It is addressed to James B. More...

Broad Channel Bits

The December weather has been up and down, but it seems to be headed more down than up — which is quite normal for this time of year. The mercury has been dipping into the 20s overnight and at times during the day. More...

Beachcomber

The Department of Education has changed the time of the January 6 meeting to address the closing of Beach Channel High School. The meeting will be held in the school auditorium at 6 p.m. rather than at 7:30 as previously announced. More...

From The Councilman's Desk

Rockaway Braces For A Perfect Storm

We are all aware that our City and State are in the midst of a severe economic crisis. It doesn't take a genius to figure that out. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... 20 Rockaway is about to say goodbye to the pride of its Coast Guard fleet. More...

Rock Solid

The Debate Over Christmas

It's the week before Christmas … and all through the world … no one's thinking of anything but … how many days 'til it's over? More...

The Rockaway Irregular

The Price Of Gold

President Obama's recent decision to up the ante in Afghanistan, akin to his predecessor's prior decision to do the same in Iraq, was welcome news to those of us who believe we have real national interests at stake in those conflicts. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Price Waterhouse Has Spoken

Election Results for the RAA Board of Directors: Joining the board in January will be Tony Curcio, Ross Radusky and So - phia Skeans. Retaining her seat on the board is Renée Radenberg. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Aftermath of the Atlantic Crossing by Air-US Navy

s faithful followers of Historical Views will recall, the US Navy aviation branch was the first to fly aircraft over the Atlantic Ocean to England. More...


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