December 25, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

Some Days, The Diamonds; Some Days, The Coal

As you get older, the year goes by faster and faster, like a freight train on a long straightaway. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... 20 Relentless police on patrol caught a burglar who came back to a place of business close to midnight Tuesday night, December 26, and cut his way in with an acetylene torch. More...

Broad Channel Bits

We certainly had a lot of snow last weekend! It was coming down so slowly at first, it didn’t seem like it would stick or even stay around for long. More...

Notes from the High C’s

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

Well, Thanksgiving is past, Chanukah and Christmas are upon us and the New Year is not far behind. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Coming Attractions

Looking forward to 2010 at RAA: This coming year’s exhibitions schedule promises interesting themes to fire up the muse in artists of all stripes. All mediums, including literary, are invited to participate in these juried exhibits. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Roller Coaster Santa

The weather through the holidays is giving us all a roller coaster ride contending with heat, freezing cold and pouring rain which makes our shopping days most difficult. However, the people in Breezy need not face the wet roads and crowds. More...

It’s My Turn

Global Warming: Faith or Science?

The publication of private emails from a climate research group in Great Britain has cast serious doubt on the scientific basis of global warming. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Manhattan Hotel, Far Rockaway

During the year 1882, Faber’s Hotel opened on the southeast corner of Mott Avenue and Beach 21 Street in Far Rockaway. Information on the hotel was nil and nothing was found about the owner. More...

Beachcomber

Donovan Richards, the acting chief of staff (he’s been acting for several years now) of City Councilman James Sanders Jr., was honored earlier in the month by the Far Rockaway branch of the NAACP. More...

School Scope

Low Class Size Is A Precious Commodity

I saw the riveting movie “Precious.” I heard a lot about it but hadn’t realized how much it was about teaching and education. More...

The Inner Voice

It is holiday time and the weather is getting crisp and cold. More...


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