February 19, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

A lot of the snow we got last week is still on the ground under Tuesday’s new layer of the white stuff. The temperatures will make sure none of it melts too fast! More...

Weiner Writes From Capitol Hill

Holding the Saudis Accountable

Another year goes by, and we are still allowing the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to operate with impunity; violating human rights, banning religious expression and supporting extremism and terrorism. More...

Simon says...

The blizzard of 2010 has dropped so much snow that the Department of Education was able to announce a school closing the night before. More...

Stacy’s Tax Tips

The new American Opportunity Credit helps families pay for the first four years of college. It replaces the current hope credit and helps cover not only tuition but the cost of books as well. More...

It’s My Turn

The real facts and lies that were told during the Bellamy hearing. (Part I)

Levon “Ishmael” Melvin was a central player in the recent court hearing that freed convicted killer Kareem Bellamy and bought him a new trial. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The First Boardwalk at Far Rockaway-1904 to 1907

The short lived first Far Rockaway boardwalk is shown today in views, and was built on what was left of the outer beach at Far Rockaway, after the destructive storm of 1903. More...

The Rockaway Beat

What Newspapers Do

Any journalist who has been around the block a few times knows that you don’t get into the business to make friends. More...

School Scope

Looking Back into the Crystal Ball

Being in the midst of the UFT election campaign where the group I work with, ICE, has united with another group, TJC, to run a slate against the UFT’s Unity Caucus machine, I have been looking back at how we got to a place where the union at t More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Bodies Are Working, Idols Are Idling

NEXT RAA EXHIBITS: “To Our Idols,” “Bodies of Work” in sTudios 6 and 7. On view Mar. 13 through Apr. 3. Reception: Sun., Mar. 14, 1-3 p.m. Gallery hrs.: Sat. and Sun. 12-4 p.m. More...

Beachcomber

The answers to last week’s Black History Quiz are: 1. W.E.B. Dubois; 2. Frederick Douglass; 3. Carter Woodson; 4. Bill Cosby; 5. Barbara Jordan; 6. Mary McLoed Bethune; 7. A. Philip Randolph; 8. Booker T. Washington; 9. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Snowflakes Keep Falling

This has been the snowiest winter in years causing many setbacks such as beach erosion, accidents, school closings, crime etc. More...

Drawing On Science

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

I first became familiar with Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson when I read his column, Universe, which appears in Natural History Magazine. More...

The Inner Voice

Change can be really exciting if we let go of our fear of the unknown. As we mature, we have different needs and wants, and some change may come from within ourselves. More...

Looking Backward

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


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