April 2, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

Turn Malcolm Smith Out Of Office On Nov. 2

Malcolm Smith may be the Pres ident Pro Tempore of the New York State Senate, but you have the power to make sure that his legislative career ends in November, when the entire Senate is up for reelection. More...

Simon says...

During the last few months we have worked morning, noon and night on the major transportation issues facing our community. The number one priority was keeping the toll rebate program for Rockaway, Broad Channel and Breezy residents. More...

Point of View

WHAT’S THE QUESTION?

Gertrude Stein, the famous expatriate poetess, lay on her deathbed. Alice B. More...

From The Artists Studio

Watercolor Dates; RAA Facebook; Jacob Who?

Experiencing Watercolor with Robert Bainbridge is a new class for adults that will run consecutive Wednesdays from April 7 through April 28, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. in sTudio 6, RoCA, Fort Tilden. There are spots still open in the class. More...

Spotlight on Elderlaw

Some Oft-Asked Questions

What is Estate Planning and Elderlaw? More...

Rockaway Walks Fitness Column

Revisit Your Action Plan And Problem Solving Techniques Daily

What are your action plan and problem solving techniques? As in self defense you need to develop ways to bounce back to a fitness level that allows you to be resilient and have balance (harmony) within your activities of daily living. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Old Public School #43, Rockaway Beach, 1899-1964

Old Public School number 43 was authorized for construction in 1899 and was completed and opened in 1903. More...

Congressman Meeks Speaks

Health Care Reform: Help Is On The Way

It was a spectacular moment last Tuesday in the East Room of the White House. The occasion was the signing ceremony for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010. More...

From The Councilman’s Desk

MTA Cuts Don’t Make Cents

Last Wednesday, the MTA Executive Board passed a package of service cuts aimed at tackling an $800 million budget shortfall for 2010. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Every year a lot of us do it. As soon as the weather warms up, we stop wearing our heavy winter coats and jackets. And who would argue with the decision? More...

It’s My Turn

Childhood Obesity And Diabetes

Rockaway Park resident Rose Moran-Kelly is a certified nutritionist who regularly works with children. More...

The Progressive

Reflection

At this spring season of renewal and hope, we reflect on our religious roots. Passover and Easter are holy days of hope, joy, and renewal. We gather with our loved ones and remember the truth that all people desire justice, peace, and security. More...

Beachcomber

If you like to run on the boardwalk, mark your calendars for April 25 and the annual Rockaway Rotary Ocean Run, sponsored once again by Sweet’N Low in honor of arts and civic activist Barbara Eisenstadt. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

About Hyacinth: The intoxicating scent and vibrant colors of hyacinth make them a favor-ite spring flowering bulb. Favored for their intense colors and heavy fragrance, hyacinths are a staple of the spring garden along with daffodils and tulips. More...

The Inner Voice

If we want to simplify life as a spiritual person, we usually try not to be impulsive or reactionary, and instead try to be at peace enough so we can follow our instincts. More...

Stacy’s Tax Tips

Well everyone, there are about two weeks left of tax season, so I will give you a few last reminders before signing off for the year: Remember that if you earn under $57,000 that you can e-file your taxes at www.irs.gov for FREE. More...

Looking Backward

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


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