April 23, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

The weather’s warming up very gradually. Most days have bright sunshine in them, but gusty breezes keep some folks in their heavier coats and jackets. More...

Beachcomber

The beachfront is humming with activity now that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun its beach replenishment project in Rockaway. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Double Check Your Bank Statements

I had a frightening experience with my Chase Bank when I discovered they deducted $900 from my account for a check I wrote out for $452. I was upset, as you would be, too. If I had not detected it, the amount would still be missing. More...

The Rockaway Beat

What Makes A Good Teacher?

What makes a good teacher? That question has been asked ever since the first public schools started shortly after our nation was founded. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

A Half-Dozen Americas?

In his recent presidential bid, now disgraced former Democratic Senator John Edwards campaigned on a theme of “two Americas,” arguing that the nation was divided between the haves and have-nots. More...

East End Matters...

Honor Hernandez With Street Renaming

In July 2008 a young honor-roll student and athlete, who had recently graduated Far Rockaway High School and was getting ready to go to SUNY Cortland, was gunned down on Beach 15 Street as he was walking home from his summer job. More...

Notes from the High C’s

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

As promised, our Spring Museum Trip is now finalized and we hope you will join us for a fun day in Manhattan for what we call our “New York, New York” trip. More...

Health & Harmony

Reading, Writing and Ritual

The emphasis on educating our children lies squarely in the assessment of how well they perform on standardized tests. Evaluation of reading and writing skills leads to acknowledgment of those as the gold standard of achievement. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Beach at Far Rockaway… Roche’s and Ostend Private Bathing

This extremely rare view of the beach at Far Rockaway in 1916 tells a story all its own. It is a story of erosion, erosion protection, property lines, and a few advertising signs to read. More...


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