July 2, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

The summer heat continues. This is early in the summer for the kind of heat that has been upon us. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Credit cards can be a useful and convenient way to pay for a variety of goods and services. However, consumers sometimes find that they have overextended themselves and may have a difficult time paying off their credit card debts. More...

East End Matters...

Legislature’s Dramatics Getting Old

Maybe it is the reporter in me, but I always find it interesting, when I go away for any considerable length of time, to take stock of what the news is when I return home. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The houses of Lego in Rockaway Beach, at Arverne East

Looking like a Lego Construction toy is the prefabricated concrete construction building site known as Ocean Village. The complex was built on the oceanfront in 1973, and was comically referred to as the house of cards. More...

Beachcomber

The battle for the hearts and minds of Beach Channel High School students is becoming acrimonious as the Department of Education’s new school, The Rockaway Park High School For Environmental Sustainability, More...

Rockaway Walks Fitness Column

Walking For Fitness Skills And Techniques Improves Posture (Core)

Thanks to all of you who came out to Rockaway Walks fourth annual kickoff June 26 and anyone who plans to participate in the next eight Saturdays until August 28. Start time has been changed to 7 a.m. More...

Rock Solid

Something Good Is Cooking In Far Rockaway

Marion Moses and Malisa Rivera are really cooking! More...

It’s My Turn

Billy Easton is executive director of the Alliance for Quality Education. This first appeared in the Albany Times Union. More...

From The Artists Studio

Of Calls And Camp

A Call to Artists: “Salute to Rockaway,” a special summer showcase, will be on view July 17 – August 1 in sTudio 7 Gallery, RoCA at Fort Tilden. More...

The Rockaway Beat

The Testing Saga Continues: Tougher Tests, But No More Social Studies

No more teachers, no more books, no more Social Studies tests – ever. After all, why give a test in a subject that the schools are no longer teaching in any meaningful way. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... 20 Three males are being sought for an attempted robbery in Far Rockaway on Sunday, July 8, about 9:10 p.m., which was discontinued abruptly after a 22-year-old man from Nassau County was shot in the eye. More...


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