July 30, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

An Aerial View of the Peninsula from High Above Far Rockaway

The Roy Reuther Houses at the bottom right, at Beach 6 Street to Beach 9 Street begins our aerial view (from wave chopper one) of our peninsula west of Far Rockaway. More...

Looking Backward

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

Broad Channel Bits

Do you ever notice how broadly the television weather people smile when they tell you a series of 100 degree days is on the way? More...

Have You Heard?

Hearing And Hearing Loss

Our newest columnist, Shirley Pollak, graduated with a master’s degree from Brooklyn College and then later graduated with a doctorate degree from PCO. She is a board certified audiologist by the American Board of Audiology. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Are you searching for ways to lower your home’s monthly utility bill? There are several ways you can increase your home’s energy efficiency. More...

From The Artists Studio

RAA Writers Group Up Close

As promised last week, more about the RAA Writers Group and their showcase of original works by members at the July 18 “Salute to Rockaway” reception. More...

Rock Solid

Who Cleaned Up That Vacant Lot On Beach 88 Street?

It won’t be ready for a ribbon cutting for two years, but Jamaica Bay’s newest park is beginning to take shape at the intersection of Beach 88 Street and Beach Channel Drive. More...

Beachcomber

The demands for the investigation of Congressman Gregory Meeks grow each week. More...

East End Matters...

Does Meeks Deserve Re-Election?

It seems that every time you open a newspaper these days there’s an article about one of Rockaway’s leading legislators – articles that are not flattering. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

The Weiner Machine

Writing in the Juniper Park Civic Association monthly magazine this past September, Association president Robert F. Holden offers an eerily familiar description of our Congressman, Brooklyn-based Anthony Weiner. More...

It’s My Turn

Protecting Sources Means Protecting The Public

Kevin Z. Smith is the 2009-2010 national president of the Society of Professional Journalists. Reach him at ksmith @spj.org. For more on SPJ’s work to improve and protect journalism, see www. spj.org. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Why This Life-Long Democrat Has A Problem On November 2

My first voting experience came in November of 1960. I was 21 and eligible to vote for the first time. You had to be 21 in those days, not like today, when 18-year-olds make the cut. That vote was for John F. Kennedy for president. More...


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