August 27, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Riding The Rockaway Carousel

There was a time in Rockaway Beach when you could hop a ride on a big carousel any time you felt like it, and if you were good, you could get a big horse…that went up and down. More...

Have You Heard?

‘I Can Hear You Talking, But I Can’t Understand What You’re Saying!’

This is one of the most common complaints of people who suffer from hearing loss. Speech is the most important sound that we hear every day. More...

From The Artists Studio

‘The Art of Arthur Skowron’ This Weekend

“The Art of Arthur Skowron” is the third and last of the August weekend solo exhibits to light up RAA’s sTudio 7 Gallery. It showcases the many talents of the Polish-born American artist who makes his home in Rockaway. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Purchasing an automobile is often considered a daunting and difficult experience. This is not surprising, especially considering that for many people their automobile purchase will be one of the largest purchases they make in their lifetime. More...

Drawing On Science

Cicada-Killer Wasp

For the past few days I’ve been finding from two to nine cicadas lying on my driveway drain cover. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Parents Now Know That Bloomberg Has Lied About Educational Success Story

The parents of New York City have had it with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Joel Klein. They are mad and they aren’t going to take it any more. More...

Broad Channel Bits

August is usually such a dry, hot month. The amount of rain we got earlier this week was a bit unexpected; although, maybe it was well-received by the gardeners among us. And, it really did cool our temperatures. More...

Beachcomber

Belle Harbor resident Steven Slater has become an international celebrity. The former Jet Blue flight attendant gained fame by cursing a passenger, grabbing a beer and deplaning by using the emergency slide. More...

East End Matters...

The Best of Rockaway; Where’s The Urban Renewal

As we head toward the end of summer, the last few weeks on the east end has shown some of the best of those who live here. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Showbiz Exec Vs. Showboating Pol

Why bother running for Congress against Anthony Weiner, a Democratic incumbent in New York’s 9th CD — a district which hasn’t seen a Republican Congressman for longer than anybody can remember and which is situated in a town with a More...

School Scope

Who Will Cast The First Stone?

School Scope columnist Norman Scott, coming out of his summer hibernation, woke up to the high heat and humidity and saw this vision. Arne Duncan today announced a one billion dollar supplementary Race To The Top competition. More...

It’s My Turn Response to Congressman Weiner: Why We Should All Be Angry

Bob Turner is the Republican Challenger to Congressman Weiner for the 9th CD. He is a semi-retired business executive and lifelong resident of the 9th CD. Dear Mr. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... Broad Channel is where the action is this coming Labor Day Weekend. More...


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