September 17, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

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Charter School Hedge Hogs Take Fall In Primaries

I’m a registered Democrat, though I increasingly wonder why. Wait. I remember. Democratic primaries are more interesting and contentious. Republicans are boring. More...

The Progressive

Religious Liberty

It is ironic that the fiercest opponents of the building of mosques and Islamic cultural centers are adherents of strict interpretation of the Constitution and people who were denied opportunities and rights because of their religious beliefs. More...

Simon says...

We have received a lot of calls from people committing to march over the Cross Bay Bridge with us on Tuesday, October 5, at 7 p.m. to protest the unfair toll on local residents. In unity there is strength and power in numbers. More...

From The Artists Studio

Now On View

ARTSPLASH opened last weekend to a very large crowd of attendees. RAA was pleased to also welcome Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer to the festivities. More...

The Rockaway Beat

I am one of those 73 percent of New York City residents who do not believe that an Islamic Mosque or community center should be built within two blocks of Ground Zero in Manhattan. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Colonel Clarence D. Chamberlin-Aviation Pioneer

Colonel Clarence D. Chamberlin was the engineer in charge of designing New York City’s first municipal airport in the 1920s, Floyd Bennett Field, at the westerly side of Jamaica Bay. More...

Broad Channel Bits

All students are “hitting the books” once more as the weather shows its temperate side. More...

The Inner Voice

In life, it is important to remember that we must deal with the present moment. Often we drift into thoughts or desires about the future or keep harboring old resentments, but we often have to ground ourselves in where we presently are. More...

Meeks’ Message From Capitol Hill

Creating Jobs Is Job One

Labor Day came and went this year with an awful lot of Americans looking for an opportunity to put their labor to work at a job paying a decent wage. More...

Beachcomber

When City Councilman James Sanders Jr. appointed Ed Williams to the newly-formed Rockaway Task Force, we all assumed that it was the same Ed Williams who heads the Far Rockaway Branch of the NAACP. To our surprise, we were wrong. More...

Looking Backward

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


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