September 24, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

Notes On Consumer Affairs

New Credit Card Rules

Last year, President Obama signed into law the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility, and Disclosure Act (CARD Act), which provides new protections to credit card users. More...

Rock Solid

I thought the photo was really jarring – Mayor Bloomberg playing golf with President Obama. More...

East End Matters...

‘Bungalows’ A PBS Hit; Waterfront Plans Deserve Everyone’s Attention

The numbers are in. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Zombies In The Voting Booth

If you think this coming November’s election is just about the Obama- Pelosi-Reid axis in Washington and their historic overreach (giant stimulus packages and Healthcare legislation most voters didn’t want, but which they passed anyway, More...

Health & Harmony

To Be Heard

A fundamental requirement for successful relationships is for each person to feel that they have been heard. For emotional health, it is imperative that a person feels safe and secure enough to tell someone else how they feel. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... 20 Police and members of the Rockaway community are looking for 15-year-old Shawn Brown, who has not been seen since Sunday, when he was spotted by friends walking on the boardwalk at Beach 27 Street. More...

It’s My Turn

Health Care Reform And New York: The Challenges Ahead (Part II)

This is the second part of a two-part oped piece by Dr. Paez, who is a candidate for the New York State Assembly in the November election. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Last week, Queens County had tornadoes — or, at least — tornadolike damage in various areas. Many trees were snapped like toothpicks; branches fell on cars, houses and streets; power lines were down. More...

Boyle-ing Points

Hip Hip For Rockaway?

There’s nothing quite like being a Rockaway Rip Van Winkle. In the original story, Rip goes to sleep and when he wakes up everything’s changed. More...

From The Artists Studio

An ARTSPLASH Writers Event

The RAA Writers Group Event is Sunday, September 26 in sTudio 7 Gallery. A musical offering from 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. introduces the event. The performances of original member works begin between 1:30 and 2:00 p.m. More...

Beachcomber

Arverne By The Sea will once again host its “Taste of the Rockaways” event, featuring some of the peninsula’s finest restaurants. More...

The Rockaway Beat

‘The More Numbers Are Used For Political Purposes, The More They Will Be Manipulated’

There is a well documented theory called Campbell’s Law, because it was discovered and documented by sociologist Donald Campbell, Campbell’s Law holds, essentially, that the more numbers are used for political purposes, the more they w More...

Have You Heard?

OTITIS MEDIA In Children

The most common cause of hearing loss in young children is OTITIS MEDIA, or middle ear infection. What is otitis media? More...

Notes from the High C’s

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

One of the joys of the RMAC is the Music Memory program that we sponsor in several of the public elementary schools in our area. More...


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