February 11, 2011 RSS feed / Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

Life In Our Schools Is Wonderful Under Bloomberg, Except When It’s Not

Mayor Michael Bloomberg constantly crows about how the public schools have become demonstrably better under mayoral control. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Can We Still Believe?

As President Obama tilts right in a much anticipated effort to reposition himself after the November election (in which his side took what he described as a “shellacking”), his efforts are made all the more difficult by his own history. More...

From The Artists Studio

Of Teddy, Writers And Stained Glass

Reminders: At the next RAA general meeting on February 14 (see Fort Tilden Highlights box) Dan Guarino will be portraying American president, Nobel Prize-winning statesman and natural ist More...

Have You Heard?

Treating Ear Infections In Children

Painful ear infections are a rite of passage for children – by the age of five, nearly every child has experienced at least one episode. Most ear infections either resolve on their own or are effectively treated with antibiotics. More...

East End Matters

Proposal To Expand JFK Runways Completely Out Of Bounds

A recent report released by an advocacy group – the Regional Plan Association of NY, NJ and CT has recommended expanding the runways at John F. Kennedy Airport. More...

It’s My Turn

Democratic Politics in the Rockaways, 1950s

Rockaway extends the south shore of Long Island to a narrow peninsula 12 miles long south of Brooklyn and Queens, perhaps a mile-and-a-half wide at its widest point near the Nassau County border at its east end, but sometimes only three or four block More...

Beachcomber

The recent snow and ice has brought out the worst in some Rockaway residents who have dug themselves out of a street parking spot and now want to preserve that spot for their own use until summer. More...

Spotlight on Elderlaw

Planning For Aging Family Members

Everyone has an idea of how he/she would like to spend his/her golden years – in good health, socializing with friends, spending wonderful holidays with children and grandchildren, perhaps spending part of the year in a warmer climate playing g More...

Broad Channel Bits

A lot of white stuff is still on roads, sidewalks, stuck in fences and petrified piles. There’s just no place to put it on the side streets and it’s still so frozen, it’s impossible to break up anyway. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...The bodies of two unidentified Hispanic men were found early on the morning of February 5. More...


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