April 8, 2011 RSS feed / Columnists

The Rockaway Irregular

Takers And Makers

Writing in last Friday’s Wall Street Journal, the newspaper’s senior economics writer, Stephen Moore, posed the question of whether we’ve become “a nation of takers, not makers.” His point was to draw attention to the so More...

Health & Harmony

Achieving Wellness

An achievement is marked by the progress that you recognize has occurred from the hard work and effort you put into realizing a goal. Achievement requires active participation in goal setting and goal attainment. More...

The Rockaway Beat

The Myths Surrounding The Seniority Rules

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his friends in the newspaper business have been blasting teachers for continuing to support the seniority rules that have been in place for decades. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Russel Sage Memorial First Presbyterian Church Of Far Rockaway

This picture postcard was found recently at a postcard show held at the New Yorker in Manhattan. It is an excellent photo card of the Russel Sage/First Presbyterian Church, located at 1324 Beach 12 Street (off Central Avenue) in Far Rockaway. More...

Beachcomber

Although officials of the National Park Service say that the three “alternative concepts” are more global than practical and that the words in each of the three concepts, “Limited organized recreation,” is meaningless at this More...

It’s My Turn

Into the Darkness: Where Constitutional Illiteracy Is Leading Us (Part I)

“Unless we teach the ideas that make America a miracle of government, it will go away in your kids’ lifetimes, and we will be a fable. More...

Rock Solid

Shifting Sands And Strong Foundations

Sometimes, I close my eyes and try to imagine what Rockaway must have been like in 1858. When there were fewer than a dozen homes on the peninsula, and land was valued only for the salt hay it produced. More...

Have You Heard?

As a follow up to last month’s column, I would like to address some of the common misconceptions about hearing aids that I have frequently heard from my patients over these past 18 years. More...

East End Matters...

Teach Children To Be Citizens, Not Test Takers

The future lies in our children, and we are failing them. In March, Newsweek reported some very disturbing data. According to the magazine, when they “recently asked 1,000 U.S. More...

Looking Backward

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


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