April 15, 2011 RSS feed / Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

What Is Education?

Everybody would agree that education is necessary. What education is and how education can best be provided, however, is an open question that is answered in different ways by different people. More...

The Progressive

Reality Check

For the past few months, we have been inundated with reports of natural disasters, nuclear safety issues, North African dissension, another military action in a Moslem country, March sports madness, and the demise of a screen legend. More...

Making Waves

Oh glory days! The federal government shutdown has been averted! Another “crisis” has been avoided. Ladies and gentlemen, Japan is facing a crisis with a nuclear meltdown, after recordbreaking earthquakes and tsunamis. More...

The Inner Voice

When we watch two boxers in a ring, we can actually see their punches and hear the impact of their blows. When two people are arguing we can feel the energy coming out from each one against the other. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Mrs. Halperin’s Bungalows And Furnished Rooms, Rockaway Beach

Another blast from the past appears today in historical views, and features bungalows and furnished rooms for rent in the Rockaway Beach section known as Holland. The same was available in Edgemere on Beach 56 Street. More...

School Scope

Phee-Asko

If you don’t know what the title of this column refers to you have not been a regular reader. Just consider it your phonics lesson of the day. But all is not lost for Cathie Black. More...

Beachcomber

The forces opposed to extending the runways at John F. Kennedy Airport into Jamaica Bay have been marshalling to fight the plan. More...

Simon says...

From the Desk of Lew M. Simon, Democratic District Leader, 23rd A.D. Part B

We would like to extend a joyous Passover and happy Easter to all. May this holiday season bring peace, happiness, wealth and health for all. More...

It’s My Turn

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

Those who gave us the Constitution and the Bill of Rights believed that all citizens had rights that no government could violate — such as the right to free speech, the right to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures by government agents More...

Dorothy Dunne

Manhattan Express Bus For Breezy Pointers

The MTA has approved a bus stop at Fort Tilden, the “Circle”/Beach 169 Street to expressly transport passengers to mid-Manhattan starting April 18 for early morning and early evening return. Check for scheduling. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Lawsuit Lending

Recovering from an injury caused by an accident or negligence can be a slow and painful process. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... Firefighters responded quickly last Monday to a two-alarm conflagration in a vacant Beach 138 Street home. The home was completely destroyed by the fire, but there were no injuries reported. More...


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