July 8, 2011 RSS feed / Columnists

Dorothy Dunne

‘Big Jack’ Crowley Honored

The Breezy Point Volunteer Fire Department named their brand new truck, “Big Jack” in honor of former chief, Jack Crowley, my cousin, with whom I was raised in the same house. As his stature, Jack also had a big and compassionate heart. More...

From The Artists Studio

Yes, RAA Is Alive And Well And Thriving At Fort Tilden

Medium Rayah, who sees all, knows all and repeats nothing, has gotten wind through her crystal ball (probably too many hot peppers) that there are those of you who think that RAA and RTC have closed up shop in the fort. Nooooooooooooonsense! More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

A Columbus Day Parade In Rockaway Beach... 1922, October

Approaching the corner of Beach 84 Street on Rockaway Beach Boulevard, and passing the Arena Hotel (formerly Yokel’s Hotel) is the Rockaway Beach Columbus Day parade of 1922. More...

It’s My Turn

June 27, 2011 – Today, in the school auditorium, the one hundred sixty-ninth and final commencement exercise of Far Rockaway High School was held. More...

The Progressive

Unsustainable

Many politicians and political analysts are repeating the mantra that universal health insurance, social security, Medicare, and civil service pensions need drastic cuts or elimination. More...

Beachcomber

There have been rumors bouncing around Rockaway that the beaches would be closed the last two weeks of summer because the city planned to lay off all of the lifeguards to save some money. More...

Paws For A Moment

Food And Frenzied Fear Of Fireworks

Summer is here and the barbeques are smoking! There will be many exciting outdoor activities: barbeques, beach parties, block parties, birthdays, parades and celebrations! Many of us have family pets that enjoy the excitement and company! More...

Broad Channel Bits

Well, with the steady rain, last Sunday came in like a wet firecracker. Monday, July 4 we woke up in fog that drifted through till at least noon. Hopefully, neither one dampened your plans. More...

The Inner Voice

When we have the ability to feel our cleansed positive energy, it is a truly wonderful and balancing feeling which can be brought in with meditation. The more we do relax and allow energy to fill our bodies, the more wonderful we feel. More...

Making Waves

With the 4th of July weekend behind us, here in Rockaway we are preparing to once again welcome and honor the Wounded Warriors that come to us from Walter Reed Hospital and are hosted through the efforts of the Graybeards and the citizenry and genero More...

Looking Backward

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


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