October 14, 2011 RSS feed / Columnists

The Progressive

Some Random Thoughts

On Wednesday, October 5, I was with a few friends in Foley Square with the Occupy Wall Street activists. We felt that the media and maybe most of my fellow American citizens felt that there was no clear concise message. This was far from the truth. More...

The New Frontiers

The 99 Percent Fights Back

CNBC described them as “anti- American, bizarre freaks.” Fox called them “anti-capitalist.” Rush Limbaugh labeled them a “parade of human debris.” The House majority leader, Eric Cantor, warned against “mobs More...

It’s My Turn

I have been a resident of the Rockaways for the past year. Over this year I have been reaffirmed in my decision to move to this beachfront oasis from Manhattan where I have lived for the last thirty years. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

Mums The Word

The flowers we have tended to all summer long are beginning to fade. The days have been getting a bit colder and the air more brisk. More obvious signs of fall are popping up everywhere. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Louis Hermberger’s Hotel, Beach 98 Street on the beach

After George C. Tilyou, owner of Rockaway’s Steeplechase Park, and Lamarcus A. Thompson, the owner of L.A. Thompson Park next door, built up the bayfront at Beach 98 Street, the Steeplechase dock was built. More...

Boyle-ing Points

Famous Faces – The Rockaway 64

Are you a Rockaway 64? Or a Rockaway Classic or Rockaway Icon? These are the people of Rockaway that everybody knows by sight if not by name. Those familiar faces – some famous, some infamous have triggered some inspired thinking. More...

School Scope

Occupy Everything

The occupation of Wall Street movement, inspired in many ways by the democratic movements in the Middle East and which is spreading nationwide, is much more of a state of mind than the symbolic nature of the physical act itself. More...

Beachcomber

If you believe the published reports and the rumors, and we do, then we might soon be losing another elected official. More...

The Veterinary Corner

Acupuncture For Your Pet

Although acupuncture is now widely available and accepted in human medicine, and increasingly so in the veterinary field, it still retains an air of mystery and even quackery to some. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Fall settles in on Broad Channel. Yard sales sprout in front yards. Bicyclists glide through the slanting sun on crisp mornings. More...

Simon says...

We want to once again thank all in the community who came together to keep Peninsula Hospital open. We were very happy to be united with so many concerned community activists. More...

Looking Backward

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


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