February 17, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

Simon says...

The big word in our community is lack of transportation. As all those who have followed my column and my work know how we have been working since 1996 to bring back the LIRR service to central Queens and Manhattan. More...

Rock Solid

Get A Yard Tree For Free This Spring

Tree lovers were saddened by the sudden death in mid-January of “The Senator,” a 125-foot pond cypress that had been growing in Longwood, Florida (near Orlando) for 3,500 years! Well before the creation of Mickey Mouse. More...

A Rising Tide

The Myth Of Privacy

An excerpt from a recent phone conversation: Me: Hello? Other Person: ... Yeah, is this the sewer man? Me: ... uhh, No! Other Person: I’m calling about a sewer backup. Me: Yeah, but I’m not the sewer guy. Other Person: ... More...

Looking Backward

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

The Progressive

Questions

The past few weeks our media have had many human interest stories that, at least for me, raise many questions as to what direction our nation is facing. More...

The New Frontiers

Death Knell

Capital punishment has always been a hotly contested issue in the United States, and at the time of the Constitution’s ratification, there was a fierce battle over the death penalty. More...

Beachcomber

Part of the charm of the New Year’s Day and Cystic Fibrosis dips are that they are in the winter and those who participate have to brave cold, wind and even snow to take the dip. More...

Sullivan’s Court

Q. I may have caused a bit of an issue between my neighbors and my new tenant. I am hoping you can give me some guidance on how to successfully navigate this problem I created. I own a 2-family home. More...

Paws For A Moment

Is There A Doctor In The House?

Back in the day, medical doctors would travel to the home when patients were either too sick to travel, there were no hospital facilities nearby, or, nowadays, for those who chose to be treated in the comfort and or discretion of their own home! More...

School Scope

Setting: Thursday, February 9, 2012, 5-11PM More...

It’s My Turn

Ensuring Death With Dignity

Wendell Stephenson is the president of the Final Exit Network. The website for the Network is www.finalexitnetwork.org. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Far Rockaway National Bank, Mott And Central Avenues, Far Rockaway

At the Northwest corner of Mott and Central Avenues in Far Rockaway stands a ghost of Far Rockaway’s past. More...

The Inner Voice

People seem to complain about something all the time. Complaining is fun for some individuals, and often makes certain people feel superior to be critical of others. When the weather is terrible, you will hear complaints. More...


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