March 23, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

Some Important Questions For Todd Miller

I started something of a firestorm among the employees of Peninsula Hospital Center by writing in a March 9 editorial, “It is better to have no hospital at all than it is to have one that kills its patients through inattention and a desire to s More...

East End Matters...

PHC: A Sinking Ship?; New District Lines

“The hospital intends to bounce back and serve the community better than it’s ever been.” Those are the words of Todd Miller, the CEO of Peninsula Hospital when he appeared before Community Board 14 on March 14. More...

New Kid On The Boardwalk

Y Summer Camp Is Serious Stuff

Construction on the new Rockaways YMCA at Arverne by the Sea continues to progress. The walls of the foundation are taking form, pile caps are being filled, and the entire site continues to be dewatered. More...

Looking Backward

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

Beachcomber

Brother Tom Trager has returned to the Marianist community at the St. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Early last Saturday morning the fog rolled in, touching our Broad Channel with a ghostly beauty that even people living only a few miles inland seldom see. More...

Ideas Wanted

It seems this idea thing is catching on. Or since this is Rockaway let’s say ideas are coming in waves. After our inaugural column about a month ago, locals have stopped us on the street and sent us emails to offer ideas. More...

Commentary On Things Present

The United States Senate

Bob Turner - a local Rockaway guy - announced last week his bid to run for the US Senate. When was the last time anyone from Rockaway represented New York State in the US Senate ... or even ran for the US Senate? More...

It’s My Turn

Jamie Fidler has been teaching first grade at P.S. 261 in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, for 10 years. She is in the movie “American Teacher,” a documentary about the importance of recruiting and retaining the best teachers. More...


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