April 27, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

The New Frontiers

Go Out Among The People

Every week on his HBO comedy show, Bill Maher does a segment called “Dispatches From the Bubble.” Poking fun at conservatives for their ignorance and ideological rigidity, he argues that Fox News and talk-radio create an echo chamber that More...

It’s My Turn

What Is White Pot Junction And Why We Should Care?

Vince Castellano is a longtime Rockaway resident and community activist. He also serves on Community Board 14. More...

Ideas Wanted

We collect and then share ideas. Sometimes we even have some of our own. Here’s one from Boyle: Rockaway needs better transportation. That’s not the idea. That’s an obvious fact. More...

Simon Says...

We will keep hope alive. We understand that Peninsula Hospital is closed, but not dead. A Request for Proposal was issued for the takeover of the Peninsula Hospital and Peninsula Rehabilitation property. Applicants may bid for one facility or both. More...

The Veterinary Corner

How Can I Tell If My Cat Is Sick?

Cats are masters of disguise. It is not uncommon for a client to bring in a very sick kitty who seemed absolutely fine yesterday. That’s because cats can hide disease even from the best of us. More...

Beachcomber

With PHC’s certificate of operation returned to the New York State Department of Health, it is improbable that the facility will be used as a hospital in the near future, even if it is sold to another hospital or healthcare unit. More...

School Scope

Pineapplegate, Or The Pineapple That Ate Pearson

Choose the best answer: a) Test b) Teach. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Two Antique Views Of The Old Beach At Far Rockaway, Long Island

Imagine this folks! What would the police do if they found you on a horse, doing the equestrian thing in the surf? Would you and the horse get a summons, or would they lock you up and call the ASPCA? More...

Big Mouth Bass Redux

Putting The Genie Back In The Bottle

Margaret Sanger established the first birth control clinic in 1916 which blossomed into Planned Parenthood. Women fought long odds to get the vote in 1923. Soon after, women were given permission to drive a car. More...

Looking Backward

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


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