May 11, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

Good Stuff

How do you feel? I hope ‘good.’ If you have been doing the little things that I have been writing about, you feel good for sure!! If you feel good the people around you feel it too, you’re making them feel good. More...

Sullivan’s Court

Dear Sullivan’s Court, There has been so much media coverage of this Florida Zimmerman case the past month. Can you clarify this “Stand Your Ground” law and explain the self-defense laws as they are in New York State? Thanks. More...

Simon says...

We need your help. We have been assisting and helping all as part of the Good Government Regular Democratic Club for the past 25 years. We have been serving as District Leader for 19 years. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Special Horror Shows At The Far Rockaway Strand Movie Theatre

Back in the good old days in Far Rockaway (when we had three motion picture theatres in Far Rockaway, one in Edgemere, one in Arverne, one in Hammels, one in Holland, one Rockaway Park, one at the Point Colony, and two open air movies on the boardwal More...

Notes From The High C’s

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

“Treemonisha.“ Did you ever hear of it? It is only one of two operas written by Scott Joplin, the most famous ragtime musician of all time. More...

Beachcomber

There are many in Rockaway who believe, no matter the outcome of the meeting that was held yesterday, May 10, that the Department of Health scheduled the meeing in such a way that it would discourage attendance. It is hard to disagree. More...

School Scope

Next week will mark a year since the premiere of “The Inconvenient Truth Behind Waiting for Superman” which we at the Grassroots Education Movement (GEM) produced as a response to the anti-union, anti-public school, procharter More...

Rock Solid

Fossils Living Among Us

Here’s a cool story: I helped to find good homes for 30 living fossils on the last weekend in April. Really, I did. The Rockaway Civic Association gave away 100 free trees donated by New York Restoration Project and Million Trees NYC. More...

Paws For A Moment

Today’s Options For Veterinary Care

When we as humans seek medical attention, we find there are a variety of ways to approach our symptoms, illnesses and overall health care. Why do we not seek the same in our animal companions? More...

The Inner Voice

We all know how we face events and things we need to do in our lives. Are you a perfectionist? Do you need to get it right every time? Must it be done just so on the first try? More...

The Progressive

Often, I am compelled to examine my views and I begin to understand that political decisions are too complex for simple labels. More...

It’s My Turn

A Blueprint For Medicare Reform

Douglas Schoen is a political strategist and the author of “Hopelessly Divided: The New Crisis in American Politics and What it Means for 2012 and Beyond” (Rowman & Littlefield). More...

Looking Backward

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


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