May 18, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

The New Frontiers

Israel’s Boomerang

In her landmark work, “The Origins of Totalitarianism,” Hannah Arendt posited that fascism had its roots in European imperialism. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Another Blast From The Past: Al’s Amusement Center

How many remember Al’s Sportland Amusement Center, that was located just off the Boardwalk on Beach 116 Street in Rockaway Park? From the looks of the prizes displayed in the photograph, it must have been quite a place. More...

Spotlight On Elderlaw

As estate planning attorneys, when we meet with clients during our initial consultation, it is necessary for us to obtain information regarding income and assets. More...

Honoring Military Veterans

History Series:

In time for Armed Forces Day, and just ahead of Fleet Week and Memorial Day, local historian Bernie Feuer will be presenting two multimedia programs of the Rockaway Peninsula and Jamaica Bay areas. More...

Looking Backward

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

Beachcomber

State Senator Shirley Huntley called this week to complain that we said in an article a few weeks ago that she is under investigation in connection with public money she provided to relatives for a nonprofit that seems not to have fulfilled its More...

The Rockaway Beat

Don’t Give Me Your ‘Truth,’ Just Give Me The Facts

A month or so ago, Geoffrey Canada and Ed Koch wrote an op-ed piece for the New York Daily News. More...

It’s My Turn

Robert Kulesz is a college administrator who has a son in third grade at a public school in Astoria. This op-ed piece first appeared in the New York Times. More...

East End Matters...

State Forgot About Residents When Closing PHC

They sat stone faced. No emotion except for a nod of the head from their leader, the New York State health commissioner, Dr. Nirav R. Shah. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Between the wind, the rain, the high tides and chill, the sun has finally been poking out here and there over Broad Channel. We knew if we waited long enough it would finally reappear. More...

A Rising Tide

Global Warming Or More Hot Air?

We live by the beach here in the Rockaways so it stands to reason that we should be quite concerned about the prospect of sea levels rising. More...

Your Life And Privacy

Are You A Security Breach Victim?

A security breach occurs when personal information like your Social Security number, medical record, bank account or credit card number, held generally in electronic format by a business, government agency, or nonprofit organization, is exposed in an More...

Commentary On Things Present

Bold In ’08, Blame In ‘12

Our sitting President is probably the worst friend organized labor has had since Herbert Hoover. ‘But Pete, how can you make such a stupid and insipid accusation??? More...


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