June 15, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Just a few weeks ago many Broad Channelers got to see the space shuttle Enterprise as she flew into JFK. It was quite a sight to come to the top of the North Channel’s Joseph P. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Education With Profit? ...Bupkis

A few weeks ago, the highly-respected “60 Minutes” news magazine show did a segment on a Turkish cleric who was pumping lots of money into American charter schools, primarily in the southern portion of the United States. More...

The Progressive

Catholics And Politics

My blue-collar father and immigrant mother, with great sacrifice. More...

Your Life And Privacy

Are You Sure You Want To Make That Copy?

Original in hand, you trek down to your friendly neighborhood copy store to make a duplicate. What could be bad – photocopier low on toner? Lost your copy card? Try identity theft. More...

Looking Backward

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

Commentary On Things Present

Turner 4 Senate

The emperor penguin, the world’s largest at three feet, schlumps out of the sea and wabbles worse than a duck. Any off-shore winds, it seems from their unsteady gait, should easily topple ‘em. Who knew? More...

Beachcomber

Don’t forget to mark your calendar for a number of upcoming events. The Sunset in the Park fundraiser for the Friends of Tribute Park will be held at the Beach 116 Street park at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 22. More...

It’s My Turn

Whenever you see a police officer, do you ask yourself, “Why am I going to be stopped this time?” Or do you nervously prepare an alibi? If you answered yes you are probably a young minority living within the City of New York. More...

Rockaway Walks Fitness Column

Healthy People 2020 … Enduring Q & A

This article focuses on Healthy Lifestyle Changes … into the year 2020. If you periodically read about and are looking for healthy lifestyle changes to carry you into the year 2020 and beyond then you would like to know your choices. More...

East End Matters

Commander Change At 101 Precinct; Parents Must Fight For Day Care, After School

First, I’d like to take care of a little business. I’d like to welcome to Rockaway Captain Kevin Maloney, the new commanding officer of the 101 Precinct, who comes to us from the NYPD’s Housing Bureau in the Bronx. More...

Paws For A Moment

Ask The Vet: A Life Stage Plan For Your Pet

As summer edges closer the residents of the Rockaways begin to venture out with their family companions and spend time at various events within the community, or simply strolling along our beautiful streets, visiting family and friends. More...


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