March 29, 2013 RSS feed / Columnists

Dispatches

Delayed Access to Level I Trauma Care for Rockaway

Your elderly parent is walking down the basement stairs. You hear a crash, and find her at the bottom of the stairs, unconscious. You call 911 and an FDNY ambulance is dispatched immediately with a paramedic team. It’s 6:00 p.m. More...

Eye On Rockaway

Stay United And On Topic

Rockaway residents were recently given a chance to take part in the rebuilding process of Rockaway when the city’s Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency (SIRR) hosted a workshop at PS 43 in Far Rockaway. More...

Simon says...

We’d like to wish everyone a happy Passover and joyous Easter. After 17 years and thousands of long hours advocating for and speaking out for reactivation of the Rockaway Beach line, the reality may be closer than we think. More...

It’s My Turn

Childhood Obesity Among Minorities

Bryan, a ten-year old African American, came to our clinic with his mother for his annual physical exam and follow up immunization. Bryan is 4 feet 9 inches tall and weighs 210 pounds. More...

From The Artists Studio

The RAA Writer’s Group and RAA musicians have been invited to perform at three upcoming venues. More...

Boyleing Points

Burn Baby Burn

So I made a quick trip to Florida to see if there was such thing as 70 degree weather. I arrived with skin the color of Rockaway grass. Somewhere between white and ash white. More...

Beachcomber

No more parking on the medians on Shore Front Parkway or in Broad Channel. Police have been going easy but with nice weather coming (allegedly) Parks has asked Police to step up ticket writing. More...

Slice of Life

Over the years my husband and I have had many fights over his snoring. For years we tried strips across his nose, I wore ear plugs. Sometimes I even slept in a different room to get some shut eye. More...

Broad Channel Bits

People are talking. The other weekend I enjoyed a great St. Patrick’s Day celebration, hosted by friends Ann and George Murray of Belle Harbor. The dinner was fantastic; the company was grand. More...

An Intern’s Take

The Far Rock Perspective

Greetings, I want to thank everyone for their support and well wishes. I take this as an honor to be able to come to you each week with thoughts and ideas. More...

Diary of a Green Thumb

Reviving and replacing our plants ...indoors and out

Super storm Sandy has taken such a toll on our houseplants; so many of us have even lost plants that we have had in our homes for years. More...

WORDS

“Stick and Stones… ...may break my bones but words will never hurt me.” Don’t you believe it. All of us have been hurt by insensitive words or name-calling. Our words have power. More...


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