April 12, 2013 RSS feed / Columnists

Dispatches

CB 14 Meeting – Highlights And Commentary

Our local Community Board #14 (CB14) held its monthly meeting Thursday evening, April 9th at the Scholars Academy in Rockaway. More...

Broad Channel Bits

After the hurricane, mid-November maybe, two very nice women from the Visiting Nurse Service of New York were going door to door on Noel Road. More...

People In Your Neighborhood

Rockaway Youth Task Force - Silaka Cox, Vice President

Created by the youth, operated by the youth, founded in 2011, the Rockaway Youth Task Force mission is to empower youth in the Rockaways through civic engagement and volunteer opportunities. More...

WORDS

A New Word, Please!

Being the other side of 50, I hate the word “boyfriend” for the man in my life. More...

From The Artists Studio

Fort Tilden Highlights

RAA Writer’s Group Event: Sun., April 14th, 2 - 4 p.m., at the Sip This Café coffeehouse in Valley Stream. Email Dan Guarino at TWCgxwgj to participate. More...

It’s My Turn

Legacy

The past weeks have been similar to a dream and nightmare because I witnessed my mother pass away from this world and enter the universe and memories of family and friends. She was a remarkable woman with a formidable personality. More...

Boyleing Points

I Wanna Be A Lifeguard!

There’s only one song I sing in the shower now, I Wanna Be A Lifeguard! (Sorry about the visual you just got) I can’t help myself. More...

Beachcomber

One bright side of the long, cold spring we’ve had? The Mets are always competitive when it’s cold. New talk in new neighborhoods. More...

SEEN ONLINE

(On Facebook) Dear Senators Schumer and Gillibrand: You screwed up, didn’t you? You voted Yes on Biggert-Waters having NO CLUE about flood insurance rates skyrocketing for hundreds of thousands of people in New York. More...

An Intern’s Take

This week I have been doing some soul searching. As I look around I realize one has to be an optimist. Things can appear to be quite dismal. More...

IDEAS WANTED

Rockaway

At this week’s Graybeards meeting I was reminded by Mike Buckley that all ideas are not shared by email alone. More...

Sullivan’s Court

Q. My neighbor is a member of the FDNY. He recently told me that firefighters in New York are given extra legal rights for work-related injuries than average citizens. Could this be possible? Nancy More...

Simon says...

We are very proud to announce the Grand Opening of the Good Government Regular Democratic Club on Thursday, April 18 th at 7:30 p.m.. All are invited to attend our ribbon cutting and hear from our elected officials and some citywide candidates. More...

Eye On Rockaway

City Needs To Communicate With The Rockaways

Apparently former congressman Anthony Weiner is considering a run for mayor. He was an effective congressman and with all he has done for Rockaway over the years, this column says that he should go for it! ******************************** More...


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