April 26, 2013 RSS feed / Columnists

It’s My Turn

Stop And Think (Is It Fair?)

Shore Front Parkway is bustling with activity today. Construction crews are working around the clock to get some semblance of normalcy back to the beaches in time for summer. More...

Broad Channel Bits

One chilly day years ago, my wife Liz and I stopped at one of Broad Channel’s bagel places to pick up breakfast before heading out. She had tea and a big cranberry muffin. I had my favorite, an everything bagel with cream cheese and coffee. More...

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance – Full Speed Ahead

Rockaway Artists Alliance continues to rebuild from the past and forge a better and brighter future for this organization and for our community. More...

Simon Says

As we continue through the rebuilding process at the Good Government Regular Democratic Club, we will be holding forums for the candidates for city wide office. More...

Spotlight on Elderlaw

Maximizing Tax Benefits Following Superstorm

As we are all too aware, in October 2012, “Super Storm Sandy” hit the east coast and caused billions of dollars in property damage to countless families and their homes. More...

Dispatches

Wounded Warriors Trip Student Reflection

On April 11th, 35 Bishop Kearney students left on a community service trip to Washington D. C. We took the long bus ride out there and you could feel the excitement in the air. When we arrived in D. More...

Boyleing Points

Looking Over The Piping Plover

Resilience, schlemilience. You wanna talk resilient, look no further than the piping plover. I just want to remind all my tree-hugging Al Gore-ian friends it wasn’t my joke that the new boardwalk should be made of piping plovers. More...

IDEAS WANTED Rockaway

Breakwalk

This week I’d like to share an idea I had about a month ago called “Breakwalk” that combines the functions of a breakwater and boardwalk. More...

Slice of Life

Since I am a high school English teacher, many people ask me if I am going to write about issues in education. More...

Seven Miles To Shore

Full House At Knights For Film

This past Saturday night, John Sica premiered his documentary “Seven Miles to Shore” at the Knights of Columbus. The film was a documentary about Sandy and a tribute to local hero Dylan Smith. More...

Beachcomber

Kitchen Nightmare, a reality TV show in which the host “rescues” a troubled restaurant, is looking to film in Rockaway. More...

An Intern’s Take

Hurricane Sandy

I was always under the impression that the word anniversary was associated with celebration. It’s time to look back at some memorable events that have taken place. More...

Spiritual Healing At The Ocean

A non-denominational, Spiritual Healing At The Ocean event will be held on Sunday, May 19th, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. The event is free to Rockaway residents and limited to adults only. More...

Eye On Rockaway

Six Months And Still A long Way To Go

Have you seen the YouTube video for the Harlem Shake made at our very own Teen Library in Far Rock-away? It stars our local youth and some very unusual characters, including a superhero or two and even Bugs Bunny (my favorite). More...


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