May 24, 2013 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Well, the A train is once again set to roll. And so another piece of our world, post-Sandy, slots into place. More...

School Scope

Whining Walcott

Whining Dennis Walcott, a schools Chancellor on a countdown to oblivion as Bloomberg’s term in office expires, used what was billed as an educational event to hector 2000 administrators of NYC schools, in a limp defense of his policies, a blata More...

WORDS

Left But Not Gone

I’ve moved to Florida. Just writing it sounds ridiculous. But with my bungalow finally being done and my still being sick from mold and whatever else, and the biggest draw of my co-heart moving to Florida, I left. More...

Spotlight on Elderlaw

Last Wednesday, we were invited by Senator Addabbo’s office to take part in a public discussion in Howard Beach, (at the beautiful new NYFAC building) regarding Post Sandy insurance issues. More...

An Intern’s Take

Memorial Day, A Time For Celebration A Time for Reflection

Greetings. I hope all is well and that these lines find you and your family in the best of health. This Memorial Day weekend many will dig out those old grills and officially kick off summer. More...

Are Residential Parking Permits The Answer?

IDEAS WANTED Rockaway

For this week’s column I decided to focus on ideas that might help alleviate Rockaway’s self-imposed parking problem. More...

Beachcomber

New flood maps were supposed to be issued “mid-May” and Rockaway was going to be the first area to receive them. (According to FEMA). We’re still waiting. More...

Eye On Rockaway

Help Tornado Victims; Boardwalk Protection Needed Now

Mother Nature has done it again. Oklahoma has been hit by an almost unprecedented tornado that has ravaged the community of Moore. More...

Slice Of Life

This week my older daughter, Marianne, is turning 20 years old. I keep repeating this over and over to myself, because this means I am OLD. I do not know when it happened, but it did. I should have seen it coming. More...

It’s My Turn

Congress Ignores Gun Violence

The 2nd Amendment gives us all the right to bear arms, but it’s become increasingly obvious that this power is being severely abused. The recent shootings of Connecticut, Sandy Hook, and Newtown are evidence of that. More...

From The Artists Studio

Who Knew?

RAA is proud to present its first exhibit since Hurricane Sandy. “RAA on the Bay” is now on view through June 23rd at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel. More...

OPEN MIC An Occasional Feature...

Smoldering Soles

It’s five months now; still spitting out stink, sand, grit and foam. The two beach houses collapsed, swimming onto my lawn. Bulldozed. More...


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