July 26, 2013 RSS feed / Columnists

School Scope

A Sonnet For A Hot Summer Day

It’s too hot to write very much. And besides, I forgot all about the column until I got Kevin’s reminder when I woke up. More...

Broad Channel Bits

It didn’t slow traffic much, but an escaped roll of toilet paper, unwrapped and intact, was spotted Monday morning on the Boulevard near 6th Road. More...

Dispatches

It’s Petition Time Again

It’s July and a young man’s fancy turns to petitions. In the Rockaways we have three Democratic clubs that participate: The Harry S. Truman Club, The Regular Democratic Club of the Rockaways and The Good Government Democratic Club. More...

Simon says...

We are very proud to have championed the cause by asking our Congressmen Gregory Meeks and Hakeem Jeffries to get the rules changed so that homeowners who did not accept loan offers from the Small Business Administration (SBA) will be eligible for gr More...

IDEAS WANTED Rockaway

Independence For The Rock!

Last week’s column floated the idea that Rockaway should secede from New York City. I cited many things that the City has done to hurt the peninsula since we have been under its umbrella for the last 115 years. More...

Beachcomber

Apparently, Rockaway is so cool, Brooklyn wants to claim it as its own. Some photographs outside the Barclay’s Center were on exhibit to highlight that borough’s cool things. One of the photos was of Rockaway surfers. More...

From The Artists Studio

Hallelujah Rockaway Theatre Company!

The Rockaway Theatre Company is back in business in Fort Tilden. More...

An Intern’s Take

Dirty Laundry

It took a week of deep thought and soul searching but our President finally weighed in on the Trayvon Martin verdict. I sat and listened to Mr. More...

Eye On Rockaway

Special Needs Slack Taken Up; Trayvon Martin

In June I wrote about the closing of the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center’s mental health clinic and Children’s Day Treatment center. Well, good news. New Horizon Counseling Center has been taking up that slack. More...

Health & Harmony

Urban legend has it that there are such things as “painkillers”. Are these mythical gunmen reminiscent of bounty hunters from the old Western movies? Is there a gun or rifle and a magic bullet that literally can kill your pain? More...


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