February 16, 2002 RSS feed / Columnists

Beachcomber

Many Rockaway residents were shaken up on Friday just after noon, when two F-16 jet fighters on afterburner came roaring low over the peninsula from the vicinity of JFK Airport, obviously heading out to sea. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Mayor Bloomberg deserves a round of applause for his decision to rid our schools of bilingual classes. More...

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance is quickly becoming as much a home for literary artists as it is for visual artists. Evidence More...

From the G-Man

Hey people! I was sitting at a table scribbling little notes to myself the other day, and much to my surprise, I ended up drafting a letter to Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. More...

On The Beach… With Beverly Baxter

Hope you all had a happy Valentine's Day and enjoyed the holiday that celebrates l'amour! My brother is a Valentine More...

Sprayview Sticks and Stones

For those readers interested in cancer generation in our environment, it was recently noted that those reportedly bribing a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania DMV worker bought themselves fraudulent hazardous waste-hauling certifications based on the licenses More...

The RDRC Community Update

Hello Everyone: I wanted take this time to say a little something about Assembly Member Pauline Rhodd-Cummings. More...

Chatting With Chapey

By Dr. Geraldine M. Chapey The Cathedral Club Celebrates 102 Years On Friday evening, February 1, 2002, The Cathedral Club held its 102nd dinner honoring William A. More...

Dot on Roxbury

Kevin Donohoe, David Reid, Ray Hicky, Johnny Megan and Richie Lieb are all in New Orleans for the celebration and festivities of Mardi Gras.It will be a great party. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

The Board of Education never fails to surprise me one last time. Just when I thought that the knuckleheads that run our education system had reached the limit of their stupidity, they take it one step further. More...

LOOKING BACKWARD What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago This Week

There is a lot of confusion in Rockaway over the question of whether tolls will be increased on the two bridges that tie our peninsula to the mainland. More...

Simon Says…. From the Desk of Lew M. Simon, Democratic District Leader, 23rd A.D. Part B

The construction nightmare around the home of Charlotte Kulovany of 168 Beach 97 Street continues. Construction workers building homes at 172-174 Beach 97 Street have blocked off half of Charlotte More...

The Inner Voice

When we believe very strongly in our own personal values, it is often difficult to understand how other people can think something else. If, for example, I value hard work, it is incomprehensible to understand an individual who doesn More...


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