September 7, 2002 RSS feed / Columnists

Beachcomber

The main focus of the September 11 memorial in Rockaway will begin on September 10 on the west end of the peninsula, with a march from the Beach 116 Firehouse to St. More...

Chatting With Chapey

Fine Tuning Education Reform:
Federal, State And City Changes

The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation of 2002 is about to become a reality. Parents, as never before, are to become active partners and have an expanded role in their child More...

Dot on Roxbury

The Mardi Gras celebration was held on Saturday and Sunday in Roxbury.  The Gladiola Band was the lead in the children's parade. The weather held up for the parade and the children marched on. More...

From the Editor’s Desk

The saying, "Freedom is Not Free," is more than a T-shirt slogan. It is an absolute truth. More...

LOOKING BACKWARD

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago This Week

Mardi Gras activities in both Broad Channel and Breezy Point are bringing thousands of people to Rockaway, according to a report from the Chamber of Commerce, an organization that would like to see a Rockaway Mardi gras as well. More...

On The Beach… With Beverly Baxter

  This column is dedicated to the local victims of the 911 attacks on the World Trade Center and to their families who continue to mourn their loss. With respect to this most solemn infamous event, this column will be kept short and succinct. More...

The Inner Voice

When it comes to determining what truth is, it is often too difficult to rely on anything other than your own experiences. How can one tell what is real and what isn More...

Broad Channel Bits

Labor Day Weekend was really soggy, but it didn't dampen our spirits for the big finish to Mardi Gras. As always, everyone had a lot of fun, coming out, partying and supporting the Volies and adding to the Building Fund. More...

Dorothy Dunne

A merry Mardi Gras Parade in Breezy Point filled with laughs and fun and creative colorful costumes and four Piper Bands brought the sunshine through the clouds at this past Saturday More...

From The Artists Studio

This column often speaks about the cultural diversity of the borough of Queens. Rockaway Artists Alliance exhibitions and special events reap the benefits of this diversity by presenting artists from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines. More...

From the G-Man

Hey people! With the school season officially kicking off this week, I More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Many of my columns discuss consumer issues and how they are being addressed in Albany. This week, I have diverted from that format to discuss general back to school safety tips. More...

Simon Says….

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

L'Shana Tova.  Happy and healthy sweet New Year to all people of the Jewish faith.  We hope this year will be better than the last year, which brought us a lot of mental anguish, grief and loss. More...


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