August 11, 2006 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

August is nearly halfway gone! Where did the time go? Summer is almost over-and in our little corner of the world, that means only one thing. It is almost time for Countdown Friday, Family Fun Day, Making a Float and the Grand Parade. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...

Mayor Edward I. Koch came to Rockaway this week to flail the holder of the seat in the Sixth Congressional District and endorse a competing candidate in a primary election on Tuesday, September 10. He endorsed the Rev. More...

On The Boardwalk At Rockaway Park In The Year 1910

This shot of the Rockaway Park Boardwalk was taken from atop Curley's Hotel at the Beachfront, on the west side of Beach 116 Street. The Promenade was twenty feet wide and less than two feet in height. More...

On The Beach

Why Go To Southampton?

I hope you were able to fare well during the most recent barbarous heat wave. It was dreadful; yet it reminded me once again just how lucky we are to live here. More...

Chatting with Chapey

Joan Farrell: A Community Asset

Congratulations to Joan Farrell on receiving the Community Beautification Award at Chapey's Trinity Services Fourth Annual Luncheon. Farrell is a remarkable asset to our community. She has been married for fifty years to Joseph H. Farrell, Esq. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Breezy's Beautiful Bride On The Bay

+ 12:00 noon on UHF Chs. 35 & 26 Monday - Friday It was the wedding of the year, the first I have heard of where a marriage ceremony was performed on the Bayside Beach at the foot of 219. More...

From The Artists Studio

Indaculture Returns And The Rubin Museum Rockaway Artists Alliance

Every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Fort Tilden through August 24 on the outdoor Rockaway Moon Stage between sTudio 6 and sTudio 7 Galleries. (Inside sTudio 7 if it rains.) BYO blankets, chairs, coolers, family and friends. More...

The Inner Voice

by Marilyn Gelfand

These days it is often difficult to tell the difference between perception and fact. More...

Simon says...

Thursday, August 17, State Senator Malcolm Smith will speak at a Town Hall meeting to be held at the Ellen Connolly Dance Studio, 114-03 Beach Channel Drive on the ground floor. More...

Beachcomber

While the Parks Department continues to say that there are plenty of lifeguards to patrol our beaches, anybody who lives in Rockaway knows that it not true. More...

It's My Turn

Constitutional attorney and author John W. Whitehead is founder and president of The Rutherford Institute. He can be contacted at More...

The Progressive

Nobody Asked Me

For many years, I have decided to steer my comments regarding the Middle East to platitudes about negotiations. History demands that all people understand each other's perspective and history before any settlement of conflict can be obtained. More...

MovieScope

It's a cruel twist of fate (or Hollywood calculation) that comic-actor Luke Wilson should have a movie vehicle open the same time as did his comicactor brother, Owen. More...


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