January 5, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Happy 2007! Temperatures that are unseasonably high for this time of year continue. Maybe there will not be any snow or ice this winter- no skidding, no sliding and falling. More...

It's My Turn

This column was written as a response to an article entitled, "Sanders Conflicted on Police, Seeks A Plan To Fight Violence," which appeared on page 16 in the December 22 issue of The Wave. More...

The Brag Bag

Welcome to 2007 and all the wonderful changes the New Year will bring. Best wishes to all. 2006 brought us many newcomers to the Rockaway peninsula. More...

From The Artists Studio

Where Flowers Bloom In The Artists Studio Quiz Rockaway Artists Alliance

Where Flowers Bloom in Winter i s the next exhibit to blossom in the sTudio 6 Gallery in the Rockaway Center for the Arts (RoCA) in Fort Tilden, on view January 20-February 18, 2007. The opening reception is January 21, 1-3 p.m. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

If you've checked your credit report, called your insurance agent, or spoken with your credit card company recently, you've probably been offered a wide range of services to protect you from identity theft. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

This Is Not A Drudge Report, It Is A 'Dredge' Report Of Concern

When was the last time you saw an ocean dredge pipe spewing out badly-needed sand to fill in the beaches of the Rockaways? More...

MovieScope

The Pursuit Of Happyness' Running On Empty

Actor Will Smith is a great runner. We first saw him sprinting up and down city streets in 1997's "Men In Black." Then, he was chasing space aliens. Now, in "The Pursuit of Happyness," he's chasing the American Dream. More...

Meeks' Message From Capitol Hill

While we were celebrating the Fourth of July with picnics and fireworks, North Korea was lighting up the sky over the Sea of Japan with its own rockets' red glare - testing seven missiles. More...

Meeks Message From Capitol Hill

Peace On Earth, Good Will Towards Humankind

Whatever holiday you celebrate - Christmas, Chanukkah, Kwanzaa, or Eid - the season of "joy to the world" is a great time of the year. The focus is on children. Families come together. More...

Beachcomber

City Councilman James Sanders had us excited this week because he was actually going to address the gun violence and black on black crime problems on the Rockaway peninsula. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

It's The Electorate, Stupid!

In a year in which Democrats swept to power nearly everywhere, State Comptroller Alan Hevesi, an incumbent Democrat with serious ethical baggage, managed to get himself re-elected, despite abundant evidence of wrongdoing. More...

Cross Currents

Your 2007 Resolution Should Be: Become Trained To Help Others And Be Prepared For Emergencies

J oan A. Foley is director of the American Red Cross in Greater New York-Queens (138-02 Queens Boulevard in Briarwood). More...

Focus On Financial Affairs

When The Urge To Be Generous Hits, Think About April 15

Throughout the year, organizations and institutions call on you, asking you to make contributions to their worthy causes. No matter what form your contribution takes, you will almost certainly realize some tax savings for it. More...

Health & Harmony

Re-Solution

The cultural dictates of this time of year speak to us of eschewing the past and all of our bad habits. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...

A quick-moving fire at 429 Beach 140 Street killed a local woman and her eight-year-old son on Christmas Day. More...


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