February 2, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

Weed And Seed Report

Teamwork + Alliance + Partnership + Group Effort = Collaboration

People and organizations in the Rockaway community, purposed to achieve a reduction in violent crime, are implementing the Weed and Seed strategy. We are endeavoring to rally our community-at-large, to join in this critical undertaking. More...

Drawing On Science

GLOBAL WARMING IV: Natural or Artificial Climate Change? More...

Health & Harmony

On Becoming Cold

While it is true that we had a reprieve from the onset of cold weather, the recent drop in temperatures has brought on a corresponding drop in temperament. Seems that cold begets cold. That is, coldness in moods. More...

Historical Viewsof the Rockaways

Two Blasts From The Past… 1943… Rockaway Beach, Do You Remember?

The Hotel Commodore and the Pickwick Arms Apartments had only one thing in common. They both catered to the whims of simmering summer visitors wanting to cool off at the beach and avoid boiling over! More...

The Music Beat

H.I.M.- His Infernal Majesty

Self-described as "love metal," the boys in H.I.M have been playing music for over a decade and have kept a steady fan base throughout all of Europe. More...

Beachcomber

The Far Rockaway High School Class of 1957 is planning a June reunion somewhere on Long Island, perhaps at the Marriott Hotel in Uniondale, nearby the Nassau Coliseum. More...

Addressing The Issues

Do Not Disturb: Learning In Progress

Education prepares our youngsters to take their place in a rapidly changing global world. It is a major agent of social change. The Education Trust found that children who start behind in school are more likely to remain behind. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Overall, the weather has been pretty good for this time of year. Even on some of the coldest days, the sun has beamed down on us, making it seem warmer than it actually is. More...

From The Artists Studio

KidsmART Heats Up Rockaway Artists Alliance

As the temperature dips, we all feel the need to go somewhere warm. The reigning warmest place for kids on the peninsula remains the kidsmART after-school program in Building T-149 in Fort Tilden. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...

Community School District 27 is undergoing truancy sweeps. Hal Parker, the district attendance supervisor, explains, "In order to combat the problem of truants roaming the streets and loitering in playgrounds. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Bumper To Bumper

The other morning my wife tapped me to drive her to an early appointment. It was in Lynbrook she said, not far, and I said sure, of course, anything for you dear. She said she had to be there by 8:30 a.m. Not a problem I thought. More...

Spotlight On Elderlaw

Personal And Estate Planning For 2007

So it's February, and you haven't lost those ten (twenty) pounds, started that exercise program or signed up to volunteer in that soup kitchen - you still have time for those things. More...

Simon says...

As we sit and write this column it will be the 11th anniversary of my mom Jennie's death on January 31. Wow, it feels like just yesterday. There's an old saying, "You're only blessed with one mother." My mother was the best. More...


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