August 17, 2007 RSS feed / Letters

Wave Commentary Is Destructive

The commentary that you printed in the August 10 issue of your newspaper concerning the Rockaway Orthodox Jewish community is disturbing for many reasons. More...

What A Disgrace!

My blood boiled as I read Congressman Weiner's press release to your newspaper, wherein he proudly stated that once again, he has sent a letter to the President of the United States calling for the release of Jonathan Pollard, an analyst then working More...

'Show Us The Money!'

Fed up: This is a follow-up letter regarding the Arverne YMCA fourlane pool disaster. More...

Wants A Transit Plaza

In the July 20 edition of the Wave you had an article about a new Rite- Aid pharmacy on Beach 108 Street. If it is not too late, I'd like to offer a suggestion. More...

Fix Seaside Center For Seniors

A "life style" died last week on Monday, August 6, 2007, at 1 p.m. More...

Taking Duplicity To New Heights

On Saturday, the U.S. Congress passed the new Surveillance Bill to better protect America and proactively interdict terrorist planning. Regrettably, Rockaway's representatives voted against the bill. More...

'Now And Then There Is Good'

Every once in awhile we become more aware of a small segment of our society, who are working silently. I think of them as angels. A group where I live whose deeds go unsung, but are deserving of our praise. More...

Rockaway Treated Like Second-Class Citizen

Please help! More...

Something Must Be Done About Mail Delivery

I wonder when the delivery of mail at the Rockaway Beach branch of the USPS will ever get better. More...

Make Your Voices Heard About The Y Pool

Community Board 14 recently had a committee meeting regarding the building of the proposed YMCA, which is to be included in the development of the Arverne Urban Renewal Area. This meeting was reported on by the Wave. More...

Wave Is Wrong On Orthodox Jews

What you wrote in this week's edition of The Wave, was one shocking, and two false. Before you use "freedom of the press," shouldn't you do a little more research? Firstly: what you wrote about the Satmar community was false. More...

Glance Into The Past

Old Gilroy's Bar has finally gone kaput. Recently, the Hammels Seaside Adult Center has been condemned. It was formerly the Hammels Senior Center for approximately 40 years. More...

We Need Help From The Feds

Has anyone noticed the increased trash on our beach in Neponsit? Also, I noticed even more graffiti on the boardwalk at Riis Park Beach and the fences in that park are in disrepair. More...

Purification Pumping In The Bay

I have recommended it many times to officials, and also in pages of The Wave - build a dependable and giant, solar-operated, salt-water pumping station in Far Rockaway to constantly pump fresh seawater into the bay, giving it a permanent flush. More...

Thought-Provoking Column

John Paul Culotta's (The Progressive) commentary in the August 10 edition of The Wave is thoughtprovoking and well-stated regarding the need in any democratic society for a constant questioning of the status quo amongst our leadership. More...

Stop The Music

I have lived in some of the most dangerous cities plagued with gang violence but I had never thought that Far Rockaway would take this turn for the worst. Last Saturday from 6 p.m. More...

Column Adds Fuel To Fire Of Hate

Shame on you. What in the world possessed you to use From The Editor's Desk to malign the Orthodox community in the Five Towns. What did you hope to accomplish? More...

'Very Disappointed' In Recent Editorial

Your damaging, appalling editorial of August 10, 2007 needs correction. I didn't know you were a Talmudic scholar. More...


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