September 28, 2007 RSS feed / Columnists

It's My Turn

Class Size Matters - A Lot: Part 1

The school quality survey results are in, and already the debates are raging over what the data means. Does class size matter? Does it matter more than other issues? More...

Beachcomber

The problem was there for all to see, and many of our readers caught the irony on last week's front page. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

East Bayside, Rockaway Point, N.Y. - 1933

Most likely, this rare view of Reid's Dock at Rockaway Point in 1933, was taken from the Bayside Walk in front of Nels Friberg's Bungalow and Tent Resort at the Point, in the good old days! More...

MovieScope

'3:10 To Yuma' - Blood Brothers

The sagging Western genre received a sharp boost in popularity when Clint Eastwood's "Unforgiven" won the 1992 Best Picture Oscar. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Almost In October, But It Feels Like Summer

By the time you read this, we will be almost in October. While the temperatures are a bit cooler, beautifully sunny days have been coming our way. Of course, rain falls here and there, but all in all- it has been a splendid September! More...

Chatting with Chapey

Advocating for Our Community

On Monday, September 24, I had the opportunity to have lunch with Governor Elliot Spitzer. The luncheon was sponsored by and attended by the executive members of the Queens Democratic organization. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

A Journey Of A Thousand Miles …

There's an old Chinese proverb: A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. More...

Health & Harmony

Elderberry

As the amount of hours of daylight begins to wane, our immune systems respond. Generally, there is a dip in immune activity as adjustments in the pituitary gland take place. People may notice this as an increase in sensitivity to the environment. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Many teens use the summer months for their first jobs, be they full or parttome. In many cases, those jobs become part-time jobs when school begins, because they provide teens with a sense of freedom and of doing some useful work. More...


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