February 22, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Hey! Diddly! Dee! - A Sailor's Life For Me!

Ioften wonder how many saltwater sailors are left in the Rockaways? More...

Looking Backward

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

On The Beach

Remembering 'Sully' As The Parade Goes By

When I first moved to Rockaway more than seventeen years ago, one of the first events I attended with Owen Baxter, the man who would become my husband, was the Hearts and Shamrocks Dance at St. Camillus Hall. More...

The Body Politic - And Impolitic

Many A Slip 'Tween Cup And Lip

I have been around a long time. Those of you who know of Roman history or of the early history or our own nation know of me and what I did. Now, I'm back, writing on an irregular schedule for The Wave. More...

Simon says...

Have we been lied to? Have we been duped? Does the U.S. Post Office think we're stupid? The Daily News reported on Monday that Post Office spokesman Bob Trombley said that that they believe that the discarded mail was "undeliverable. More...

Broad Channel Bits

The temperature this past week was a bit like a roller coaster! On Monday, there was a lot of fog even in parts of Queens nowhere near the water. We haven't seen any of that in quite a while. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Young Cops Speak, And The Community Is Outraged

Sometimes, people are their own worst enemies. They talk too much to people who they shouldn't have talked to in the first place. More...

The Inner Voice

Change always takes place whether we like it or not. Regardless of how we feel, time moves on and things happen that were unexpected. Even for those of us who try to maintain everything as it is, it must change. More...

Making Waves

Two weeks after Super Tuesday and the Republicans have seemingly decided that John McCain will be the candidate to run, while the Democrats are still battling for turf with Barack Obama appearing to be catching a wave. Interesting times we live in. More...

School Scope

A Web of Intrigue

Is there a vast neoliberal conspiracy to impose a market-based system on urban public schools in partnership with the business community leading to a move toward privatization, the weakening of teacher unions, More...

The Progressive

Change, Part II

Last time the Progressive made some suggestions regarding social, economic and political changes that are not political promises, but genuine solutions to some of our nation's problems and challenges. Here is a continuation of these ideas. More...


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