March 7, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

The Inner Voice

Now that it is March, I know that spring is almost here. As I hear about forecasts of light snow, I do know that spring is approaching. That's because I believe in the order that exists in the universe or on the Earth. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... Beach 15 Street was quiet between Heyson Road and New Haven Avenue. It was Wednesday about 12:30 p.m. More...

MovieScope

'Be Kind Rewind' - Attack Of The Tapeheads

Could it be that Hollywood is jealous, or even threatened, by the onslaught of You-Tube amateur filmmakers? More...

On The Beach

'Chicago 10' - A Must-See Movie

Did you know that we have an Academy Award nominated filmmaker among us? More...

Simon says...

From the Desk of Lew M. Simon, Democratic District Leader, 23rd A.D. art B

We are extremely excited to hear Elliot Sander, Executive Director of the MTA, state that the opening of the old Rockaway Beach line of the LIRR is on the agenda. More...

The Progressive

Political Liberty

Often it appears we all believe in theories that are not based on facts, but on our own prejudices and tradition. Conservatives in debate equate capitalism or the free market system with a guarantee of political liberty. More...

From the Editor's Desk

The Sean Bell Case Revisited: Sixteen Months Later

When Sean Bell was shot and killed by undercover police officers on November 25, 2006, the city immediately split along racial and socio-economic lines. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Bungalow Rows From Street Ends Out to the Old Arverne Boardwalk

Before the New York City Commissioner of everything Robert Moses declared that the Rockaways as an Amusement and summer resort should never have been built many living, eating, amusement places, and a few movie houses of the open-air type did adorn More...

It's My Turn

A Sure-Fire Argument On The Second Amendment

Rick Lynch is a policy advisor for The Future of Freedom Foundation (www. More...

Meeks' Message From Capitol Hill

The Bush Budget: Unreal And Unsustainable

The daily newspapers, cable stations, network morning shows, afternoon news breaks, midday talk radio, nightly news programs and eleven o'clock news roundups - starting with the Iowa caucus, going through Super Tuesday all the way up to the Ohio, More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

Remember the names of Jennifer Callahan and Elizabeth Harris, because they are the two ladies behind the documentary film "The Bungalows of Rockaway," which will be screened on Saturday, March 15 at 3:00 p.m. More...

School Scope

Tweed Announces Closing of UFT: Will Be Replaced By Six Smaller Unions

Some Wave readers have told me that I should never use satire. But here goes, anyway. The NYCDOE announced at the Tweed Courthouse that the UFT would be phased out over a 4-year period due to its failure to protect members. More...

The Brag Bag

Congratulations to Michelle Cashen, NY1 scholar athlete of the week, captain of the Midwood basketball team, who will be attending Yale University in the fall! More...

The Road Less Traveled

The Rockaway Relay for Life is in full gear with the kickoff party held this past Thursday night at the Irish Circle. If you missed the party do not worry you can still be a part of the event. More...


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