May 2, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Eye On Physical Therapy

A few days ago, one of my patients was lamenting the fact that she was not really feeling any better. Her shoulder pain waffled between slightly better and slightly worse. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

A Souvenir Real Photo Postcard From Yesteryear

The year 1914 is displayed on the hood of this photo prop car, most likely in one of the many souvenir photo shops along the Rockaway Beach boardwalks at the time. One continuous promenade did not come until 1926! More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... Shot under the left breast during commission of an apparent robbery on April 17 about 11:30 p.m., a Far Rockaway woman made her way to a friend's house and was removed to a hospital in good condition. More...

School Scope

Eva At It Again

Eva Moskowitz, former NYC councilwoman and failed candidate for Manhattan borough president (we can guarantee she would not have appointed an independent voice to the Panel for Educational Policy as did Scott Stringer who defeated her), has used he More...

SJEH Wellness Corner

No Easy Way Out Of Obesity Epidemic

We are constantly bombarded by diets that promise to shed twice the weight in half the time without having to starve. Yet, despite 25 years of diet plans, the obesity epidemic has only gotten worse. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

The Gift Of Spring For Mother's Day

Blooming plants make great gifts for moms who enjoy gardening. So many colorful plants will soon be available for the garden, so you can give mom the gift of spring this Mother's Day. More...

The Progressive

Dead? (Part I)

In the past few weeks there has been discussion in the media of a survey that indicated people who identify themselves as conservative politically, view themselves as optimistic, happy and religious. More...

Beachcomber

Congressman Anthony Weiner dropped in at The Wave offices last week for a chat that lasted more than an hour and a half. His discussion with the paper's editorial board was wideranging and interesting. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Help A Friend-In-Need

One of our neighbors was worrying out loud to me about the dryness of the season due to the absence of the usually free-falling April rains. Well, she must have been amazed when the rain started to fall the next day! More...

From the Editor's Desk

Believing In The Rule Of Law - When It Suits Your Agenda

In a "Representative Democracy" such as ours, we elect people to represent us and to make the laws that we must all obey if civilization is to work. We elected Gregory Meeks to the House of Representatives. More...

Horoscopes

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The Inner Voice

Patience is really so important and it is undervalued. Most people these days believe in speedy results. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Everywhere you look signs of a troubled economy present themselves. One of the most worrisome signs is the dramatic increase in revolving debt being racked up by consumers on credit cards in the wake of the subprime mortgage meltdown. More...

Simon says...

It's quite interesting for people to come up and talk to me each day, whether I'm in my office or in the street, to thank me for the work I do. Some tell me I'm entitled to a raise from $80,000 a year. More...

Smith Speaks From Albany

'A Need For Reform In New York State'

Today hundreds of advocates from across New York will come to Albany to demand more from their government. They're not asking for money or special privileges - they're asking for reform. More...


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