June 27, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Very First Far Rockaway Boardwalk - 1897 to 1903

A fter the first outer beach (Hog Island) located off the mainland shore at Far Rockaway was destroyed, by a direct hit hurricane in September of 1983, it took several years for Hog Island Two to develop. More...

The Inner Voice

With those we love, we think we always have their best interests at heart. We think of how their lives should be, and we construct scenarios of how they should be living. More...

School Scope

Odds And Ends

Battle over school cuts still raging The fur is still flying over school budget cuts with almost daily demos at Tweed. More...

SJEH Wellness Corner

Here are some suggestions for taking and handling drugs and medications in your home. Check the expiration date of all medications. Expired medications are more likely to lose their effectiveness. More...

The Brag Bag

Happy 25th Anniversary to Pearl and Scott Harwood. Birthday wishes to Joanne Small, Toni Daly, Jessie Katz (21), Samantha Cotiletta (22), Kelly Magee (19), and Morgan Shannon (20). More...

Beachcomber

The city's Department of Environmental Protection is the agency that has charge of the water bills that all homeowners must pay. More...

Broad Channel Bits

BCAC Starts Mardi-Gras Fundraising

The weather so far this spring and summer has been a bit unusual, to say the least. One thing is certain- the flowers and other green living things are getting a good amount of watering from Mother Nature. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Nobody Asked Me, But (Politics As Usual Issue)

Nobody Asked Me, But … Mayor Michael Bloomberg has once again shown his disdain for the common New Yorker and his conviction that he knows best what every city resident needs. More...

Horoscope

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Looking Backward

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

Simon says...

It has always been our pleasure to help make a difference in our community. It is also a great pleasure to write for The Wave and Rockaway Point News. Several elected officials reminded me that I am an elected official, not a newspaper reporter. More...

Spotlight On Elder law

Financing Long Term Care: Nursing Home Medicaid

The average cost of nursing home care in New York City and the five boroughs is determined by Medicaid to be close to $10,000 per month. Many nursing homes cost even more than that, depending upon various factors. More...

The Progressive

Observations

A few days ago, my wife, Louisa and I were taking a long walk on a beach. The sky was a bright blue and although the day was sunny it was not too warm. There was a gentle breeze. Birds were singing. Boats were gently rocking with the gentle waves. More...


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