July 4, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Notes On Consumer Affairs

It happens every summer. As the temperature rises, so does your utility bill. With energy costs on the rise, this trend is even more pronounced. In fact, according to the U.S. More...

Health & Harmony

Independence Day

Independence The festivities that mark this holiday are highlighted by the use of fireworks that replicate the "rockets red glare" that we sing about in our national anthem. More...

From The Artists Studio

Are You Aware…?

Are you aware that the extraordinary wave shelter murals along our Shore Front Parkway are yearly being ruined by vandalism and erosion? More...

HOROSCOPE

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Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

This is a column I have tried not to write for almost two years. More...

It's My Turn

July Fourth And The Purple Heart

Rockaway resident Stephen Yaeger is a frequent contributor to The Wave as the columnist for Drawing On Science For Children. He is also a talented children's author and artist. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Taxing Matters

In the wake of State Senator Joe Bruno's abrupt retirement announcement, leadership in the State Senate has passed to Nassau County Senator Dean Skelos. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... Delores Brown's hands were severed Saturday night or early Sunday morning, June 25-26, with an axe, not a machete as daily papers reported. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Family Day Coming July 26

It's July already! Wow, that was fast. The Fourth of July weekend is here. Hopefully, the weather will not be wet, so everyone can enjoy the weekend as he/she sees fit. If it's hot, a lot of kids will splash around in their backyard pools. More...

Beachcomber

We have heard that the last ferry leaving Manhattan for Rockaway each Friday has become the local "party boat" in every sense of the word. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Comical And Hilarious Postcards From A Bygone Era Here

A fter finding this ancient comical souvenir postcard stamped as such, it was fairly obvious that this card was sold at many other resort beaches in the region. Believe me! More...

MovieScope

'Savage Grace' - Other Side Of 'Psycho'

In the end of Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho," we are treated to the mother's point of view. Of course, the mysterious Mrs. Bates is now in total possession her son, Norman (Anthony Perkins), who is incarcerated for multiple murders. It is him we see. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

The Answer To Cooling Off Your Home Lies Right In Your Own Backyard

We are finally starting to feel the heat of the summer creep in, and with the cost of everything on the rise, it may be time to think about a long-term, alternative option to cooling down the house. More...


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