August 1, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Eye On Physical Therapy

People were angry today. I don't know whether this is due to the hot weather here in Rockaway, gas prices, the economy or a combination of everything, but people are mad. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Three Blasts From The Wave's Past-1929

Have you ever heard the expression, "Quick Henry! The Flit!"? Flit brand bug juice was the most popular in the never ending war against the flies, mosquitoes, and fleas! After World War II, DDT took over and killed other things besides bugs. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... Irish stars will shine at their brightest as they gather in record numbers this Saturday and Sunday, July 30 and 31, for the seventh annual Rockaway Irish Festival. More...

Beachcomber

One of Rockaway's most famous sports professionals, Nancy Lieberman of Bayswater, a standout at Far Rockaway High School and in the Woman's Professional Basketball League, has, at age 50, played more than a couple of minutes with the Detroit Shock More...

Broad Channel Bits

It's August and Mardi Gras Is Near

Here we are in August already. About two-thirds of the way through summer as we are, it's easy to notice how the sunlight changes over the summer. More...

From the Editor's Desk

A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words, But The Gun Violence Continues Unabated

One of the toughest decisions a newspaper editor has to make each week is what to put on the front page. Generally speaking, whatever goes on the page seems to anger somebody and often draws criticism. More...

Horoscope

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The Rockaway Irregular

Things To Come

"Nothing is certain except death and taxes," but a few things come close. One is that, come November, either Democrat Barack Obama or Republican John McCain will emerge as the next president. More...

Meeks' Message From Capitol Hill

Congress Responds To The Housing Crisis Hurricane

Hurricane season is a good metaphor for the housing and financial crisis that has brought ruin or near-ruin to millions of American families. More...


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