October 3, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Some of the leaves on the trees are turning color rapidly as we move into the beginning of the month of October. Many days, the winds and cooler temperatures require a jacket or sweater—and some days need a big umbrella! More...

HOROSCOPE

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It's My Turn

I have self-debated, for a long time about whether or not I should write this. I thought about Oprah's courage in bringing the matter to public discussion by sharing her own personal experiences. More...

MovieScope

'The Women' - Sexless, The City and Suburbia

Though Hollywood refuses to believe it, lightning doesn't strike in the same place twice, much less three times. More...

School Scope

Hooked on RTC

This is my second year taping the shows at the Rockaway Theatre Company. And I'm totally hooked. More...

Rockaway Outdoors/Tales From The Wheel house

The winds of autumn are upon us, at least for these past few days. Annoying yes, but it goes with this time of year. Hopefully a few easterly blows will stir things up a bit and get the fish moving. More...

From the Editor's Desk

Do We Really Want The Business Model Running (Or Ruining) Our Public Institutions? Part I: The Root Of The Problem

When Michael Bloomberg ran for Mayor nearly eight years ago, his campaign was largely built on his success as a business leader and millionaire. There was a feeling that using a business model on our public institutions would be a good thing. More...

Beachcomber

Those who worry about the proposed waste transfer station that was planned for the area behind the new dog park on Beach 78 Street and Beach Channel Drive should worry no more. The plan has been killed due to community ire. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

F. Hadeler's Haberdashery Establishment, Hammels - 1907

In an old Wave article published in July of 1907, Mr. W.F. More...

The Inner Voice

Never give up. Sometimes we may be discouraged or unable to see the light at the end of the tunnel, and just give up. Life shows us that it is never over till it is over. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... 20 Job Corps activity at Gateway National Recreation Area, including Fort Tilden and Floyd Bennett Field, will be suspended indefinitely on Friday, October 7, and the Gateway Job Corps Center will be closed. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

While energy prices have leveled off and even dropped slightly in recent weeks, many experts predict that the era of cheap energy is over. More...

Simon says...

L'Shana Tova, a happy, healthy and sweet New Year to all my friends of the Jewish faith. The past week has been very strange. The electric power to my office was suddenly turned off. More...

The Progressive

History's Lessons

As September begins colleges, universities, and schools begin their fall semesters- the debate regarding how our schools are faring and whether our young people are receiving an adequate education, becomes more evident. More...


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