October 24, 2008 RSS feed / Columnists

Eye On Physical Therapy

When patients visit a health care practitioner, they would like some assurance that the treatment offered will help their condition. More...

Health & Harmony

Breast Cancer Awareness, Part I

October is breast cancer awareness month. Every month should be breast cancer awareness month. In fact, every day should be breast cancer awareness day. That is, if you are a woman, know one, love one or shop for one. More...

Horoscope

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Meeks' Message From Capitol Hill

Needed: A Second Economic Stimulus Package

September and October have been like a gigantic roller coaster ride full of ups and downs and unexpected twists and turns. More...

MovieScope

'Body Of Lies' - Muddling The Mid-East Mess

The Mid-East situation is such a mess that it is hard to imagine messing it up even more. Yet, filmmaker Ridley Scott manages to do just that with "Body of Lies." Or, maybe Scott's film's focus, the C.I.A., is doing the messing. More...

Politically Unstable

Trickle, Trickle, Little Star

After seeing the Rockaway Theatre Company's performance of "The Music Man," I spent a good part of the summer humming the Harold Hill classic, "Ya Got Trouble. More...

Spo tlight On Elderlaw

Power of Attorney: Perhaps THE Most Important Estate Planning Document

Power of Attorney is a form in which a competent individual (known as the "principal") can select agents, or representatives to act in various types of personal, financial and business transactions. More...

Beachcomber

Many Rockaway residents are angered at Mayor Michael Bloomberg for his failure to supply the $6 million that would have made our local YMCA on Beach 73 Street a state-of-the-art facility with a six-lane swimming More...

Broad Channel Bits

Halloween is right around the corner. Kids everywhere are looking forward to the day, dreams of their great costumes and plastic pumpkins full of candy dancing through their heads every night! Trick or treating is a lot of fun for kids of all ages. More...

From the Editor's Desk

The commentary solely reflects the opinion of Wave Managing Editor Howard Schwach and not the opinion of the management of this paper, which can be found on the Editorial Page, page 4 of this issue.. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Johns… Marshes… Johns… Marshes… Johns… Marshes

Now that a formidable attempt is being made to restore marshes and marsh islands in Jamaica Bay, let us retrogress back to the early 1930s, for a look at what used to be. More...

It's My Turn

Dear Bubbe And Zaidy

Howie Greene is the consummate New Yorker. Born and raised in Brooklyn and at one time a resident of Beach 117 Street, Greene knows New York. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

Eight-year-old James Lee of 40-20 Beach Channel Drive, Edgemere, died in Peninsula Hospital Center after he was run over by a 1979 Dodge van with livery plates on October 12 about 3:25 p.m. More...

Meeks: Buonocore Gone; Postal Services Improving

After years of terrible service at the Far Rockaway Post Office, improvements are slowly coming, says Congressman Gregory Meeks. More...

Notes from the High C's Rockaway Music and Arts Council

Well, to start off this column, I have to give you Chapter "2½" of my experiences with our local cable company. Actually, this has nothing directly to do with them, but to do with the gremlins that invaded the computer system at The Wave. More...

Rockaway Outdoors/Tales From The Wheelhouse

The stiff winds didn't stop local fishermen from venturing out this past weekend, and those persistent enough scratched out a catch here and there. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Hard Choices

Scanning the Wave last week my wife looked up and said, "Do you know you're mentioned in one of the letters?" I said, "Uhummm," and went back to reading my book. More...


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