January 2, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

Sometimes, The Diamond; Sometimes, The Coal

An entire coalmine to City Councilman James Sanders Jr., for voting with Mayor Michael Bloomberg on the term limits issue, thereby showing complete disregard for the two previous votes by his constituents. More...

The Inner Voice

How good are you at trusting in your own instincts? Now that the new year is upon us, and many of us become conscious of our own behavior, even if only for a little while, I decided to pay attention to myself. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Holiday Parties Go On And On

Thank God the holidays have not lost their spirit. And, the spirit of Christmas giving while drinking, eating and being entertained is alive and well. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Happy New Year everyone! Did you leaf through last week's Wave looking for Bits, not find it and leaf back through—glancing at the index, and realize the column was—gasp—missing? If you did, you weren't alone. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

The Jig Is Up?

As we enter another new year many in this country and across the globe have had cause to wonder if recent events herald the end of America. More...

Beachcomber

As we move into 2009, The Wave's 116th year, we want to wish all of our readers and advertisers a happy and health New Year. More...

Meeks' Message From Capitol Hill

For many families in the Sixth Congressional District and throughout the nation Christmas, Chanukah, and Kwanza 2008 are the hard times holidays. More...

It's My Turn

When Governor Paterson, Congressman Israel and I visited Iraq and Afghanistan to express our support and admiration for our troops there, we saw remarkable progress in Iraq that had been delivered by our soldiers despite dreadful planning by their More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

What Happened To The Old, So To Speak, "Gas House Gang"

This old badly produced photo from a 1929 issue of The Wave shows a few members of the old Rockaway Beach Gas House Gang, composed of the residents living around the old gas producing plant, and the large gas holding tank. More...


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