January 23, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... Gateway National Recreation Area is trying to float a new plan for Jacob Riis Park which includes a restaurant, a hockey rink, roller skating, a dance area and a small water park, but no amphitheatre. More...

Broad Channel Bits

We've been getting on again, off again small snow showers, which leave some white stuff on the streets and sidewalks. More...

The Inner Voice

Turning on the radio or television almost guarantees some talk about our new president, hope and the inauguration. As we open to a new president with a new skin color, people all have their own reactions. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

A Blast From The Past Of Beach 116 Street … 1947

Can anyone tell us about this four star dairy and vegetarian restaurant on Beach 116 Street long ago? Was it popular? How were the 1947 prices? How was the food? And who were the proprietors? More...

Beachcomber

If all seven candidates for the City Council seat vacated by State Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. show up for the candidate forum to be hosted on February 9 by The Wave at West End Temple, More...

Stacy's Tax Tips

Welcome to my weekly tax tips. Throughout tax season, I will give you some tax tips to, hopefully, make preparing and filing your taxes easier, as well as give you insight on the new tax law changes for 2009: 1. More...

The Progressive

Politicians

Last year we heard of client nine. There was a governor who had a candidate five, from whom he wanted to secure a fortune. We heard of a congressman with thousands of dollars in a refrigerator. More...

The Rockaway Beat

A Case of Self-Defense

Think about an all-too-possible scenario. More...

It's My Turn

National Grid, Friend or Foe?

As I peer out of my bedroom window at the huge construction site growing on what was once the Rockaway Park Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP), I can't help but wonder if this massive two-year remediation is for the betterment or to the detriment of our More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Advances in manufacturing technology have made today's cars and trucks more reliable and longer-lasting. More...


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