April 24, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

Orbiting Political Bodies

I wish that I could stop writing about politics in this space and move on to other topics, such as education or sports. The stories involving our politicians and our tax money are so compelling, however, that I can't stop myself. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... More...

Spotlight on Elderlaw

Financial Downturn, Coupled With Changing Estate Tax Rules, Mean It's Time To Review Your Estate Plan

The financial crisis, coupled with possible changes in the estate tax law, make now a good time to review your estate plan. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

A Blast From The Past Which Should Be Repeated Next Season

In 1981 Beach 116 Street was the site of the Rockaway Park Street Festival. The event, a successful one, was sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and the Rockaway Rotary Club. More...

Social Security And You

Social Security's Online Services Best In Government

It's always nice to be considered the best in the business — and even better when the judges are members of the public we serve. More...

From The Artists Studio

Rockaway Artists Alliance

RAA bids a fond farewell to Administrative Assistant Terry Collier. Since 2006 Terry has been a great asset to RAA. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

23 Shades of Black

This time last year I was hunched over my computer, immersed in the details of Rockaway's 2nd Annual Literary Arts Festival. More...

Beachcomber

Mark your school calendars for 1 p.m. on May 8 and shoot up to the Riis Park Bathhouse for the 90th anniversary of the flight of the NC- 4, the first plane to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. More...

Broad Channel Bits

The weather was wet, dreary, overcast and/or windy earlier this week. After a few days of less than thrilling weather, it's always a pleasure to see the sun again. A lot of activity is planned for people to enjoy! More...

It's My Turn

The Bellamy Case, Part II

The sentence was issued on Jan. 16, 1996: 25 years to life in prison. Reiver could not believe the verdict. "This was a case I thought my 10-year-old grandson could win," he said. More...

Health & Harmony

Seasonal Allergies, Part I

This is the first of a two-part series on seasonal allergies. Part II will be published in the May 8 edition of The Wave. Ah, springtime! How greatly we anticipate its coming after a long, cold winter! More...

SJEH Wellness Corner

Brighter Future for Cancer Patients

I must admit I didn't always want to be an oncologist. Years ago, as a medical student, there seemed to be so many other more exciting specialties. More...


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