May 29, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Good Old Days When The Ice Man Was - 'Boss!"

There are not many of us left who remember the many icemen that did supply frozen liquid gold - "ice" - for the many iceboxes in the Rockaways winter and summer. More...

The Progressive

Peace or Real Estate

Our president correctly feels a settlement between Israel and the Palestinians is critical for world stability. This nation has for too long been negligent in its commitment to resolving the sixty-year-old conflict in the near east. More...

Simon says...

It is with great difficulty that I am announcing that I will not be seeking the nomination for City Council in the September primary. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

When was the last time you took your financial pulse? How recently have you examined your budget in order to identity and eliminate unnecessary spending? More...

It's My Turn

Mayor-for-life, Michael, call me Mike, Bloomberg, has a great deal to answer for to the voters in the four boroughs (Manhattan exempted) prior to his next election. More...

Beachcomber

People went up and down Beach 116 Street last week, leaving collection cans for a charity called "penniesforpaws.com. More...

The Rockaway Beat

I'm Tired Of It, But I Still Have To Take It

I don't know about you, but I am getting tired of Mayor Mike Bloomberg's attempt to win an undeserved third term. I get ten emails a day from Sylvia Alverez, his campaign nuchshlepper, trumpeting that one obscure group or another has endorsed him. More...

School Scope

Protest Over Hebrew Charter School At IS 278 In Marine Park

On Tuesday, May 26, 2009, the Marine Park community mobilized massive numbers of people to an overflowing auditorium to protest at the Department of Education Public Hearing at IS 278 over the upcoming placement of the Hebrew Language Academy (HLA) More...

Broad Channel Bits

A look at the Sunday morning sky had me wondering if onlookers would watch the parade from the overhead safety of an umbrella. But, by 2 p.m. some parade watchers found themselves in the shade. It was a great day for it and was a fine parade too. More...

The Inner Voice

Life is about flow, like a river constantly moving, where nothing stays the same. It is made up of a little of this and a little of that. We have an intellectual and an emotional side. More...

Looking Backward

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


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