June 12, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

School Scope

'You Mean He Would Tape A Meeting?' - A Termination Hearing Experience

You hear a lot about how hard it is to terminate a tenured teacher and how much it costs. You only get the horror stories from the perspective of the anti-tenure crowd. More...

It's My Turn

You're From Arverne? Me Too: Jewish Geography

Marjorie Gottleib Wolfe is a former Arverne resident who writes regularly for a number of periodicals. A man stumbles up to the only other patron in a bar at a Caribbean getaway and asks if he could buy him a drink. More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

THEY'RE BACK!!!! The Sunset Picnic Concerts that is. More...

Simon says...

Approximately two weeks ago, I made my announcement that I will not be seeking the Democratic nomination for the City Council. I'd like to correct the explanation that was in the Beachcomber column in The Wave on June 5. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

One Of The Great Carousels In The Amusement Section of Rockaway - 1901

During the old days, in the first quarter of the twentieth century, the Rockaways were enjoying the status of a first class amusement center and seashore resort. More...

Beachcomber

Two weeks ago, in a story about Kareem Bellamy and his fight to stay out of prison, we said that the Queens District Attorney did not file court papers in a timely manner, leading to a postponement of his hearing until September. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

The New York State Cease and Desist Program has helped thousands of New Yorkers avoid the unanted solicitation by real estate brokers seeking to encourage homeowners to sell their homes. More...

The Rockaway Beat

The Decline Of Rockaway: Blame Two Men - Moses And Lindsay (Part I)

Now that Rockaway is in the middle of something of a renaissance, it's instructional to look back and see why one of the most beautiful oceanfront communities in the nation declined in the first place. More...

The Progressive

An American Story

It always comes as a surprise the extent to which the political class can manipulate public opinion with nonissues. More...

Looking Backward

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

Broad Channel Bits

Summer Activities Begin In Broad Channel

What great weather we had last weekend—hardly a cloud in the sky, nice breezes, warm sun and lots of birds chirping in the trees. And—of course—at a certain time on Sunday, the smell of barbecue was in the air. More...

The Inner Voice

We grow up and learn so much along the way. So much of what we learn is through our experiences and from a spiritual perspective, we have certain lessons or opportunities to learn a specific lesson as we explore our lives. More...


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