August 14, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

It's My Turn

Know Your Rights With Debt Collectors

The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse's "Debt Collection Practices: When Hardball Tactics Go Too Far," offers great tips on navigating the debt-collection process, including your privacy rights, More...

School Scope

There have been enough things going on in the education world this summer to fill multiple pages. I'll spare you the pain. More...

Health & Harmony

An Attitude Of Gratitude

An attitude of gratitude is an actual healthcare treatment that can affect the emotional wounds as well as those of mind and body. More...

Spo tlight On Elderlaw

Medicare's Limited Nursing Home Coverage

Medicare is health coverage provided by the federal government to individuals who are over age 65, and other individuals who qualify because they have been disabled for at least two years. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Take The Profit Motive Out Of Health Care

If you are older than 65-years-of-age, then you know very well that our health care system needs to be rebuilt from the ground up. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Unwitting Preserver Of Area History … Nationwide!

This rather studious-looking postcard vendor of old most likely never thought that he would be instrumental in preserving historical images, and at times valuable notations and information, about persons and places from which the cards were mailed. More...

Beachcomber

The Wave has received a number of communications complaining about the New York Post's treatment of a still-unnamed Rockaway lifeguard who was featured on the tabloid's front page in early August for wearing earphones More...

From The Artists Studio

The Art Of Father And Son Opens Sunday

An exhibit honoring "The Art of Robin and William Pogebitskiy" opens with a reception this Sunday, August 16 from 1-3 p.m. in sTudio 7 Gallery. Check the gray box for details. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

And Now For The Good News

We get so used to complaining sometimes that we miss the good stuff. After all, a newspaper like this gives us a chance to bellyache, to shout our pet peeves to the world and Rockaway has plenty to moan about. More...

SJEH Wellness Corner

Giving The Facts On Back-to-School Vaccinations

For children and their parents, going back to school means going back to vaccinations. Now is the time to check your child's immunization record to make sure it is up-to-date. More...

Broad Channel Bits

August brought those dreaded "dog days" with it. During the beginning of the week, it was very hot and humid. Whew! But the luck of the Irish as far as Saturday's weather went was in high gear. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... Plans to rehabilitate Jacob Riis Park by using a proposed public-private partnership are being withdrawn. Hostage situations traumatized Rockaway one day after another (Tuesday and Wednesday) this week. More...

Notes from the High C's

Rockaway Music and Arts Council

Well, the rain held up for last night's concert but we didn't take any chances this week and we moved the concert into the Rockaway Theatre Company theater in Fort Tilden. More...


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