September 25, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

Beachcomber

The turnout for the primary election on September 15 was, by all accounts, lower than expected. One Wave editor went to his west end polling place at 7 a.m. and was the number one voter for his election district. More...

The Rockaway Beat

The association for Community Organizations for Reform Now is more widely-known by its acronym, ACORN. More...

East End Matters...

Apathy, It's An East End Problem - Like It Or Not

Starting with this week's column, I will be adding something extra, following the main commentary. For now we will call it "Food for Thought." Apathy. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

1961 - Feed A Family of Four For #1.88 - At McDonald's

During the 1960s McDonald's eateries began popping up all over the United States, including Rockaway Beach and later Far Rockaway. Here today is the front and back of an old McDonald promotional mailing out in Denver, Colorado. More...

Broad Channel Bits

The weather has been quite cooperative, extending the "being outside" activities that most of us enjoy. More...

It's My Turn

Mettler is a long-time member of the Silver Gull Club and once wrote a column entitled "Big Mouth Bass" for The Wave If, in the land of the blind, the oneeyed man is king, in the land of The Wave, the man with four weekly columns is a bully More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Shadowing The Councilman

I first got the idea to spend a day with our new City Councilman, Eric Ulrich, over the summer. More...

Rock Solid

Quick — can you name three things in or about Rockaway that are internationally famous? More...

Dorothy Dunne

FALLING PRICES FOR FALL

We all hate to see the summer go, but with it we see falling prices on those flip-flops, swimsuits, surfboards, all summer accessories that we can use on our vacations. More...


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