October 16, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

Simon says...

On Thursday, October 22 the Good Government Reg u lar Democratic Club will keep up its tradition of bringing the citywide Demo cratic slate for the Nov ember election to the community. More...

The Progressive

Going For The Jugular

Since 2001 progressives, liberals, and Democrats have questioned the use of enhanced interrogations, torture, the increasing economic gap between the elite and less fortunate of our society, the punitive nature of our justice system, the reliance o More...

The Inner Voice

We go with the flow, and pay attention; what we need to know will be provided. If something doesn't work out or materialize, it might mean it is time to change our thinking. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

One of the unfortunate signs of the weak state of the economy is high unemployment. Many people are currently struggling to find a job in order to make ends meet. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 2 Years Ago... 2 St. John's Episcopal Hospital-South Shore at Far Rockaway is training nursing assistants to provide more direct, skilled, hands-on patient care. More...

Beachcomber

City Councilman James Sanders Jr. who has one of the worst attendance records in the council over the past four years, did not even show up for a press conference announcing that he allocated money for gun cameras at More...

The Rockaway Beat

Now that Mayor Mike Bloomberg has retained control of the school system and can take that control blissfully into his third term, all is nirvana. Or, that's what the Department of Education would like everybody to believe. More...

School Scope

Foreign And Domestic

The day after Obama's election, working on my column for The Wave, I posed the question, "Will Obama turn out to be a great president or a failure? An FDR or a Herbert Hoover, who had an even lower approval rating than W? It could go either way. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Temperatures are steadily falling as the time to switch on the heat approaches. Some very warm days, as well as crisp and rain-filled, are part of a nice October mix. More...

It's My Turn

Let's Take Back Columbus Day

Thomas A. Bowden is an analyst at the Ayn Rand Center for Individual Rights. Mr. Bowden is a former lawyer and law school instructor who practiced for twenty years in Baltimore, Maryland. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

St. Rose Of Lima Roman Catholic Church - Rockaway Beach, N.Y.

Many of us are familiar with the present St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church on Beach 84 Street, near Shorefront Parkway. The gothic structure was erected in 1906, and the first mass and dedication was held on September 27, 1907. More...

Spotlight on Elderlaw

The Differences Between A Last Will And Testament And A Trust

A Last Will and Testament is a document which expresses an individual's instructions as to how his "estate" should pass upon death. More...


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