October 30, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

School Scope

Learnin' New Tricks

I've always tried to take the "old dog, new tricks" cliché to new heights. One of the fascinating things about teaching was how much I learned from the students, probably more than they learned from me. More...

Broad Channel Bits

This weekend is Halloween. Lots of costumed figures will be going trick or treat—they all look so great in their costumes. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Why Do We No Longer Have School Boards? In Part, You Can Thank CSB 27

When the Gill Commission sealed the Community School Board office on October 23, 1989, it touched off a media circus that eventually resulted in the end of decentralization - the use of community school boards to control the public schools. More...

Rockaway Walks Fitness Column

Relax, Rest And Sleep Well

Our brain is important in determining whether or not we can rest, relax, and get a good night's sleep. The diencephalon is the region of the brain composed mostly of the thalamus and hypothalamus. More...

The Inner Voice

Sometimes life can seem unbearable. It does not seem possible to go on for another minute. The challenge is just too great. More...

Simon says...

We would like to give a million thank yous to the ownership and administration of the beautiful newly renovated Ocean Promenade Nursing Home for hosting our election forum for the 2009 Democratic slate. More...

Horoscopes

Full Story

Beachcomber

Wave staffers were surprised and pleased last week when the Village Voice named the paper "The Best Neighborhood Paper" in New York City in its recent "Best of New York" issue. More...

The Progressive

Recover y

It is always encouraging to hear that the Dow-Jones has had a good day, or that retail sales did better than expected, or that banks have had a profitable quarter. Many experts tell us our economy is well on the road to recovery. More...

From The Artists Studio

Halloween Extravaganza: The Grossest Show On Earth!

Madam Rayah, who has seen the unthinkable and cannot even bear to speak about it; who is plotzing with shame for her fellow carnivalians, is allowing another to report the events that have been going on at the Fort of Tilden. More...

It's My Turn

Neponsit Home Revisited

How many years ago was the wee small hour of the morning closing of what used to be called The Neponsit Nursing Home cum Neponsit Health Care Facility? More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

A Special To Readers Of Views In The Wave

For almost four decades, Histor - ical Views of the Rockaways has been featuring images of the old Seaside Amuse ment section of the Rockaway Beach pen in sula. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Have you received merchandise through the mail that you did not order? If so, you are not alone. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

20 Years Ago... More...


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