October 30, 2009 RSS feed / Letters

Tenured Teachers

Dear Editor, It has recently been reported that pressure is exerted on teachers to change student grades or pass students who have records of performance warranting failure. More...

Halloween Flag Bashers

Dear Editor, In regards to the article in last week's Wave, We Should Treat Our Vets Like Gold, first off, our neighbor did not tell the whole truth. She was never asked to remove her flag. More...

Garden Needs Grant to Blossom

Dear Editor, I went for a lonely walk on the glorious boardwalk. The air was clear, the sand was like gold dust, and the waves were heavenly calm. I saw some charming ladies working in a large garden on Beach 121 Street near the boardwalk. More...

Mentally Ill Need Support, Not Judgement

Dear Editor, The recent coverage concerning the possible closing of local adult homes, and the response by a number of my Rockaway neighbors in an atmosphere of rumor, ignorance, and fear; is what prompts me to write this letter. More...

Blood Drive Success

Dear Editor, I just wanted to thank you, the 100 Precinct Community Council, The Wave and most importantly all the members of the Rockaway community for coming out on October 12th, 2009 and supporting Transit District #23's blood drive. More...

Stop Means Go for Bad Driver

Dear Editor, I am outraged at the woman who dropped off her daughter October 15 at 7:59 a.m. in front of Scholars' Academy on Beach 104 Street, the one driving the gray four-door Toyota Camry. More...

There's a Price for Freedom

Dear Editor, Does crime pay? To some it does. I heard a guy actually say that he should commit a petty crime so he can get his teeth fixed. Yes, in jail it's free. More...

Stella Maris' Shocking Closing

Dear Editor, Monday evening, in the middle of the school term, the leadership of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, Brentwood, told the stunned parents of the Stella Maris High School, Rockaway Park, students that the school will be closed by August 201 More...


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