December 4, 2009 RSS feed / Columnists

Beachcomber

Congressman Anthony Weiner tour ed Rockaway's scourged beach - es last week with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to see for himself the damage caused by the Nor'easter three weeks ago. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Old Fishing Pier at Beach 116 Street, Rockaway Park

When Kaiser Wilhelm led Germany into the First World War in 1914 and agreed to an armistice in late 1918, plans were made to build a night spot, dance palace, and restaurant on the Jamaica Bay shore. More...

It's My Turn

An Obituary For Gun Violence

Gun Violence was born out of ignorance with a vengeance when members of this civilized world did not know the difference between right and wrong. More...

St. John's Episcopal Hospital Wellness Corner

A Simple Way To Reduce Your Risk For Flu And H1N1: Hand Washing!

December 6 through 12 is National Hand Washing Awareness Week and, during flu season, a good time to re - view its importance in staying healthy. Hand washing is a simple thing and it's the best way to prevent infection and illness. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Obama Steps Up

With President Barack Obama's nationally televised address at West Point the other evening, informing cadets there and the American people of his response to General Stanley McChrystal's troop request for the Afghanistan campaign, a lengthy period More...

The Rockaway Beat

The Good Old Board Of Examiners: I Never Thought That I Would Miss It!

Perhaps now that I have reached 70- years-of-age, I long for the good old days. I never thought, however, that I would look back at the Board of Education's department called the Board of Examiners with something akin to longing. More...

East End Matters...

Time For Rockaway To Win

The Wave received a press release earlier this week from Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

Broad Channel Bits

The wind now blows with a bit more gusto as the temperatures drop slowly and mostly overnight. Almost everyone is wearing a winter coat, but there are still nice enough days to sit outdoors in an average weight jacket in the sunshine. More...

The Inner Voice

There is a famous expression, "Man plans and God laughs." As we get older, one thing becomes obvious. Life is so out of our control, and the unexpected happens when we least expect it. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

The poinsettia plant is a native of Mexico. There is an old tale that says that long ago, a poor Mexican boy was going to see the nativity in his local church, and wanted to bring something special to leave at the altar. More...

Health & Harmony

Health Care Reform Bill

To those of us who actually intend to manage our own health care, we have a vested interest in ensuring that we have access to providers that represent our needs. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Last Chance To See 'Glass And Water'

Closing reception for "Glass and Water" is Saturday, December 5, 7-11 p.m. in sTudio 7, RoCA at Fort Tilden. Admission is free to the reception and the exhibit. Among the performers featured will be Soulshine and Reda Shay. More...


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