January 22, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

Simon Says...

This week one of the worst natural catastrophes occurred. An earthquake which registered 7.3 on the Richter scale hit Haiti and killed thousands of innocent residents. The devastation that occurred is still being assessed. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

A Classic Souvenir Photo from Rockaway Beach

This old souvenir photo postcard is one of the most cherished in my collection. The first glance makes you chuckle or laugh at the couple who look so serious and stiff that they might crack! More...

Weiner Writes From Capitol Hill

Cash4Gold Giving Consumers Golden Ways To Be Fleeced

We’ve all seen the flashy commercials on late night television: Cash4Gold, often employing B-list celebrities like Ed McMahon and MC Hammer, lures viewers by promising they can get top dollar for their unwanted jewelry. More...

It’s My Turn

Dithering on Drinking Puts Youth at Risk

Stephen Wallace, author of Reality Gap: Alcohol, Drugs, and Sex—What Parents Don’t Know and Teens Aren’t Telling, serves as national chairman and chief executive officer of SADD, Inc. More...

Looking Backward

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

Beachcomber

The Wave was honored in the Congressional Record on November 17. Congressman Anthony Weiner entered remarks into the record congratulating this paper for being named the Best Community Newspaper in New York City by the Village Voice. More...

The Rockaway Beat

It’s All About Charters And Breaking The UFT

Mayor Mike’s agenda from the beginning has been to break the city unions, particularly the United Federation of Teachers (UFT). What better way to do that than set up hundreds of city-funded schools where the UFT is not welcome. More...

School Scope

Resistance is NOT Futile: Federal Court Issues Injunction Protecting Right To Protest At Bloomberg Residence

Well, we’ve certainly had a busy two weeks since you received my last communication – from outer space. Where to start? In the middle, of course. More...

Broad Channel Bits

As we move deeper into January, the weather is anything but consistent and/or predictable. Below-freezing days are followed by days of upper 40s temperatures. So, the weather is a bit crazy, but it sure could be a lot worse. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Movies, Movies, Movies

The opening reception for “Spanning Connections” saw the large number of visitors enjoy the artwork, the delicious refreshments prepared by the Exhibitions Committee and the terrific music performed by John Simonelli and Kuff. More...

The Inner Voice

Commentary by Marilyn Gelfand

The two things that shut down the ability to follow our intuition are fear and self-doubt. Sometimes life can seem unbearable. It does not seem possible to go on for another minute. The challenge is just too great. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Need, Not Greed

Unfortunately I came down with a ghastly virus Christ-mas Eve day and called my doctor immediately. He wasn’t in. He was on the road. I needed him to call in a prescription to my pharmacy. I called back and called back. More...


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