February 5, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

Historical Views of the Rockaways

South Street at the Beach, Far Rockaway, About 1921

T oday’s View takes us back to the beach at Far Rockaway in 1918, and we have just gotten off the trolley to the beach, from the LIRR station at Mott and Central Avenues. The track for the trolley is behind the camera on Beach 19 Street. More...

It’s My Turn

A letter appeared recently in a local paper saying that it’s time to cut the President a little slack, give the man some elbow room to set things in order. He is, after all, only one man. More...

Beachcomber

The new Bruce Willis, Tracy Morgan movie “Cop Out” will open on February 26. Portions of the movie were shot in Rockaway, particularly along Rockaway Beach Boulevard and the Freeway from Beach 35 to Beach 73 Streets. More...

Stacy’s Tax Tips

A few readers have asked about the earned income credit, so here is a short lesson: If you have no children you will receive a credit of $457 if you have earned income and adjusted gross income of under $13,440 ($18,440 if married filing jointly) If More...

Simon Says...

One of the most important issues to come up again is our fight for our continued Crossbay Bridge toll rebate. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... Sallejane Seif, chairman of Community Board 14, received an ovation and a rare cheer on Tuesday when she announced that the city had finally certified plans to develop the Ar-verne Urban Renewal Area. More...

School Scope

Feeling Peppy: The Meaning of January 26

The event inspired exhilaration and despair, disappointment and hope. One day books may be written about it. More...

The Rockaway Beat

I wrote my first story about Kareem Bellamy and the murder of James Abbott in the April 4, 2008 issue of The Wave, nearly two years ago. More...

The Inner Voice

Take it one day at a time. We are told to have patience, let things unfold, and to go slowly. It is not easy to do especially when insecurities are triggered. We want to eliminate impulsiveness and to be careful when making decisions. More...

From The Artists Studio Rockaway Artists Alliance

Guitar Classes For Children At RAA

“… an artist of considerable insight and passion.” So writes Billboard magazine of the musician/singer/songwriter who will be offering guitar lessons to children age 8 and up at RAA. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Weatherwise, this past week has had a lot of variety — sun, clouds, snow, and relative warmth! Ah, winter! More...

The Progressive

Angry

Most Americans are confused, worried, perplexed, and angry about the state of our political, economic, and social prospects. This nation is fighting wars in foreign lands and nervous about the prospect of terrorism in our own cities. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Moving into a new home can be an exciting time. However, the process of actually moving your possessions from your old home to your new one can create anxiety, particularly over which moving company, if any, you should hire. More...


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