February 12, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

It’s My Turn

Changing Gun Laws

At a February 25, 2009 press conference with the Attorney General of Mexico, U.S. More...

East End Matters...

Plant Knowledge, Not Trees

Suppose they built a library and didn’t use it to its full potential? Well, that is exactly the case in the Arverne Library. Renovations, $2.8 million worth, began on the library in October. More...

Rock Solid

There’s been a buzz over the past few weeks about waterfront planning in the Rockaways. Oh, that again. There seems to be a ten-year cycle to all of this. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

Rome is quite the place for romance, and their customs and traditions only show how passionate they are. More...

SJEH Wellness Corner

Heart Disease: Not Just a Man’s Disease Anymore

Sergio Sokol, MD, Chief of Cardi-ology at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, specializes in non-invasive cardiology including the diagnostic modalities of nuclear medicine and echocardiography or cardiac ultrasound. Dr. More...

Looking Backward

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

Beachcomber

The art of Wave editorial cartoonist Elgin Bolling was featured recently at the opening of the ZSpace Gallery in Brooklyn. Bolling’s piece, entitled “Bloo,” was part of his “Subwaysurfer Extreme Life Drawing” series. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

An Immigrant’s Tale

A friend of mine came to this country from China back in the eighties. China had little opportunity for people like him, he tells me, especially after Chairman Mao had destroyed the country. To get anywhere you had to know people and pay them off. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Weather reports have us covered with as much as 10 inches of snow by the time The Wave goes to press. Last week’s snowstorm dumped very little on us; even at the tip of Long Island, there was only a small amount of snow. More...

Stacy’s Tax Tips

Iwas asked about the make work pay credit. In 2009, many of you had your withholding adjusted so that $400 less was taken out of your federal withholding. Schedule M is new in 2009 and is the worksheet for that credit. More...

The Rockaway Beat

The Kareem Bellamy Scorecard, Part II

Last week, I started providing a scorecard for those characters involved in the Kareem Bellamy case – a man convicted of depraved indifference murder in 1965 who was freed in 2009 because of new evidence. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

“But in this world nothing can be certain, except death and taxes.” So goes the popular saying by Benjamin Franklin. Yes, tax season is upon us again. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Entrance to the Belle Harbor Section of Rockaway Beach, N.Y.

The Belle Harbor section of the Rockaway Beach peninsula was laid out and building lots put on sale in 1902. More...


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