February 26, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

All the rain this past week washed away the piles of snow that were still lying around the edges and corners of the streets. The leftover snow was really dirty looking, so the rain was fortunate! More...

Beachcomber

A new Rockaway tradition begins tomorrow at noon, when the “Freezin For a Reason” plunge hits the waves at Beach 86 Street. More...

Smith Speaks From Albany

From FR to DC In A New York Minute

Imagine holding a business meeting in Washington D.C., and making it to Beach 9th to take in some sunrays at one of the nation’s most beautiful beaches by early afternoon. More...

Stacy’s Tax Tips

I am constantly asked about the home office deduction, so I wanted to spend a bit of time to clarify the law on this. It must be the principal place of business. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Eastern Section of Rockaway Park From the Air, 1995

With the oceanfront at Beach 116 Street at the lower left, and the Beach Club building above the empty lot thereat, these two notations should help you to orient yourself and pick out some other places that you know of. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Game Changers

With Congressional Democrats and the Obama administration on the ropes over their recent health care overreach and ongoing fiscal indiscipline, the Republican Party smells blood as it looks for its own restoration in this year’s elections. More...

East End Matters...

Rockaway Master Plan Must Be Community Effort

Several weeks ago approximately 50 area residents got together to discuss the viability of creating a Master Plan for the Rockaways. The meeting was a success as everyone agreed it was time Rockawayites took charge of their future. More...

It’s My Turn

This is the second part of a response by Levon “Ishmael” Melvin to a previous It’s my Turn by retired NYPD detective Ed Henson. Part one ran in last week’s edition. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Some Short Takes On Important Issues

When a newspaper editor tells a reporter to give him a “short take” on a story, it means a story no longer than one page in length. There are always some stories that need to be told but are not worth a long-form piece or lots of digging. More...

Rockaway Walks Fitness Column

Be Patient

Whether or not your childhood was full of play, you’re still a child today. The question is: Are you patient? Life changing events such as Arthritis can present challenges that test your patience. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... many homeowners are looking for ways to help control the expense of heating in their homes and, at the same time, to help keep them more comfortable this winter. More...


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