March 5, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Bright sunshiny skies, with very few clouds have mostly been our companions this past week and have been melting that dirty white stuff we’re still looking at in piles on the street corners, some front lawns and around still hibernating flower More...

It’s My Turn

It’s scary when schools close. No reasonable person wants to see that happen. But look at the closing schools and you’ll notice they all have certain things in common. More...

Simon Says...

The nor’easter of 2010 that dumped a record snowfall has given a lot of us cabin fever. As we write this column on Monday most of it seems to be melting. We hope the forecast for more snow on Wednesday is not true. More...

From The Artists Studio

The ticklings of spring are rising from the earth below and enveloping us from the skies above – snow is receding (yes, I know there may be more to come, but it will disappear quickly); the skies are brighter for longer; the birds are trilling More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

Scams that prey on consumers are nothing new. In today’s tough economy, it is more important than ever to maintain constant vigilance and to be aware of what some of the latest scams are and how they work. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... 20 Pat McGrath, Rosemary Sullivan, Betty Keller, Rt. Rev. Msgr. Michael Connolly, William Sampol, Mamie Scanlon, James Conway Sullivan, Owen Baxter, Fenton J. More...

The Rockaway Beat

If Only America Treated Terrorists More Like Israel

There has been much debate in America on how best to try the four admitted terrorists who threatened our very existence. More...

The Progressive

Tea Party

Commentators and the leaders of the Republican Party feel 2010 will be a great year for the Grand Old Party. This November will be a decisive year for the direction this nation will follow. More...

School Scope

The Joys Of Aging

This column will be a shortie (Susan Locke is doing cartwheels). The 9 a.m. More...

Beachcomber

The daily bridge lifts that have been ongoing since early January on the Gil Hodges Marine Parkway Bridge will continue into March, a spokesperson for the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority said this week. More...

The Inner Voice

As I am getting older, what I realize is how extraordinary our everyday life is. It is so full of experiences that I choose and don’t choose. More...

Stacy’s Tax Tips

For all of you lucky people out there, gambling winnings are always taxable. This includes non-cash items as well. The fair value of anything won must be reported. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Bayside, Rockaway Point, Rockaway Beach, N.Y.

In 1914 this photograph of the Bayside at Rockaway Point was published on a postcard by Point pioneer Howard Reid. Reid Avenue at the Point is named after Howard Reid, or named by him personally. I believe the latter is correct. More...


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