April 30, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

After the soggy, overcast days earlier this week, the daytime temperatures are climbing higher and the overnight mercury is not expected to dip into the 40s. It would be nice not to see anymore 40s until the fall is well underway, maybe November. More...

Simon says...

As we write this column the Rockaway Park Hotel (158 Beach 116 Street) was sold for $2.5 million to Jay Deutchman. Current residents have been bought out and the building is vacant. More...

From The Artists Studio

Save KidsmART – A Program That Works

You can help in our efforts to sustain kidsmART. Read to the end to find out how. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... 20 Plans have been made for Broad Channel’s Memorial Day parade and memorial services, which will once again be held on the Sunday of the Memorial Day weekend. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Gangs Are Anathema To Community Quality Of Life

There are 84 names on the list and it grows daily. The list includes Big Nose, Blam-K, Buddha, G-Poc, Nukka, Smoke, Gumout, Boobie, Tommy Guns, Ty Boy, Crutches, Smooth, AB-Money, Spade- O, Gun-Play and Vice Boy. More...

The Progressive

While The United States Sleeps

I love this country. It has been a beacon of hope and survival for millions. Many of us have a standard of living that is astonishing to the rest of the world. More...

Beachcomber

The meeting hosted by City Councilman Eric Ulrich to address the plight of the Rockaway commuter ferry service drew more than 150 people to the Belle Harbor Yacht Club last week. More...

It’s My Turn

Archiving tweets, dumbing down journalism: An unedited swirl on the Internet threatens the credibility of real reporting

Jules Witcover is a syndicated columnist. This It’s My Turn is part of a program set up by the New York Press Association, of which The Wave is a member, to educate people about the value of community newspapers. More...

The Inner Voice

As we age, our personal perspective on things keeps changing. We realize something, and then adjust our vision. We know that we interpret events through our own value system, but it is not a constant. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

With both computers and cell phones, kids can obtain access to the Internet to do research for school, learn about their interests, and keep in touch with friends and family. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Did the Famous Charles Chaplin Summer at Rockaway Point?

It was published a long time ago in a Wave anniversary souvenir edition, that the famous funnyman of silent films in the early 1900s, Charles Chaplin, made his professional debut with the Fred Karno players at the old Morrison’s Summer Theatre, More...


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