May 14, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

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Lessons Of History

Too often we study history as an exercise in memory retention. Dates, battles, the achievements of royalty and presidents, and historical events are studied for final examinations. It is rare that any of us truly learn the lessons of history. More...

It’s My Turn

The Wave has allowed the author of this “It’s My Turn” column to remain anonymous because his or her job and standing in the community could well be compromised if the name were used. More...

Dorothy Dunne

The night of the van bomb scare I was right in the middle of Times Square at the Marriott Marquis attending Straight for Equally Awards Gala with award entertainment winner, Liza Minelli. More...

The Rockaway Beat

This is the second of a series of columns detailing the words of a new book on education by one of the most knowledgeable educational historians in the nation. More...

Beachcomber

The daily multiple lifts at the Gil Hodges Marine Parkway Bridge have come to an end, according to the captain of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ship that has been working to rejuvenate Jamaica Bay. More...

School Scope

Extraordinary Interventions

Hearing Voices on NPR had a wonderful presentation on Sunday about a Washington DC student’s journey and the extraordinary intervention it took to help him get to his destination. More...

Broad Channel Bits

“Where did the spring go?” was a common question heard a lot earlier this week. And the winds were really gusty too. It was really something to see some folks back in their winter coats, collars up to keep the wind from blowing in. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Bedford Avenue, Rockaway Point, Long Island, 1920

With this old photograph of Bedford Avenue, from the Catholic Church to the Bayside at Rockaway Point… I am really hoping that someone will recognize and identify some of the residents who posed for the camera. More...

Simon says...

On Friday April 30, I set up a meeting with Jay Deutchman, the new owner of the Rockaway Park Hotel, on behalf of myself and Senator Malcolm Smith. More...

Looking Backward

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


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