June 18, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

East End Matters...

Engine 328: Lives v. Budget Cuts – Is There Really A Question?

It was threatened in 2008. Then again in 2009. Once again Engine 328, located at the Big House on Central Avenue in Far Rockaway, is facing the budget axe. More...

Health & Harmony

The Body Process

Our body is not a solid structure. It is a process. It is not static in its action. It is in a constant state of creation. The science of quantum physics tells us that we are purely energy, not the solid body you perceive. More...

Social Security And You

Kids: Invite Your Grandparents To Our Online Office

With age comes wisdom. Clearly, there is a lot of knowledge and experience that grandparents can pass along to their children and grandchildren. But there’s one place where young people can teach grandma and grandpa a thing or two: online. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The old Far Rockaway Station Plaza, Mott and Central Avenues, 1922

When the Southside Railroad came to Far Rockaway in 1869, Central Avenue as we know it (on the right in today’s view) was just a dream, and the station (that was behind the store on the left) had an 8’ x 8’ ticket office on a small More...

Beachcomber

The Far Rockaway community is banding together to fight the proposed closing of FDNY’s Engine 328, one of the three fire units stationed at the “Big House” on Central Avenue. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Blue skies with no clouds and warm temperatures are a great combination for outdoor activity of most types — but definitely not for shoveling snow! More...

It’s My Turn

National Grid MGP: Truth Or Consequence

Ronald Joseph is a Rockaway resident who lives nearby the former LILCO manufactured gas plant on Beach Channel Drive and Beach 108 Street. He has been a constant opponent of the plan to clean up the toxic waste site. More...

The Rockaway Beat

With The School Year Coming to a Close, Some Things To Ponder

Now that the school year is winding down and the summer vacation looms, there are a number of recent events and decisions that need to be discussed and pondered before September once again rolls around. Firing Teachers While Adding Bureaucrats. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

The Legislature often enacts measures to secure consumers’ rights and to provide increased protection from abusive practices in the marketplace. More...

Looking Backward

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


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