August 6, 2010 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

As we move into August, the activities for Mardi Gras involve more fun and bring out more and more people. Fortunately, the weather has gotten more moderate and high temperature days don’t appear to be in sight. More...

Beachcomber

The announcement that the permit request from the developers of the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) man-made island that was slated for the coast of Rockaway has been pulled, at least for now, has cheered many locals. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Is Bloomberg Stupid, Or Did He Lie?

To my mind, there are only two possible explanations for the recent bombshell announcement by the state that the rising reading test statistics that Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been crowing about for years, and that got him reelected, were all a sha More...

Meeks’ Message From Capitol Hill

Reforming Wall Street, Protecting Consumers

Congress began its annual August recess this week. While I use this period to meet with con stituents about district issues, I am also using this extended time away from Washington to reflect on what is going on in Washington. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... 20 One toll collector injured when he was struck by a new traffic gate at the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge is suing the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority, operator of the bridge. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

Adding Spices of Fall to Your Garden

With the lazy, hazy days of summer coming to an end, we find ourselves thinking of the rapidly ap-proaching fall season. Although still too soon- and not wanting to think of its coming, fall is just around the corner. More...

The Progressive

Angry

Most Americans are confused, worried, perplexed, and angry about the state of our political, economic, and social prospects. This nation is fighting wars in foreign lands and nervous about the prospect of terrorism in our own cities. More...

Simon says...

We want to thank all of our Democratic constituents who affixed their names to our reelection petition to serve another two year term. We obtained the most signatures in Queens County. Thank God nobody chose to run against me. More...

Weiner Writes From Capitol Hill

Why We Should All Be Angry

You may have seen how angry I was on the House floor last week. But the story behind that 110 second video clip is one of years of delay and some outrageous tactics by my Republican colleagues who have denied heroic Americans important relief. More...

The Inner Voice

What is most important to you? Would you think of peace or happiness or challenges? Wealth and security is also important. Wisdom is what others look for. More...

From The Artists Studio

Calls To ARTSPLASH And Inksplash

Calls to Artists: More...

It’s My Turn

The Right To Die: More Important Than Ever

Jerry Dincin, Ph.D., is the president of Final Exit Network and a retired psychologist with more than 30 years of clinical experience. Imagine being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease. More...


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