January 7, 2011 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

A week after it fell all over the place, there’s still quite a bit of snow hanging around. Of course, it’s no longer clean and bright, but dingy and dirty-looking. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Boardwalk At Rockaways’ Playland 1936

This is a classic view of the boardwalk passing Rockaways’ Playland in 1936, just three years before Shorefront Parkway was built. Beach 97 Street is on the right, and Beach 98 Street is on the left. More...

It’s My Turn

A Free America Is Necessary For The Country’s Survival

I’m not sure about the rest of you, but I am deeply concerned about the increasing role of government in our lives. It seems to control nearly everything we do. More...

The Inner Voice

Have you ever felt that someone you loved who has died came back to give you a sign because you heard or saw something that was so tied in to your memory of that person? More...

Boyle-ing Points

Another Tradition Slips Away

Okay, the holiday cards are now counted. And every year it gets easier. There are fewer to count because sadly most people have just stopped bothering with me. And it hurts. I’m telling everybody now—all 100,000 Wave readers, it hurts. More...

The Progressive

New Year’s Thoughts

Every Christmas season there is a deluge of complaints by evangelical Christians and some Roman Catholics that the religious aspects of the season are missing in our shopping malls, banks, and sometimes in the public squares of the United States. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Goldsmith No Longer In Indianapolis

When Mayor Michael Bloomberg brought Stephen Goldsmith, the former mayor of Indianapolis, Indiana to New York City as its new Director of Operations, he called Goldsmith a “reinventor of government,” who would make all the difference. More...

Beachcomber

City Councilman James Sanders Jr. put his foot in his mouth again last month by likening New York City’s treatment of minority business people to the treatment of blacks in Selma, Alabama during the period before the Civil War. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Breezy Point Snow Plows - Wow!

Snow, snow, snow and we had slush, slush, slush everywhere but God was good to us. It didn’t come down till the day after Christmas, after all our shopping and holiday activities were over. More...

School Scope

Black & Bloom Era Begins

Well, Uncle Joel is gone and we are entering the age of Black & Bloom. More...

From The Artists Studio

The Sloop ‘Clearwater’ at RAA

The next RAA general meeting will be Monday, January 10 at 7:30 p.m. in sTudio 7, RoCA at Fort Tilden. Artists, whether members or non-members, are encouraged to bring their work to display and receive (if desired) friendly, constructive comment. More...

Simon says...

I’d like to wish everyone a healthy, happy New Year. May this year bring peace and happiness to all. More...

Meeks’ Message From Capitol Hill

A New Year And New Possibilities

Politically, the closing out of 2010 and the dawning of 2011 is much more than a transition to a new year. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... A robbery netted two holdup men about $120,000 in cash and checks on New Year’s Eve outside of the main post office on Mott Avenue in Far Rockaway. More...


Email Us
Contact Us

Copyright 1999 - 2014 Wave Publishing Co. All Rights Reserved

Neighborhoods | History