March 18, 2011 RSS feed / Columnists

Beachcomber

Deputy Inspector Tommy Barrett and his troops from the 100 Precinct, assisted by units from all over Queens, did a good job on keeping the lid on after the St. Patrick’s Day Parade this year. More...

Rock Solid

I’ve heard that the styles of the 1970s are coming back this year. I remember the last year of that decade in vivid detail. I was just out of journalism school and making about $11,000. I was in love, so it didn’t matter! More...

From The Artist Studio

A Lb. Of Feathers Or A Lb. Of Helicopters?

Reminder: Sunday, March 20 at 1 p.m., the Rockaway Artists Alliance and Bernie Feuer will present the third part of “The Floyd Bennett Field Story Trilogy” called “Coming in on a Wing and a Prayer,” the story of the Coast Guar More...

It’s My Turn

Peninsula Hospital Center and Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation is now, and will continue to be the largest employer on the Rockaway Peninsula.  More...

Simon says...

As it is getting warmer, we are getting more frustrated in this community. More...

Notes On Consumer Affairs

The value of a good education cannot be overestimated. Those with a solid base of knowledge in their chosen field of work and training in the latest skills and techniques are more likely to be hired or promoted. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

A Blast From The Belle Harbor Past ... The Newport Inn…1939

Starting as Mrs. Dolan’s Boarding house in the early part of the last century, the place changed hands and in 1930 became the Newport Inn. More...

The Rockaway Beat

A War Rockaway Probably Cannot Win (Part II)

Last week, I talked about the problem that Rockaway people have with the ongoing redesign of Floyd Bennett Field, the apparent jewel in the Gateway National Recreation Area crown. More...

School Scope

The Failures Of Katie Couric As A Reporter: Biased 60 Minutes Report On Zeke Vanderhoek And Equity Project Charter

Katie Couric exhibited a failure of epic proportions as a so-called reporter in her 60 Minutes interview on The Equity Project charter school led by another former Teach for America who spent his 10 minutes in the classroom, Zeke Vanderhoek. More...

Surf’s Up! Rockaway Online

Elgin Bolling often appears on the pages of The Wave as an editorial cartoonist, but he has many interests other than cartooning. This is the first of a series of monthly columns on social media, how to use it and how to make it work for you.   More...

Dorothy Dunne

Breezy Point Homes Burglarized

On Irving, Roosevelt and other walks, houses have been broken into and robberies have taken place.  Breezy Point, considered one of the safest places on earth at one time, is now under heavy surveillance by its own security department, as well a More...

The Progressive

Winter Blues

This winter has taken a tremendous toll on our physical and psychological health. Neighbors decided to assist each other and/or debate vigorously as to who has responsibility or rights to parking spaces. More...

The Inner Voice

Sometimes we fear change because we don’t know what will happen to us or how we will change and if we will be happy with the changes. Our lives may not be great, but if we feel life is controllable, it gives a feeling of safety.  More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago...  Raymond Rodriquez, 25, whose 2- month-old son was found battered and dead on February 11 in their apartment on Pt. Breeze Place in Bayswater, has been indicted for homicide in the death of his son.   More...


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