June 24, 2011 RSS feed / Columnists

School Scope

The Longest Day

I’m writing this on the morning of the first day of summer. When summer officially hits at 1:16 p.m. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Only in Broad Channel can you find boats neatly parallel parked between the cars, and cars parked along the median on Cross Bay Boulevard when the tide is high and the moon is full. More...

Simon Says...

As we write this column, Governor Andrew Cuomo has still not set a date for the special election for Assembly. We are looking forward and hoping to become the Democrat designee. We are asking for your assistance in making this possible. More...

Beachcomber

For years, the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has assured Rockaway residents that the “toxic washing machine” under the old LILCO manufactured gas plant had not leached out of the site, either to the bay or t More...

The Rockaway Beat

The City’s Big Lie And The State’s Truth

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott stood in front of a bevy of reporters on June 14 to crow that the high school graduation rate reached an all-time high of 65 percent this school year. More...

The Progressive

Religious Fervor

Many issues of a political, economic, and social nature also are spiritual or ethical in part. No major religion is devoid of teaching values that influence our decisions regarding how society should be organized. More...

It’s My Turn

As an editorial artist for The Wave newspaper, I have the pleasure and privilege of reading the editorial copy before it hits the stand. I have to see it first in order to draw an appropriate cartoon that enhances the copy. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Five old ads from the Rockaways of the 1930s

These old ads from the 1930s present a cross section of businesses in the Rockaways, and some old-timers may recognize the names. More...

Looking Backward

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


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