September 9, 2011 RSS feed / Columnists

It’s My Turn

How To Improve The Evaluation Of Teachers

How to improve the evaluation of teachers has become a hot topic. For one thing, the U.S. More...

Social Security And You

Want To Retire In 2012? Apply Now!

Plan to start receiving your Social Security retirement benefits in January of 2012? We recommend you apply this October if you’d like your benefits to begin in January. More...

Simon says...

It’s quite an exciting time to see Peninsula Hospital open for business after the long days and nights standing out with my bullhorn leading the community in chants – What do we want? Keep the hospital open. When do we want it? Now. More...

East End Matters...

Goldfeder, Weprin In Special Election On September 13

While many associate former Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer with the west end, due to the strange way in which the two assembly districts in Rockaway have been sliced, she actually represented a majority of those who live on the entire peninsula. More...

Rock Solid

I’ll never forget the words of the engineer who inspected the Belle Harbor home our family was about to buy, in the spring of 1994. “The number one enemy of your home is water,” he said. More...

The Rockaway Beat

The Least Objectionable Candidates

Years ago, when television was called “a vast wasteland,” before cable and all of the new media, there was a study to see what people watched on a weekly basis. More...

Boyle-ing Points

Overstock

Even though Hurricane Irene covered Fort Tilden and Riis Park with sand and debris, there is some good news. Gateway won’t have to ask RAA or the Little League to supply their own toilet paper. No worries, it’s on me. More...

Beachcomber

In our article “Violent Crime Up In 101 Precinct” in the August 26 issue we erred in saying that an arrest had been made in the homicide that occurred at 51-11 Almeda Avenue on August 2. More...

‘Who’s YOUR Trustee?’ – The Use of Trusts for Seniors As Part of An Estate Plan

The word “trust” has many different meanings. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Those of us who live (in the Channel) know that the nice part about living in a small town is that when you are not quite sure what is going on, someone else always does!” – Peter J. Mahon, West 12th Road, Broad Channel More...

Looking Backward

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

Commentary On Things Present

Warren Buffet Sure Is ... And Famously So!

Mr. Buffet searches out high-pedigree companies – firms that make good products or helpful services that people buy in good times and bad – and he focuses on companies ‘he understands.‘ More...


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