September 23, 2011 RSS feed / Columnists

Beachcomber

The low-flying jet fighters over Rockaway on the afternoon of September 11 brought back many memories to those who were on the peninsula on that day ten years ago; and to the west end residents who had déjà vu all over again just a month and a day la More...

The Rockaway Irregular

The Line That Divides

With the president’s latest proposal to “fix” a listing economy burdened by a paucity of jobs and the depressed economic activity which should be creating them, it looks like the lines have been drawn in earnest going into the 2012 More...

Dorothy Dunne

Hot Dog! Bob Turner takes over Weiner’s seat. Breezy Pointer, Bob Turner won the Congressional seat vacated by Anthony Weiner. With pride in our hearts we wish him the best of luck. What a tasty news bit. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Here in BC, on Thursday last week, we went from hot and very humid straight into windy, dark and cold. In one day. By Tuesday it was hot and humid again. One thing you can count on is change. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Reid Avenue, Rockaway Point, 1930

Reid Avenue at Rockaway Point was one road, if not the first, from ocean to bay at the point of the Rockaway Peninsula. It is named after Mr. Howard Reid, one of the pioneers of Rockaway Point. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Opening Of School Shows Bloomberg’s Failure

A new school year always brings problems in scheduling and infrastructure, but this year the school opening has put the spotlight on just how much of a failure Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s administration has been since he took over the school system More...

It’s My Turn

“Human empathy has great power to do good things, and being empathetic means having the ability to sympathize with the feelings of others. More...

Health & Harmony

Less Is More

The new term begins in September whether it is the new school term or the backto work term. The fresh slate of new beginnings is ripe for the filling up. It is customary to begin to fill our schedules up to the brim. More...

Looking Backward

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


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