October 21, 2011 RSS feed / Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

The Special Election: Voting Against Personal Interest, Sometimes

It’s a strange time in America, what with thousands of protesters crowding the financial district in Manhattan and in other cities; with the approval rating of Congress running at about 14 percent and with the two major parties rushing back int More...

Left, Right And Middle

As Occupy Wall Street heads into its fifth week, there are many wondering what this movement is all about. After watching reports on both liberal and conservative news channels, I went to Zuccotti Park to see what the demonstration was all about. More...

Dorothy Dunne

Pumpkin Festival

On a beautiful Sunday, Oct 9, the Rockaway Point Firehouse, under the direction of Eddy Valentine, threw a fun pumpkin party for all to enjoy. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Schilling’s Atlas Hotel And Roadhouse, Beach 102 Street/Henry Avenue, 1903

In 1892, the whole seaside section of the Rockaway Beach peninsula was reduced to ashes by a great conflagration. From Beach 102 Street to Beach 106 Street, only a few seared buildings survived. In Far Rockaway during the same time, Charles A. More...

Beachcomber

With all the senior citizen housing facilities we have on the peninsula, Access-A-Ride vans are a common sight. More...

It’s My Turn

Marilyn Pinsky is the president of the New York State chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons, a lobbying group for senior citizens. More...

East End Matters...

Donovan Richards has made it official – he intends to run for his boss’ seat in the City Council in 2013. Richards is currently the chief of staff for Councilman James Sanders Jr. More...

Making Waves

Election Day again! More...

Broad Channel Bits

Now it is fall. October seems like it is finally settling in. More...

Health & Harmony

A Healthy Halloween

The rituals and celebrations that we have come to associate with Halloween have been developed over centuries combining the practices from all over Europe. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... Bids will soon be accepted for the rehabilitation of Riis Park, Congressman Floyd Flake reported to the Rockaway Chamber of Commerce this week. More...


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