December 16, 2011 RSS feed / Columnists

Beachcomber

Another one of our state legislators is in trouble and that only reinforces the belief that the great majority of our elected officials are interested more in garnering money and power than in representing their constituents. More...

Social Security And You

Save Time During The Holidays — Online

The holidays are here and that means busy days ahead for families across the nation: gift shopping, preparing for guests, sending out holiday greetings, looking up recipes for favorite traditional dishes, checking those credit card and bank account b More...

East End Matters

To The DOE: Fix Your Pupil Transportation System

What is the Office of Pupil Transportation and why do they constantly make life miserable for students and parents? More...

Health & Harmony

Genetically Modified Foods

Do you know what you are eating? Are you aware that recent estimates show upwards of 70 percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves, from soda to soup, crackers to condiments, contain genetically engineered ingredients. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Is It Dementia Praecox Or Just Plain Ego?

Far be it from me to talk about senior citizens. Mayor Michael Bloomberg is, after all, nearly two years younger than I am. More...

Broad Channel Bits

As the subway poster says, “holidays may come and go …” And a week from now plus a day or two, Christmas will be coming to Broad Channel. It might be snowing. Or it might be raining. More...

Looking Backward

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

It’s My Turn

Edward Johnson Jr. is a longtime Rockaway Beach resident, and retired ironworker, Local 197, NY. He wanted to share this story as the Verrazano Narrows Bridge approaches its 50th anniversary. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Beach at the Western End of Seaside in 1918

The beach at the west end of Seaside was always packed in the summer and contained many bathhouse concerns — all in a row! Names such as Milhauser, White, Waite, Meyer, Mascot, Seid-enberg, Hillmeyer and Dimeling — to name a few! More...


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