January 13, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

Beachcomber

Local attorney Joe Mure has announced that the Little North Pole, held annually at his Neponsit home, has amassed roughly $165,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Society and related charities. Last’s year’s total was $150,000. More...

Making Waves

The year 2012 promises to be filled with lots of political drama and before the political season arrives, let me first wish you all a very Happy New Year and hope that you all enjoyed the mild weather and beautiful holiday season. More...

Dorothy Dunne

One of the most moving deaths of 2011 was that of Joseph Cunneen. Breezy Pointers came out in droves to console Alice and Joseph Cunneen on the sudden death of their older son, Joseph Cunneen, 34, living in Rockaway Beach at the time. More...

It’s My Turn

Recently, there has been much discussion regarding a proposal to convert abandoned areas of the old Rockaway Beach Rail Line into a ‘highline’ park space. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

This Time, It Counts

The Republican primary campaign is the big political story of the season as the media and interested bystanders watch the players test their game in anticipation of taking on the big guy in the White House. More...

A Rising Tide

The People Vs. North Korea

The New Year finds our nation struggling to locate its political center in what looks to be one of the most electorally charged periods in American history. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Rubbing Up The Old Crystal Ball (January to May)

I finally found the old crystal ball, packed up with a box full of old Wave issues at the bottom of a carton I moved seven years ago and forgot about, in the back of the hall closet. More...

Looking Backward

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

Broad Channel Bits

The air was brisk and mild enough last Sunday for a January day. Down in the street below a neighbor’s deck, a man and his three girls could be seen out for an afternoon’s walk. The man and one girl were on foot. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The west side of Central Avenue in 1919, looking north to Mott Avenue

With Far Rockaway station at the bottom right of this photograph, on the other side of Mott Avenue, we can travel down Central Avenue past the cone shaped tower of the big United Cigar store on the southwest corner of Central and Mott Avenues. More...


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