January 27, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

The snow came, drifting down in the early hours that tipped Friday night into last Saturday morning. And excited children bounced up to the window ledge on bare feet to see the powdery dusting and inch or so drifts. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

St. Malachy’s Home, Rockaway Park, N.Y. – 1905

The new building of St. Malachy’s opened its doors near the beachfront at Beach 112 Street in December of 1898. The Sisters of St. More...

Looking Backward

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

The Rockaway Beat

Rubbing Up The Old Crystal Ball (June To December)

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...


Although Assemblyman Phillip Goldfeder made one of his campaign promises to bring back the resident rebate on the Cross Bay Bridge for Rockaway and Board Channel residents, there were few who thought that he could actually do it. More...

It’s My Turn

Hamas And Fatah, Two Sides Of The Same Coin

The author is the director of the Algemeiner Journal and the GJCF and can be e-mailed at defune@gjcf.com. Please visit www.algemeiner.com for more information. More...

Commentary On Things Present

A Jamaica Bay Esplanade?

This past summer local kids – organized by the Rockaway Civic Association and guided by former Rockaway Artists Alliance president Geoff Rawling – accomplished more at Rockaway’s seawall than the City of New York accomplished in ove More...

New Kid On The Boardwalk

The Y As A Cornerstone Of Community Change

I began this column last month with the goal of starting a dialogue with the Rockaway community, because we want to hear first-hand from you about your families’ needs, what you’d like to see from your new Y, and what we can do to make ou More...

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