March 9, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

Dorothy Dunne

Passing The Baton: After 73 Years, A New Operator For Breezy Clubs

JBay, LLC whose parent Company, Ortega, a New Mexico company, was selected to operate the Breezy Point and Silver Gull Beach Clubs on April 1, 2012. More...

Health & Harmony

Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention And Treatment

All diseases are recognized as serious and disruptive to lives and families. They become all too real when they hit home. More...

The Rockaway Beat

A Deep Misunderstanding Of The Establishment Clause

Being a senior citizen and having been 21 in 1960, the year John F. Kennedy ran for president, I feel some affinity for the man, what he attained and what he might have attained had he been allowed by Lee Oswald to live out his normal life span. More...

Looking Backward

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

Beachcomber

The participatory budgeting process set up by City Councilman Eric Ulrich allows local residents to decide how $1 million in discretionary funds will be spent. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Spring ahead! March 11, this Sunday, marks the start of Daylight Savings Time. Set your clocks ahead; no doubt you’ve got a lot of leisure activities you don’t want to be late for! More...

East End Matters...

BSA Rulings Favor Developers, Not Communities

So it has happened again. A community fights to have its zoning changed to preserve the character of its neighborhood. The downzoning is passed and residents believe their neighborhood is now safe from overdevelopment. More...

A Rising Tide

Duplicity And Doublespeak

In George Orwell’s classic novel, “Nineteen Eighty-four” (1984), there is a term for the willful and specious manipulation of historical truth. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

My wife says that getting old’s a good thing – “better than the alternative,” she likes to say – and I guess I hear that. But I can’t help wishing there were better alternatives than that. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

A Well Known Vaudeville Actor Buys A Home In Far Rockaway 1908

On March 3, 1908, Corse Payton of Brooklyn, New York, a famous Vaudville actor, bought a house in Far Rockaway from Thomas O’Kane and his wife Ella. More...


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