May 4, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

Colorful Blooming Plants Will Make This Mother’s Day Special!

Blooming plants make great gifts for moms who enjoy gardening. So many colorful plants will soon be available so you will have a lot to choose from this Mother’s Day. A big part of enjoyment in the garden is the time away from it all! More...

Looking Backward

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

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Funny World Called – “Let’s Make A Postcard” – in the 1930s

From time to time, to save money, postcard companies made new cards by combining old pictures into a new issue for sale to local hotels and stores. All it took was a sharp Xacto knife, a good eye and a magnifying glass on a decent light table. More...

Dorothy Dunne

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO SEAN FARREL from his friends at Kennedy’s Bar: Mike Sommerville, Danny Kennell, Ryan Wilson and Chris Hendry. They noted that Sean proposed to his long time girlfriend, Samantha Ritter. More...

The Rockaway Beat

Only Manhattan Loves Bloomberg

Only Manhattan parents think that Mayor Michael Bloomberg is doing a good job as our “education mayor,” and even they are not sure. It’s about time. More...

It’s My Turn

Peninsula Hospital Center served the people of the Rockaway Peninsula for 104 years. It was born out of a critical need and from the beginning, funded and staffed by the people of the Rockaways. More...

Broad Channel Bits

“Spring comes to Broad Channel. Flowers begin to poke up through the ground. Boats take to the water. Yard sales begin to dot the boulevard and side streets. And so also this column reappears.” – The Wave, May 13, 2011. More...

Beachcomber

The election campaign leading up to November 6 election will be exciting this year, particularly on the Rockaway peninsula where it looks as if there will be two spirited campaigns for the State Senate. More...

East End Matters...

Put Moratorium On School Closures; End Mayoral Control

Good news everybody! New York City will be opening 54 new schools next year. Hey, one or two will even be in our area. Now the bad news, they are replacements for schools that have been closed by the mayor. More...


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