June 1, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

The Rockaway Beat

Stop And Frisk Saved 5,600 Mostly-Minority Lives During Last Decade

Proactive policing – stop and frisk and vertical patrols in the public housing complexes in Rockaway – have saved the lives of 5,600 New York City residents over the past ten years. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Rockaway Point Rock Hook Jetty, At Rockaway Inlet

In the waning days of the roaring twenties (1920s), the point of the Rockaway Beach Peninsula was still doing its thing … extending itself to the west by the natural accretion of sand; the littoral drift; as a result, underwater shoals were be More...

Looking Backward

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

Beachcomber

It seems that former patients of the shuttered Peninsula Hospital Center might have problems in accessing their medical records once the bankruptcy process is done, the hospital is sold and the records are shipped off to a private storage and retriev More...

Dorothy Dunne

Breezy Pointers Catch View Of Ships

For those fortunate enough, it was a sight to see the array of ships that passed by the tip of Breezy Point on their way to New York Harbor. They knew with assurance THE FLEET WAS IN! More...

Financial Focus

Even With Low Rates, You Can Invest For Income

Not long ago, the Federal Reserve (Fed) announced that it plans to keep short-term interest rates near zero until late 2014. The Fed initially pushed rates to that level in 2008, in an effort to stimulate economic growth. More...

It’s My Turn

Global Warming And Selective Science

Stephen Yaeger is a community activist and former science teacher. He pens the “Drawing On Science” column for The Wave. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

Preparing Our Vases For Summer Blossoms

As beautiful blossoms begin to burst from the ground, the prospect of having fresh cut garden flowers inside our dwelling begins to bring a ray of sunshine into our hearts and homes. More...


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