June 8, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

Simon says...

For the first time in so many years I was unable to march in the Rockaway Memorial Day Parade. More...

A Rising Tide

Global Warming And Subjective Science

I was glad to read that science writer Stephen Yaeger took the time to take up my challenge on getting the science of Global Warming right. I read his columns regularly and usually have no issue with the science at all. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

William Auer’s Tent City, Rockaway Beach, New York - 1914

In the early 1900s William Auer started out with and rented some tents at the west end of the Seaside section. More...

Looking Backward

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

Rock Solid

Images of America: Rockaway Beach Celebrates Our History

The New York Landmarks Preservation Commission has just selected the month of June for a special celebration of the historic beaches, parks and pools of New York City. More...

Beachcomber

Congratulations to Scott Olexa, the commanding officer of the 100 Precinct in Rockaway Beach, who was recently promoted to Deputy Inspector from Captain. Good luck on the rest of your tour in Rockaway and we wish you a safe home. More...

The New Frontiers

Poverty And The Obesity Fallacy

In Candide, Voltaire, the famous Enlightenment thinker, aims his sardonic wit at the strictures and excesses of the 18th century aristocracy. More...

It’s My Turn

A Response To Anti-Israel Writings

So many writers and politicians feel the need to spend time on writings devoted to criticism of Israel and defense for her enemies that they have become almost dull and silly. More...

The Inner Voice

When you have to deal with the unexpected, don’t assume that the world you know is coming to an end. We are not prepared to actually be present where we are at any given moment because we often expect that our own thoughts are reality. More...

The Rockaway Irregular

A Mess Of Our Own Making

There are some disasters over which we have no control, like earthquakes and hurricanes and cosmic events like asteroids hurtling through space. More...


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