June 29, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

Coming in on a recent flight, I missed Broad Channel. Maybe it was a different flight path. Or having the aisle seat instead of the window. Or maybe there were just too many clouds that day. More...

The Brag Sheet

What a busy month June was!Birthdays:Happy birthday to Toni Daly, Pat McNulty, JesseKatz and Sandy Bernstein.Weddings & Engagements:Congratulations to Dr. and Mrs. David Lichtensteinon the marriage of their daughter Danielle to Dr. More...

A Rising Tide

President Obama Meets the Windsors

When Windsor Castle was nearly destroyed in a fire in 1992, Queen Elizabeth famously proclaimed that year as an “Annus Horribilis” for the royal family. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

The Tack-A-Pou-Sha Hotel and Annex, Far Rockaway, New York…Built 1888

In 1888 David Roche, a contractor for roads and buildings, had the foresight and confidence in the future of Far Rockaway as an ocean resort, just as many earlier pioneers in the area had before him. More...

Social Security And You

Summer Is The Right Time For Electronic Payments

When you are away from home, one thing you don’t want to worry about is how you will receive your next monthly Social Security payment. More...

East End Matters

Inclusion: Special Ed Children Do Not Equal Problem Children

In The Wave’s May 15 editorial “If It Isn’t Broken, Don’t Fix It,” this newspaper wrote about its objection to the new inclusion policy the Department of Education has announced for special education students in the city More...

The Rockaway Beat

Putting Question Mark On The Self-Esteem Movement

It took a teacher to finally question the movement that has devastated the psyches of an entire generation, the self-esteem movement that has permeated our schools and our sports, a movement that says that a child is special whether he or she is or n More...

Making Waves

The political season is once again upon us and although many volunteers are out collecting signatures that will allow our City Councilman, Eric Ulrich, to run in the September primary for NYS Senate, we are facing a more immediate call to action this More...

Health & Harmony

Health Insurance? Think Again

My understanding of health is a state in which one is free of symptoms, enlivened and all parts of the organism are operating in admirable, harmonious, vital operation, as regards both feelings and function, so that our indwelling, rational spirit ca More...

Looking Backward

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

Beachcomber

Those who shop in the Dayton Plaza Shopping Center on Rockaway Beach Boulevard should be careful not to leave their car in the lot while going someplace else to run errands or shop elsewhere. More...

It’s My Turn

Bloomberg’s Soda Policy: The End Doesn’t Justify The Means

The debate incited by Mayor Bloomberg’s plan to outlaw supersized sodas in New York misses an important point. In the mayor’s words, “We’re not taking away anybody’s right to do things. More...


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