August 31, 2012 RSS feed / Columnists

A Rising Tide

Health Care Solutions: Repeal, Then Deal

With the Presidential election less than three months away Americans are beginning to focus their attention on the weighty issues to be decided in November. More...

Rock Solid

Fighting The Imperial City

As many residents of Rockaway know, a meeting took place last Wednesday, August 22, at the Knights of Columbus Hall on Beach 90 Street. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

There Were Two Celebrations, A Year Apart, To Open Crossbay Road in The 1920s

The first dedication celebration for the opening of Crossbay Road was held in early October of 1924. This event noted the completion and opening of the first Crossbay Bridge over Beach Channel to the Bay Island known as Broad Channel. More...

From The Artists Studio

ArtSPLASH On The Brink

Rockaway Artists Alliance is holding an ArtSPLASH Fundraiser to benefit RAA programming. The festive evening takes place Saturday, September 8 at 7 p.m. in sTudio 7 Gallery in the Rockaway Center for the Arts in Fort Tilden. More...

Beachcomber

Two weeks ago, we wrote that Peninsula Preparatory Academy (PPA) was going to open its doors in September “pending a judge’s ruling” as to whether or not the city’s DOE can shut it down for poor performance. More...

Simon Says . . .

Where did summer go? All you had to do was blink and it was over. As we enter the fall, the frying pan gets hotter in our community. More...

The Inner Voice

Summer is drawing to a close now, school begins and we start to think in terms of a new season to take stock of where we are. First, of course, is how we are doing with those for whom we are responsible. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said 20 Years Ago... The New York City Department of Sanitation has told City Councilwoman Juanita Watkins that it has no plans to reopen the Edgemere Landfill. More...


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