April 19, 2013 RSS feed / Columnists

Beachcomber

Anthony Weiner emailed us after the big story about him mulling a race for mayor came out in the NY Times and caused such a hullabaloo. Weiner wrote: “So we have 32 interview requests as of this morning, and zero from The Wave. Sigh.” More...

Commentary On Things Present

Public Campaign Financing Stinks!

Despite the obvious, the world is not flat and the sun does not revolve around the earth. This was all figured out thousands of years ago by the Greeks and Sumerians. More...

Broad Channel Bits

I saw a ghost. Just last week, there it was—gleaming in the daylight. A train. Maybe you saw it, too. A few cars long and pulled by a yellow work engine at either end, it rolled along the track from Rockaway to Broad Channel. More...

School Scope

Where Was The Water Line Again?

We are in the eighth week of reconstruction in the damaged areas of our home. Wherever one goes, conversations almost always turn to “that night.” Everyone wants to share stories. Certain patterns emerge. More...

Boyleing Points

You know, there’s mortal danger to having a Rockaway or Brooklyn sense of humor. It’s the kind of thing that can get you hit by a car. More...

Slice of Life

Over the last few months I have enjoyed writing this column. I especially love when people actually tell me they get a good chuckle while having their coffee on a Friday morning. More...

WORDS

A Rose By Any Other Name

If you read the column last week you know my quandary of what to call my boyfriend/significant other/ domestic partner. More...

The Veterinary Corner

Dental Facts About Your Pets

Puppies have 28 temporary teeth that erupt at about three to four weeks of age. They have 42 permanent teeth that begin to emerge at about four months. Sometimes you find them just lying on the floor in your home when they fall out. More...

An Intern’s Take

I have been given the opportunity of a lifetime being able to share my thoughts and concerns with you each week. As I go through my daily routines I try to challenge myself to find subject matter that will be interesting and thought provoking. More...

It’s My Turn

“Did Anybody Here Call a Community Paramedic?”

“EMS is not an emergency service: it is a social service that deals in emergencies.” One of my first mentors, Ray Fogarty, shared these words of wisdom with me more than 25 years ago. More...


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