May 17, 2013 RSS feed / Columnists

An Intern’s Take

More Than A Ballgame

Greetings to all my friends and family; I hope you are enjoying this experience as much as I enjoy sharing with you. I may go a little off the deep end this week but please bear with me. More...

School Scope

Board Of Regents Fails

I was initially confused by an article in the May 3rd edition of The Wave (“Dispatches – Dr. Chapey Re-elected to Board of Regents”) written by Geraldine Chapey. More...

Slice Of Life

When I was a child and learned how to read, I loved to read everything. I mean EVERYTHING. I remember reading every sign on the Belt Parkway and every storefront, out loud. I do not know how my mother had the patience to put up with me. More...

Dispatches

Judge Overturned: Showed Bias Towards FDNY

On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed Eastern District Judge Nicholas Garaufis's finding of intentional discrimination by the FDNY against black and Hispanics. More...

Simon says...

This week we again attended a lot of meetings and events and had a phone interview on WNYC radio. More...

Beachcomber

Many people commented on The National Disgrace Area known as Riis Park. If the Feds are going to treat it like unwanted stepchild, they should hand it over completely New York City. More...

It’s My Turn

Rockaway Revolution

A simple query from the Wave's editor provoked the content for this column. I've rendered an editorial and many articles, heretofore. Today, for the first time, It's My Turn! More...

Broad Channel Bits

Spring is here. Let’s hope it stays. I had the great pleasure of pulling on my work gloves, dirtying up the knees of my jeans last Saturday and meeting up with some great people at Broad Channel’s Adopt-A-Tree and Spring Planting. More...

The Veterinary Corner

Microchipping Your Pet

As summer approaches, so can the likelihood that pets will go missing. Vacation travel, noisy holiday celebrations like the Fourth of July, and open windows and screen doors all contribute to pets becoming separated from their families. More...

DISPATCHES

From Boston: All Will Be Well When The Day Is Done

It’s not often that I am roused from sleep by an outside noise. At home, my bedroom sits at the base of a post-war brick-house and looks out onto a gingerly planted flower garden. More...

IDEAS WANTED

Rockaway

Even Ideas Wanted guys get it wrong sometimes. More...

Commentary On Things Present

An Immodest Proposal

There is legislation presently before the New York City Council to grant voting privileges to non-citizens. That’s right, it is proposed that immigrants living in New York City should be able to vote in NYC elections. Can you believe this? More...


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