July 5, 2013 RSS feed / Columnists

Beachcomber

Some people have contacted The Wave about unscrupulous or lousy contractors and suggested we print a list of those you should steer clear of. That gets a bit complicated, but Facebook and Angie’s List are possible outlets. More...

It’s My Turn

“No” To The Pipeline

Last Saturday, motorists approaching the Gil Hodges Bridge saw a work crew building a high-pressure gas pipeline on one side of Flatbush Avenue. On the other side was a group of protesters holding signs warning of the pipeline’s dangers. More...

Dorothy Dunne

There’s No Place Like Home!

This is what the residents of Breezy Point are saying as they are trickling back to their repaired broken homes due to storm Sandy. But home is really not the same. More...

Simon says...

As we have been walking through our community knocking at doors of enrolled Democrats, I realize more and more why I chose to run for City Council. We see so many houses that have been devastated or destroyed. More...

IDEAS WANTED

Rockaway

Following last week’s question of how do you start to develop an idea comes the inevitable corollary, once started, when do you stop? More...

From the Artist’s Studio

First Exhibit At RoCA Since …; Goodbye Dome?

Fort Tilden Highlights – More...

Slice Of Life

Bar Etiquette

“Slice of Life Topic: bar etiquette for teachers on the last day of school.” That was the message I received at 1:50 p.m. on the last day of school. Now remember I am a teacher, and this article, of course, does not refer to all teachers. More...

Dispatches

Operation Humpty Dumpty: The Lessons Of Community History

This spring, I enlisted in an endeavor I call Operation Humpty Dumpty. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Just last week I watched the early morning hazy settle over the Channel and the Bay, making everything into a painting of soft, smudgy browns, blues and greens. Just as softly the A train glided over the bridge rails and off to the right. More...

An Intern’s Take

Freedom Ain’t Never Been Free

I would like to wish everyone out there a happy Independence Day. More...

The Veterinary Corner

Pet Allergies

Allergies are a major cause of skin disease, discomfort and distress in dogs. More...

The Diary Of A Green Thumb

When looking to sell your home, the first impression of potential buyers is very important. The curb appeal can interest a buyer from the moment they arrive or may lead them to disappointment before they even go inside. More...

The Inner Voice

You are the creator of your own happiness. Yes, things happen to us from people and places we love, or hate and did not expect, but ultimately, it is how we react that determines our feeling of happiness. More...

From The Councilman

What The Budget Means For Rockaway

Last week, the City Council adopted the budget for Fiscal Year 2014 which begins July 1st, 2013. For the fifth year in a row, I was proud to work with my colleagues to pass an on-time, balanced budget with no property tax increases. More...


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