August 9, 2013 RSS feed / Columnists

Broad Channel Bits

“I’m back in town/Didn’t they tell you? /that I’m back in town! /You wrote me that all was the same/so I came…” It’s a catchy little song by Melanie (Safka) and it’s been going through my head. More...

It’s My Turn

Remembering Those Who Came Before

There have been numerous African- Americans that have positively contributed, in various ways, to the Rockaway community. Some were ministers. Some business owners. Some were housewives. Some governmental employees. Some were laborers. More...

Simon Says

We are in the process of asking NYS Attorney Eric Schneiderman to investigate the awarding of the $25 million contract for the lifeguard stations and bathrooms now located above the beach without competitive bidding or public input. More...

An Intern’s Take

A Matter Of Perspective

Before I begin this week I want to thank the readers and those who support The Wave. I take the position that I am in very seriously and hope that you view my perspective as informative and thought provoking. More...

IDEAS WANTED

Idea Mondays!

So here’s the idea, put an open invitation out there for idea-minded people to meet up at a different Rockaway watering hole every Monday night. No RSVPs. No cost. No commitments. More...

Beachcomber

After a long fight, 100 Precinct Community Council President Danny Ruscillo was thrilled to learn that security cameras would finally be installed at three locations. More...

Eye On Rockaway

Weiner: Imperfect Messenger; Lifeguard shacks: Imperfect Review

Say what you will about Anthony Weiner’s campaign for mayor, one thing is clear: his run is putting Rockaway and its problems, before and after Sandy, into the campaign spotlight. More...

School Scope

Block Parties And Block Genealogy

Sandy recovery efforts take a number of forms. There are still contractors on my block every day and a dumpster on the corner. But one of the clearest signs of recovery are the block parties that, this year, have a very special meaning. More...

Slice of Life

In the last few months in most of the major New York City newspapers you may have read an article on the NEW Common Core State Standards. More...

Dorothy Dunne

I PLEADED WITH HER...

It was October 29th when Sandy ferociously hit our New York shores. I called my cousin, Gladys Crowley and pleaded with her to leave her winter bungalow in Breezy Point. She said she couldn’t leave her cat. More...


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