June 13, 2014 RSS feed / Columnists

School Scope

Whither “School Scope”

As we head to the end of another school year, summer vacation time for the “School Scope” is around the corner. I took over “School Scope” from Howard Schwach in 2003 soon after he became Managing Editor of The Wave. More...

Remembering Rockaway

Rockaway might have been called “the Irish Riviera” but it was the Greeks who ran the concession stands from Beach 9th Street to Atlantic, Long and Lido Beaches back in the day. How do I know? More...

Dispatches

Hurricane season is here. Are we ready?

Hurricane season has begun and Rockaway residents could be forgiven for glancing up uneasily when rain clouds appear on the horizon. More...

Go Parks!

Go Birding!

Florida snowbirds aren’t the only ones to return to New York City this time of year! More...

Spotlight on Elderlaw

Important Changes to the New York Estate and Gift Tax Laws

On March 31, Governor Cuomo signed legislation related to New York State’s fiscal plan. This plan makes significant changes to the estate and gift tax laws in the state. More...

Health & Harmony

Anxiety in Children

Children are people too. Children are not “little” adults. Children are whole human beings who suffer from situations and events similarly but whose symptom picture may be confusing to adults, teachers and family physicians. More...

From the Artist’s Studio

ARTSPLASH Is Coming; And So Much More

LANDSCAPE, SEASCAPE PAINTING CLASSES: Coastal, Seascape and Landscape Painting, Tuesdays 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in sTudio 7 Gallery. RAA members - $20 per class; non-members - $30 per class. Instructor: award-winning painter Joseph Perez. More...

Beachcomber

Primary? What primary? People in Rockaway have been asking this since cards started going out from the Board of Elections. It took more than the usual digging to confirm there will be a Federal Primary on June 24. More...

The Stoop

Before there was sports radio, ESPN, Twitter and “sigh” TMZ Sports, there was the stoop. More...

An Intern’s Take

Father’s Day

As we prepare to celebrate Father’s Day, I want to take time to remember those whose dads have passed away. I used to think Father’s Day was equivalent to Mother’s Day, but as I get older, I realize that this is not the case. More...

Looking Back

The Wave’s archives were largely lost to Hurricane More...

Your Life And Privacy

Shopper Beware - Online Shopping Tips

You don’t feel like getting all gussied up for the mall, so you browse websites looking for that pair of sandals you’ve had your eye on. You find them; maybe you eventually buy them. More...

Broad Channel Bits

Clear the sidewalks. Last Sunday I pulled the bike I ordered, which arrived the week before, out of the box and began assembling it on my back deck. Of course, if you remember it was really sunny and hot Sunday. More...

“Raise the Floor”

Official Point of View –

The city of Seattle made history last week as it passed legislation that will increase its minimum wage to an hourly rate of $15.00; which is more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25. More...

The Inner Voice

We may be unaware of how much of our own thoughts and perception goes into how we feel about a situation or person. For example, over the past week, did you have a good time or a bad time somewhere? More...


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