Real Rockaway residents will remember the long-time Wave columnist Dorothy Dunne. Dorothy’s column centered around events in Rockaway and Breezy Point, mostly parties of friends and family that she would drop in at and then report on. I think it was special for those folks to see their names in print. You knew you had arrived if you made a Dorothy column. I didn’t know her or her friends, but it was always a guilty pleasure to read her column and feel like you were a guest at the party.
Well, in that vein, I offer the following observations from recent events. I was on the beach this past weekend where Donna Sue was celebrating her birthday and her husband Patrick brought her a beautiful balloon! Some old friends were there, people she