Phil-osophically Speaking: February 6, 2014

The British InvasionWhen I tell young people that I remember the British Invasion, you would think by their astonished expression that I was talking...

Disarm, Don’t Kill

  Last week, the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) announced 15 new use-of-force-guidelines, urging officers to use de-escalation techniques rather than physical force when confronting...

Phil-osophically Speaking – September 25, 2009

This month the Hubble Telescope, named after the 20th century’s greatest astronomer, Edwin Hubble, has resumed, for the final time, its routine operation as...

Letter: Thanks To Primary Supporters

I have been at a loss for words the last week (and not just due to being sick) regarding Tuesday’s election. At about 7½...

Letter: Our Veterans Deserve Better

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) has come under fire for delays with veterans’ benefits and care at their facilities. While I have already...

Letter: Good-Bye Inisfada

I read John Owens’ article on Inisfada (“Not Just A Mansion, But A Monument Lost”) with nostalgia and sadness. I knew the history of...

Town Topics – September 4, 2009

Fun Events for the Entire FamilyLike most municipalities across the country, we have had to tighten our belts in the face of the lingering...

Letter: Fresh Ideas & Leadership

I have been very impressed with the fresh ideas Adam Haber has brought to our School Board. He pushed us to refinance our debt,...

Johnson: Public Can Now Comment on MTA Proposal

October 29 Hearing Set, Website EstablishedNew York State Senator Craig M. Johnson, the Senate Majority’s representative to the MTA Capital Program Review Board (CPRB),...

Editorial: Fly Your Flags With Pride

Over the next few days you might notice more American flags lining the streets, displayed in front of private homes or flying in front...