From The Desk Of Senator Jack Martins: May 29, 2014

#BringBackOurGirlsBy now, I’m  sure  you’ve seen or heard the phrase, “Bring Back Our Girls.” It’s the rallying cry of a movement to pressure the...

Bad Dog

  While we’re on the topic of responsible ownership of deadly weapons, it’s time to implement stronger restrictions and conditions on owning pit bulls and...

Letter: Close OTB

Why are we putting up with Nassau and Suffolk OTB that loses money or breaks even? Is the reason for building a casino to...

Letter: Award-Deserving ‘Just One Pill’ Series Helps Open Dialogue

I want to commend Ronald Scaglia on an excellently written and well researched three-part series “Just One Pill” that appeared in three consecutive editions...

Phil-osophically Speaking – January 8, 2010

Vats of ink have been spilled regarding the fiasco of flight 253 to Detroit on Christmas Day. If not for the quick thinking and...

Village Board Notes: August 25, 2011

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees was held on Aug. 16, 2011 at 8 p.m.                Building DepartmentTrustee Rhatigan reported...

From The Desk Of NY State Senator Jack Martins

The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning  This past week, my office received a phone call at 1:23 a.m. from an organizer at MoveOn.org...

From the Desk of Senator Craig Johnson – December 25,...

Landmark Senate Foreclosure Bill Signed Into LawLandmark legislation that protects homeowners and communities from the ongoing foreclosure crisis has been signed into law, Senator...

Letter: A Little Bit Concussed

With all of this new state-of-the-art sporting equipment, we’re made to believe that high school sports have actually been made safer over the years....