Editorial: Suppression Depression

“Our votes don’t count anyway, so why should I bother?” You’ve surely heard this or a similar sentiment from someone in your life, or said...

Editorial: Up Up and Away

What goes up must come down. Colorful helium-filled balloons that are set free into the sky at weddings, memorials, other celebrations or simply as...

Editorial: Teachable Moments

As the children and teenagers in our Long Island communities head back to school this September, it is vitally important that we put them...

Editorial: Amazon’s Prime Real Estate

Back in 2009, I worked for a community newspaper in Queens. One of the many beats I covered as a youngish, perpetually broke reporter...

The Kids Are Alright

Leave it to high school students in a small town in southeastern Kansas to remind us why newspapers matter. Last month, a group of reporters...

Editorial: Misdirected Munificence

The latest chapter in Puerto Rico’s post-Hurricane Maria story is that Lin-Manuel Miranda is bringing his smash musical Hamilton to the island. Proceeds would...