Around the Town: August 20, 2010

Hurricane SeasonWe are in the midst of hurricane season, which runs from June to November, and with the change in climate, experts have cautioned...

Letter: For Fair And Transparent Redistricting

In response to Susan Lerner’s opinion piece in Newsday on July 3, entitled “Voters Are The Losers In Nassau Fight,” The League of Women Voters...

Letter: Time To Scrap APPR And Return Control To Local Districts

While I was very disappointed with Gov. Cuomo’s decision to veto his own legislation, which would have provided a “safety net” to prevent...

Letter: Death With Dignity?

It is indeed interesting and predictable that the editorial (“Death With Dignity?” in the Nov. 14 issue of the Glen Cove Record Pilot) uses...

Phil-osophically Speaking – May 20, 2011

The Legalization of MarijuanaUlysses S. Grant was a great general, a better president than given credit for, a peerless wartime memoirist and became famously...

Phil-osophically Speaking – November 19, 2010

Veterans Day and the Great WarIt was once called the “Great War” until an even bigger war was fought and since they could not...

Letter: “Waged” Warfare

For years, catering companies on Long Island withheld tips that were meant for waiters and other workers. When it was ruled illegal in 2008,...

Editorial: I’ve Been There Before

I was there as a college student, writing for Nassau News and not as polished in the political landscape. I knew the players, but...

Editorial: No Reservations

When news broke that chef, writer and television host Anthony Bourdain had committed suicide via hanging while filming an episode of Parts Unknown in...

Turn It Up: September 20, 2012

The Sound of the Life of the Mind (ImaVeePee Records/Sony Music Entertainment) is the first album by indie-pop trio Ben Folds Five in 13...