Editorial: We Are Disgusting

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, the Department of Transportation (DOT) reached out to a handful of media outlets to admonish the...

Thoughts On The Third Track

I read the editorial “Eminent Domain And A Happy Meal” by Christy Hinko in the Mineola American, March 30-April 5. She had quite a...

Taxpayer Blues

I, as a resident of Floral Park and taxpayer to Nassau County, would like to know what the Town of Hempstead government does for...

Eloquent Autistic Ninth Grader’s Winning Essay About Bullying

Ryan Harvey, a ninth grader at The Village School in Great Neck, was the first-place winner of an essay competition sponsored by Life’s WORC...

Please Don’t Catch ‘Em All

Murder. Robbery. Trespassing. Pedophiles. Spying. Infidelity. Identity theft. The wildly successful Pokémon franchise has been around for more than 20 years but, in less...

Village Board Notes: October 27, 2011

A regular meeting of the board of trustees was held on Oct. 18, at 8 p.m.Prior to the regular meeting, Mayor Tweedy announced that...

Commuters Lose If The LIRR Third Track Wins

  A $2.2 billion project to build a LIRR third track expansion in 3 to 4 years is unrealistic. It’s likely commuters will have headaches...

Community Activism Works

The Belmont Casino victory proves that government officials do eventually listen to the people. We need to shift gears now and work to also...