Phil-osophically Speaking – October 15, 2010

The Magnificence Of the Village of Lake GeorgeWith my suitcases packed, gas tank full and cell phones charged, I looked at my checklist and...

Mayor’s Message Village of Floral Park: November 17, 2011

“While stands the Colosseum, Rome shall stand; when falls the Colosseum, Rome shall fall; and when Rome falls – the world.” Those famous words...

Phil-osophically Speaking – March 11, 2011

High-Speed Rail — A One Way Express To Deficitville?In another blast of high stakes rodomontade, Vice President Joe Biden in one of his descending...

Letter: Revisiting Hurricane Sandy and the Fracking Debate

As the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, memories of the destruction produced by the storm still haunts most Long Islanders. I have lived...

Phil-osophically Speaking – September 3, 2010

The Death and Life of Great American CitiesA plan to build a new skyscraper near the Empire State Building has antagonized urban esthetes who...