Letter: The Suicide Conversation

So much has already been said about Robin Williams’ death by suicide that there really isn’t much left to say. While shining a light...

Something Stinks

Local publications recently reported that nine financial firms put in bids to evaluate Ed Mangano’s plan to lease Nassau’s sewage treatment plants (STP) for...

Around the Town – April 1, 2011

Volunteer Income Tax AssistancePreparing tax returns can be frustrating and confusing, but we can help.  Hempstead Town’s VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program offers...

Phil-osophically Speaking – August 14, 2009

On the calm, cloudless morning of Aug. 6, 1945, 29-year-old Tsutoma Yamaguchi arrived in the city of Hiroshima to meet a business associate. He...

Letter: A Pushy Agenda?

With the push from New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, the New York State Senate is shifting to a more left leaning progressive agenda....

From The Desk Of Senator Jack Martins: January 31, 2014

Making 'Targets' Of Our Children  No doubt you’ve seen the full page ads that Target recently placed in major newspapers around the nation. The...

Letter: Thanks To the Floral Park-Bellerose Community

We would like to thank the public for their support in the recent school budget votes on May 19. We appreciate the overwhelming support...

Editorial: A Good Idea, On The Surface

When Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso announced last week that the Department of Transportation will resurface the Northern State Parkway next summer, my initial thought was,...

Village Board Notes: January 12, 2012

A regular meeting of the board of trustees was held on Jan. 3, at 8:10 p.m. The meeting opened with a Pledge to the...