Will You Join In The Crusade?

My dad often told me, after he would read my work, to “write about what you know.” I’d like to dedicate today’s column to...

Letter: Anna Kaplan Personifies The American Dream

Iranian born, Anna Kaplan is the quintessential personification of the American Dream. At 13 years of age, she escaped the Iranian turmoil and arrived...

Letter: The Real American Heroes

While scanning through the newspaper’s Oct. 17-23 issue, I came across an article by Jerry Kremer entitled, “At Last, Two American Heroes.” With much...

Opinion

Censorship: It’s Real And A Real ThreatBooks won’t stay banned. They won’t burn, ideas won’t go to jail. In the long run of history,...

A First Look Dazzles

Recently the Sarasota Audubon Society had a walk around the Perico Wildlife Preserve in Bradenton, FL. Initially not expecting much, two thirds of the...

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...

Letter: The Opioid Tax Folly Starts

The state budget that was just passed included a tax on opioid drugs sold in New York. Don’t be fooled—the tax will be paid...

Letter: Hicksville Resident Is Fed Up

I’m a lifetime resident of Hicksville and I started following my town when Newsday printed an article on Aug. 13, 2017 that read “Changes...

Jones Beach: The Land Of No

In the summer, Jones Beach State Park is always a nice place to visit. As I walked along the boardwalk at Jones Beach near...