Celebrating Graduation Day 2017

Graduation season is upon us. Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah once stated, “There is a good reason (why) they call these ceremonies ‘commencement exercises.’...

Letter: Happy Sixth Anniversary NICE Bus

Thousands of Nassau County residents ride Nassau Inter County Express Bus (NICE) to jobs, schools and other destinations in Queens. Many transfer to the...

Legionnaires Log: August 6, 2010

Attention Veterans Commander Greg Bennett and Post Membership Officer John Geiger invite military veterans to join Charles Wagner American Legion Post 421. Requirements are...

Question Everything

 “Don’t believe everything you read on the Internet.”—Abraham Lincoln I always chuckle whenever I see that quote posted on someone’s Facebook page with a picture...

From The Desk Of NY State Senator Jack Martins:...

Weeding Our Political GardenAdmittedly, I do not have a green thumb. If our home is verdant it’s entirely by my wife’s efforts but I...

Of Tulips And Crickets

It’s tulip season and if you haven’t already purchased some beautiful bulbs, take inspiration from the world around you when choosing your colorful flora. Known...

Editorial: The Bully Pulpit

Many local schools rightfully have anti-bullying programs that call on students and teachers to recognize schoolyard bullying when it is happening, stand up to...

Letter: Help Make Someone’s Thanksgiving Special

On Thursday, Nov. 23, Thanksgiving Day, we will be preparing and delivering hot meals to homebound senior citizens while coordinating this program from our...

Letter: Ebola, Hysteria And The Politics Of Sustainability

West Africa has an ebola outbreak. It has become global. Hysteria abounds. It is not theirs alone. It is now humanity’s outbreak which has...

From The Desk Of Senator Jack Martins: May 1, 2014

The Heroin HighwayI ask any parent reading this column to read it all the way through.Don’t put it down and think it doesn’t pertain...