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,...

Letter: Why Is LIRR Sitting On Study?

Why is the Long Island Rail Road Belmont Park Arena transportation improvements study still missing in action? Former MTA Chairman Joe Lhota informed the...

Editorial: Amazon’s Prime Real Estate

Back in 2009, I worked for a community newspaper in Queens. One of the many beats I covered as a youngish, perpetually broke reporter...

Editorial: Election Reflection

It’s been more than a week since the midterm elections swept across Long Island, turning the House over to the Democrats while the Senate...

Letter: An Assimilation Situation

The news of the LanguageLine app that will be used by the Nassau County Police can be interpreted in two ways. It is certainly...

Editorial: Assess This

Last week residents across Nassau County received their first property reassessment in eight years—and sticker shock doesn’t even begin to describe the prevailing sentiment...

Letter: Eat Smart Month

Few American adults and less than one percent of children meet the American Heart Association’s definition of ideal cardiovascular health due to health factors including...

Letter: More Tragedy

I am devastated at the news of yet another mass shooting, this time at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pennsylvania. Earlier this week,...

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: Restaurant Week All Year

Let’s celebrate Long Island Restaurant Week Nov. 4 to 11, all year long. In these difficult economic times, it is especially important to patronize...