Letter: ‘Fracking: A Public Health Threat’

(Editors Note: The following is a letter sent to Andrew Cuomo and the Hicksville Illustrated News.)Most New Yorkers do not know about hydrofracking. This...

What Every Long Islander Should Know

A Big Step Toward a Smaller Carbon Footprint“Greenhouse” gases: pleasant-sounding name for carbon dioxide, methane, and other carbon-based gases that threaten to destroy ecosystems,...

Letter: Strange Odor in Hicksville

When we got up to go to St. Ignatius Church in Hicksville on Sunday, Oct. 17 there was a very strong smell of something...

Letter: Twin County Recycling Plant

I am writing to you in hopes of getting our voices heard concerning the Twin County Recycle Plant, 385 W. John St., Hicksville. I...

Letter: Tribute to Hicksville’s Unsung Hero

Being a teenager in the ‘60s was truly an unforgettable experience. The sound of the neighborhood basement bands was on every corner and most...

Letter: Public Buses, a Better Deal

There are pros and cons to privatization. The pro is the supposed efficiency of the free market. The con is that price becomes “what...

Letter: Operation Wounded Warrior

The members of Locust Valley Fire Department are set to host their 3rd Annual Pasta Dinner fundraiser to benefit the Nassau County Fire Fighters...

Nassau Is Sinking Under the Waves

(Howard Weitzman is the former Nassau County Comptroller.)No matter who won the last county election it was clear the County would be going down...

Letter: LIPA’s Storm Preparation

Hurricane Earl has raised some concerns about how LIPA prepares for major, forecasted weather events that impact our area. Like any responsible utility, LIPA...

Letter: Earl Missed LI, But Red Cross Was Ready (& Still...

Fortunately, Hurricane Earl veered away from our shores and his damage was contained mainly to Long Island’s fragile beaches. Yet when he passed, those...