I Never Knew My Grandmothers

I have clear memories of my grandfathers. Grandpa Harry, a Polish immigrant, operated a bar-and-grill. I have reason to believe he was involved in bootlegging...

Cabbage, The Cruciferous Champion

Ah, the humble cabbage. This cruciferous vegetable has been at the heart of many diets, and for good reason. Just half a cup can...

Letter: Nassau IDA Should Reject Tax Breaks for Amazon Warehouse Plan

Amazon’s proposal to build a last-mile delivery warehouse in Syosset has generated much concern from residents. Although there are quality-of-life concerns associated with this project,...

Procrastinator Problems

Throughout our lives, we are bombarded with messages to “do things.” Maybe the “thing” was a woodworking kit picked up at a local garage...

Reflections And 2021

“Stay healthy and be safe!” This popular slogan which we have expressed to each other so many times throughout 2020 is the same aspire...

Braciole! (No, It’s Not A Curse Word)

My family and friends can attest to my “addiction” to social media. While not a social influencer by any stretch, I enjoy posting photos...

TV Dinners From Social Media

Social media platforms are a necessity in today’s business world. Businesses encourage folks to interact via their social media pages. Restaurants take to platforms...

Poor Wrappers, Unite

As I sat down to write this column over the holidays. I glanced out the window. The biggest storm to hit these parts began...

The First Time Ever I Ate A Persimmon

Have you ever eaten something for the first time, only to wonder why you’d never given the morsel a second thought? This is precisely...

Christmas Column

Over the past few weeks, I have noticed a distinct change that others have vocalized over the holiday season. Whether from COVID-19 or lack...