Letter: New York Needs Equality for Women

The anti-choice, extremist federal legislation that is threatening women’s reproductive rights and the zeal on the part of some states to erode the protections...

Editorial: Lone White Male Syndrome

The movie theater shooting in Lafayette, LA, last week that left two innocent young women dead has all the hallmarks of classic Americana in...

Letter: An Open Letter To the POB Community

The Concerned Citizens of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Community cordially invite you to the official opening of the “9-11 Memorial Garden” and viewing of the...

Letter: Laws Not Tough Enough

Assemblyman Charles Lavine brags that New York State’s new DWI law is now “the toughest in the country”—-but I say it’s still not tough...

From Long Island Wins: November 17, 2011

One Set of Facts, One Unavoidable ConclusionIn any debate, it’s said, each party is entitled to its own opinion. But not its own set...

Letter: New York State Failing Its SUNY Schools

It’s the time of the year when students attending the State University of New York will be heading home for the holidays to be...

Over 60 … And Getting Younger: May 3, 2012

Speed, Height, TouchAs a former soccer and basketball coach, I realized that there were certain skills you could not teach, no matter how good...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: December 25, 2009

What to Serve?The guys are coming over tonight to watch the Giants-Redskins game. What do you place in front of a group of ravenous...

Letter: Birth Control Should Not Have Co-Pays

The independent, nonpartisan Institute of Medicine (IOM) comprised of health care professionals recommended that prescription birth control be included as a preventive service under...

Letter: Plainview Water District Audit

George Maragos, former Nassau County Comptroller, issued an audit on the Plainview Water District. This audit should alarm the entire community since it’s the...