Letter: Lavine Is Right

Assemblyman Charles Lavine is quite right when he says “The numbers indicate that there are too many tragic accidents that occur as a result of...

A Bird’s Eye View: April 5, 2012

Avian Standoff on a Florida BeachThere are times when birding that I find something that allows me to walk away emotionally and intellectually richer....

Letter: Assessment System Winners and Losers

Something is very wrong with Nassau County’s assessment system when 87 percent of appeals are successful. You don’t have to look hard to see...

Letter: Hack-proof? Ha!

John Owens is correct when he says that inBloom’s promise that the student data it collects will be kept safe in its supposedly hack-proof...

Florida’s Scrub Flats

When I saw the email that said that there were four seats left on a tram ride through Oscar Scherer State Park sponsored by...

Flags On Veterans’ Graves

On this Memorial Day in cemeteries throughout the United States, flags will be placed on graves to honor the men and women who gave...

Letter: Buggy Kitties

I live in Plainview but that’s not important. The matter at hand is your pet of the week section, which reminded me of my...

Over 60 … And Getting Younger: December 22, 2011

The PeninsulaIf ever you wanted to compare the benefits of Capitalism and Communism, all you have to do is look at the Korean Peninsula....

Editorial: Happy Chinese New Year!

The tumultuous Year of the Horse has come to an end and Thursday, Feb. 19, marked the beginning of the Chinese New Year, the...

Editorial: Go Tell It On The Mountain

Throughout history, religious followers have faced innumerable persecutions—maybe that’s why they are so good at persecuting others.Last week, Indiana and Arkansas became the first...