Letter: Why We Are Opting-Out

A few weeks from now, New York’s public school children in grades 3-8 will spend six days taking the poorly designed, expensive New York...

A Bird’s Eye View: October 13, 2011

Migrating Raptors Leave ‘Footprints’Last year, the first Saturday in October had the makings of a big day at the Fire Island Hawk Watch. The...

Over 60… And Getting Younger: December 4, 2009

The MoviesJust about a year ago, in my humble opinion, there was not a worthwhile movie to view. Lorraine and I would cover the...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: January 22, 2010

AnnoyancesI have always enjoyed a sincere list of gripes.I found such a group of petty irritations in an article in the Jewish Week, Jan....

Over 60 … And Getting Younger: February 9, 2012

TeamworkOur wonderful NY Giants have defeated the big bad boys from New England under Tom Brady and Bill Belichick on Sunday, Feb. 5, in...

Rice Clears The Air

U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice, the Ranking Member on the House Homeland Security Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence, released the following statement today after reports...

Over 60 … And Getting Younger: April 12, 2012

A Weekend In Tucson, ArizonaI always sneered at people who boarded planes with tennis rackets. Who comes into this crazy environment at the airport...

Letter: Boiling Mad At LIPA

The famous quotation from the movie Network—“I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore,”—has now been transformed by three storms...

Nassau County Comptroller’s Report: January 6, 2014

Transparency In Government The Public Can SeeConfidence and trust in government appears to continue to erode because of political infighting, and the perception of...