Letter: What’s The Pointe?

My wife and I are 80-year (!) residents of Plainview (full disclosure: that’s 40 for me, plus 40 for her); and we tried to...

A Bird’s Eye View: October 5, 2012

Watching Warblers At A Hawk WatchOne morning last October I’m driving to the hawk watch at Fire Island, where migrating raptors are counted and...

Over 60 . . . And Getting Younger: May 10, 2013

Quibbling with ShakespeareWho am I to make or think of making changes in Shakespeare’s plays? I have just taken a course in Shakespeare’s tragedies...

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...

Over 60 … And Getting Younger: December 1, 2011

‘The Artist’: Black and WhiteWe moderns who were recently captured by the Internet Revolution should easily empathize with the 1927 entrance of The Jazz...

Letter: Plainview Water District Commissioner Thanks Community

I am deeply honored by the confidence and trust that the voters placed in me in the recent water district election for commissioner.Being a...

Editorial: Kenneling Children Is Un-American

Of all the horrors to be reported in the news this past year, what is happening at the U.S.-Mexico border is the most astonishingly...

From The Desk Of Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton: February 8, 2013

“Quite as important as legislation is vigilant oversight of administration.”- President Woodrow WilsonWhile I wasn’t looking for a fight during this recovery, I was...