What Every Long Islander Should Know: May 7, 2010

Better Education for LessIt’s school budget time, and wrath is in the air. Politicians are raging, taxpayers fuming, students protesting. The frustration is easy...

Nassau County Comptroller’s Report: April 12, 2013

Do-It-Yourself GrievanceHomeowners who have not filed property assessment appeals in the last two years should file prior to May 1, 2013 deadline Home prices...

Letter: A Message From MADD

 “Tis the Season” has an entirely different meaning for victims/survivors of drunk-driving crashes.Traditionally a time of celebration, the holidays may be exceptionally hard for...

Over 60 … And Getting Younger: November 23, 2011

On The RoadWhile traveling, I have been surprised at the variety of experiences that have opened for Lorraine and me.Last Saturday evening, after a...

Editorial: Close Call

When a luxury coach bus carrying 43 passengers—including 38 Long Island high school students, along with chaperones and the driver—smashed into an overpass on...

A Bird’s Eye View: July 10, 2009

Savoring Jamaica BayThe Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens is one of the premier birding spots in the NYC metropolitan area. In the invigorating...

A Bird’s Eye View: March 1, 2012

Notes From a Florida BeachLongboat Key, Florida has a two-mile strip of beach that encompasses Whitney Beach and the key’s northernmost tip, called Beer...

Over 60 and Getting Younger: April 29, 2011

A Vacation Experiment: Part IThis is the first part of a two-part experiment.I am going away on a vacation to Saint Lucia; I have...