Comptroller’s Report: June 5, 2009

Appointment to Council on State Health Insurance Will Make Nassau’s Voice HeardHealthcare issues have always been at the forefront of my policy initiatives, both...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: June 5, 2009

The Boat to Bermuda (I)Last week Lorraine and I (and my two sisters-in-law’s husbands) took a five-day trip cruise to Bermuda. The ship was...

From the Desk of Legislator Dave Mejias: May 29, 2009

Prom Night TipsNassau County Legislator Dave Mejias (D-Farmingdale) reminds parents that there is a great deal they can do to keep their teenagers safe...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: May 29, 2009

A Gastronomic ExperienceMy father told me many years ago, that if I was hungry “just fill your mouth with something.” A candy bar, a...

Over 60… And Getting Younger: Double Trouble

Double TroubleAs the summer approaches, we see a definite increase in the number of invitations and dates we will receive. People seem to live...

From the Desk of Legislator Dave Mejias: May 22, 2009

History of Memorial DayOriginally designated as Decoration Day, Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service to our...

A Bird’s Eye View: Birding Brooklyn’s Hot Spots

Birding Brooklyn’s Hot SpotsLast spring I went to Brooklyn, where I’d never birded, with a small group to see the annual spring migration at...

Over 60… And Getting Younger: Free Range Kids

Free Range KidsFree Range Chicken: We have all seen that delicacy on the menu of expensive restaurants. The restaurant is telling us that the...