Letter: Pet Safe: It’s Time for a Plan

“The biggest potential hurricane disaster on the Atlantic Coast is in the New York City, northern New Jersey, western Long Island metropolitan area,” writes...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: June 26, 2009

A Memory ExerciseHow many of my married readers remember the first meal that your spouse cooked and presented before you? I would guess unless...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: June 19, 2009

Modigliani (1884-1920)As Lorraine and I walked through the Metropolitan Museum of Art with our 3-year-old grandson Lewis in a stroller, he pointed to the...

Editorial: Exploring the U.S. Open

The U.S. Open is coming to Bethpage. Great! Oh wait – more traffic, closed roads, a longer commute to work and more people on...

A Bird’s Eye View: June 12, 2009

Alley Pond Park: A Birding ‘Hot Spot’In the spring Alley Pond Park is a magnet for migrating birds offering them the gift of rest...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: June 12, 2009

Bermuda!Seven hundred and fifty miles southeast of New York lies the tranquil archipelago of Bermuda. Our huge ship, the Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the...

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...