Letter: New York State Failing Its SUNY Schools

It’s the time of the year when students attending the State University of New York will be heading home for the holidays to be...

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: November 27, 2009

The Face in the MirrorI had just brought my car into a garage in Queens when the attendant started to laugh. “What’s so funny?”...

Letter: Thanks for Passing Legislation

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association is deeply appreciative that the Nassau County Executive and the Legislature have approved the legislation that requires certain...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: November 20, 2009

Point of ViewIt was a red-hot discussion (battle) in the classroom and I was in the center of it!The course was “Politics and the...

From the Desk of Assemblyman Charles Lavine: November 20, 2009

Green Jobs, Green New York Law Will Stimulate EconomyNew York State Assemblyman Charles D. Lavine (D-Glen Cove) has announced that legislation the Assembly approved...

A Bird’s Eye View

During the fall migration season, observers stand on a hawk watch platform at Fire Island each day, September through the first week in November,...

Over 60…And Getting Younger

 SerendipitySaturday night! Nothing scheduled. A rarity. Let me check the movies! Not one film that looks interesting! How about the plays on the Island?...

Over 60…And Getting Younger

Knock, Knock!“Oh, my God!”As I opened the front door, there in the doorway was a short black-robed figure with the face of “The Scream”...

Letter: Protect Yourself

The Nassau County Police Department’s advising residents to protect themselves from burglaries by telling them  “If you are unsure of a person’s credentials ask for...