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...