Over 60…And Getting Younger: September 18

Memory Pro and ConI have always had a prodigious memory!Sometimes it has been a boon and occasionally it has caused me embarrassment. I would...

Leter: A Letter to the Plainview Community

I visited Plainview Jewish Center for the first time last February. I was so impressed with the warmth of the people I met that...

A Bird’s Eye View: September 11, 2009

“Duckies” Set for Championship RunNassau County’s entry in the All-Avian Football League (the AAFL), the Not So Mighty Ducks, affectionately known as the...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: September 11, 2009

The Enemies ListThe United States of America has more than its share of detractors. They claim that our capitalistic form of government benefits only...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: September 4, 2009

Ad InWe never played tennis in the crowded streets of the Bronx. We played stickball, hit the penny, ringolevic, football (with rolled up newspapers),...

What Every Long Islander Should Know

Bricks and Mortar Won’t Stop the Brain Drain(John McNally had a most interesting reaction to the recent Nassau County “youth summit,” aimed at finding...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: August 28, 2009

The VisitorsMy long-lost cousin, Walter Greenberg, came for a visit last week. I have not seen him for over 20 years. He lives in...

From the Desk of Senator Kemp Hannon: August 28, 2009

Senator Notes New Ban on Texting While DrivingSenator Kemp Hannon announces adoption of legislation banning texting while driving. The New York State Senate recently...

A Bird’s Eye View: August 21, 2009

When Nature Evokes ArtThere are moments in birding when the landscape or the birds evoke images of art. During one such moment, long blank...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: August 21, 2009

The Goodbye PartyRumor has come to me that the goodbye party is a thing of the past. Is it the falling of the economy...