Over 60…And Getting Younger: Augusut 14, 2009

The Old Days I saw two films in the last week that somehow brought me back to the old, pre-computer, pre-iPod, pre-blogging and much...

BBB: Guidance to Avoid Scammers in Federal Cash for Clunkers Program

In late June, President Obama signed into law the Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS) or Cash for Clunkers program. CARS provides a rebate for consumers...

From the Desk of Legislator Dave Mejias

Keeping Kids Safe on the InternetThis summer I sponsored and passed legislation in Nassau County that protects children on the Internet by banning all...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: August 7, 2009

Remembered MealsAs I grow older, I am occasionally snapped back by my youthful memories. As a boy growing up in the East Bronx, my...

Letter: Bottle vs. Tap

In light of the recent discussions surrounding bottled vs. tap water, the Plainview Water District Commissioners thought it would be beneficial to highlight some...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: July 31, 2009

ReturnsI have always been annoyed and uncomfortable when a fellow diner makes a “fuss” at a restaurant. I sink a bit lower in my...

Letter: Writing in Protest

(Editor’s Note: The following letter was sent to the Chargé d’Affaires of the Republic of Sudan and is being printed here at the author’s...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: July 24, 2009

A Summer WeekendWho says you have to leave Long Island to have a great time in the summer? We have everything right here!On Friday...

Over 60…And Getting Younger: July 17, 2009

CrustaceansOn one of our earliest dates, Lorraine brought along a large newspaper wrapped container. We were babysitting for Caren, Lorraine’s niece, then 2 or...

Letter: Athletes Deserve Full Punishment, Too

Stanley Greenberg is right about the sports press often making “heroes” of star athletes; only to eventually tear them down.  He’s right that most...