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...

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...