Sitting Shiva For The Death Of Our Democracy

Inauguration Day should be a day of pride in our democracy, a day when the presidential torch is passed peacefully and democratically from one...

Love Thy Neighbor

When I was in high school, my friend group resembled the United Nations. From them, I learned about the importance of Greek school, the...

Trump’s Cabinet Picks Unethical, Corrupt, Stupid

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is a silent 1920 German horror film about an insane hypnotist, Dr. Caligari, who induces a sleep walker to...

Schoolhouse Rock

We all probably blame our parents for stuff they did or didn’t do as we were growing up. Looking back, I place on my...

Letter: Plainview Water District Audit

George Maragos, former Nassau County Comptroller, issued an audit on the Plainview Water District. This audit should alarm the entire community since it’s the...

Dinosaurs To Birds, Believe It

The American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan currently has an exhibit through Jan. 2, called Dinosaurs Among Us, which traces how dinosaurs evolved...

Inside Bethpage Nest Boxes

On a recent visit to Bethpage State Park, I went with Kathy Wegman, a retired environmental horticulturist, as she checked bluebird and tree swallow...

My Favorite Athlete

This week’s column is another in a series of columns highlighting the family and personal life of one of our neighbors. Chris Montgomery, his...

Demonizing The Enemy

In times of war, leaders find it necessary to demonize and dehumanize the enemy. This is what the GOP has been doing to democrats...