Over 60 . . . And Getting Younger: June 21, 2013

SecretsSomewhere along the Baltimore Washington Parkway, there is a place called Fort Meade, Maryland.  I was stationed at Fort Meade in 1960, after my...

Over 60 … And Getting Younger: March 29, 2013

HuntingtonWhat would you, my reader, do if you lived in Jericho, Nassau County and you wished to meet and eat with a dear old...

Letter: What’s The Pointe?

My wife and I are 80-year (!) residents of Plainview (full disclosure: that’s 40 for me, plus 40 for her); and we tried to...

Over 60 … And Getting Younger: June 7, 2012

The Reading RifleIn sacred Ebbets Field many years ago, there was a sign in right field. It was about four feet tall and it...

Letter: The Alarmingly Dangerous Impacts of Fracking on Health

 As representatives of many voices in the breast cancer community on Long Island, our coalition urges Governor Cuomo to ban hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in...

Letter: Maragos Should Fulfill Campaign Promises Before Seeking Senate Seat

On May 27, newly elected Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos proudly announced his candidacy for the U.S. Senate- after less than 5 months in...

Editorial: Mario Cuomo, 1932-2015

With the passing of former Governor Mario Cuomo, an era in New York politics has come to an end. Along with his former rival...

A Bird’s Eye View: August 13, 2010

Getting to Know Shorebirds Shorebirds, especially small ones, are difficult to distinguish from one another. I first became familiar with a few shorebirds, large...

Letter: Bike Way To The Danger Zone

I’ve recently raised a concern on the Plainview Moms Facebook page about a dangerous pedestrian/bicycle crossing on Old Bethpage Road in Plainview. It tends...