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...

Letter To The Editor: Grounded From The Air

My wife is as American “as apple pie.” But unlike Shakespeare, who was wise enough to recognize in his “What’s in a name? A...

Editorial: A Prime Place For Amazon

Last week, Amazon set off a cluster-scrum among cities across the country when the mega-corporation announced it is seeking to build a second headquarters....

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...

Letter: Immigration Reform Should Not Be Driven by Racist Ideas

As the grandson of immigrants, I believe the time is now for comprehensive immigration reform. After seeing the Inspector General’s report regarding conditions at...

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...

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...

Ducks N’ Grebes

At 7:30 a.m. on the day after the inauguration, I’ve been awake more than two hours, have driven 20 miles in the dark with...