Scott Brinton
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You could say that Long Island’s housing crisis — and, yes, there is a housing crisis — is a product of its success. In 1948, when the Manhasset-based Levitt & Sons built 6,000 homes . . . more
A childhood friend recently posted a black-and-white snapshot on Facebook of our middle school cross-country team, a ragtag collection of 30 boys . . . more
President Trump has derided the Affordable Care Act time and again over the past two years, saying, over and over, that it — and, you would think, it alone — caused insurance premiums to skyrocket. more
Among my earliest memories of eating out at a restaurant are of chowing on burgers and fries at the McDonald’s on Middle Country Road in Coram, in Suffolk County, in the early 1970s. more
No matter how hard I try, I just can’t seem to get away from Donald J. Trump. Case in point: In the past, much of the discussion at the New York Press Association’s April convention . . . more
In my backyard, in the shadow of my creaky wooden deck, a holly bush grows. A little over four years ago, I thought it dead. more
Around 1 p.m. on March 2, I stepped through the emergency room’s wide, sliding-glass doors into the cold, where a Nassau County police ambulance was parked, and the memories rushed back. more
Well, far-left liberals got exactly what they wanted: a caricature of a president against whom a resistance movement could coalesce. Right-wing conservatives got exactly what they wanted . . . more
President Obama was officially sworn in for his second term on Sunday, and the inauguration festivities got under way early on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. more
The eight students and one teacher shuffled into the center of what was left of the dining room of a red-brick ranch home on a canal in Long Beach’s East End last Friday. more
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