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In his news conference last Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump said that he wants to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act quickly and simultaneously. Even without a new president, Congress last week . . . more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed free tuition at CUNY and SUNY schools for families earning $100,000 or less in 2017 and families earning $125,000 or less in 2019. We support any good measure that would . . . more
Long Island was supposed to have 40 or more wind turbines in the Atlantic Ocean by now, generating electricity 3½ to 4½ miles south of Jones Beach, which would have . . . more
Editor’s note: Merokean David Stonehill served as a Hillary Clinton campaign volunteer during the primary season and is now volunteering for Clinton’s effort to defeat Donald Trump. Below is a diary of his experiences on the road. more
Once upon a time, Long Island was known as one big, largely white suburb — but no more. There is no doubt that the face of Long Island is rapidly changing. more
For readers joining this series in progress, I’m guiding parents and students through the complex college admissions process, step by step. As I’ve said and I’m sure you’ve heard, this can be very intimidating. My goal is to make it much more manageable by being methodical and organized. I’m addressing the students— with the hope that their parents are “eavesdropping.” more
Editor's note: Merokean David Stonehill served as a Hillary Clinton campaign volunteer during the primary season and is now volunteering for Clinton's effort to defeat Donald Trump. Below is a diary of his experiences on the road. more
Nassau County communities have for decades resisted what folks call the “Queensification” of the county. Translation: People haven’t traditionally wanted to build up, as in multi-story, not even in the many downtown commercial districts that surround most Long Island Rail Road stations. more
It’s virtually incomprehensible that one of the nation’s 20 wealthiest counties cannot balance its budget. Yes, we’re talking about Nassau, which is 13th on the list of richest counties. more
Nearly half a million students, ages 12 to 18, fell victim to violence at schools across the U.S. in 2014, the last year for which statistics are available, according to . . . more
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