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The anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks is approaching as our country is convulsed by political, social and economic upheaval. There is plenty of work to do on these fronts, but . . . more
New York’s Family Leave Act will take effect Jan. 1, giving employees one of the strongest family leave laws in the nation. That’s a good thing. All New Yorkers who work 20 hours or more . . . more
A 32-year-old paralegal named Heather Heyer died Aug. 12 in Charlottesville, Va., after neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klansmen descended on her hometown. They were there, they claimed . . . more
Unless you’ve been hibernating this summer, you can’t help but see the Army Corps of Engineers working to rehabilitate our jetties along the beach. The federal government is spending several … more
Last week, at the height of hurricane season, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that forecasters are predicting a higher likelihood of an above-normal season, and increased the predicted number of . . . more
On July 28, President Trump landed on Long Island, accompanied by U.S. Rep. Peter King, a Republican from Seaford. In a speech before law enforcement officers at Suffolk Community College . . . more
Since 2012, when New York state adopted the Common Core State Standards, many students with special needs have received certificates rather than diplomas when they completed high school. more
Desperately needed track repairs are causing what Gov. Andrew Cuomo dubbed the “summer of hell” for Long Island Rail Road commuters. There are conflicting reports about . . . more
In politics, talk is cheap, as they say. During the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump talked a good game, calling for a $1 trillion national infrastructure program that would modernize the country’s ailing transportation network. So far, nothing. more
On June 16, the New York State Board of Regents issued a dryly worded “Notice to Teachers” regarding this year’s geometry Regents exam. It read . . . more
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