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I grew up in a ranch-style home on two acres in Yaphank, in Suffolk County, from the late 1960s through the late ’80s, when the hamlet mainly comprised cabbage and horse farms, wildflower fields and forest. more
"When I was a kid," oldsters are known to say, “life was so much harder.” I heard this from my dad, who talked about stoking a furnace . . . more
Now that the effort to repeal and replace Obamacare is apparently dead, it’s time for Congress to get on with repairing Obamacare’s serious flaws, stabilizing health care insurance costs and . . . more
Everybody knew that passing a federal health care reform bill would be tough. Just call former Presidents Clinton and Obama, and they’ll vouch for the fact that getting a consensus in Congress can be . . . more
When I met Nelson Melgar, the only thing we thought united us was a shared concern for our community. We met by chance at an event at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County . . . more
Rinat Akhmetshin. Remember the name. He may be an answer to an esoteric political trivia question in a few years. more
When you turn on the news or read the papers these days, do you get a sense of disconnection between what really affects our daily lives and our families’ well-being, and what passes for important news in the media and in political circles? I do. more
I know some folks don’t get the whole dog thing, but I don’t get folks who don’t get it. And I feel sorry that they’ve missed the chance to love a being outside their own species. more
President Trump’s trip to Europe last week highlighted the foreign policy and military challenges facing him around the globe. The trip began . . . more
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
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