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Long Island is one of the most segregated metropolitan areas in America, and segregation in our schools is getting worse, according to the Long Island-based ERASE Racism. more
Most Long Islanders don’t blink when they hear the words “congestion pricing,” but this idea, now before the State Legislature, is a big deal for out-of-city drivers. more
I never got women’s fashion. I suppose that’s hilariously obvious to anyone who knows me. more
I am a child, scavenging the halls of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan. I am 6 or 8 or 10; I can’t recall. Many of the world’s greatest works of art stare down at me. I am unimpressed. My eyes are fixed on the oak floor. more
In late January, one of our volunteer teams was called to a house fire in Mastic Beach. Approaching the damaged home on a freezing-cold morning, Red Cross blankets in hand, they saw an all-too-familiar scene . . . more
During this long season of discontent with Donald Trump as candidate and then president and now target of multi-pronged state and federal investigations, I have done my bit to beat the drum of protest. more
It’s everywhere, especially on social media: people bashing the media left and right. You’ll see them proudly exclaiming “Fake news!” when a story breaks on mainstream media. As a young journalist who has mapped out a career in the media industry . . . more
I’ve been working in the field of children’s mental health for more than 45 years, most of them with the North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center. In recent years, the trend has been that most of the children and teens we see are experiencing anxiety and depression. more
Back in the day, cheerleaders ruled. Making the team was the pinnacle of a girl’s high school career. Not that I would know. more
Once upon a time, the world around us moved at a modest pace. There were no fancy smartphones, laptops, E-ZPass, car navigation systems or ATMs. People bought daily newspapers and magazines . . . more
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