Writing on the Wall
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We finally made it to Woodstock last week — even though we were no longer wearing bell-bottomed jeans, paisley bandanas, or tie-dye T-shirts with bright yellow peace signs or smiley faces. We had a little more around the middle, a little sprinkling of silver among the gold, and we used our GPS system to get there — but we eventually “got ourselves back to the garden.” more
At the bottom of this column is a call for interns. The job is not for the faint of heart. It can be thankless, yet absolutely rewarding. Sound good? It may to you hardy souls who, despite yourselves, have a longing to write and report the news. more
The above title was that of a letter to the editor appearing in the Sept. 21, 1897 edition of The Sun of New York, written by 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon. The question inspired the famous … more
Hi, Herald readers! Gather the kids around the computer to watch this heartwarming interview with Old St. Nick! more
A man stood up at the East Rockaway village board meeting on Monday night and beseeched everyone on the board to put the political mudslinging on hold. “Can’t this wait?” he asked, addressing Deputy Mayor Richard Meagher and trustees Irene Villacci, Bruno Romano and Fran Lenahan. “Maybe we can set up a debate later on, closer to the elections in March.” more
Sometimes, words are not enough. Even though words are my business, there are so many others who said it better about the life and passing of their -- and my -- beloved Mayor Ed Sieban. So instead, I put together a montage of photos and short videos of the mayor "in action." I hope you like it. more
Well, here I go again. Life is just not busy enough for me, what with writing, reporting, editing, teenagers, curfews, mortgage and such — but I am honing my thespian chops now in “On … more
It’s a strange feeling to have to report on major disasters — how do you keep your personal feelings out of it? more
No, no, no — this isn’t a New Year’s resolution column. Go somewhere else for that — I’m sure plenty of people are writing about that subject this week. more
I love the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. I would also like more money to spend on Christmas gifts and an old-fashioned snowball fight, but until then, I’ll take what I can. more
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