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As the debate around legalization of recreational marijuana in New York state swirls, and the punches and counterpunches of the pros versus cons become more frenetic, we need to take a step back . . . more
Every year at this time, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the State Legislature wrestle with the state budget, facing an April 1 deadline to get it done. This year . . . more
How do we find any common ground in the midst of this paralyzing political chaos? On one side, we hear that this or that Trump misbehavior or statement . . . more
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
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