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Unbelievably, four years have passed since Superstorm Sandy rolled across Long Island’s South Shore on Oct. 29, 2012, leaving destruction and chaos in its wake. We mustn’t forget that day. more
It is probably among the nation’s most thankless jobs –– Board of Education trustee. School board members spend untold hours . . . more
In 1969, the Stonewall Inn was a hole-in-the-wall gay bar, a plain, two-story structure operated by the Mafia. No one would have suspected . . . more
Here we go again: The New York State Education Department is revising its grades-three-to-eight English and math standards. We can only say, with fingers crossed, that we hope the state will get it right this time. more
Hurricane Matthew rolled across Haiti last week as a Category 4 hurricane, with maximum wind gusts of up to 156 miles per hour. This monster storm killed more than . . . more
Voters will head to the polls on Nov. 8, but it won’t be just to decide the next president. Many other federal, state, county and local seats are . . . more
Nassau County is in a perpetual state of financial crisis. For decades, its expenses have outpaced its revenues. Elected officials tout the cuts they make to downsize county government. They insist . . . more
On Monday, the first of three presidential debates is coming to Hofstra University. When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off, Hofstra will become the first . . . more
As we bid farewell to summer and welcome fall, we prepare to savor all the delights of the season — from strolling pumpkin patches to browsing arts and crafts, from enjoying a local band to simply enjoying the great outdoors. The sights, sounds, smells and tastes of a fair . . . more
Remember the flags in front of homes in every neighborhood? Remember the heartfelt respect we New Yorkers showed firefighters and police officers? Remember the unity . . . more
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