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“It’s total devastation — countless cars are ruined, the boardwalk is ruined, people’s homes,” Sgt. Eric Cregeen told me the day after Hurricane Sandy . . . more
When Medicare and Medicaid were created in the 1960s, they received strong support in Congress from both parties. Then, in the 1990s, a bipartisan coalition added the Children’s Health Insurance Program . . . more
Dear Barb: Last night Don and I went out with your husband, Bill, and his new girlfriend, Judy. You died a year ago, and I promised to keep you in the loop, so here goes. more
Almost every survey of Americans today shows a serious lack of trust in government. From the national to the local level, citizens doubt whether their government . . . more
I looked down, and there it was — my heart, feverishly thumping. My valves looked like little whips snapping back and forth. It was a strange sight indeed. more
As I wrote this column Saturday — the first anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration — the federal government was shut down. By Monday, it appeared poised to get back to work, as a compromise deal to end the legislative stalemate was in the works . . . more
The rules change as you get older. My parents always told me, “Never talk to strangers,” and that is still excellent advice for the young. But now my abiding rule . . . more
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Herald/Gazette for its continued coverage of the injustice our community is fighting with N.Y. American Water.  You have been … more
To the Editor: Elected leaders should set an example for the community. Instead, Supervisor Saladino and his cronies are acting like middle-schoolers running for class president. They’ve even … more
To the Editor, In this current political climate, I have felt helpless and somewhat hopeless. The divisiveness in our country is even making me emotionally unhealthy! Not being political, I was … more
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