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I grew up in Yaphank, a 14-square-mile hamlet in Suffolk County, virtually in the middle of Long Island. (The community to the north is, in fact, called Middle Island.) I remember . . . more
I have a thesis that will be highly unpopular among –– and wildly derided by –– 30 to 40 percent of the liberal left: Sen. Bernie Sanders is out of touch with reality. more
I covered Donald Trump long before he ran for president. It was the mid-2000s, and the American economy was tanking –– big time. The Donald wanted to construct a posh, $24 million, 86,000-square-foot catering hall called Trump on the Ocean . . . more
In 2002, Hillary Clinton was rebuilding her tattered image –– and life. It was at that moment that our paths crossed, albeit only for a day. I’m happy they did. Barring unforeseen events, I have little doubt that she will become the first woman president later this year, and someday in the distant future I’ll be able tell my grandchildren that I interviewed and photographed her. more
At first, sirens would blare for five minutes, a signal that nearby residents must turn on their TVs and radios and listen for Emergency Alert System announcements. more
In my wildest political musings, I could not have imagined a more comically frightening scene: Sarah Palin standing side by side with Donald Trump, endorsing him for president. more
Ethan Couch was 16 years old when he crammed seven friends into his father’s Ford F-350 pickup truck and drove drunk at 70 miles per hour on the 40-mph Burleson-Retta Road in Texas on June 15, 2013, according to published reports.Couch lost control of the vehicle . . . more
On my first day in Hempstead, I watched a man get arrested. I was driving by. There he was, on the sidewalk, a police officer leading him away in handcuffs. more
President Obama was officially sworn in for his second term on Sunday, and the inauguration festivities got under way early on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. more
The eight students and one teacher shuffled into the center of what was left of the dining room of a red-brick ranch home on a canal in Long Beach’s East End last Friday. more
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