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I was out for a drive in mid-April, rounding the corner from Beach Street to Merrick Road in Merrick, when Emily Dickinson’s words suddenly came to my mind . . . more
After months of denying that gravity exists, President Trump dropped a golf ball from the White House roof and declared that Isaac Newton was right. more
It seems like we’ve been living with the coronavirus pandemic in a slow-motion time warp. But it’s time we snap out of it and beat this plague with the attitude that has characterized Americans’ character when faced with other seemingly insurmountable crises. more
I have never been so happy for a school year to come to a close. It seemed like every second of remote learning played out like a vicious game of tug-of-war. more
In the U.S. and in Europe, monuments, memorials and historic names are being removed from public places because of their associations with colonial expansion, racial bigotry and discriminatory public policy. In this country . . . more
I met Joan online last week when she sent me a letter reacting to my July 9-15 column, “We’re all in the room where it happened.” We exchanged notes, and I realized . . . more
In mid-August, the Herald Community Newspapers will start a new webinar series featuring special guests to discuss the big-picture issues affecting Nassau County residents. First up will be a webinar … more
There’s a strong likelihood that the coronavirus pandemic will be his undoing come Nov. 3. more
Really, I am trying not to take this personally, but it seems clearer every day that our federal government is choosing to open the economy at the expense of older Americans. When I say “expense” I’m not talking dollars . . . more
It seems like this is the summer of America’s discontent. No one is happy about the prospect of being locked down again by the coronavirus. All are dismayed by the indefensible killings of unarmed citizens . . . more
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