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OUR NEIGHBORS

Baldwin couple recreate their wedding 50 years later

On July 24, 2021 at Our Lady of Good Counsel church service in Inwood, Deacon Thomas Costello said, “Just notice that in 50 years some things do not change…” Indeed, he was …

SCHOOLS

Bruins graduates celebrate after hard times

On a windy June 25, Baldwin seniors marched in their blue caps and gowns across their football field to “Pomp and Circumstance” for their high school commencement ceremony. After the …

WEATHER

Heat wave drives residents to native gardening

New York American Water issued a voluntary conservation notice on June 29 to its Long Island customers: “The heat wave impacting Long Island is leading to extremely high water use by our …

Elections

Bill aims to increase Sani transparency

On June 3, the New York State Senate passed bill S.1102A that would require candidates for commissioners of sanitation districts to file statements of campaign expenditure and contributions, as there …

REVITALIZATION

Baldwin Harbor storm recovery project to move forward

The Town of Hempstead voted recently to award a roughly $1.95 million contract to raise East Baldwin Road to J. Anthony Enterprises. The project, funded by the Governor’s Office of Storm …

Editorial

The time is right for offshore wind

Plans to construct a wind farm in the ocean 15 miles south of Jones Beach will undoubtedly be met with opposition. The Long Island Commercial Fishing Association has already weighed in against the project . . .

Op-Ed

The new SST’s future depends on Kennedy Airport

Here’s a quick note to United Airlines. You know that deal you recently announced with Boom Supersonic that has you placing options to purchase 15 Overture aircraft, the still-to-be-built supersonic transport planes?

Op-Ed

Let’s keep our eyes on the skies

Any forward movement in aviation, or in space exploration, is usually greeted by cheers. As should be the case. But often, first come the skeptics who ask whether it was worth it all.

Randi Kreiss

Caught in the tangled lines of big fishing

I watched the Netflix documentary “Seaspiracy” last week, and I may never eat fish again.