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New York State Sen. Kevin Thomas, a Levittown Democrat, recently proposed a bill to cap tuition at all SUNY and CUNY schools at $5,000 per year for in-state students. more
February, known nationally as Black History Month, is an appropriate time to work toward closing the opportunity gap for people of color. more
Nassau County’s property-tax assessment system has been in a shambles for decades. Homeowners who protested their tax bills have generally been given relief. Those who didn’t grieve their taxes paid more than their fair share. more
You would have to be living on a remote island not to be conversant on the coronavirus. The daily drumbeat of cable TV news has kept the once-barely-known ailment front and center in our lives. more
Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas won overwhelmingly on Election Day, when voters sent a clear message that she was the best person to serve as our top prosecutor. more
The greatest long-term threat to Nassau County may not be property taxes. It’s likely the climate crisis. That’s why we were surprised that the county hasn’t signed the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s Climate Smart Communities Pledge. more
Hunger is found everywhere, even here on Long Island. The U.S. Department of Agriculture defines food insecurity for households as those that are “uncertain of having, or unable to acquire enough food to meet the needs of all their members.” more
In this era of online shopping, it has never been easier to get exactly what you’re looking for, quickly and relatively cheaply. more
The Nassau County Council of Chambers of Commerce hosted its 35th annual Businessperson of the Year and Legislative Breakfast on Oct. 18, and 36 small-business owners were recognized for the contributions they make to their communities. more
People hate to dwell on the idea that their home might catch fire and burn to the ground, but they really should take a minute, or three, to consider the possibility. more
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