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Partnering organizations celebrate a new homeowner in Hempstead

Kimberly Style cut a red ribbon tied to the front porch pillars of her new home, 68 Webb Avenue in Hempstead at a news conference on April 14. Seven years before, Style and her two children, …

Op-Ed

Racial inequities and the Biden infrastructure plan

President Biden’s proposed $2 trillion infrastructure plan is remarkable for its ambition and breadth and for taking significant steps to address historic racial inequities. The president deserves great credit . . .

Editorial

L.I. is making strides on the environmental front

April 22 is Earth Day, when we come together as a nation — and a planet — to celebrate the natural world and renew our vows to protect the environment from harm. In honor of Earth Day five years ago . . .

Scott Brinton

The story that haunts me all these years later

I covered the Bellmore-JFK High School Homecoming parade in the fall of 2004. It was a sunny day, full of carefree teenagers. I could never have imagined then that that day would haunt me still.

Randi Kreiss

Just another day in America: Eight shot dead

I don’t care if you are numb to this outrage. I don’t care if I’m numb to it. From where I sit, the carnage from gun violence in America, the continuing, ongoing, shocking deaths by gun, move to the head of the must-do list for this new administration.

Op-Ed

The tyranny of false equivalencies

My March 4-10 column, “Voting is an act of choice and an expression of voice,” prompted a note from someone who wanted to talk about threats to democracy. He leads a group of citizens . . .