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Uniondale budget passes; Desiré and Longsworth elected to Board of Education

In the Uniondale School District, Charmise Desiré ran unopposed, receiving 677 votes. Current board member Justin Brown did not seek re-election. Natalie Longsworth ran unopposed for his …


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.


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 . . .

Jerry Kremer

Laura Curran is handling Nassau County with aplomb

There are many benefits to getting older, although I often wish that I were a lot younger. When it comes to Long Island politics, I have pretty good recall going back to the mid-1950s.