Pipe project progresses

County seeking RFPs for aqueduct project connecting Bay Park to Cedar Creek

A county plan to use a 112-year-old aqueduct beneath Sunrise Highway to transport treated effluent eight miles from Bay Park to the Wantagh-Seaford border is on the cusp of becoming a reality.

Safety and the 2nd

The gun 'wake-up call' hits Nassau

When 13 people were shot dead at Columbine High School in 1999, many of today’s youth, including the survivors of the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., had not yet been born. Hayden Gise, a senior at Hewlett High School, recalled the routine lockdown drills conducted when he was in elementary school just a few years later.

Editorial

Teachers carrying guns? Not here.

In times of crisis, it’s easy to overreact. President Trump overreacted when he called over the weekend for funding to train and arm teachers . . .

Todd Kaminsky

Stamping out this spate of hate

Over the past year and a half, the incidence of hate crimes has skyrocketed across the nation, and Long Island. Just a few weeks ago, swastikas were scrawled on sidewalks . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

On trade, let’s make peace, not war

Trade deficits and their long-term effects on the nation’s well-being aren’t something Americans tend to think much about. We buy cars, clothes, TVs and appliances without . . .

Randi Kreiss

Imagine dozens of Adolf Hitlers

Ira Levin imagined it in 1976. The novelist wrote “The Boys from Brazil,” fictionalizing the story of Nazi war criminal Dr. Josef Mengele. In Levin’s book, which became a blockbuster movie . . .