Scott Brinton
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President Obama was officially sworn in for his second term on Sunday, and the inauguration festivities got under way early on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. more
I hate the smell of Hurricane Sandy. It’s the smell of decay. more
As I wrote this column Saturday — the first anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration — the federal government was shut down. By Monday, it appeared poised to get back to work, as a compromise deal to end the legislative stalemate was in the works . . . more
Quick: Where do East Coast hurricanes originate? A. Antarctica B. The Southern Ocean C. The Sahara Desert D. The Indian Ocean. more
The eight students and one teacher shuffled into the center of what was left of the dining room of a red-brick ranch home on a canal in Long Beach’s East End last Friday. more
I’m thankful for the March 21-22 nor’easter that blew across Long Island and dropped a foot of snow in Nassau County. No, really, I am. more
You knew CNN’s town hall to debate gun control — on Feb. 21, only a week after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. — would devolve into absurdity when National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch took the stage. more
As I scroll back through my childhood remembrances, Mexico comes to me in clips and phrases, a staccato succession of wonder and horror — but mostly wonder. more
There comes a moment in a monster hurricane such as Sandy when you question why you live on Long Island, this 118-mile-long spit of glacial debris deposited in the Atlantic Ocean from the mainland 20,000 years ago. more
In a quiet corner of the main gymnasium at Nassau Community College’s athletic center in Garden City, where basketball games and wrestling matches are normally held, Red Cross volunteers have fashioned a small, makeshift daycare center out of room dividers, pinning up newsprint where children can draw pictures in crayon. There are books for reading as well, but little else. more
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