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The recent U.S. Senate hearings to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh captivated the nation in some of the most contentious weeks of the Trump presidency. We will never know . . . more
Once upon a time — as in, 20 or 30 years ago — parents worried about bullies who might call their kids names or physically intimidate them. Moms and dads still do. Added to the long list of parental concerns today, however . . . more
There is perhaps no disease that strikes greater fear in the hearts of women than breast cancer. It is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, behind lung cancer, and . . . more
The 2018 election is rapidly shaping up to be one of the most contentious in recent memory, if not in U.S. history. The nation is polarized, with people divided . . . more
The images of destruction caused by Hurricane Florence last week were particularly frightening for Long Islanders, many of whom are still reeling from the havoc and devastation that Hurricane Sandy wrought six years ago. more
Over a quarter-century ago, under President George H.W. Bush, the U.S. Department of Education published an untitled, 49-page booklet that offered advice to parents about how to help their children in school. more
Since last October, Nassau County police have identified the bodies of six teenagers who were hacked to death with machetes by members of the El Salvadoran gang MS-13. After the most recent discovery of remains . . . more
The New York Times reported last week that U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was weighing the use of federal grant money to arm teachers across the country. more
Finally, enough residents got together to complain about New York American Water, and their unreasonably high water bills, and didn’t let up until they caught the state’s attention. more
One Republican Town Board member endorsed and another offered support for Laura Gillen, a Democrat, when she was elected Hempstead supervisor last November, so she — and most voters — were hoping for . . . more
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