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Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed free tuition at CUNY and SUNY schools for families earning $100,000 or less in 2017 and families earning $125,000 or less in 2019. We support any good measure that would . . . more
Long Island was supposed to have 40 or more wind turbines in the Atlantic Ocean by now, generating electricity 3½ to 4½ miles south of Jones Beach, which would have . . . more
Once upon a time, Long Island was known as one big, largely white suburb — but no more. There is no doubt that the face of Long Island is rapidly changing. more
Nassau County communities have for decades resisted what folks call the “Queensification” of the county. Translation: People haven’t traditionally wanted to build up, as in multi-story, not even in the many downtown commercial districts that surround most Long Island Rail Road stations. more
It’s virtually incomprehensible that one of the nation’s 20 wealthiest counties cannot balance its budget. Yes, we’re talking about Nassau, which is 13th on the list of richest counties. more
Nearly half a million students, ages 12 to 18, fell victim to violence at schools across the U.S. in 2014, the last year for which statistics are available, according to . . . more
Once upon a time, holiday shopping was an experience. Folks carved out entire Saturdays or Sundays and headed to their local downtowns to browse through the retail shops. The experience was fun and quaint. You had lunch at the local diner. Then along came the malls. more
Americans are understandably proud of our democracy. As a nation, we represent a beacon of hope for the world. The sad thing is . . . more
For anyone who has not served in combat, it’s impossible to understand the horrors of war. We can try to imagine them, however. We can imagine . . . more
Unbelievably, four years have passed since Superstorm Sandy rolled across Long Island’s South Shore on Oct. 29, 2012, leaving destruction and chaos in its wake. We mustn’t forget that day. more
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