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Monday, April 27, 2015
Editorials
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In 1970, Americans finally awoke to the horrifying toll they were taking on our fragile environment. That year, Congress passed the Clean Air Act . . . more
Since April is National Volunteer Month, let’s consider what volunteering really is: a vital part of every community . . . more
For weeks New Yorkers heard rumors that when the state’s budget battles finally ended, teacher performance would be measured more effectively, elected officials would be held to higher ethical standards . . . more
Now that the State Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have apparently reached a budget agreement that includes a revised teacher evaluation system, we hope the State Education Department takes the time to create effective and judicious rules . . . more
In observance of Women’s History Month, we thought it would be fitting to highlight some notable women who were instrumental in shaping the world of communication, especially in the newspaper industry. more
Sixteen- and 17-year-old New Yorkers who commit crimes are charged as adults. It’s a fact that many people are unaware of . . . more
Our roads, from the parkways to our villages’ side streets, are among the most important pieces of infrastructure here in Nassau County. We use them . . . more
The Herald endorses Rita Kestenbaum in the race for the Nassau County Legislature’s 19th District. Kestenbaum, a Democrat from Bellmore, is running against Steve Rhoads, a Republican from Bellmore, in a special election to fill the seat left empty when David Denenberg recently resigned from the post shortly before pleading guilty to eight counts of federal mail fraud. The election is set for next Tuesday, March 10. more
The numbers from the U.S. Justice Department are sobering: from 1995 to 2013, more than 10,000 women in college were raped. more
It has been a momentous month in Albany. The recent arrest of Sheldon Silver, the former Assembly speaker . . . more
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