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While state leaders have been slow to provide specifics or act on the likely legalization of recreational marijuana, officials in the Town of Hempstead and Nassau County are addressing the matter promptly and properly. On Feb. 26 . . . 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
With news that Amazon’s second headquarters is coming to Long Island City, Queens, bringing with it 50,000 new jobs, the Island is poised for a housing renaissance, but in order for that to happen, residents must be open to change. more
We had never seen a tempest the likes of Hurricane Sandy before, one so mammoth, so fierce, that it wiped out whole shoreline communities while leaving much of the rest of the Northeast in tatters, … more
Vaping gets its name from the cloud of water vapor that e-cigarettes produce, and it has become wildly popular among teenagers who believe it’s harmless. It’s not. In fact . . . more
In Spike Lee’s masterful “BlackkKlansman,” based on the memoir by Ron Stallworth, Colorado Springs’ first African-American police officer and undercover detective, we see racism in its most ugly form . . . 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
February is Black History Month, and African-American history is very much a story of migration. Between 1916 and 1970, 6 million black people left behind the shackles of the rural South and its … more
Baldwin-based company Race Awesome is giving the Long Island Marathon the makeover that it deserves. The company has taken on the role of race director of the 2019 marathon . . . more
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