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The coronavirus will be with us for the foreseeable future. The shutdown we have been struggling with has been painful, inconvenient and sad. We have seen . . . more
Just take those old records off the shelf. I’ll sit and listen to ’em by myself. more
My most recent column, “Medicare for all could cost you a bundle,” was published in the March 5-11 issue. So much has transpired since then. For one, the world turned upside down. more
We’re all caught in the password paradox: We need passwords that we can remember but that are odd and complex enough not to be memorable. As we get older, this is challenging. more
If there’s one overarching economic lesson the coronavirus pandemic is teaching us, it’s that the United States has become over-reliant on other nations for critical manufacturing capacity. more
Many of us have felt a mixture of emotions over the past couple months as our way of living has dramatically transformed in order to enable those in our hospitals and health care facilities on the front lines to battle the virus. They are supported by first responders ensuring the safety of our communities and by the essential workers keeping the basics of our economy functioning. Lynbrook is home to many of these workers and I join with all our residents in thanking them for all that they have done and continue to do. more
New York state’s Division of Licensing Services has adopted new regulations to address widespread housing discrimination. They take effect on June 20, and represent an important step forward. Yet much more state action is needed. more
I’m trying to find the right word. Is it “hate” or “jealousy”? more
Sometimes a black hole opens in a culture and civility falls in. History teaches us that sometimes, good will and decency are trumped by avarice and authoritarianism. Read the stories of the Salem witch trials . . . more
Every day, I am humbled and honored to serve as the mayor of the Village of Island Park, and I know that this pandemic has reached families, whether it be Barnum Isle, Harbor Isle or in our village. more
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