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When the coronavirus pandemic arrived in New York, public health officials made the careful decision to cancel elective surgeries across the region, including some cancer procedures. But now it’s critical that cancer patients feel confident to resume the care they need. more
The June New York state primary produced many shocking results, but stories calling the election results a major shift to the left by the Democratic Party are just plain false. more
If there is any topic guaranteed to irritate readers more than politics, it’s religion, but here goes a true story. In the innocent days before the plague of Covid-19 . . . more
I was out for a drive in mid-April, rounding the corner from Beach Street to Merrick Road in Merrick, when Emily Dickinson’s words suddenly came to my mind . . . more
After months of denying that gravity exists, President Trump dropped a golf ball from the White House roof and declared that Isaac Newton was right. more
It seems like we’ve been living with the coronavirus pandemic in a slow-motion time warp. But it’s time we snap out of it and beat this plague with the attitude that has characterized Americans’ character when faced with other seemingly insurmountable crises. more
I have never been so happy for a school year to come to a close. It seemed like every second of remote learning played out like a vicious game of tug-of-war. more
In the U.S. and in Europe, monuments, memorials and historic names are being removed from public places because of their associations with colonial expansion, racial bigotry and discriminatory public policy. In this country . . . more
I met Joan online last week when she sent me a letter reacting to my July 9-15 column, “We’re all in the room where it happened.” We exchanged notes, and I realized . . . more
In mid-August, the Herald Community Newspapers will start a new webinar series featuring special guests to discuss the big-picture issues affecting Nassau County residents. First up will be a webinar … more
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