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As we prepare to welcome in 2024, we find ourselves in that annual position of thinking about what we accomplished in the past year, and setting some goals for the months ahead — many times, some pretty lofty ones. more
Two holidays. celebrated by two religions. Hanukkah, according to the Talmud, celebrates the restoration of the Second Temple of Jerusalem, where a day’s worth of oil burned for eight. Christmas, according to the Bible . . . more
There’s an invisible lifeline across Long Island that sustains us all — our aquifer system. These underground reservoirs — the source of every drop of water that flows from our taps . . . more
How long is 13 seconds? If you ask Google, it’s long enough to run 100 meters. Send a text message. Make a paper airplane. In Nassau County, however, it’s also the amount of time — on average — between car crashes. more
Thanksgiving is here once again — a time when we can celebrate all that we’ve achieved over the past year, and the importance of family and close friends. more
Our world is seemingly dominated by the twists and turns of the nation’s largest corporations, where billions of dollars are constantly at play, and millions of jobs on the table. more
Long Island voters are heading to the polls next Tuesday, to decide on a number of races spanning town boards and administrations as well as county legislatures. It’s what we call an “off-year” election . . . more
October marks the return of the “spooky season.” But before you get all dressed up and head out to celebrate Halloween, it’s important to remember that safety must come first. more
Nearly one in every eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetimes. This year, according to the American Cancer Society . . . more
Hamas’s Saturday-morning assault on Israel was more than just a shocking demonstration of barbarism. The toll of Israeli dead and wounded — not to mention those kidnapped and taken to the Gaza Strip by these murderers — is sickening. more
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