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The race to the progressive left is under way in New York state, with word that New York City Public Advocate Jumaane Williams is forming an “exploratory committee” and may launch a Democratic primary challenge to Gov. Kathy Hochul. more
Some octopuses probably could score better than I did on an SAT. It’s hard to figure, though, since they can’t hold a pen or read the questions . . . more
Columbus Day has been celebrated in the United States since 1971, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed legislation proclaiming it a federal holiday. For years, the holiday has been controversial. more
Long Island recently lost its last Sears, that once ubiquitous powerhouse retailer that sold a range of goods, from sturdy jeans to solidly built power tools and refrigerators. more
Although I was raised in the United States as a Hispanic immigrant, born to immigrant parents, I have long been blasé about Hispanic Heritage Month. more
Have you noticed that the seams don’t meet the right way and the doorjamb is wobbly? Our house is unstable. The beams of this great edifice called America are slightly off plumb in a number of disturbing ways. more
Hispanics are Nassau County’s fastest-growing ethnic population, County Executive Laura Curran noted in mid-September, the start of Hispanic Heritage Month . . . more
October is a unique month. It’s the time for apple picking, watching the trees change color and, if the weather permits, taking long car trips to interesting places. It’s also the time for candidates for public office . . . more
This week's letter to the Editor comes from a grateful honoree from the Mayor's Golf Outing. more
I am an adult member of the Rockville Centre Youth Council. We are on a mission to inform the community of the dangers that unused or expired prescription drugs can pose. Prescription drug abuse is a major problem in our country. Unused or expired prescriptions should not be left in medicine cabinets. more
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