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It’s hard to believe that the Cuomo dynasty has come to an end. I use “hard to believe” because for nearly 11 years, Andrew Cuomo had such a dominant role in the daily life of all New Yorkers. more
In the early morning of April 28, I tiptoed into my dew-coated backyard in Merrick to watch as an orange sun slowly migrated upward, sending its rays streaming through the hundreds of flower-covered branches . . . more
If there’s one thing that is quintessentially American, it’s the all-you-can-eat, stuff-yourself-till-you-die buffet. Now, as the Delta variant spreads . . . more
To the climate deniers, we say this: Wake up. July was the hottest month in the past 142 years, since humans started recording climate data, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration more
The Smithtown School District will restrict the use of 34 BrainPop instructional videos in classrooms because they introduce topics like Black Lives Matter and human sexuality. more
The New York state political scene has been turned upside down by the resignation of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. No political wizard could have predicted that he would give up this job after so many years . . . more
An image sticks in my mind. At the peak of the pandemic, my daughter sent a photo: My granddaughter, 11, was lying in bed in a dark room, “attending math class” online. It had an apocalyptic feel about it . . . more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s initial reaction to a damning report filed Aug. 3 by state Attorney General Letitia James, detailing precisely how and when the governor sexually harassed 11 women, could only be described as bizarre. more
In the fall, families and their students plan college tours. Given the time it takes to schedule and navigate such visits, careful planning is imperative. more
This week's letter to the Editor focuses on a growing weeds problem in the village. more
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