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After Gov. Andrew Cuomo described this last legislative session as “probably the most successful session in modern history,” a New York Times article described the statement as “not … more
Donald Trump is an optimist. While he believes America is crippled, with 42 percent unemployment (if that were the case, we would have riots in the streets every day, to say the least), he is publicly an optimist on one issue – he believes there is absolutely nothing wrong with our environment. more
Enough is enough. Sandy Hook. Aurora. San Bernadino. And now Orlando. How many more lives have to be taken from our friends, families and loved ones before we act to prevent the next mass… more
I am sure Councilman Andrew Cohen is convinced he is doing the right thing for our school and our children but, sadly, I must publicly take issue with him. more
In the Nevada Primary, 64 Bernie Sanders supporters are disqualified as Republicans even though they are long-time Democrats. Hillary Clinton wins. A protest by Sanders supporters is falsely … more
For those of you who went to school in the fifties and sixties, do you remember how poetry was integral to the curriculum? We had to learn poems by heart and later write them out complete with … more
I want to thank the MTA for sending four representatives to a Community Board 8 special committee meeting on the Greenway on May 26. They made a fine presentation to the 20 plus who had … more
When Orleans front man John Hall wrote the 1975 pop hit “Dance With Me,” the U.S. had just concluded its tragic involvement in the Vietnam War, the Watergate conspirators had been … more
Anyone visiting Israel during the holiday seasons from September to October and March to April discovers that the entire country is on vacation and on the road. During the recent Passover holiday, … more
The English word for daughter is more than 1,000 years old. You, my daughter, have just turned 10 years old. The word for you is old, yet you yourself are, of course, quite young. more
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