Letter: Time to Focus on Cuomo for LIPA Issues

Dear Editor, Recent accounts of LIPA’s investigation into the response to Tropical Storm Isaias amount to little more than LIPA’s trustees pointing fingers at a scapegoat, PSEG, the vendor they selected to serve LI’s ratepayers.  While we can all agree that PSEG did an atrocious Read More …

Op-Ed: Republicans Lead on Election Returns Despite Democratic Enrollment Edge

Despite Democratic Party enrollment gains in Suffolk County—and Democrats now having an edge in enrollment here—many Republican candidates did well in the Nov. 3  election in Suffolk. According to the figures of the New York State Board of Elections, out of 1,124,295 registered voters in Read More …

Letter: Continue to Take Covid-19 Precautions, Be Wary of Social Media Rumors

Dear Huntington Families, As you are likely aware, there has been a recent uptick in positive COVID-19 cases in our region, throughout the state and across the nation. Our school community has weathered the storm relatively well thus far; we are doing all we can Read More …

Op-Ed: County Bill Addresses Reckless Biking

“Local Law to Prevent Reckless Biking in Suffolk County.” That’s the title of a proposed law now before the Suffolk County Legislature. Suffolk is not alone in this area in enacting such a law. The county legislature in neighboring Nassau County voted unanimously last year Read More …

Op-Ed: A Few Days Before Election, a Rabbi’s Reflection

Let’s face it, we’re smack in the middle of a time where we need to make some tough choices. The decisions we will make in the coming days may be some of the most consequential of our lifetime. So much is at stake, and we Read More …

Op-Ed: Adults Need to Set the Example on Social-Media Behavior

Dear Huntington School Community Members, We exist at a time when our region, nation and the world face challenges like few experienced before in our lifetimes. Public health concerns and political divisiveness continue to grab the headlines each and every day. As I have stated Read More …

Op-Ed: Epidemic Deepens Suffolk’s Financial Stress

Suffolk County government is in terrible shape financially. As it has for governments widely, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on Suffolk, more so because almost 50 percent of the county government’s budget is based on the collection of sale tax monies—and people Read More …