Op-Ed: We Can End the Scourge of Robocalls

     “We’ve had a recent urgent update on your Medicare coverage,” said the robocall. A second followed announcing: “We’ve been trying to reach you concerning your car’s extended warranty.”  Caller ID won’t help you these days to know it’s a robocall: the phone number and Read More …

Letter: Reaching a Settlement With LIPA Was the Only Choice

First, I want to thank you for your excellent news coverage of the LIPA vs. Town of Huntington tax certiorari litigation. At this writing, it’s certainly old news that I, along with three other members of the Town Board, voted in favor of the LIPA Read More …

Op-Ed: Back to Teaching But at a Distance

My new semester as a professor at SUNY/College at Old Westbury began this week and I’m teaching online. Most classes at the college are online other than those dependent on campus facilities such as courses utilizing science labs, art studios and media production. It’s quite Read More …

Op-Ed: Lupinacci Is Correct On LIPA Settlement

In 1990, I was hired as an engineer out of college by the Long Island Lighting Company (LILCo) and assigned to the Northport Power Station.  I worked there for 10 years in various management roles with increasing responsibilities.  In 1997, L.I.’s electric transmission system was Read More …

Letter: Anti-Settlement Arguments Are Just Retreads

   In the late 1990s, when most of the people currently parenting Northport-East Northport students were still children themselves, in college, or otherwise beginning their adult lives, the Long Island Power Authority sent a letter to then-Huntington Town Supervisor Frank Petrone essentially promising not to Read More …

Op-Ed: It’s Time to Reopen Long Island’s Running Races

Much of what was shut down in New York back in March has now been reopened. Restaurants and retail stores can now welcome customers into their establishments once again. Golf courses are open. Bowling alleys and gyms have opened their doors. Low risk high school Read More …