Op-Ed: Huntington Should Opt In on Marijuana

The legality of adult-use cannabis in New York has brought forth plenty of online chatter regarding the plant’s potential harms and benefits, how the new legalization bill will impact young people and traffic safety, and whether or not having dispensaries locally would outweigh the suspected Read More …

Op-Ed: Report Finds a Roadmap to Solar Power

“Long Island Solar Roadmap” is the title of a just-released report on how solar power has “the potential to generate more electricity than Long Island uses each year.”   The report was spearheaded by The Nature Conservancy and Defenders of Wildlife and involved a “consortium” Read More …

Op-Ed: It’s Past Time to Act to Eliminate Bigotry

Dozens, including Lucy Liu of the Long Island Asian American Association, State Sen. Jim Gaughran, Nassau Legislator Arnold Drucker, Rabbi Lina Zerbarini and Rebecca Sanin of the Long Island Health and Welfare Council, gathered in Huntington Sunday for a rally against bigotry against Asian Americans. It was organized by Patricia Shih and Dr. Eve Krief. Read More …

Op-Ed: LI Democrats on a List of Possible Successors to Cuomo

“A series of revelations…have damaged the New York governor beyond repair,” the headline in The New Republic magazine declared. The article below it started: “Andrew Cuomo is hanging by a thread. He may hold onto his job for another day or another week, or even Read More …

Letter: It’s Time to Find Common Ground

To the Editor, The country is splitting at the seams. National debates are shouting matches, and more and more of us deplore the stupidity or evil intentions of those on the other side of the aisle.  It’s enough to make one want to give up and Read More …

Letter: Town Must Enforce Coastal Zone Building Rules

A Northport resident has written a letter to Town of Huntington officials about what she believes is a lack of understanding involving the construction of a house in a Coastal Erosion Hazard Zone. Read More …

Op-Ed: Time for LIPA to Become Full Public Utility

The G in PSEG could stand for Goofy. PSEG this month faces loss of the 12-year contract it got in 2013 to operate Long Island’s electrical grid for the Long Island Power Authority. This stems from its massive failures during Tropical Storm Isaias in August Read More …

Op-Ed: Not All Students Will Welcome Return to School

While my own district hasn’t made the leap to return all secondary students to the classroom, many of our neighboring districts are marking their lines in the sand with the February break.  My niece, for example, will be resuming 8th grade full-time, in-person before the Read More …