Essay: Hochul Needs to Rethink Housing Plan

Assemblyman Keith P. Brown writes that Gov. Kathy Hockul’s proposal will take away the ability for local communities to make their own zoning decisions and give that power to a “super zoning board” in Albany. Read More …

After Winter Inactivity, Take These Steps to Avoid Injuries

Dr. Adam Bitterman, chair of orthopedic surgery at Huntington Hospital, warns us to take care when returning to physical activities after spending the winter on the couch. Read More …

Essay: ‘On a Fast Track to Climate Disaster’

“The jury has reached a verdict. And it is damning,” declared UN Secretary-General António Guterres after the recent issuance at the UN of the third Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report. The report “is a litany of broken climate promises. It is a file of shame, Read More …

Essay: Yom Hashoah Reminds Us of the Cost of Hate

On this Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, I think of the family that I never met, my grandparents Charlotte and Jacob. and my two aunts Annette and Marie. We say we must remember on this day, but I cannot. With them vanished the potential for Read More …

Essay: Centerport Plan Signifies Need for Better Management of Natural Resources

John Probert is a resident of Huntington with a background in environmental science who has previously worked at the Department of the Interior and the World Wildlife Fund. Read More …

Essay: Project HOPE’s COVID story of Mana in our Desert

Project HOPE always was and always will be a movement guided by the Holy Spirit. It began some 18 years ago because a group of teenaged volunteers heard a presentation about the hungry in our Huntington Station community and decided to do something about it. Read More …

Essay: Covid-19 Brings Mental Health Crisis for Children

2021 brings with it the hope and determination that the year ahead will be better than the last. However, as we pass the anniversary of the first confirmed COVID-19 case in the U.S., this year also brings uncertainty as we continue to navigate this time Read More …

Booking a Covid-19 Vaccine Appointment Is Like Hitting the Jackpot

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo seemed unhappy last week when, by dint of my age and a change in rules, I became eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. He wasn’t mad about me, personally, of course, but he did hammer the fact that the state was Read More …