Play Time Pays Off

The Patchogue-Medford School District recently announced it would be doubling recess time for its students, allowing elementary-school children 40 minutes of play as opposed...

Congratulations Class of 2016!

Graduation season is in full swing and the students of the Class of 2016 are celebrating. The first graduation from nursery school is poignant....

FERC: Enemy Of The People

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is one of the most destructive agencies in our government. In Pennsylvania, the Holleran family’s North Hartford Maple...

Turf Talk

There has been a recent issue at the Island Trees High School Turf field. They have implemented a rule that anyone who is not...

Mother’s Day Do-Over

Throughout all the years my mother was alive, we had the best Mother’s Days ever. Everyone gathered at my folks’ house and showed up on...

Disarm, Don’t Kill

Last week, the Nassau County Police Department (NCPD) announced 15 new use-of-force-guidelines, urging officers to use de-escalation techniques rather than physical force when confronting...