Ninth Grader’s Winning Essay About Bullying

My name is Ryan Harvey and I am 14-years-old. I have a diagnosis of high-functioning autism. I also have a brother with severe autism....

Letter: Support for Hudes

I urge the continued support of Town Councilman Gary Hudes. He teaches classes to our students in our schools and sets a...

Letter: Public Servants and Right Relations

What has happened to public servants who are supposed to make and uphold the laws? To protect people in communities no matter what their...

Letter: Thanks To Constituents

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank the residents of the Town of Hempstead for their overwhelming support on election day. As my...

From the desk of Dr. Charles Murphy

Today’s students have incredible array of educational resources at their fingertips. The information technology available on computers, tablets and smart phones provides this generation...

Editorial: War On Christmas Wages On

  As we celebrate the holiday season—whether it’s by trimming the tree or lighting the Hanukkah menorah—we tend to greet each other with good...

Letter: To Levittown Parents: Care About The Core

I do not know many of you, but I have been blessed to meet a few through the shared intrests of our children and...

Letter: One Nation Under The Gun

We, as a nation, seem to forget the millions of poor, needy and ill citizens. We pass by homeless veterans, many of us without...

Targeting Pre-K Funds To Lower Wealth Areas 

Measures are included in Regents’ state aid proposalAbout one-half (49 percent) of school board members favor giving priority placement in state-funded universal pre-kindergarten programs to...

Common Sense Is Needed

There’s a lot of blame and finger pointing for the recent federal government shutdown. Today I’m offering a common-sense solution.  Originally, House Republicans, who...