Shock Value

In August of 2001, media outlets across the country were in a feeding frenzy of shark attack stories, airing footage captured by helicopters of...

Teaching Children Empathy

In response to the editorial “How Much Is Enough?” in the Aug. 10-16 issue of the Levittown Tribune, one of a parent’s most important...

My Friend Al

This past year I went to the funeral of my friend Al. He passed away from multiple myeloma due to 9/11. He worked at...

Jones Beach: The Land Of No

In the summer, Jones Beach State Park is always a nice place to visit. As I walked along the boardwalk at Jones Beach near...

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...

Fear And Loaning

Like other offspring of baby boomers, I found myself in an academic predicament when it was time to apply for college: I had no...

Bats Are Beautiful

Did you know that bats can eat up to 1,200 mosquitoes in an hour? That means every night they eat their body weight. Yet...

An Act of Kindness

On my way home from volunteering at a food pantry in Levittown, I stopped to have my hair done. While there, an elderly woman,...

If Horses Could Talk

In the May 15 issue of the Levittown Tribune, the editorial “Decadent and Depraved” served as a voice for horses, speaking out against racing...

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...